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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.067% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - -
WCAG
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
171 118 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.51% 10.36% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 94 54
Average daily rate £420 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.99 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -7.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (50.00%) Sonatype
3 2 (50.00%) Gemnasium
3 2 (50.00%) Bundler
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bundler
1 2 (50.00%) Gemnasium
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Firebug
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GPG13
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (25.00%) HP