The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 106 106
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 6.17% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £301 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
-14.15% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
176 162 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.49% 6.55% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 76 73
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £186 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -28.88%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the Scotland region.

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) WAI
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) UI Developer
1 3 (75.00%) UI Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe