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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 68 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 18 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% - 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £251
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +37.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
117 163 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.07% 9.70% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 80
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £180 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.57% +28.45%

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 31 August 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 30 (100.00%) Scrum
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (96.67%) GIS
3 28 (93.33%) Java
3 28 (93.33%) Python
3 28 (93.33%) Open Source
3 28 (93.33%) REST
3 28 (93.33%) OpenLayers
4 27 (90.00%) GeoServer
4 27 (90.00%) PostGIS
4 27 (90.00%) Leaflet
4 27 (90.00%) ESRI
5 23 (76.67%) Web Services
5 23 (76.67%) Cucumber
5 23 (76.67%) JBehave
5 23 (76.67%) Selenium
5 23 (76.67%) Maven
5 23 (76.67%) JIRA
5 23 (76.67%) Ansible
5 23 (76.67%) Gradle
5 23 (76.67%) Artifactory
5 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
6 19 (63.33%) SDLC
6 19 (63.33%) Web Development
6 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) QA

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 27 (90.00%) GeoServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (96.67%) GIS
2 4 (13.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Artifactory
1 23 (76.67%) Cucumber
1 23 (76.67%) Gradle
1 23 (76.67%) JBehave
1 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
1 23 (76.67%) JIRA
1 23 (76.67%) Maven
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (83.33%) GIS Developer
3 15 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 12 (40.00%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Digital Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Python Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) OpenLayers
1 28 (93.33%) REST
2 27 (90.00%) Leaflet
2 27 (90.00%) PostGIS
3 23 (76.67%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (93.33%) Open Source
3 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (63.33%) SDLC
3 19 (63.33%) Web Development
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (93.33%) Java
2 28 (93.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) WAI
3 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) ESRI