Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 June 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)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 242 191 224
Rank change year-on-year -51 +33 +44
Contract jobs citing Accessibility 802 694 440
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.12% 1.35% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.66% 10.95% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 474 274
10th Percentile £369 £300 £305
25th Percentile £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £549 £550
90th Percentile £675 £616 £599
UK median daily rate £510 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +12.09% -4.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
10th Percentile £25.50 £20.95 £20.63
25th Percentile £33.00 £23.75 £30.04
Median hourly rate £75.00 £29.00 £32.22
Median % change year-on-year +158.62% -9.99% +31.51%
75th Percentile £77.50 £35.19 £47.81
90th Percentile £81.00 £38.75 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £26.50 £32.22
% change year-on-year +173.58% -17.75% +31.51%

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,259 6,339 4,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.95% 12.32% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,410 4,147 2,637
10th Percentile £289 £263 £263
25th Percentile £413 £365 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £740 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 285 173
10th Percentile £12.66 £11.36 £12.65
25th Percentile £16.25 £14.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -8.70% +2.22%
75th Percentile £49.25 £39.50 £46.50
90th Percentile £69.83 £57.62 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £27.25 £21.00 £22.55
% change year-on-year +29.76% -6.85% +0.20%

Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Accessibility as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Accessibility in England

Accessibility
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Accessibility in England.

Daily rate trend for Accessibility in England

Accessibility
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Accessibility in England over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Accessibility in England

Accessibility
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Accessibility in England.

Hourly rate trend for Accessibility in England

Accessibility
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Accessibility in England over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Accessibility in England

Accessibility
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Accessibility within the England region over the 6 months to 29 June 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
London -50 418 £550 +10.00% 79
North of England -14 144 £500 +14.29% 23
North West +4 78 £500 +2.56% 7
Midlands -10 67 £500 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire -35 51 £500 +48.15% 12
West Midlands -22 50 £550 +5.77% 8
South East -42 49 £500 +19.05% 17
East Midlands -7 20 £500 +38.89% 2
North East -3 17 £613 +48.48% 4
South West -34 15 £503 +21.82% 18
East of England -44 7 £450 -5.26% 11
Accessibility
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 518 (64.59%) Agile
2 284 (35.41%) JavaScript
3 274 (34.16%) User Experience
4 269 (33.54%) HTML
5 264 (32.92%) CSS
6 177 (22.07%) Public Sector
7 172 (21.45%) Social Skills
8 163 (20.32%) User Research
9 154 (19.20%) React
10 142 (17.71%) Front End Development
11 140 (17.46%) UX Design
12 137 (17.08%) Prototyping
12 137 (17.08%) DevOps
13 133 (16.58%) Scrum
14 131 (16.33%) Test Automation
15 125 (15.59%) Java
16 123 (15.34%) WCAG
17 119 (14.84%) CI/CD
18 118 (14.71%) Git (software)
19 115 (14.34%) Azure
20 105 (13.09%) AWS
21 104 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
22 100 (12.47%) Service Design
23 99 (12.34%) Jenkins
24 95 (11.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
25 94 (11.72%) Web Development
25 94 (11.72%) Finance
26 91 (11.35%) Node.js
27 87 (10.85%) Mobile App
27 87 (10.85%) TDD

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 86 (10.72%) CMS
2 64 (7.98%) Confluence
3 34 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (2.12%) Drupal
6 8 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.75%) WordPress
8 5 (0.62%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.50%) IIS
10 3 (0.37%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.25%) Apache
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.25%) Documentum
11 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.25%) JBoss
11 2 (0.25%) SAS
11 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 67 (8.35%) Sketch
2 44 (5.49%) InVision
3 29 (3.62%) Adobe XD
4 27 (3.37%) Zeplin
5 21 (2.62%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (0.50%) UserZoom
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 2 (0.25%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.75%) Shopify
2 5 (0.62%) Magento
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.37%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 115 (14.34%) Azure
2 105 (13.09%) AWS
3 77 (9.60%) GitHub
4 56 (6.98%) Figma
5 33 (4.11%) Serverless
6 30 (3.74%) Azure DevOps
6 30 (3.74%) Power Platform
7 25 (3.12%) Microsoft 365
8 24 (2.99%) Amazon S3
9 19 (2.37%) npm
9 19 (2.37%) Slack
10 18 (2.24%) Google Analytics
11 13 (1.62%) OpenShift
12 12 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (1.25%) BrowserStack
13 10 (1.25%) PowerApps
13 10 (1.25%) SAP Commerce Cloud
14 9 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.87%) HTTP
2 18 (2.24%) Internet
3 15 (1.87%) Intranet
4 12 (1.50%) HTTPS
4 12 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.00%) DNS
6 5 (0.62%) Firewall
6 5 (0.62%) LAN
6 5 (0.62%) WAN
7 4 (0.50%) SSL
8 3 (0.37%) DMZ
9 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.12%) Broadband
10 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.73%) MongoDB
2 45 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 36 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 24 (2.99%) Power BI
5 23 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.37%) Data Mining
7 17 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.75%) DB2
9 13 (1.62%) SQLite
10 12 (1.50%) Metadata
11 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
12 9 (1.12%) Big Data
12 9 (1.12%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.12%) MySQL
12 9 (1.12%) Tableau
13 8 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.00%) MS Access
14 7 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 118 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 99 (12.34%) Jenkins
3 85 (10.60%) JIRA
4 62 (7.73%) Selenium
5 56 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 41 (5.11%) Axure RP
7 38 (4.74%) webpack
8 37 (4.61%) Postman
9 29 (3.62%) REST Assured
10 27 (3.37%) Maven
11 25 (3.12%) Visual Studio
12 22 (2.74%) Cypress.io
12 22 (2.74%) JMeter
13 21 (2.62%) Appium
14 20 (2.49%) gulp
15 19 (2.37%) Gatling
15 19 (2.37%) Jasmine
15 19 (2.37%) JUnit
16 17 (2.12%) GitLab
16 17 (2.12%) Storybook
General
1 177 (22.07%) Public Sector
2 172 (21.45%) Social Skills
3 94 (11.72%) Finance
4 66 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.49%) Retail
6 33 (4.11%) Banking
6 33 (4.11%) Legal
7 32 (3.99%) Presentation Skills
8 31 (3.87%) Publishing
9 24 (2.99%) Marketing
10 19 (2.37%) Influencing Skills
11 18 (2.24%) Telecoms
12 13 (1.62%) Military
12 13 (1.62%) Police
13 12 (1.50%) Multimedia
14 11 (1.37%) Retail Banking
15 8 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
16 7 (0.87%) Electronics
16 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 249 (31.05%) Developer
2 199 (24.81%) Designer
3 86 (10.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 67 (8.35%) UX Designer
5 45 (5.61%) Interaction Designer
6 42 (5.24%) React Developer
7 38 (4.74%) Analyst
8 37 (4.61%) Senior Developer
8 37 (4.61%) UI Designer
9 35 (4.36%) User Researcher
10 33 (4.11%) Content Designer
10 33 (4.11%) Tester
11 28 (3.49%) Senior Designer
12 25 (3.12%) Architect
13 24 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (2.87%) Web Developer
15 22 (2.74%) Test Engineer
16 17 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.00%) UI/UX Designer
18 15 (1.87%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (33.54%) HTML
2 264 (32.92%) CSS
3 154 (19.20%) React
4 91 (11.35%) Node.js
5 83 (10.35%) HTML5
6 75 (9.35%) REST
7 66 (8.23%) AngularJS
8 65 (8.10%) CSS3
8 65 (8.10%) RESTful
9 62 (7.73%) JSON
10 58 (7.23%) Sass
11 57 (7.11%) Web Services
12 38 (4.74%) Spring
13 34 (4.24%) Jest
14 31 (3.87%) Play Framework
15 29 (3.62%) .NET
16 28 (3.49%) GraphQL
17 26 (3.24%) Gherkin
17 26 (3.24%) Spring Boot
18 24 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 274 (34.16%) User Experience
2 87 (10.85%) Mobile App
3 38 (4.74%) W3C
4 23 (2.87%) Public Cloud
5 18 (2.24%) Legacy Systems
6 16 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.25%) NHS
9 10 (1.25%) Social Media
10 9 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.00%) PKI
12 7 (0.87%) Animation
12 7 (0.87%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (0.62%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.62%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.86%) Apple iOS
2 52 (6.48%) Android
3 17 (2.12%) Mac OS
4 12 (1.50%) Unix
5 11 (1.37%) Windows
6 7 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (64.59%) Agile
2 163 (20.32%) User Research
3 142 (17.71%) Front End Development
4 140 (17.46%) UX Design
5 137 (17.08%) DevOps
5 137 (17.08%) Prototyping
6 133 (16.58%) Scrum
7 131 (16.33%) Test Automation
8 119 (14.84%) CI/CD
9 104 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
10 100 (12.47%) Service Design
11 95 (11.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 94 (11.72%) Web Development
13 87 (10.85%) TDD
14 83 (10.35%) Acceptance Criteria
15 80 (9.98%) Analytics
16 75 (9.35%) Unit Testing
17 74 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (9.23%) User Stories
18 73 (9.10%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 284 (35.41%) JavaScript
2 125 (15.59%) Java
3 85 (10.60%) TypeScript
4 72 (8.98%) SQL
5 63 (7.86%) Python
6 34 (4.24%) C#
7 32 (3.99%) ES6
7 32 (3.99%) Scala
8 19 (2.37%) Groovy
9 18 (2.24%) PHP
10 16 (2.00%) Go
10 16 (2.00%) Kotlin
11 14 (1.75%) Apple Swift
12 12 (1.50%) Ruby
13 9 (1.12%) Bash
14 8 (1.00%) R
15 5 (0.62%) Ada
15 5 (0.62%) C
15 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (10.72%) Security Cleared
2 62 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 37 (4.61%) Degree
4 14 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.62%) MCP
7 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.50%) CCA
9 3 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CSPO
10 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB
11 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (15.34%) WCAG
2 79 (9.85%) QA
3 10 (1.25%) GDPR
4 5 (0.62%) WAI
5 2 (0.25%) NIST
5 2 (0.25%) PMO
5 2 (0.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Section 508
System Software
1 43 (5.36%) Docker
2 9 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (1.75%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.37%) Grafana
4 9 (1.12%) Terraform
5 5 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (0.62%) Kibana
5 5 (0.62%) SCCM
6 4 (0.50%) Ansible
7 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.12%) systemd
Vendors
1 69 (8.60%) Adobe
2 62 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.86%) Google
4 40 (4.99%) Oracle
5 30 (3.74%) Sitecore
6 20 (2.49%) Splunk
7 19 (2.37%) Apple
8 18 (2.24%) AppDynamics
8 18 (2.24%) SAP
9 15 (1.87%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.12%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.87%) Citrix
13 6 (0.75%) ForgeRock
13 6 (0.75%) Teradata
14 5 (0.62%) IBM
15 4 (0.50%) BT
15 4 (0.50%) Checkmarx
15 4 (0.50%) Databricks
15 4 (0.50%) Okta