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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 405 434
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29  
Contract jobs citing WCAG 22 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.061% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.90% 0.55% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Median daily rate £475 £418 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% +16.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £533 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £330
% change year-on-year -11.72% +9.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WCAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2437 2346 2640
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.74% 10.97% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1725 1671 1914
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £632
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 29
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.30 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £42.70 £104.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WCAG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £570 - 1
WCAG
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 29 (72.50%) W3C
2 27 (67.50%) HTML
2 27 (67.50%) CSS
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (32.50%) HTML5
4 13 (32.50%) CSS3
4 13 (32.50%) User Experience
5 12 (30.00%) jQuery
6 11 (27.50%) SEO
6 11 (27.50%) TDD
7 9 (22.50%) WAI
7 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
8 8 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.00%) Learning Management System
8 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (20.00%) LINQ
8 8 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Coaching
8 8 (20.00%) Private Cloud
8 8 (20.00%) Power BI
8 8 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 8 (20.00%) Analytics
8 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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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 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.50%) InDesign
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Basecamp
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 8 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (20.00%) Power BI
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Grunt
3 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.50%) Mocha
3 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.50%) Sinon.JS
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Interactive Media
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Designer
2 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior UI Designer
3 5 (12.50%) UI Designer
4 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
4 4 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Power BI Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 3 (7.50%) Compliance Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Senior UI Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) CSS
1 27 (67.50%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) CSS3
2 13 (32.50%) HTML5
3 12 (30.00%) jQuery
4 8 (20.00%) .NET
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (20.00%) LINQ
4 8 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (15.00%) Sass
6 3 (7.50%) SVG
7 2 (5.00%) Handlebars
7 2 (5.00%) React
8 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.50%) LESS
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) RequireJS
8 1 (2.50%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) W3C
2 13 (32.50%) User Experience
3 8 (20.00%) e-Learning
3 8 (20.00%) Learning Management System
3 8 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) SEO
2 11 (27.50%) TDD
3 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
4 8 (20.00%) Analytics
4 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.00%) Coaching
4 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 8 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (20.00%) MVC
4 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
6 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) C#
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) WAI
2 5 (12.50%) GDPR
3 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Greenplum
2 3 (7.50%) Monetate
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe