Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 105 -
Rank change year-on-year -28 - +114
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.034% 1.02% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 7.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

WCAG is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 431 293 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.82% 13.59% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 155 218
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.96% -14.50%
10th Percentile £208 £155 £200
90th Percentile £571 £545 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £27.75 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.41% -14.42% +76.37%
10th Percentile £13.63 £21.18 £31.14
90th Percentile £32.88 £38.73 £41.74
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -25.50% -25.93% +77.63%

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing WCAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCAG in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) InVision

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InVision
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript