The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - -
WCAG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
298 238 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.73% 8.78% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 110 100
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £113.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -74.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCAG across the Berkshire region.

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire