The first table below looks at the demand for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI 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 East of England 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 Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAI 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
222 182 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.04% 8.08% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 112
Average daily rate £375 £333 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £168 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +87.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
WAI
England

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAI across the East of England region.

WAI Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the East of England region.

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WAI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) W3C
1 5 (100.00%) Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) Wiki
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) RSS
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (20.00%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience Design
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) RSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) W3C
2 3 (60.00%) Wiki
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Design
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe