The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.090%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
194 95 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.88% 4.78% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 67
Average daily rate £349 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £8.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.78 £58.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
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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

WCAG
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