The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 112 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - -
WCAG
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%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WCAG
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huddersfield - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £575 -
WCAG
Yorkshire

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Psychology
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Ethnography
3 2 (33.33%) Sonatype

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WCAG 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 WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (33.33%) Bundler
1 2 (33.33%) Gemnasium
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Firebug
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Psychology
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 2 (33.33%) Ethnography
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GPG13
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Sonatype
2 1 (16.67%) HP