The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 146
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £295 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
303 312 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.27% 10.09% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 207 237
Median daily rate £400 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £16.87 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing WAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WAI
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for WAI.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript