The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
WAI
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.05% 4.59% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate £300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%