The first table below looks at the demand for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
331 184 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 8.59% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 96 119
Average daily rate £425 £410 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -54.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £11.77 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £22.95 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
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WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WCAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WCAG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Bristol - - - -
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
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