Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 580 596
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 49 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.081% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% 0.71% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 14
London median daily rate £380 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £314 £206 £356
90th Percentile £500 £526 £443
England median daily rate £379 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +1.00% -3.23% +13.97%
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 6082 5037 5531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.03% 11.30% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4343 3529 3842
London median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £260
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 64 66
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -8.77% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.16 £12.33 £13.50
90th Percentile £49.10 £65.10 £70.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.64
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.52% +10.97%

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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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -2 11 £375 +13.21%
South London - 2 £390 -
West London - 2 £325 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (85.71%) HTML
2 36 (73.47%) CSS
3 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
4 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (65.31%) HTML5
5 29 (59.18%) Sass
6 27 (55.10%) Front End Development
7 26 (53.06%) Git (software)
8 23 (46.94%) Test Automation
8 23 (46.94%) OO
9 22 (44.90%) gulp
10 19 (38.78%) webpack
10 19 (38.78%) Redux
10 19 (38.78%) TDD
11 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
11 17 (34.69%) Grunt
11 17 (34.69%) CSS3
12 15 (30.61%) User Experience
12 15 (30.61%) jQuery
13 14 (28.57%) OOP
14 13 (26.53%) WAI
14 13 (26.53%) ES6
15 12 (24.49%) DevOps
15 12 (24.49%) E-Commerce
15 12 (24.49%) W3C
16 11 (22.45%) Workflow
16 11 (22.45%) Web Accessibility
16 11 (22.45%) Dependency Injection
16 11 (22.45%) Functional Programming
16 11 (22.45%) git-flow

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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 4 (8.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) npm
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) ATM
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Git (software)
2 22 (44.90%) gulp
3 19 (38.78%) webpack
4 17 (34.69%) Grunt
5 11 (22.45%) git-flow
6 10 (20.41%) Mocha
7 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
8 6 (12.24%) Moq
8 6 (12.24%) MSTest
8 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.16%) JIRA
9 4 (8.16%) Selenium
9 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
10 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
10 3 (6.12%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (6.12%) Protractor
11 2 (4.08%) PhantomJS
11 2 (4.08%) Sublime Text
11 2 (4.08%) WebStorm
General
1 6 (12.24%) Law
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Games
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (20.41%) UI Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) QA Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) QA Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior UI Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (85.71%) HTML
2 36 (73.47%) CSS
3 32 (65.31%) HTML5
4 29 (59.18%) Sass
5 19 (38.78%) Redux
6 17 (34.69%) CSS3
7 15 (30.61%) jQuery
8 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (18.37%) Chai
9 9 (18.37%) Node.js
9 9 (18.37%) Semantic HTML
10 8 (16.33%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) Handlebars
10 8 (16.33%) OOCSS
11 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.24%) Fluent NHibernate
12 6 (12.24%) NHibernate
12 6 (12.24%) SOAP
13 4 (8.16%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) User Experience
2 12 (24.49%) W3C
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) New Media
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Front End Development
3 23 (46.94%) OO
3 23 (46.94%) Test Automation
4 19 (38.78%) TDD
5 14 (28.57%) OOP
6 12 (24.49%) DevOps
6 12 (24.49%) E-Commerce
7 11 (22.45%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (22.45%) Functional Programming
7 11 (22.45%) Web Accessibility
7 11 (22.45%) Workflow
8 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
8 9 (18.37%) Mobile First
8 9 (18.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
9 8 (16.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 8 (16.33%) MVC
10 7 (14.29%) Web Development
11 5 (10.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.53%) ES6
3 10 (20.41%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) PHP 5
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) WAI
2 9 (18.37%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe
3 2 (4.08%) Capita
4 1 (2.04%) ATG
4 1 (2.04%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.04%) Monetate
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) SAP