The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 8 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
8 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 Cheshire - - -
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
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
77 70 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.33% 9.28% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 48
Average daily rate £500 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £110 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.92 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £15.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £18.00 £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire