The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 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 £413 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - -
WCAG
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
82 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.55% 9.52% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 46
Average daily rate £500 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £110 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
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 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £18.00 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire