Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 190 171 199
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28 +69
Contract jobs citing Accessibility 559 266 481
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.65% 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.83% 14.09% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 184 318
10th Percentile £363 £313 £337
25th Percentile £438 £423 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -5.13%
75th Percentile £600 £579 £538
90th Percentile £700 £663 £575
England median daily rate £500 £486 £448
% change year-on-year +2.99% +8.49% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
10th Percentile £22.20 " £25.34
25th Percentile £24.17 " "
Median hourly rate £27.45 - £25.68
75th Percentile £30.72 " £27.98
90th Percentile £32.69 " £34.25
England median hourly rate £33.25 £23.53 £25.68
% change year-on-year +41.31% -8.37% +6.51%

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 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 4,724 1,888 3,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.59% 11.68% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,240 1,321 2,649
10th Percentile £335 £305 £296
25th Percentile £428 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £490
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +2.73%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £663 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 7 56
10th Percentile £16.23 £19.18 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.84 £21.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.22 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +2.97% +40.21% -22.44%
75th Percentile £33.56 £39.07 £28.00
90th Percentile £46.49 £51.73 £44.88
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.70% +12.20% +1.26%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -35 51 £525 +12.00% 30
West London -25 9 £513 +2.50% 6
South London -16 3 £850 +62.68% 1
Accessibility
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 323 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (40.07%) JavaScript
3 183 (32.74%) CSS
4 181 (32.38%) HTML
5 180 (32.20%) User Experience
6 126 (22.54%) Social Skills
7 122 (21.82%) React
8 118 (21.11%) DevOps
9 115 (20.57%) Test Automation
10 106 (18.96%) Java
11 99 (17.71%) Adobe
12 86 (15.38%) Azure
13 83 (14.85%) Node.js
14 82 (14.67%) Analytics
15 81 (14.49%) WCAG
16 79 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
17 78 (13.95%) AWS
18 77 (13.77%) Prototyping
19 75 (13.42%) User Research
19 75 (13.42%) HTML5
20 74 (13.24%) CSS3
21 71 (12.70%) AngularJS
22 69 (12.34%) CMS
23 68 (12.16%) Finance
24 67 (11.99%) Front End Development
25 66 (11.81%) Wireframes
25 66 (11.81%) Full Stack Development
26 61 (10.91%) Python
27 60 (10.73%) RESTful
28 59 (10.55%) TDD

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 69 (12.34%) CMS
2 26 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (4.47%) Confluence
4 15 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.33%) Headless CMS
5 13 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.25%) WordPress
7 6 (1.07%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.89%) Drupal
9 3 (0.54%) Apache
10 2 (0.36%) Camunda
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.36%) Moodle
10 2 (0.36%) SAS
10 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (8.94%) Sketch
2 32 (5.72%) Figma
3 27 (4.83%) InVision
4 24 (4.29%) Photoshop
5 22 (3.94%) Adobe XD
6 21 (3.76%) Zeplin
7 14 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (1.07%) Marvel
8 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (0.54%) GIMP
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.18%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.54%) Magento
1 3 (0.54%) Shopify
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 86 (15.38%) Azure
2 78 (13.95%) AWS
3 43 (7.69%) GitHub
4 25 (4.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 20 (3.58%) Google Analytics
6 17 (3.04%) BrowserStack
6 17 (3.04%) GCP
7 16 (2.86%) npm
8 15 (2.68%) Sauce Labs
9 13 (2.33%) Heroku
10 12 (2.15%) Serverless
11 11 (1.97%) GitHub Actions
11 11 (1.97%) Miro
11 11 (1.97%) Power Platform
12 8 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.43%) SaaS
12 8 (1.43%) Trello
13 6 (1.07%) BlazeMeter
14 5 (0.89%) Collibra
14 5 (0.89%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.58%) HTTP
2 5 (0.89%) Intranet
3 4 (0.72%) DSL
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.36%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.18%) ADSL
5 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.18%) FDDI
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) IMAP
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) SMTP
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
5 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.94%) NoSQL
2 19 (3.40%) MongoDB
3 18 (3.22%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.33%) MySQL
6 11 (1.97%) Neo4j
6 11 (1.97%) Redis
7 10 (1.79%) Power BI
8 9 (1.61%) Big Data
9 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.25%) Metadata
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.89%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 57 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.66%) JIRA
3 45 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 35 (6.26%) JUnit
5 32 (5.72%) webpack
6 30 (5.37%) Cucumber
7 27 (4.83%) Axure RP
8 26 (4.65%) JMeter
9 24 (4.29%) Selenium
10 23 (4.11%) gulp
11 20 (3.58%) Grunt
12 19 (3.40%) WebDriver
13 16 (2.86%) Maven
14 15 (2.68%) Appium
14 15 (2.68%) Cypress.io
14 15 (2.68%) Jasmine
15 14 (2.50%) Mocha
15 14 (2.50%) Postman
16 12 (2.15%) TeamCity
17 10 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 126 (22.54%) Social Skills
2 68 (12.16%) Finance
3 52 (9.30%) Public Sector
4 43 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (6.98%) Retail
6 31 (5.55%) Marketing
7 28 (5.01%) Banking
8 26 (4.65%) Legal
9 23 (4.11%) Publishing
10 21 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
11 20 (3.58%) Multimedia
12 18 (3.22%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (1.07%) Electronics
14 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.89%) Advertising
15 5 (0.89%) Billing
15 5 (0.89%) Games
15 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (30.95%) Developer
2 148 (26.48%) Designer
3 57 (10.20%) UX Designer
4 48 (8.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (6.98%) UI Designer
6 35 (6.26%) Senior Developer
7 34 (6.08%) Content Designer
8 23 (4.11%) React Developer
9 22 (3.94%) Java Developer
9 22 (3.94%) Senior Designer
9 22 (3.94%) UI/UX Designer
10 19 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (3.40%) Python Developer
11 18 (3.22%) Angular Developer
12 17 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (2.86%) Tester
14 15 (2.68%) Automation Tester
15 14 (2.50%) Software Developer
16 12 (2.15%) Delivery Manager
16 12 (2.15%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (32.74%) CSS
2 181 (32.38%) HTML
3 122 (21.82%) React
4 83 (14.85%) Node.js
5 75 (13.42%) HTML5
6 74 (13.24%) CSS3
7 71 (12.70%) AngularJS
8 60 (10.73%) RESTful
9 35 (6.26%) Web Services
10 30 (5.37%) GraphQL
10 30 (5.37%) Sass
11 29 (5.19%) REST
12 27 (4.83%) Vue.js
13 22 (3.94%) .NET
14 19 (3.40%) Django
14 19 (3.40%) Jest
14 19 (3.40%) jQuery
15 18 (3.22%) Flask
15 18 (3.22%) Spring
16 17 (3.04%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 180 (32.20%) User Experience
2 33 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 31 (5.55%) W3C
4 22 (3.94%) Social Media
5 16 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.15%) Blog
9 9 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.61%) NHS
10 6 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
11 5 (0.89%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.72%) Animation
12 4 (0.72%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.72%) Photography
13 3 (0.54%) Legacy Applications
13 3 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.87%) Apple iOS
2 40 (7.16%) Android
3 38 (6.80%) Linux
4 37 (6.62%) Unix
5 29 (5.19%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.07%) Windows
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) HPUX
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Slackware
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (21.11%) DevOps
3 115 (20.57%) Test Automation
4 82 (14.67%) Analytics
5 79 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (13.77%) Prototyping
7 75 (13.42%) User Research
8 67 (11.99%) Front End Development
9 66 (11.81%) Full Stack Development
9 66 (11.81%) Wireframes
10 59 (10.55%) TDD
11 53 (9.48%) Scrum
12 46 (8.23%) Unit Testing
13 44 (7.87%) Software Engineering
14 41 (7.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 38 (6.80%) Mentoring
16 36 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (6.44%) Service Design
17 33 (5.90%) SEO
18 32 (5.72%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 224 (40.07%) JavaScript
2 106 (18.96%) Java
3 61 (10.91%) Python
4 43 (7.69%) SQL
4 43 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 23 (4.11%) Ruby
6 21 (3.76%) C#
7 20 (3.58%) ES6
8 17 (3.04%) Java 11
9 14 (2.50%) Scala
10 11 (1.97%) Java 8
11 6 (1.07%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.07%) PHP
12 5 (0.89%) Kotlin
12 5 (0.89%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.72%) Ada
13 4 (0.72%) Groovy
14 2 (0.36%) Go
14 2 (0.36%) JSX
Qualifications
1 46 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.65%) Degree
4 10 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.89%) ISEB
8 4 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.18%) CCNA
10 1 (0.18%) CCNP
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CSPO
10 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (14.49%) WCAG
2 38 (6.80%) QA
3 9 (1.61%) WAI
4 2 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.36%) PMO
4 2 (0.36%) Section 508
5 1 (0.18%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (4.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (2.50%) Terraform
2 13 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.97%) Graphite
4 4 (0.72%) Ansible
5 2 (0.36%) Grafana
5 2 (0.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Istio
6 1 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 99 (17.71%) Adobe
2 32 (5.72%) Google
3 19 (3.40%) hybris
3 19 (3.40%) Oracle
4 14 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.33%) Splunk
6 11 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.79%) SAP
8 9 (1.61%) Perfecto Mobile
9 7 (1.25%) New Relic
10 6 (1.07%) HP
10 6 (1.07%) IBM
11 5 (0.89%) Cadence
12 4 (0.72%) Netlify
12 4 (0.72%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.54%) Apple
14 2 (0.36%) Blackboard
14 2 (0.36%) PagerDuty
14 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 2 (0.36%) Sitecore