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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £311 £277
% change year-on-year
-19.45% +12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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
63 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.66% 6.42% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 34
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £319 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £431 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £49.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -54.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%

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