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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 79 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% - 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.51% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
94 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.44% 5.85% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 26
Average daily rate £425 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £8.64 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.98% -30.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
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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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (71.43%) Workflow
1 15 (71.43%) Use Case
1 15 (71.43%) User Stories
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) JSF
7 1 (4.76%) RichFaces
7 1 (4.76%) Finance

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) UI Developer
1 6 (28.57%) UI Programmer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UI Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) JSF
4 1 (4.76%) RichFaces
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Workflow
1 15 (71.43%) Use Case
1 15 (71.43%) User Stories
2 2 (9.52%) Web Design
2 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle