The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 148 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£356 - -
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 - - -
WCAG
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
287 360 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.63% 10.96% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 244 79
Average daily rate £420 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +48.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.15 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £43.33 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 1 £344 -
Somerset - 1 £369 - 1
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
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