The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.93
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
47 71 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.09% 11.23% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 42
Average daily rate £408 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +43.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.34 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.50 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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