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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAI 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £200 £277
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
-58.40% -
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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
85 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.96% 5.85% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 22
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £503 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £5.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £5.00 £19.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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