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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 116 117
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.49% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 8.18% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
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
217 159 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.19% 5.93% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 90 89
Average daily rate £375 £383 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +16.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +127.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £13.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.00 £12.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

WCAG
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

WCAG
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