The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 113
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £311 £277
% change year-on-year
-19.61% +12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
201 117 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.82% 5.52% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 67
Average daily rate £313 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.60 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.50 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands