Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 95 173
Rank change year-on-year -41 +78 +27
Contract jobs citing Accessibility 43 25 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 1.41% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.92% 13.02% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 49
10th Percentile £310 £306 £363
25th Percentile £414 £325 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £518
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -13.04% +6.70%
75th Percentile £575 £573 £545
90th Percentile £614 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 482 192 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.60% 10.84% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 124 444
10th Percentile £342 £309 £313
25th Percentile £450 £413 £393
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £543 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £578 £575
90th Percentile £712 £650 £679
Central London median daily rate £535 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +7.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
10th Percentile £17.95 £15.70 £12.05
25th Percentile £23.25 £16.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +54.05% +12.12% +6.11%
75th Percentile £47.00 £20.25 "
90th Percentile £77.70 £21.30 £18.75
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +45.95% +12.12% +6.11%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021, 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 23 (53.49%) User Experience
2 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) HTML
3 16 (37.21%) CSS
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) RESTful
5 11 (25.58%) React
6 10 (23.26%) Azure
7 9 (20.93%) DevOps
7 9 (20.93%) Social Skills
8 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
8 8 (18.60%) Scrum
9 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
9 7 (16.28%) WCAG
9 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
9 7 (16.28%) BDD
9 7 (16.28%) Node.js
9 7 (16.28%) User Research
10 6 (13.95%) Postman
10 6 (13.95%) Selenium
10 6 (13.95%) TDD
10 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
11 5 (11.63%) OO
11 5 (11.63%) Degree
11 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.63%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 5 (11.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) InVision
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.65%) Figma
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe XD
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Sketch
3 1 (2.33%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Azure
2 3 (6.98%) GitHub
2 3 (6.98%) Serverless
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) AWS
4 1 (2.33%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (2.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) QlikView
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Postman
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Appium
4 4 (9.30%) JMeter
4 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.98%) Mocha
5 3 (6.98%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
6 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) JSUnit
6 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (4.65%) webpack
General
1 9 (20.93%) Social Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Police
5 1 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Designer
3 6 (13.95%) React Developer
3 6 (13.95%) UX Designer
4 5 (11.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Content Designer
5 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior React Developer
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Assistant Product Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Product Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Healthcare Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.33%) Content Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) CSS
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) React
2 11 (25.58%) RESTful
3 7 (16.28%) Node.js
4 5 (11.63%) CSS3
5 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
5 4 (9.30%) Redux
6 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) Chai
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) Jest
6 3 (6.98%) Play Framework
6 3 (6.98%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (6.98%) Vue.js
7 2 (4.65%) .NET
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) Sass
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.30%) W3C
3 3 (6.98%) Social Media
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) New Media
5 1 (2.33%) Robotics
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Android
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) DevOps
3 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
3 8 (18.60%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) BDD
4 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
4 7 (16.28%) User Research
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (11.63%) Microservices
6 5 (11.63%) OO
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.63%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 5 (11.63%) Wireframes
7 4 (9.30%) Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) ES6
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) Kotlin
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.33%) Go
5 1 (2.33%) Groovy
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) WCAG
2 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Grafana
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) PagerDuty
4 1 (2.33%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk