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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 145 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% - 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.67% - 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.75
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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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
239 171 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.89% 7.06% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 101 118
Average daily rate £373 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £204 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £18.30 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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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

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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

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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 WCAG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) CSS3
2 10 (90.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) Web Development
3 9 (81.82%) Analytics
3 9 (81.82%) Progressive Enhancement
3 9 (81.82%) SiteCatalyst
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
6 1 (9.09%) RIA
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Animation
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) WordPress
6 1 (9.09%) Flex Builder
6 1 (9.09%) SEO
6 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing WCAG 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 WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Flex Builder
2 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (27.27%) UI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) UI Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) CSS3
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
5 1 (9.09%) DOM
5 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
1 1 (9.09%) Animation
1 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
1 1 (9.09%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 9 (81.82%) Analytics
2 9 (81.82%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) 3D Animation
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter