Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 578 592
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing WAI 19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
London median daily rate £475 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +7.35% +19.00%
10th Percentile £345 £340 £336
90th Percentile £575 £499 £485
England median daily rate £438 £439 £394
% change year-on-year -0.23% +11.37% +7.56%
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 6,039 4,943 5,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.96% 11.96% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,280 3,430 3,555
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £284 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £630
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 77 61
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -0.52% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.09 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.35 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% -13.00% +16.28%

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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 24 February 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 24 February 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
South London - 3 £500 -
Central London -26 1 £500 +8.11% 1
WAI
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Analytics
3 9 (47.37%) W3C
4 8 (42.11%) Web Analytics
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) gulp
5 7 (36.84%) Front End Development
5 7 (36.84%) Anthropology
5 7 (36.84%) Usability Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Psychology
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
6 6 (31.58%) User Experience
7 5 (26.32%) Data Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) WCAG
8 4 (21.05%) Node.js
8 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (21.05%) Grunt
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (21.05%) Task Automation
8 4 (21.05%) npm
9 3 (15.79%) Chai
9 3 (15.79%) ES6

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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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) npm
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) gulp
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) Grunt
3 3 (15.79%) Mocha
3 3 (15.79%) webpack
4 2 (10.53%) Bower
4 2 (10.53%) Capybara
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (10.53%) PhantomJS
4 2 (10.53%) Protractor
4 2 (10.53%) RSpec
4 2 (10.53%) Sublime Text
4 2 (10.53%) WebStorm
5 1 (5.26%) Babel
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) User Researcher
2 6 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (21.05%) Angular Developer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Tester
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
3 4 (21.05%) Node.js
3 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.79%) Chai
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) Sass
5 2 (10.53%) Handlebars
5 2 (10.53%) OOCSS
5 2 (10.53%) Redux
5 2 (10.53%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) React
6 1 (5.26%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) W3C
2 6 (31.58%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Analytics
3 8 (42.11%) Web Analytics
4 7 (36.84%) Anthropology
4 7 (36.84%) Front End Development
4 7 (36.84%) Psychology
4 7 (36.84%) Usability Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
6 5 (26.32%) Data Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Task Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (10.53%) Service Design
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) ES6
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) WCAG
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) ATG
1 1 (5.26%) Monetate
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) SAP