The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAI 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.93
WAI
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
153 153 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.71% 11.66% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 98 64
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +375.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAI across the Edinburgh region.

WAI Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WAI
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) WCAG
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) WCAG