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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 78 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.081% 1.71% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 9.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £330
% change year-on-year -11.72% +9.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WCAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 186 232 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 15.15% 17.22% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 102
Median daily rate £386 £400 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.43% +16.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing WCAG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 27 June 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