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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 38 34
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.45% 5.26%
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 £250 £311 £268
% change year-on-year
-19.61% +16.26%
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
29 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.00% 11.51% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 18
Average daily rate £350 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.34 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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