Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 581 601 593
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing WCAG 49 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 0.80% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 17
London median daily rate £415 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -1.94% -3.13%
10th Percentile £314 £314 £206
90th Percentile £588 £500 £526
England median daily rate £415 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +9.93% +0.67% -3.23%
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 4,734 6,016 5,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.20% 12.81% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,308 4,305 3,545
London median daily rate £475 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.32% +0.22%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £269
90th Percentile £656 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 75 66
London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +4.00% -10.56%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.21 £12.38
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.80 £60.79
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.77% +5.19%

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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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -15 10 £575 +53.33% 2
South London -21 1 £420 +7.69%
East London - 1 £350 - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 36 (73.47%) HTML
1 36 (73.47%) CSS
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Front End Development
4 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
5 16 (32.65%) W3C
6 14 (28.57%) jQuery
6 14 (28.57%) Vue.js
6 14 (28.57%) User Experience
7 13 (26.53%) QA
7 13 (26.53%) HTML5
7 13 (26.53%) Sass
8 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
8 12 (24.49%) React
9 11 (22.45%) gulp
9 11 (22.45%) CSS3
9 11 (22.45%) Internet
9 11 (22.45%) HTTP
9 11 (22.45%) SEO
9 11 (22.45%) Workflow
10 10 (20.41%) Validation
10 10 (20.41%) TDD
10 10 (20.41%) Confluence
10 10 (20.41%) JIRA
10 10 (20.41%) Polymer
11 9 (18.37%) ES6
11 9 (18.37%) Basecamp
11 9 (18.37%) Workflow Management

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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 10 (20.41%) Confluence
2 8 (16.33%) CMS
3 5 (10.20%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.20%) Fireworks
3 4 (8.16%) InVision
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Basecamp
2 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
3 4 (8.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.08%) npm
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Slack
6 1 (2.04%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) HTTP
1 11 (22.45%) Internet
2 9 (18.37%) FTP
2 9 (18.37%) SMTP
2 9 (18.37%) SSH
3 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.12%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) gulp
3 10 (20.41%) JIRA
4 8 (16.33%) Subversion
5 5 (10.20%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (8.16%) git-flow
7 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.12%) webpack
8 2 (4.08%) Grunt
9 1 (2.04%) Babel
9 1 (2.04%) Bower
9 1 (2.04%) Burp Suite
9 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.04%) Mocha
9 1 (2.04%) PhantomJS
9 1 (2.04%) PostCSS
9 1 (2.04%) Protractor
9 1 (2.04%) Sublime Text
9 1 (2.04%) WebStorm
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Electronics
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (30.61%) Designer
4 10 (20.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Web Designer
6 6 (12.24%) Content Designer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Designer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.24%) UI Designer
7 5 (10.20%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (10.20%) React Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior React Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Web Designer
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior UI Designer
9 3 (6.12%) Tester
10 2 (4.08%) Digital Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (73.47%) CSS
1 36 (73.47%) HTML
2 14 (28.57%) jQuery
2 14 (28.57%) Vue.js
3 13 (26.53%) HTML5
3 13 (26.53%) Sass
4 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
4 12 (24.49%) React
5 11 (22.45%) CSS3
6 10 (20.41%) Polymer
7 7 (14.29%) SVG
8 5 (10.20%) Ajax
8 5 (10.20%) RESTful
8 5 (10.20%) XHTML
9 4 (8.16%) OOCSS
9 4 (8.16%) Redux
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 3 (6.12%) REST
11 2 (4.08%) Node.js
11 2 (4.08%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) W3C
2 14 (28.57%) User Experience
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.16%) Graphic Design
5 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) RIA
7 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.16%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (38.78%) Front End Development
1 19 (38.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (22.45%) SEO
2 11 (22.45%) Workflow
3 10 (20.41%) TDD
3 10 (20.41%) Validation
4 9 (18.37%) Workflow Management
5 8 (16.33%) Content Management
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.33%) Task Automation
5 8 (16.33%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 6 (12.24%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.20%) Web Design
9 4 (8.16%) Prototyping
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.37%) ES6
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) Ada
6 1 (2.04%) Java 8
6 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) Section 508
3 2 (4.08%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) Grafana
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Adobe
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) SAP