Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 548 589
Rank change year-on-year -63 +41 +3
Contract jobs citing WCAG 31 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.57% 0.89% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 19
London median daily rate £420 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +7.59%
10th Percentile £213 £334 £331
90th Percentile £598 £518 £522
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 5,459 5,081 4,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.74% 12.13% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,863 3,593 3,495
London median daily rate £493 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.03% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.50% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 63 52
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.88 £13.58
90th Percentile £66.20 £49.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.75 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +30.26% -14.61% +5.59%

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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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -25 9 £538 -5.70% 3
South London - 1 £420 -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 20 (64.52%) CSS
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) QA
3 14 (45.16%) W3C
4 12 (38.71%) HTML5
4 12 (38.71%) CSS3
5 11 (35.48%) JIRA
5 11 (35.48%) User Experience
6 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
6 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) Validation
7 8 (25.81%) Confluence
7 8 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (25.81%) ES6
8 7 (22.58%) Vue.js
8 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
8 7 (22.58%) Workflow
9 6 (19.35%) Workflow Management
9 6 (19.35%) Subversion
9 6 (19.35%) Basecamp
9 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
9 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 6 (19.35%) Prototyping
10 5 (16.13%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 5 (16.13%) Mobile First
10 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 5 (16.13%) RESTful
10 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 5 (16.13%) Progressive Enhancement

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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 8 (25.81%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) InVision
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Basecamp
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Power BI
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) gulp
3 4 (12.90%) webpack
4 3 (9.68%) Babel
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.23%) Bower
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) git-flow
6 1 (3.23%) Grunt
6 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.23%) Mocha
6 1 (3.23%) PhantomJS
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Sublime Text
6 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.23%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Designer
3 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (25.81%) UI Designer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (9.68%) React Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior React Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.23%) UI Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Web Designer
9 1 (3.23%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) CSS
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) CSS3
3 12 (38.71%) HTML5
4 7 (22.58%) Vue.js
5 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
6 5 (16.13%) RESTful
6 5 (16.13%) SVG
7 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) Ajax
7 3 (9.68%) Node.js
7 3 (9.68%) OOCSS
7 3 (9.68%) Redux
7 3 (9.68%) Sass
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) Enzyme
8 2 (6.45%) GraphQL
8 2 (6.45%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (6.45%) Nunjucks
8 2 (6.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) W3C
2 11 (35.48%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
2 10 (32.26%) Validation
3 8 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
4 7 (22.58%) Workflow
5 6 (19.35%) Prototyping
5 6 (19.35%) Workflow Management
6 5 (16.13%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 5 (16.13%) Mobile First
6 5 (16.13%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) SEO
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.13%) Web Design
7 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
8 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Kanban
8 3 (9.68%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) ES6
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) Section 508
2 1 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus