The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 1.02% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 23.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WCAG
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 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.57% 4.39% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 16
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £555 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh