The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 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 West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.93
WAI
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 West Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
206 168 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.13% 9.51% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 117 68
Average daily rate £420 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £247 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £533 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +36.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £40.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the West Yorkshire region.

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GPG13
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP