The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 77 86
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.82% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £311 £277
% change year-on-year
-19.45% +12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
74 55 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.24% 5.83% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 56
Average daily rate £360 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £449 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Leeds