The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WAI 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.065% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WAI is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 152 190 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.88% 12.28% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 109 104
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £14.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +36.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.22 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing WAI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in the East Midlands

WAI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAI in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAI in the East Midlands

WAI
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire - 1 £500 -
WAI
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAI 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WAI.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
1 8 (100.00%) Grunt
1 8 (100.00%) gulp
2 7 (87.50%) Twig
2 7 (87.50%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (87.50%) Mocha
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) Behat
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) WCAG
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Finance

WAI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (100.00%) Grunt
1 8 (100.00%) gulp
1 8 (100.00%) Jasmine
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Mocha
2 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (12.50%) PhantomJS
3 1 (12.50%) Protractor
3 1 (12.50%) Sublime Text
3 1 (12.50%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Developer
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) CSS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
2 7 (87.50%) Behat
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) Twig
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) WCAG