The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 29 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.75% 3.85% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 28
Average daily rate £344 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.25 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
WCAG
Scotland

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

WCAG
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCAG across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WCAG Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WCAG
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG.

1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) Workflow
2 8 (44.44%) Use Case
2 8 (44.44%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (22.22%) Axure RP
4 3 (16.67%) Java EE
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Velocity
5 1 (5.56%) Finance
5 1 (5.56%) C

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (22.22%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) UI Programmer
2 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) UI Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior UI Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Java EE
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Workflow
2 8 (44.44%) Use Case
2 8 (44.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) C
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
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