Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAI 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 Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 375 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +379
Contract jobs citing WAI 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.018% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median daily rate £350 - -
England median daily rate £380 £431 £433
% change year-on-year -11.88% -0.29% +15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

WAI 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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2187 1959 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.08% 11.88% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1133 1334
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £236 £220 £216
90th Percentile £563 £568 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 97 113
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% +26.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £58.80
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 the South East

Job postings citing WAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAI in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAI in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAI in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the South East 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
West Sussex -6 2 - -
Thames Valley - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
WAI
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAI 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 South East region with a requirement for WAI.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) W3C
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OWASP
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) WCAG