The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAI 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 - £271
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
156 140 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.57% 5.56% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 63
Average daily rate £400 £357 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.38 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £9.16 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.31 £77.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WAI 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 WAI.

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%) WCAG
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

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WAI 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 WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
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%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe