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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £279 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.93 -
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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
97 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.20% 5.75% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 20
Average daily rate £388 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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