The first table below looks at the demand for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 131
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £200 £285
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -29.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
-58.40% -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
193 156 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.38% 5.76% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 96
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £20.60 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
WAI
England

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WAI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
WAI
England