The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 94 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.072% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £413 £125
% change year-on-year -22.42% +230.00%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 91 137 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.96% 9.86% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 98 131
Median daily rate £375 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +24.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £288 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% +2.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £42.00 £27.13
% change year-on-year -52.61% +54.83%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in Leeds

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA