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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 104 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.16% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £370 £125
% change year-on-year -13.51% +196.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WCAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 141 184 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.51% 9.66% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 133 173
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +26.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +23.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.61 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £18.40 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing WCAG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in West Yorkshire

WCAG
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

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

WCAG
Top Related 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA