The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 42 46
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.24% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.76% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.55% 5.07% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate £338 £333 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £165 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £454 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +237.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -25.43%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire