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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 91 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.14% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.68% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £313 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
149 255 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.78% 11.64% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 181 98
Median daily rate £414 £405 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -40.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £12.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £19.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +25.00%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +19 3 - -
WCAG
Yorkshire

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Games
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Web Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Scala
1 5 (83.33%) RSpec
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) User Stories
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) .NET

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
1 5 (83.33%) RSpec
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (83.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) QA Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Quality Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) User Stories
1 5 (83.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA