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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 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 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 £313 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
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
83 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.52% 10.24% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 37
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £333 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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