Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 323 557 607
Rank change year-on-year +234 +50 -40
Contract jobs citing WCAG 53 25 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.062% 0.072%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.49% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 21
Median daily rate £450 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% -4.05%
10th Percentile £318 £322 £325
90th Percentile £600 £555 £588
England median daily rate £433 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -3.89% +8.43% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 1,518 3,859 5,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.93% 9.64% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 2,643 3,580
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
England median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.00% +23.46%
10th Percentile £19.34 £12.50 £13.90
90th Percentile £45.28 £51.35 £60.60
Median hourly rate £27.09 £22.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +23.13% -10.20% +22.81%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WCAG in London.

Daily rate trend for WCAG in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WCAG in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WCAG in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WCAG in London.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +132 10 £313 -35.90% 2
South London +49 7 £510 +41.67%
East London +43 2 £350 -
West London +55 1 £575 - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 51 (96.23%) HTML
2 40 (75.47%) HTML5
3 39 (73.58%) CSS
4 37 (69.81%) Test Automation
5 34 (64.15%) User Experience
6 32 (60.38%) JavaScript
7 31 (58.49%) Git (software)
8 29 (54.72%) Front End Development
9 28 (52.83%) Sass
10 27 (50.94%) Continuous Deployment
11 26 (49.06%) gulp
11 26 (49.06%) Web Accessibility
11 26 (49.06%) Node.js
12 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
13 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (39.62%) Public Sector
14 20 (37.74%) Grunt
14 20 (37.74%) Java
14 20 (37.74%) jQuery
15 19 (35.85%) Web Design
15 19 (35.85%) DevOps
15 19 (35.85%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (33.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (33.96%) W3C
16 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
17 17 (32.08%) Mac OS X
18 16 (30.19%) Subversion
18 16 (30.19%) Linux
18 16 (30.19%) Unix
19 14 (26.42%) TDD

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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 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) InVision
1 2 (3.77%) Sketch
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe XD
2 1 (1.89%) InDesign
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (58.49%) Git (software)
2 26 (49.06%) gulp
3 20 (37.74%) Grunt
4 16 (30.19%) Subversion
5 14 (26.42%) Selenium
6 13 (24.53%) Jasmine
6 13 (24.53%) Mocha
6 13 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (22.64%) Katalon Studio
8 7 (13.21%) git-flow
8 7 (13.21%) webpack
9 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
10 5 (9.43%) SonarQube
11 2 (3.77%) JIRA
11 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
12 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.89%) Cypress.io
12 1 (1.89%) Gatling
12 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 21 (39.62%) Public Sector
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Electronics
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Police
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) QA Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Developer
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Quality Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Tester
5 5 (9.43%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Applications Tester
6 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.66%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.66%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Backend Developer
8 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) HTML
2 40 (75.47%) HTML5
3 39 (73.58%) CSS
4 28 (52.83%) Sass
5 26 (49.06%) Node.js
6 20 (37.74%) jQuery
7 18 (33.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (26.42%) Mustache
9 10 (18.87%) CSS3
10 7 (13.21%) Redux
11 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
11 6 (11.32%) GraphQL
12 5 (9.43%) OpenID
13 4 (7.55%) React
14 3 (5.66%) Java EE
15 2 (3.77%) .NET
15 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
15 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (3.77%) Play Framework
15 2 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 34 (64.15%) User Experience
2 18 (33.96%) W3C
3 12 (22.64%) SCORM
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Photography
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Mac OS X
2 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Unix
3 12 (22.64%) Android
3 12 (22.64%) Apple iOS
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Test Automation
2 29 (54.72%) Front End Development
3 27 (50.94%) Continuous Deployment
4 26 (49.06%) Web Accessibility
5 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (35.85%) DevOps
6 19 (35.85%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (35.85%) Web Design
7 14 (26.42%) TDD
8 12 (22.64%) Functional Testing
8 12 (22.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (20.75%) Web Development
10 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (15.09%) Workflow
12 7 (13.21%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (13.21%) Functional Programming
12 7 (13.21%) OO
13 6 (11.32%) OWASP
13 6 (11.32%) Scrum
14 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.74%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) Scala
5 2 (3.77%) C
6 1 (1.89%) ES6
6 1 (1.89%) ES7
6 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.89%) R
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.55%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.66%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Grafana
1 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Ariba