The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 71 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% - 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% - 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £249 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.01% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.75
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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 Glasgow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
45 39 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.56% 6.12% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 23
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCAG across the Glasgow region.

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WCAG
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) WAI
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 3 (100.00%) UI Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (66.67%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe