Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 20 February 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 148 174
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.062% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 1.24% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
West Yorkshire median daily rate £471 £313 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.80% -37.50% -
10th Percentile £459 £294 £425
90th Percentile £486 £331 £595
Yorkshire median daily rate £471 £313 £450
% change year-on-year +50.80% -30.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 441 322 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.57% 10.76% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 211 363
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £250 £244 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +20.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £13.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +9.15% -16.97%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.81 £10.04
90th Percentile £20.90 £20.97 £20.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £18.75 £13.41
% change year-on-year -2.64% +39.78% -17.93%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Leeds -6 2 £471 -
WCAG
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Slack
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus