Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Accessibility skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Accessibility over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 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.

Accessibility (a11y)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 99 154
Rank change year-on-year -33 +55 +49
Contract jobs citing Accessibility 55 27 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 1.32% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.90% 11.39% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 40
10th Percentile £394 £310 £350
25th Percentile £513 £363 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £558 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.50% +11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £600 £625 £539
90th Percentile £638 £700 £578
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +15.79% +7.95% -12.00%

Accessibility 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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 618 237 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.45% 11.61% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 155 395
10th Percentile £350 £321 £300
25th Percentile £450 £411 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% -2.31%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
10th Percentile £19.00 £14.70 -
25th Percentile £28.00 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +127.50% +21.21% -13.16%
75th Percentile £61.38 £22.25 -
90th Percentile £62.05 £22.40 -
Central London median hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +127.50% +21.21% -13.16%

Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Accessibility as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Accessibility in the City of London

Accessibility
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Accessibility in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Accessibility in the City of London

Accessibility
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Accessibility in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Accessibility in the City of London

Accessibility
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Accessibility in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Accessibility in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Accessibility also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) User Experience
3 15 (27.27%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) CSS
4 14 (25.45%) UX Design
5 13 (23.64%) User Research
6 11 (20.00%) Figma
7 10 (18.18%) JIRA
8 9 (16.36%) RESTful
8 9 (16.36%) Java
8 9 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (16.36%) Adobe
8 9 (16.36%) Machine Learning
8 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
8 9 (16.36%) Data Science
8 9 (16.36%) UX Research
9 8 (14.55%) Social Skills
9 8 (14.55%) Strategic Thinking
9 8 (14.55%) Mobile App
9 8 (14.55%) DevOps
9 8 (14.55%) Confluence
9 8 (14.55%) Python
10 7 (12.73%) WCAG
10 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.73%) Scrum
10 7 (12.73%) Prototyping
10 7 (12.73%) Miro
11 6 (10.91%) Wireframes
11 6 (10.91%) React

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (14.55%) Confluence
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Adobe XD
1 4 (7.27%) Sketch
2 3 (5.45%) InVision
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Figma
2 7 (12.73%) Miro
3 6 (10.91%) Azure
4 4 (7.27%) GitHub
5 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) AWS
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.82%) Serverless
7 1 (1.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) JIRA
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) Postman
5 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.45%) Gatling
6 2 (3.64%) Appium
6 2 (3.64%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.64%) JMeter
6 2 (3.64%) Mocha
6 2 (3.64%) REST Assured
6 2 (3.64%) webpack
7 1 (1.82%) Cypress.io
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.82%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (1.82%) TestNG
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (14.55%) Social Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Police
5 1 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Designer
2 16 (29.09%) Developer
3 14 (25.45%) UX Designer
4 13 (23.64%) Senior Designer
5 11 (20.00%) Senior UX Designer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior UI Designer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior UI/UX Designer
6 8 (14.55%) UI Designer
6 8 (14.55%) UI/UX Designer
7 7 (12.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Content Designer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Specialist
10 2 (3.64%) Digital Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Mobile Designer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Mobile Designer
10 2 (3.64%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) CSS
3 9 (16.36%) RESTful
4 6 (10.91%) React
5 5 (9.09%) Node.js
5 5 (9.09%) Vue.js
6 4 (7.27%) Play Framework
7 3 (5.45%) .NET
7 3 (5.45%) CSS3
7 3 (5.45%) Vuex
7 3 (5.45%) Web Services
8 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.64%) Chai
8 2 (3.64%) Django
8 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.64%) HTML5
8 2 (3.64%) Jest
8 2 (3.64%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) Sass
9 1 (1.82%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) User Experience
2 8 (14.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Animation
3 3 (5.45%) Social Media
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.82%) New Media
5 1 (1.82%) Robotics
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Android
2 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) Mac OS
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) UX Design
3 13 (23.64%) User Research
4 9 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (16.36%) Data Science
4 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
4 9 (16.36%) Machine Learning
4 9 (16.36%) UX Research
5 8 (14.55%) DevOps
5 8 (14.55%) Strategic Thinking
6 7 (12.73%) Prototyping
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
7 6 (10.91%) Wireframes
8 5 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.27%) Microservices
9 4 (7.27%) Service Design
9 4 (7.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) ES6
5 4 (7.27%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) WCAG
2 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Grafana
1 1 (1.82%) Kibana
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Google
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) ClickTale
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) hybris
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.82%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk