The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 128 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% - 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.41% - 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
264 175 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.63% 7.36% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 95 108
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 9 31
Average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.14 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £48.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
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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

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

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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 1 August 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 - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) Progressive Enhancement
3 7 (77.78%) SiteCatalyst
3 7 (77.78%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) Facebook
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (11.11%) 3D Animation
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) DOM
5 1 (11.11%) Flash
5 1 (11.11%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (11.11%) Flex Builder
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (11.11%) DOM
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
1 1 (11.11%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 7 (77.78%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (77.78%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) 3D Animation
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe