The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 87 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.35% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £413 £228
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +81.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 -

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
90 163 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.82% 11.27% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 103
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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