The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 47 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.48% - 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.88% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - -
WCAG
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.79% 9.65% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 24
Average daily rate £410 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £264 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £559 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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

WCAG
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) C#

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared