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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.62% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -
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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
107 71 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.39% 5.85% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 17
Average daily rate £381 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% +20.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +89.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £16.75 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £32.00 £12.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

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