The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
South East / Kent
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £413 £228
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +81.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 -

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
25 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.43% 5.05% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 21
Median daily rate £390 £335 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.13 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WCAG
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