The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 244 233
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.077% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.90% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £251 £311
% change year-on-year
+37.12% -19.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
852 780 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.60% 8.53% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 435 294
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 40
Average hourly rate £19.34 £15.89 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -20.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.95 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.30 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) UX Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) UX Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter