Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 180 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +164
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.024% 0.53% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 3.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Scotland median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 516 811 848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.27% 14.69% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 443 451
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.10% +2.14%
10th Percentile £141 £163 £206
90th Percentile £497 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £440 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £14.12 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.15% -56.55% +54.76%
10th Percentile £13.75 £9.82 £16.42
90th Percentile £43.25 £24.95 £44.34
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.09% +7.75%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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

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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 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 1 £350 -17.65%
WCAG
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 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 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:

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