Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 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 Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 48 -
Rank change year-on-year -38 - +141
Contract jobs citing WCAG 9 17 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.62% 2.76% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.91% 17.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £345 -
Median % change year-on-year +40.58% - -
England median daily rate £475 £520 £410
% change year-on-year -8.65% +26.83% -2.38%

WCAG is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 230 97 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.79% 15.72% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 53 118
10th Percentile £123 £270 £150
25th Percentile £198 £313 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £383
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.50% -10.00%
75th Percentile £485 £450 £474
90th Percentile £563 £519 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 21
10th Percentile " £9.16 "
25th Percentile £9.00 £9.39 £10.58
Median hourly rate £9.59 £12.02 £11.60
Median % change year-on-year -20.20% +3.64% -20.03%
75th Percentile £10.55 £19.50 £14.28
90th Percentile £12.14 £29.40 £16.00
England median hourly rate £20.89 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.16% +7.14% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WCAG in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for WCAG in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WCAG in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for WCAG in the East Midlands

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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 WCAG within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 5 £485 - 1
Northamptonshire -20 3 £397 +22.38%
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 9 (100.00%) Accessibility
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 4 (44.44%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Node.js
3 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
3 4 (44.44%) Sass
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Headless CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Vue.js
4 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 3 (33.33%) Redux
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
1 4 (44.44%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (11.11%) InVision
1 1 (11.11%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Postman
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Military
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Police
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) React Developer
3 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Scala Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 4 (44.44%) Sass
2 4 (44.44%) Vue.js
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) React
3 3 (33.33%) Redux
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
1 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Go
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) Accessibility
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle