Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAI over the 6 months to 21 October 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 Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 217
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median daily rate - - £163
England median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.72% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

WAI 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 South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 711 751 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.94% 12.88% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 525 576
South West median daily rate £400 £378 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -1.95% -3.14%
10th Percentile £245 £213 £218
90th Percentile £575 £565 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +43.40% +3.92%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.95 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £54.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.55
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.96% +9.11%

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in the South West

WAI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAI in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAI in the South West

WAI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAI in the South West