The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 40 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% - 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.34% 3.67% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 19
Average daily rate £300 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 16
Average hourly rate £23.96 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 - £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.97 - £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP