The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
-12.41% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.93
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
51 70 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.53% 11.46% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 21
Average daily rate £363 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £161 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +63.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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