The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
WAI
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.57% 7.27% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 35
Median daily rate £419 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £493 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +61.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire