The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.078%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCAG
North West

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
168 149 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.15% 9.95% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 70 33
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WCAG
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the Manchester region.

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) .NET Framework
3 11 (84.62%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
3 11 (84.62%) EPiServer
3 11 (84.62%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 11 (84.62%) MVC
3 11 (84.62%) CMS
3 11 (84.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (84.62%) Sitecore
3 11 (84.62%) OWASP
3 11 (84.62%) HTML5
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 11 (84.62%) CSS3
3 11 (84.62%) SpecFlow
3 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
3 11 (84.62%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (61.54%) Web Development
5 7 (53.85%) User Experience
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Process Management
7 5 (38.46%) Capita
7 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) JIRA
9 2 (15.38%) Atlassian

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) CMS
1 11 (84.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Developer
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) HTML Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
5 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Lead Developer
5 4 (30.77%) UX Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Leader
7 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Consultant
7 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (15.38%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) .NET Framework
2 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 11 (84.62%) CSS3
2 11 (84.62%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (53.85%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 11 (84.62%) MVC
3 11 (84.62%) OWASP
3 11 (84.62%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
5 5 (38.46%) Process Management
6 2 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) Service Design
6 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) EPiServer
1 11 (84.62%) Sitecore
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Capita
4 2 (15.38%) Atlassian