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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 £350
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.00
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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
100 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.58% 4.99% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 16
Average daily rate £400 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £257 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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