Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 163 193
Rank change year-on-year -25 +30 -18
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.021% 0.24% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 2.00% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +88.48%
10th Percentile £325 £375 £425
90th Percentile £375 £440 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £16.28

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 730 449 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.43% 11.92% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 250 378
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +10.29% -4.23%
10th Percentile £193 £150 £199
90th Percentile £563 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.29% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 11
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -22.90% +68.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.60 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.50 £40.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.64% -6.00% +25.00%

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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

WCAG
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 20 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -14 1 £350 -12.50%
WCAG
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile First
1 1 (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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Content Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Content Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile First
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland