The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 97 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.061% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.40% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £344 £248
% change year-on-year
+16.44% +38.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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
91 134 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.67% 8.20% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 104 77
Median daily rate £400 £413 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £724
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £12.25 £9.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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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

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
1 4 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA