The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 155 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - 0.082%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
273 235 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.07% 7.42% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 114 77
Average daily rate £350 £364 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £222 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -26.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.05 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 3 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility