The table below looks at the statistics for Web Accessibility skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Accessibility over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility
Rank 553 536 509
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing Web Accessibility 55 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.064% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.087% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £188 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £506 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £350 £253
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +38.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Web Accessibility
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Accessibility within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Accessibility Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Accessibility
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Accessibility within the UK.

Web Accessibility Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Accessibility
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Accessibility within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Web Accessibility Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Accessibility
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Accessibility within the UK.

Web Accessibility Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Accessibility
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Accessibility within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 52 £385 +10.00% 9
South East -27 17 £388 +115.27% 2
London +32 16 £374 -11.94% 4
Berkshire +7 11 £300 +66.66% 1
South West - 11 £425 - 1
Reading +25 9 £300 +66.66% 1
Somerset - 6 £475 - 1
Surrey - 5 £394 -
East of England -10 4 £350 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 2
Guildford - 4 £400 -
City of London - 3 £136 -
West Midlands - 2 £410 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Scotland -13 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Somerton - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hull - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Web Accessibility
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Accessibility also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Accessibility.

1 108 (81.20%) HTML
2 102 (76.69%) CSS
3 76 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 51 (38.35%) User Experience
5 47 (35.34%) jQuery
6 46 (34.59%) HTML5
7 43 (32.33%) W3C
7 43 (32.33%) Photoshop
8 36 (27.07%) Ajax
9 33 (24.81%) CSS3
10 32 (24.06%) XHTML
11 30 (22.56%) Web Development
11 30 (22.56%) Adobe Illustrator
11 30 (22.56%) Axure RP
12 25 (18.80%) Web Design
12 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (15.79%) .NET
15 19 (14.29%) Graphic Design
15 19 (14.29%) Flash
16 18 (13.53%) Visual Studio
17 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
17 16 (12.03%) SQL
17 16 (12.03%) Degree
18 15 (11.28%) Content Management
19 14 (10.53%) Scrum
19 14 (10.53%) QA
19 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
20 13 (9.77%) C#
20 13 (9.77%) OO

Web Accessibility
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Accessibility also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Accessibility. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.52%) CMS
2 8 (6.02%) Node.js
3 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.76%) Moodle
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.50%) WordPress
6 2 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (32.33%) Photoshop
2 30 (22.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (7.52%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.01%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.50%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.50%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.01%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Axure RP
2 18 (13.53%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.52%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (5.26%) Subversion
5 5 (3.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (3.01%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.26%) JIRA
7 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (9.02%) Legal
2 8 (6.02%) Publishing
3 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 6 (4.51%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.76%) Law
5 4 (3.01%) Marketing
5 4 (3.01%) Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (51.88%) Developer
2 46 (34.59%) Designer
3 26 (19.55%) Front-End Developer
4 23 (17.29%) UX Designer
5 20 (15.04%) Web Designer
6 18 (13.53%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) UI Programmer
8 9 (6.77%) UI Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Database Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Photoshop Designer
11 5 (3.76%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) HTML Developer
11 5 (3.76%) E-Learning Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Web Manager
11 5 (3.76%) Creative Web Designer
12 4 (3.01%) Front-End Web Developer
12 4 (3.01%) Content Manager
12 4 (3.01%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (81.20%) HTML
2 102 (76.69%) CSS
3 47 (35.34%) jQuery
4 46 (34.59%) HTML5
5 36 (27.07%) Ajax
6 33 (24.81%) CSS3
7 32 (24.06%) XHTML
8 21 (15.79%) .NET
9 19 (14.29%) Flash
10 12 (9.02%) JSON
10 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.27%) Semantic HTML
11 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
12 9 (6.77%) Backbone.js
13 7 (5.26%) XML
13 7 (5.26%) REST
13 7 (5.26%) RESTful
14 6 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
15 5 (3.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 51 (38.35%) User Experience
2 43 (32.33%) W3C
3 19 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.76%) E-Learning
7 5 (3.76%) SCORM
8 4 (3.01%) Digital Media
8 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.50%) Social Media
10 2 (1.50%) NHS
11 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) UNIX
1 5 (3.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.75%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) Web Development
2 25 (18.80%) Web Design
2 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (11.28%) Content Management
5 14 (10.53%) Scrum
6 13 (9.77%) OO
7 12 (9.02%) MVC
8 9 (6.77%) Usability Testing
8 9 (6.77%) Information Architecture
8 9 (6.77%) Time Management
9 8 (6.02%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.02%) Project Management
10 7 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.51%) Web Usability
11 6 (4.51%) MVVM
11 6 (4.51%) Validation
12 5 (3.76%) UML
12 5 (3.76%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 16 (12.03%) SQL
3 13 (9.77%) C#
4 8 (6.02%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) PHP
5 5 (3.76%) Ruby
6 4 (3.01%) Scala
7 1 (0.75%) Ada
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) PhD
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.53%) QA
2 11 (8.27%) WAI
3 4 (3.01%) WCAG
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) Section 508
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) Adobe
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle
4 4 (3.01%) RedDot
5 2 (1.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.75%) Apple
6 1 (0.75%) Google
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