The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 22 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 Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing WCAG 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.54% 0.29% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.26% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WCAG 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 Kent with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 39 37 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.00% 10.91% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 13
Median daily rate £405 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.65 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCAG in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) SEO
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 4 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile First

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile First
1 4 (100.00%) SEO
1 4 (100.00%) Web Accessibility