Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 184 267
Rank change year-on-year -11 +83 +8
Contract jobs citing Accessibility 422 227 416
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.41% 1.41% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.59% 12.50% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 143 283
10th Percentile £338 £288 £313
25th Percentile £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.12%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £538
90th Percentile £675 £606 £590
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.47 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.62% +53.88% -27.54%
England median hourly rate £28.50 £32.22 £30.50
% change year-on-year -11.55% +5.64% +71.66%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,642 1,816 4,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.20% 11.26% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,476 1,251 3,025
10th Percentile £325 £304 £300
25th Percentile £417 £406 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £588
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
England median daily rate £483 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 53
10th Percentile £14.34 £15.97 £12.50
25th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £31.72 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -19.61% +51.05% -16.00%
75th Percentile £32.75 £45.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £46.45 £54.65 £42.36
England median hourly rate £21.00 £26.73 £22.00
% change year-on-year -21.44% +21.50% +0.46%

Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Accessibility in London

Accessibility
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Accessibility in London

Accessibility
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Accessibility in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Accessibility in London

Accessibility
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Accessibility in London

Accessibility
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Accessibility within the London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -22 40 £468 +1.08% 24
West London -5 3 £499 +6.40% 12
East London -3 2 £178 -35.27% 7
South London -6 2 £525 +0.96% 1
Accessibility
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 229 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 167 (39.57%) User Experience
4 160 (37.91%) CSS
5 151 (35.78%) HTML
6 126 (29.86%) React
7 99 (23.46%) Node.js
8 91 (21.56%) DevOps
9 84 (19.91%) Azure
10 83 (19.67%) Adobe
11 76 (18.01%) Prototyping
12 73 (17.30%) User Research
13 72 (17.06%) Social Skills
13 72 (17.06%) Test Automation
14 69 (16.35%) AWS
15 67 (15.88%) Wireframes
15 67 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
16 66 (15.64%) WCAG
17 65 (15.40%) HTML5
18 62 (14.69%) Java
19 60 (14.22%) TypeScript
20 58 (13.74%) AngularJS
20 58 (13.74%) GraphQL
21 57 (13.51%) Front End Development
22 56 (13.27%) webpack
22 56 (13.27%) Git (software)
23 53 (12.56%) RESTful
24 52 (12.32%) TDD
25 51 (12.09%) Finance
25 51 (12.09%) Analytical Skills

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 29 (6.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 24 (5.69%) CMS
3 16 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.61%) Confluence
5 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.18%) Drupal
6 5 (1.18%) Headless CMS
7 4 (0.95%) Apache
7 4 (0.95%) Moodle
7 4 (0.95%) WordPress
8 3 (0.71%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (11.14%) Sketch
2 29 (6.87%) Zeplin
3 24 (5.69%) InVision
4 21 (4.98%) Adobe XD
5 20 (4.74%) Photoshop
6 18 (4.27%) Figma
7 13 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.71%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.47%) GIMP
10 2 (0.47%) Marvel
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.24%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Magento
2 3 (0.71%) Shopify
3 2 (0.47%) Q-Pulse
3 2 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 84 (19.91%) Azure
2 69 (16.35%) AWS
3 25 (5.92%) GitHub
3 25 (5.92%) Serverless
4 22 (5.21%) Heroku
5 20 (4.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 19 (4.50%) GCP
7 18 (4.27%) npm
8 13 (3.08%) Power Platform
9 10 (2.37%) Trello
10 9 (2.13%) CloudFront
11 8 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.90%) Azure Logic Apps
11 8 (1.90%) IaaS
11 8 (1.90%) PaaS
11 8 (1.90%) PowerApps
12 7 (1.66%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.66%) Azure Pipelines
12 7 (1.66%) BlazeMeter
12 7 (1.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.79%) HTTP
2 4 (0.95%) DNS
2 4 (0.95%) Internet
2 4 (0.95%) Intranet
3 3 (0.71%) Broadband
4 2 (0.47%) DSL
4 2 (0.47%) VPN
4 2 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) FDDI
5 1 (0.24%) IMAP
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.27%) NoSQL
2 12 (2.84%) Neo4j
2 12 (2.84%) Redis
3 11 (2.61%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.90%) MySQL
6 7 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.66%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.18%) Power BI
8 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.47%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.47%) Metadata
9 2 (0.47%) MS Access
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.24%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Spanner
10 1 (0.24%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 56 (13.27%) Git (software)
1 56 (13.27%) webpack
2 40 (9.48%) JIRA
3 37 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 29 (6.87%) gulp
5 26 (6.16%) Cypress.io
6 24 (5.69%) Jasmine
7 20 (4.74%) Grunt
7 20 (4.74%) JMeter
8 17 (4.03%) JUnit
8 17 (4.03%) Maven
8 17 (4.03%) Selenium
9 16 (3.79%) Axure RP
10 14 (3.32%) Cucumber
11 13 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
11 13 (3.08%) Protractor
11 13 (3.08%) WebDriver
12 12 (2.84%) Mocha
13 10 (2.37%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (17.06%) Social Skills
2 51 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (12.09%) Finance
3 35 (8.29%) Public Sector
4 28 (6.64%) Banking
5 27 (6.40%) Retail
6 15 (3.55%) Marketing
7 12 (2.84%) Presentation Skills
7 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.37%) Law
9 9 (2.13%) Legal
9 9 (2.13%) Multimedia
10 8 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
10 8 (1.90%) Publishing
11 7 (1.66%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (1.18%) Police
13 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.47%) Front Office
14 2 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 139 (32.94%) Developer
2 126 (29.86%) Designer
3 44 (10.43%) UX Designer
4 41 (9.72%) UI Designer
5 39 (9.24%) React Developer
6 32 (7.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 25 (5.92%) Content Designer
8 24 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 24 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.55%) Angular Developer
10 14 (3.32%) Python Developer
11 13 (3.08%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.08%) UI/UX Designer
12 12 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (2.84%) Senior React Developer
13 11 (2.61%) Architect
13 11 (2.61%) Senior Designer
13 11 (2.61%) Test Engineer
14 10 (2.37%) Tester
15 9 (2.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (37.91%) CSS
2 151 (35.78%) HTML
3 126 (29.86%) React
4 99 (23.46%) Node.js
5 65 (15.40%) HTML5
6 58 (13.74%) AngularJS
6 58 (13.74%) GraphQL
7 53 (12.56%) RESTful
8 50 (11.85%) CSS3
9 49 (11.61%) Sass
10 48 (11.37%) Jest
11 33 (7.82%) Redux
12 29 (6.87%) REST
13 25 (5.92%) jQuery
14 20 (4.74%) .NET
14 20 (4.74%) Enzyme
14 20 (4.74%) Spring
15 19 (4.50%) Vue.js
16 18 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (4.03%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (39.57%) User Experience
2 32 (7.58%) W3C
3 31 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 28 (6.64%) Data Structures
5 18 (4.27%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.37%) NHS
9 8 (1.90%) Social Media
10 7 (1.66%) Blog
10 7 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.95%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.95%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.95%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.71%) Animation
12 3 (0.71%) FMCG
12 3 (0.71%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.71%) SCORM
13 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.00%) Apple iOS
2 36 (8.53%) Android
3 16 (3.79%) Unix
4 13 (3.08%) Linux
5 6 (1.42%) Windows
6 5 (1.18%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) HPUX
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Slackware
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.56%) DevOps
3 76 (18.01%) Prototyping
4 73 (17.30%) User Research
5 72 (17.06%) Test Automation
6 67 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
6 67 (15.88%) Wireframes
7 57 (13.51%) Front End Development
8 52 (12.32%) TDD
9 48 (11.37%) Software Engineering
10 45 (10.66%) Analytics
11 44 (10.43%) Scrum
12 43 (10.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 36 (8.53%) Unit Testing
14 34 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (7.58%) Web Development
16 31 (7.35%) OO
17 30 (7.11%) SEO
18 28 (6.64%) Computer Science
18 28 (6.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (42.65%) JavaScript
2 62 (14.69%) Java
3 60 (14.22%) TypeScript
4 40 (9.48%) ES6
5 38 (9.00%) SQL
6 32 (7.58%) Python
7 18 (4.27%) C#
8 12 (2.84%) Java 8
9 10 (2.37%) Java 11
10 7 (1.66%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.18%) Ruby
12 4 (0.95%) C++
12 4 (0.95%) Go
12 4 (0.95%) JSX
12 4 (0.95%) PHP
12 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.71%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.79%) Degree
4 5 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.95%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.47%) ISEB
7 2 (0.47%) MBA
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (15.64%) WCAG
2 23 (5.45%) QA
3 6 (1.42%) GDPR
4 4 (0.95%) WAI
5 2 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) Section 508
System Software
1 36 (8.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.71%) Varnish
2 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.84%) Graphite
3 4 (0.95%) Terraform
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Grafana
5 1 (0.24%) Istio
5 1 (0.24%) Kibana
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (19.67%) Adobe
2 18 (4.27%) Google
3 13 (3.08%) Splunk
4 11 (2.61%) New Relic
5 10 (2.37%) IBM
6 6 (1.42%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.42%) Oracle
7 5 (1.18%) HP
7 5 (1.18%) hybris
7 5 (1.18%) Openreach
8 4 (0.95%) Blackboard
8 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.71%) Xerox
10 2 (0.47%) Pega
10 2 (0.47%) Perfecto Mobile
10 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat