The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 552 518 493
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -25
Contract jobs citing WAI 5 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.048% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 11
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£300 £315 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £279 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.93 -
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3673 3441 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 7.82% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 2057 1685
Average daily rate £413 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 131 212
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in England

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in England

WAI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
South West -18 2 £300 +15.38%
South East - 2 - -
London -12 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) CSS
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) W3C
6 10 (45.45%) XHTML
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) Web Accessibility
8 8 (36.36%) HTML5
9 7 (31.82%) Content Management
10 6 (27.27%) CMS
10 6 (27.27%) CSS3
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
11 5 (22.73%) OWASP
11 5 (22.73%) Ruby
11 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (22.73%) .NET
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle
11 5 (22.73%) C#
11 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
11 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
11 5 (22.73%) UNIX
11 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
11 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (22.73%) Linux
12 4 (18.18%) OOP
12 4 (18.18%) Web Services
12 4 (18.18%) XML
12 4 (18.18%) IIS

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (27.27%) CMS
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) IIS
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.09%) Kentico
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Google Analytics
1 3 (13.64%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (9.09%) DTS
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
1 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
3 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) ProtoShare
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Designer
5 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (9.09%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) CSS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 10 (45.45%) XHTML
5 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
7 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) Ajax
9 3 (13.64%) Flash
10 2 (9.09%) SOAP
10 2 (9.09%) XSLT
10 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) W3C
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Web Accessibility
2 7 (31.82%) Content Management
3 5 (22.73%) OWASP
4 4 (18.18%) OOP
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Marketing Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) WCAG
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) RedDot
3 3 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Open Text
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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