The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 77 65
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.30% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £251 £311
% change year-on-year
+37.12% -19.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
121 87 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.20% 7.40% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 28
Average daily rate £388 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +20.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £333 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £596 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £5.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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