The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 38 37
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.88% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £270 £255
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.71% 10.88% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 16
Average daily rate £330 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £182 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.42 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.13% +39.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire