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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 86
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 - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
176 143 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.85% 9.36% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 35
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £628 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +8.43%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 5 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Process Management
3 3 (60.00%) Capita
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) UX Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Process Management
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Capita