The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 253 - 254
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAI 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% - 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £293
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAI
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
846 603 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.73% 7.14% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 282 360
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 28 77
Average hourly rate £17.29 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £10.90 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.60 £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WAI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAI across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

WAI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the South East region.

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WAI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 6 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WAI 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 WAI.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) Web Accessibility
2 6 (85.71%) XHTML
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) OWASP
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Photoshop

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WAI 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 WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) XHTML
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe