The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £283 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.28% -13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.93 -
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.52% 8.99% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £210 £375 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +70.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland