Period
to 23 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 September 2020 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 > North East
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 67 101
Rank change year-on-year +28 +34 -22
Contract jobs citing WCAG 3 12 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North East 1.07% 1.24% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.64% 8.76% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £394 £403 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +3.47% +21.56%
England median daily rate £433 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +4.85% -0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
England median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 North East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22 137 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.86% 14.12% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 72 83
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +12.60%
10th Percentile £336 £203 £181
90th Percentile £543 £573 £675
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.03 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.22% -33.24% +78.13%
10th Percentile £18.20 £10.75 £21.35
90th Percentile £43.00 £53.33 £41.05
Median hourly rate £26.88 £21.42 £22.00
% change year-on-year +25.53% -2.66% +10.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Daily rate trend for WCAG in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 September 2020. 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
Tyne and Wear +27 3 £394 -1.50% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 North East region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Gatling
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Grafana
1 3 (100.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google