The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 April 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.067% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £330
% change year-on-year -1.53% -1.51%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 227 422 385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.71% 14.13% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 226 225
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.00% -58.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £9.34 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £19.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +13.79%  

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
1 2 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland