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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.93
WAI
UK

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
11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.00% 4.72% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £185 £173 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -61.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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