The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 244 221 234
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing WCAG 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.035% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% 0.50% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
745 604 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.10% 7.11% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 280 332
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 62
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.86 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
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England

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

WCAG
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

WCAG
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 WCAG within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Hampshire -9 5 £325 +4.50% 2
Berkshire - - - -
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England

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) W3C
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (45.45%) Jasmine
3 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) CMS
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Intranet
3 5 (45.45%) Interwoven
3 5 (45.45%) TeamSite
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) DOM
3 5 (45.45%) XHTML
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Firebug
3 5 (45.45%) Google Maps API
3 5 (45.45%) Ext JS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Design
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) Google
3 5 (45.45%) Dojo
3 5 (45.45%) GWT
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) JSON

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) TeamSite
1 5 (45.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Firebug
1 5 (45.45%) Jasmine
2 4 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 4 (36.36%) UI Developer
4 3 (27.27%) UI Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Designer
6 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Google Maps API
2 5 (45.45%) Ext JS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) DOM
2 5 (45.45%) XHTML
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) Dojo
2 5 (45.45%) GWT
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Interwoven
1 5 (45.45%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe