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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England / South West
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.097%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 -

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
276 391 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.69% 13.29% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 269 224
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 16
Median hourly rate £45.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) LESS
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Maven

WCAG
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Scala