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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - 139 -
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.063% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £190 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.00
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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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
252 308 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.11% 9.69% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 192 125
Average daily rate £425 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 7
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £13.50 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript