The first table below looks at the demand for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 122 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.049% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.24% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £225 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
165 162 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.42% 7.89% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 76 93
Average daily rate £320 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.52 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.10 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
WCAG
England

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WCAG
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WCAG
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Internet
2 7 (77.78%) Google
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (22.22%) W3C
3 2 (22.22%) Fireworks
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Sass
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Google