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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 86 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.21% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
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
89 128 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.83% 9.10% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 82
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £273 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) WAI
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) ESRI
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Leaflet
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) GeoServer
3 1 (33.33%) OpenLayers
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) GeoServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Developer
3 1 (33.33%) GIS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Leaflet
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLayers
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) WAI
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI