The first table below looks at the demand for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Sheffield 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.54% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.38% 10.81% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Average daily rate £400 £188 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £301 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
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South Yorkshire

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Sass

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Fireworks
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design