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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 42 41
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.70% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +4.00%
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
23 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.57% 7.28% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 17
Average daily rate £306 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £187 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £443 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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