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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 120 119
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.19% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.50% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £288 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
202 200 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.24% 7.43% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 102 95
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.44 £27.10 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +40.00%

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

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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