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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 8 August 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 62 79 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 +55
Contract jobs citing Accessibility 31 8 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.26% 0.67% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.40% 4.71% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 14
10th Percentile £404 £342 £304
25th Percentile £443 £353 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £374 £315
Median % change year-on-year +33.69% +18.73% -31.71%
75th Percentile £550 £390 £353
90th Percentile £563 £398 £384
England median daily rate £525 £475 £483
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.55% +1.58%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 189 170 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.76% 14.27% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 111 62
10th Percentile £180 £125 £88
25th Percentile £320 £203 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £406 £375 £324
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +15.83% -12.50%
75th Percentile £536 £438 £450
90th Percentile £625 £525 £538
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
10th Percentile £15.77 £8.97 £9.31
25th Percentile £16.83 £9.13 £9.52
Median hourly rate £19.67 £10.04 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +95.96% -28.32% +18.85%
75th Percentile £23.56 £10.55 £25.00
90th Percentile £26.33 £12.27 £36.60
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.90 £26.98
% change year-on-year +13.64% -22.54% +28.20%

Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Accessibility as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Accessibility in the East Midlands

Accessibility
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Accessibility in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Accessibility in the East Midlands

Accessibility
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Accessibility in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Accessibility in the East Midlands

Accessibility
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Accessibility in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Accessibility in the East Midlands

Accessibility
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Accessibility within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire - 12 £550 - 2
Leicestershire 0 11 £425 +8.97% 1
Northamptonshire -5 7 £445 +23.61%
Accessibility
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 15 (48.39%) Public Sector
2 12 (38.71%) Agile
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) Azure
4 10 (32.26%) User Experience
4 10 (32.26%) Presentation Skills
5 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (25.81%) User Research
7 7 (22.58%) Prototyping
7 7 (22.58%) Quantitative Research
7 7 (22.58%) Social Listening
7 7 (22.58%) Ethnography
7 7 (22.58%) Ethnographic Research
7 7 (22.58%) Customer Insight
8 6 (19.35%) TypeScript
8 6 (19.35%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (19.35%) Decision-Making
8 6 (19.35%) Conflict Resolution
8 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
9 5 (16.13%) Sketch
9 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
9 5 (16.13%) OneDrive
9 5 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) VB
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) MCP
9 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 5 (16.13%) LAN

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Sketch
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe XD
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Google Workspace
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (16.13%) OneDrive
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 15 (48.39%) Public Sector
2 10 (32.26%) Presentation Skills
3 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Finance
6 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Designer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Technical Support
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Support
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) UI Designer
2 6 (19.35%) User Researcher
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) React Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Test Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Content Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Content Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) CSS3
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
2 3 (9.68%) Jest
2 3 (9.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) PKI
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Android
1 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
1 5 (16.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile
2 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (25.81%) User Research
4 7 (22.58%) Customer Insight
4 7 (22.58%) Ethnographic Research
4 7 (22.58%) Ethnography
4 7 (22.58%) Prototyping
4 7 (22.58%) Quantitative Research
4 7 (22.58%) Social Listening
5 6 (19.35%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (19.35%) Conflict Resolution
5 6 (19.35%) Decision-Making
6 4 (12.90%) Customer Journey Map
6 4 (12.90%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 4 (12.90%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (12.90%) Journey Map
6 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) UX Design
6 4 (12.90%) UX Research
6 4 (12.90%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) TypeScript
2 5 (16.13%) VB
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MCP
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Citrix
2 5 (16.13%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe
3 3 (9.68%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.23%) IBM