Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 October 2018 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 71 153
Rank change year-on-year -16 +82 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 2 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.24% 1.94% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.15% 12.21% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £407 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.19% -8.57% -
10th Percentile £374 £263 £310
90th Percentile £435 £488 £390
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £407 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +27.19% -8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 93 131 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.36% 15.88% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 375
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.13% -22.50%
10th Percentile £218 £223 £205
90th Percentile £675 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £368 £310
% change year-on-year +22.45% +18.55% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.86% -36.36% +83.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £16.25 £10.12
90th Percentile £43.75 £27.75 £28.95
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +102.86% -36.36% +83.33%

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing WCAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) SFIA
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Slack
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Slack
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus