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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 40 35
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.56% 1.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.76% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.81% 11.73% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 16
Average daily rate £335 £390 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £179 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £455 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.71 £28.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.89% +38.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £28.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.34 £28.00 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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