The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 579 556 526
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Contract jobs citing WCAG 21 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.031% 0.080%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.42% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 20
Average daily rate
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£338 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.77% -8.42%
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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4139 3532 4111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.79% 7.36% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2186 2421
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 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 121 211
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 £11.28 £11.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.75 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in England

WCAG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCAG across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WCAG Daily Rate Histogram in England

WCAG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in England

WCAG
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 WCAG within the England region over the 3 months to 21 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
East of England - 8 £150 -
London -15 7 £375 +2.04% 2
South East -20 3 £300 -12.02%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 30 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 30 (68.18%) CSS
3 22 (50.00%) jQuery
3 22 (50.00%) HTML5
4 17 (38.64%) W3C
5 16 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (34.09%) CSS3
7 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.00%) Intranet
8 11 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.73%) Web Development
10 9 (20.45%) XHTML
10 9 (20.45%) SiteCatalyst
10 9 (20.45%) Analytics
11 8 (18.18%) CMS
12 7 (15.91%) WAI
12 7 (15.91%) Photoshop
12 7 (15.91%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (13.64%) MVC
13 6 (13.64%) .NET
13 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 6 (13.64%) Google
13 6 (13.64%) Web Design
13 6 (13.64%) Scrum
14 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.36%) Google Maps API
14 5 (11.36%) Content Management
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (18.18%) CMS
2 5 (11.36%) TeamSite
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 3 (6.82%) WordPress
4 2 (4.55%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.55%) GIMP
3 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Intranet
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.36%) Jasmine
4 4 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Flex Builder
6 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.64%) UI Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) HTML Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) UI Programmer
6 2 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.27%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 30 (68.18%) CSS
3 22 (50.00%) jQuery
3 22 (50.00%) HTML5
4 15 (34.09%) CSS3
5 9 (20.45%) XHTML
6 6 (13.64%) .NET
6 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.36%) Google Maps API
8 4 (9.09%) Ajax
8 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 4 (9.09%) JSON
8 4 (9.09%) LESS
8 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (6.82%) XML
9 3 (6.82%) DOM
9 3 (6.82%) XSLT
9 3 (6.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) W3C
2 3 (6.82%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Animation
4 1 (2.27%) Photography
4 1 (2.27%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.27%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) RIA
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 10 (22.73%) Web Development
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Analytics
5 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 6 (13.64%) Web Design
5 6 (13.64%) MVC
6 5 (11.36%) Content Management
6 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Validation
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) Marketing Strategy
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.55%) OOP
9 2 (4.55%) Benchmarking
9 2 (4.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) Perl
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) WAI
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Section 508
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Interwoven
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Apple
4 2 (4.55%) Open Text
4 2 (4.55%) RedDot
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
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