The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
72 105 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.02% 10.55% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 38
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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