The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.27% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
69 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.16% 6.79% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 26
Average daily rate £350 £146 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.31% -51.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £135 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.79 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.20% +134.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
WCAG
North West

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