Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 138 157
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.14% 0.19% 0.092%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.17% 2.14% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Leeds median daily rate £471 - £550
10th Percentile £459 - £488
90th Percentile £486 - £593
West Yorkshire median daily rate £471 £313 £550
% change year-on-year +50.80% -43.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 256 234 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.53% 8.94% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 160 289
Leeds median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £255 £262 £256
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £13.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.27% -7.02% -17.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.10 £112.95 £187.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +17.24% +17.41% -22.81%

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing WCAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in Leeds

WCAG
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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) SFIA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Slack
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

WCAG
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SFIA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus