The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 107 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 28 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% - 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.62% - 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCAG
UK

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
291 300 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.51% 9.40% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 141 140
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £180 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +102.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

WCAG
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

WCAG
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 28 £425 -
WCAG
UK

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 28 (93.33%) Java
1 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 28 (93.33%) Python
1 28 (93.33%) Scrum
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (93.33%) Open Source
1 28 (93.33%) REST
1 28 (93.33%) User Experience
1 28 (93.33%) OpenLayers
2 27 (90.00%) GeoServer
2 27 (90.00%) Leaflet
2 27 (90.00%) PostGIS
2 27 (90.00%) GIS
2 27 (90.00%) ESRI
3 23 (76.67%) JBehave
3 23 (76.67%) Cucumber
3 23 (76.67%) Gradle
3 23 (76.67%) Artifactory
3 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
3 23 (76.67%) JIRA
3 23 (76.67%) Selenium
3 23 (76.67%) Maven
3 23 (76.67%) Web Services
3 23 (76.67%) Ansible
4 19 (63.33%) SDLC
4 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (63.33%) Web Development
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) QA
6 4 (13.33%) MVC

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (90.00%) GeoServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) GIS
2 4 (13.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Artifactory
1 23 (76.67%) Cucumber
1 23 (76.67%) Gradle
1 23 (76.67%) JBehave
1 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
1 23 (76.67%) JIRA
1 23 (76.67%) Maven
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 25 (83.33%) GIS Developer
3 15 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 12 (40.00%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Digital Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Python Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) OpenLayers
1 28 (93.33%) REST
2 27 (90.00%) Leaflet
2 27 (90.00%) PostGIS
3 23 (76.67%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (93.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (93.33%) Open Source
1 28 (93.33%) Scrum
2 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (63.33%) SDLC
2 19 (63.33%) Web Development
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Java
1 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 28 (93.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) WAI
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) ESRI