The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
WAI
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
89 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.68% 7.16% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 41 20
Median daily rate £375 £344 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £14.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -36.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham