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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £288 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
84 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.37% 7.77% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 13
Average daily rate £425 £340 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +32.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £233 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +50.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £31.80 £46.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £20.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.11% +37.08%

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