Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 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 Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 559 584 558
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26 +18
Contract jobs citing WCAG 65 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.43% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 17
London median daily rate £375 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% -5.63% +2.56%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £313
90th Percentile £528 £500 £538
England median daily rate £425 £445 £375
% change year-on-year -4.49% +18.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 - -

WCAG 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 4,557 5,939 4,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.34% 12.75% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,074 4,205 3,369
London median daily rate £500 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £281
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 78
London median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -8.43% -5.93%
10th Percentile £10.73 £12.70 £11.82
90th Percentile £43.75 £57.50 £47.25
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -0.02% -2.33% -14.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG 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 WCAG in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCAG in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCAG 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 WCAG in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCAG 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 WCAG within the London region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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 -15 10 £375 - 1
East London - 2 £350 -
West London +20 1 - - 3
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England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 46 (70.77%) HTML
2 40 (61.54%) CSS
3 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
4 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
5 21 (32.31%) Sass
6 20 (30.77%) Front End Development
7 17 (26.15%) jQuery
8 16 (24.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (23.08%) TDD
10 12 (18.46%) HTML5
11 11 (16.92%) QA
11 11 (16.92%) SEO
11 11 (16.92%) CMS
11 11 (16.92%) Internet
11 11 (16.92%) HTTP
11 11 (16.92%) gulp
12 10 (15.38%) Polymer
12 10 (15.38%) Vue.js
12 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 10 (15.38%) React
12 10 (15.38%) Node.js
12 10 (15.38%) CSS3
13 9 (13.85%) SSH
13 9 (13.85%) SMTP
13 9 (13.85%) FTP
13 9 (13.85%) Adobe
13 9 (13.85%) Coaching
13 9 (13.85%) Analytics
14 8 (12.31%) User Experience

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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 11 (16.92%) CMS
2 8 (12.31%) LiveCycle
3 5 (7.69%) Confluence
3 5 (7.69%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Acrobat
1 8 (12.31%) InDesign
1 8 (12.31%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.69%) Fireworks
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) OpenShift
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Basecamp
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) IaaS
4 3 (4.62%) npm
4 3 (4.62%) PaaS
4 3 (4.62%) Yarn
5 2 (3.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) HTTP
1 11 (16.92%) Internet
2 9 (13.85%) FTP
2 9 (13.85%) SMTP
2 9 (13.85%) SSH
3 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.62%) Power BI
1 3 (4.62%) Redis
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) gulp
3 5 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (7.69%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) Grunt
5 3 (4.62%) Bower
5 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.62%) git-flow
5 3 (4.62%) PostCSS
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.62%) webpack
6 1 (1.54%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) RSpec
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
1 6 (9.23%) Publishing
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (23.08%) Designer
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Interaction Designer
5 6 (9.23%) Web Designer
6 5 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Content Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Web Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Content Designer
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Designer
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Writer
9 2 (3.08%) Web Content Designer
10 1 (1.54%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (70.77%) HTML
2 40 (61.54%) CSS
3 21 (32.31%) Sass
4 17 (26.15%) jQuery
5 12 (18.46%) HTML5
6 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 10 (15.38%) CSS3
6 10 (15.38%) Node.js
6 10 (15.38%) Polymer
6 10 (15.38%) React
6 10 (15.38%) Vue.js
7 6 (9.23%) RESTful
8 5 (7.69%) Redux
8 5 (7.69%) XHTML
9 4 (6.15%) JSON
9 4 (6.15%) Nunjucks
9 4 (6.15%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.62%) Ajax
10 3 (4.62%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) User Experience
2 7 (10.77%) W3C
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.15%) Graphic Design
4 4 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) RIA
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 16 (24.62%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (23.08%) TDD
5 11 (16.92%) SEO
6 9 (13.85%) Analytics
6 9 (13.85%) Coaching
7 8 (12.31%) Content Management
7 8 (12.31%) Task Automation
8 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.77%) Web Development
8 7 (10.77%) Workflow
9 6 (9.23%) Desktop Publishing
9 6 (9.23%) Mobile First
9 6 (9.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) Prototyping
10 5 (7.69%) Usability Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (6.15%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.23%) ES6
3 5 (7.69%) Scala
4 4 (6.15%) SQL
5 3 (4.62%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.54%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) WAI
3 3 (4.62%) Section 508
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Adobe
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Apple