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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 34 35
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.00% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £311 £296
% change year-on-year
-20.41% +4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.75
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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 Sheffield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.26% 10.37% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Average daily rate £350 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.67 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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