The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 121 147 139
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing WCAG 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.032% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.39% 0.35% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCAG
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
236 282 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.27% 9.07% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 170 152
Median daily rate £425 £324 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 35
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £21.53 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £46.90 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WCAG
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 WCAG across the East of England region.

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WCAG
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 WCAG across the East of England region.

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WCAG
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +4 7 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
5 4 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) Django
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
7 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
7 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
7 1 (12.50%) Sass
7 1 (12.50%) LESS
7 1 (12.50%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (12.50%) Bower
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (62.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (62.50%) HTML Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (37.50%) UI Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Web UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) Django
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe