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 2 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 124 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.57% 1.46% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £311 £277
% change year-on-year
-19.45% +12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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
176 137 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.30% 5.56% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 54 55
Average daily rate £410 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 26
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £35.20 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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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 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Use Case
1 11 (68.75%) User Stories
2 10 (62.50%) Workflow
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) RichFaces
5 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (6.25%) LESS
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
5 1 (6.25%) JSF
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) UI Developer
2 5 (31.25%) UI Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) JSF
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) RichFaces
2 1 (6.25%) LESS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Use Case
1 11 (68.75%) User Stories
2 10 (62.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
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