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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.10% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCAG
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
33 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.54% 9.90% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 15
Median daily rate £475 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £191 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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

WCAG
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 2 £350 -
WCAG
South East

WCAG
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 6 (100.00%) Publishing
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile First

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 6 (100.00%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Content Designer
1 6 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 2 (33.33%) SEO