Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAI over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 618 582 583
Rank change year-on-year -36 +1 +13
Contract jobs citing WAI 12 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.073% 0.080%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 31
London median daily rate £525 £390 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -9.30% -3.37%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £325
90th Percentile £650 £575 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

WAI is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,852 5,675 5,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.52% 12.61% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,436 4,095 3,521
London median daily rate £475 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £278 £306 £265
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 64 66
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +12.49% -11.10%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.15 £12.38
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.35 £58.04
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAI in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAI in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAI in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAI in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAI in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the London region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 4 £525 - 1
North London - 1 - -
WAI
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for WAI.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) W3C
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Usability Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Analytics
5 6 (50.00%) Benchmarking
5 6 (50.00%) Web Analytics
6 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) gulp
8 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (25.00%) User Experience
8 3 (25.00%) React
8 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (25.00%) Mocha
9 2 (16.67%) BDD
9 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (16.67%) Jasmine

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) InDesign
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) gulp
1 3 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (25.00%) Mocha
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Grunt
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (16.67%) PostCSS
3 1 (8.33%) Babel
3 1 (8.33%) Bower
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) PhantomJS
3 1 (8.33%) Protractor
3 1 (8.33%) Sublime Text
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
3 1 (8.33%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) User Researcher
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) React
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) LESS
3 2 (16.67%) Sass
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Chai
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (8.33%) RxJS
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) W3C
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Usability Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 6 (50.00%) Web Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile First
7 2 (16.67%) OWASP
7 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) ES6
3 1 (8.33%) Java 8
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Grafana
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP