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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England / London
Rank 380 420 413
Rank change year-on-year +40 -7  
Contract jobs citing WCAG 18 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.050% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.46% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £338 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £370 £125
% change year-on-year -13.51% +196.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 2359 2410 2402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.18% 10.88% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1696 1684
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.12 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +1.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £136.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Hendon - 1 - -
Stockley Park - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (78.38%) HTML
2 28 (75.68%) CSS
3 21 (56.76%) W3C
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
6 11 (29.73%) jQuery
6 11 (29.73%) HTML5
6 11 (29.73%) CSS3
7 10 (27.03%) .NET
8 9 (24.32%) C#
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
9 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (21.62%) Learning Management System
9 8 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.62%) NHibernate
9 8 (21.62%) QA
9 8 (21.62%) LINQ
9 8 (21.62%) e-Learning
10 7 (18.92%) Validation
10 7 (18.92%) Retail
10 7 (18.92%) Subversion
10 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.22%) Grunt
11 6 (16.22%) Node.js
12 5 (13.51%) Confluence

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Top Related 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 (13.51%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) Subversion
3 6 (16.22%) Grunt
4 5 (13.51%) JIRA
5 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (5.41%) Mocha
7 2 (5.41%) PhantomJS
7 2 (5.41%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (2.70%) Bower
8 1 (2.70%) gulp
8 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Designer
3 8 (21.62%) UI Designer
4 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (13.51%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (13.51%) HTML Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Designer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior UI Designer
7 4 (10.81%) Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Subject Matter Expert
9 2 (5.41%) Architect
9 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Designer
9 2 (5.41%) Interaction Designer
9 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) HTML
2 28 (75.68%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) CSS3
3 11 (29.73%) HTML5
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
5 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
5 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.62%) LINQ
6 8 (21.62%) NHibernate
6 8 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (16.22%) Node.js
8 5 (13.51%) Handlebars
9 4 (10.81%) SVG
10 3 (8.11%) LESS
10 3 (8.11%) Sass
11 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.41%) Express
11 2 (5.41%) OOCSS
11 2 (5.41%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) W3C
2 8 (21.62%) e-Learning
2 8 (21.62%) Learning Management System
3 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
1 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) TDD
3 9 (24.32%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
4 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.92%) Validation
5 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.51%) SEO
5 5 (13.51%) Service Design
5 5 (13.51%) Web Design
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile First
6 4 (10.81%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 5 (13.51%) WAI
3 1 (2.70%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Monetate
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