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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 571 542 544
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Contract jobs citing WAI 17 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Average daily rate
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£386 £275 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.45% -14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £242 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £284
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
4147 3534 4079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.80% 7.35% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2179 2397
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 119 210
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAI across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

WAI Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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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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
London +4 7 £388 +40.90% 1
South East - 7 £388 - 2
South West -33 1 £338 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 20 (76.92%) CSS
3 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 15 (57.69%) jQuery
5 14 (53.85%) W3C
6 10 (38.46%) CMS
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) Content Management
7 9 (34.62%) Web Accessibility
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) XHTML
8 8 (30.77%) Intranet
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (26.92%) WCAG
10 6 (23.08%) .NET
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
11 5 (19.23%) C#
11 5 (19.23%) UNIX
11 5 (19.23%) Linux
11 5 (19.23%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) Internet
11 5 (19.23%) Project Management
11 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
11 5 (19.23%) OWASP
11 5 (19.23%) Ruby
11 5 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 10 (38.46%) CMS
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) IIS
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.69%) Kentico
5 2 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Intranet
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) Extranet
3 2 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) MS Access
3 2 (7.69%) DTS
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Publishing
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Designer
3 4 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Web Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CMS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) CSS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 20 (76.92%) CSS
3 15 (57.69%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) XHTML
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) XSLT
8 3 (11.54%) HTML5
8 3 (11.54%) CSS3
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (7.69%) Flash
9 2 (7.69%) Ajax
9 2 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) W3C
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Animation
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Content Management
2 9 (34.62%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
3 5 (19.23%) OWASP
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) OOP
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.85%) Ada
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) WCAG
2 2 (7.69%) Section 508
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) RedDot
3 3 (11.54%) Open Text
4 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Google
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