Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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 Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 566 558
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +29
Contract jobs citing WCAG 53 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.086% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.87% 0.73% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 15
London median daily rate £380 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £206 £332
90th Percentile £519 £538 £425
England median daily rate £413 £386 £388
% change year-on-year +6.80% -0.32% +18.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £16.28
England median hourly rate - - £16.28

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 6,083 4,904 5,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.08% 11.67% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,355 3,415 3,497
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 69 65
London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +2.27% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.12 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.25 £52.00
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.09 £24.23
% change year-on-year -10.77% -4.72% +21.15%

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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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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 -8 15 £375 +13.21% 1
South London - 2 £390 -
West London - 2 £325 -
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England

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

1 47 (88.68%) HTML
2 41 (77.36%) CSS
3 38 (71.70%) HTML5
4 36 (67.92%) JavaScript
5 30 (56.60%) Front End Development
6 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (49.06%) Test Automation
8 25 (47.17%) gulp
8 25 (47.17%) Sass
9 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
9 24 (45.28%) jQuery
10 23 (43.40%) OO
10 23 (43.40%) CSS3
11 21 (39.62%) Grunt
12 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
13 17 (32.08%) ES6
14 16 (30.19%) webpack
14 16 (30.19%) Redux
15 15 (28.30%) TDD
16 14 (26.42%) Web Accessibility
16 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
16 14 (26.42%) OOP
16 14 (26.42%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (24.53%) User Experience
17 13 (24.53%) Workflow
17 13 (24.53%) .NET
17 13 (24.53%) QA
18 12 (22.64%) Java
18 12 (22.64%) DevOps

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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 7 (13.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Confluence
3 4 (7.55%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) npm
2 5 (9.43%) GitHub
3 2 (3.77%) Basecamp
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (47.17%) gulp
2 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
3 21 (39.62%) Grunt
4 16 (30.19%) webpack
5 11 (20.75%) git-flow
6 10 (18.87%) JIRA
7 9 (16.98%) Mocha
8 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
9 6 (11.32%) Cucumber
9 6 (11.32%) Moq
9 6 (11.32%) MSTest
10 5 (9.43%) Selenium
10 5 (9.43%) Subversion
11 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
11 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
12 3 (5.66%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (5.66%) Protractor
13 2 (3.77%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (11.32%) Law
2 4 (7.55%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (22.64%) UI Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) QA Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Tester
6 4 (7.55%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Software Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.66%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) HTML
2 41 (77.36%) CSS
3 38 (71.70%) HTML5
4 25 (47.17%) Sass
5 24 (45.28%) jQuery
6 23 (43.40%) CSS3
7 16 (30.19%) Redux
8 13 (24.53%) .NET
8 13 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (16.98%) Node.js
10 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (11.32%) Chai
12 6 (11.32%) Fluent NHibernate
12 6 (11.32%) NHibernate
12 6 (11.32%) Semantic HTML
13 5 (9.43%) Handlebars
13 5 (9.43%) OOCSS
13 5 (9.43%) SOAP
14 4 (7.55%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) User Experience
2 11 (20.75%) W3C
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Fintech
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) iPhone
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Mac OS
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Front End Development
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) Test Automation
4 23 (43.40%) OO
5 15 (28.30%) TDD
6 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
6 14 (26.42%) OOP
6 14 (26.42%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (26.42%) Web Accessibility
7 13 (24.53%) Workflow
8 12 (22.64%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (22.64%) DevOps
8 12 (22.64%) Mobile First
9 11 (20.75%) Functional Programming
10 10 (18.87%) Web Development
11 9 (16.98%) Validation
12 8 (15.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 8 (15.09%) MVC
13 6 (11.32%) OOD
13 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.08%) ES6
3 12 (22.64%) Java
4 8 (15.09%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
2 10 (18.87%) WAI
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Adobe
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) Capita
4 1 (1.89%) ATG
4 1 (1.89%) Monetate
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) SAP