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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inclusion and Diversity in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Inclusion and Diversity over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Inclusion and Diversity
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 302 647 520
Rank change year-on-year +345 -127 +202
Contract jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity 788 140 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.19% 0.072%
As % of the General category 1.53% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 90 12
10th Percentile £425 £405 £327
25th Percentile £500 £425 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% -15.00%
75th Percentile £650 £569 £616
90th Percentile £700 £638 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £473 £329
% change year-on-year +26.98% +43.48% -34.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
10th Percentile £48.15 £12.42 -
25th Percentile £49.13 £15.45 -
Median hourly rate £52.00 £21.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +147.62% - -
75th Percentile £53.63 £27.86 -
90th Percentile £53.85 £31.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year +147.62% - -

Inclusion and Diversity is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,387 39,321 18,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 57.95% 53.19% 52.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35,697 26,343 12,094
10th Percentile £325 £308 £263
25th Percentile £445 £406 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £613 £598
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,333 1,322 685
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £24.42 £19.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.53% -9.52% +6.03%
75th Percentile £50.00 £39.55 £42.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £56.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.95
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.28% +10.83%

Inclusion and Diversity
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Inclusion and Diversity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Inclusion and Diversity in the UK

Inclusion and Diversity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity.

Daily rate trend for Inclusion and Diversity in the UK

Inclusion and Diversity
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Inclusion and Diversity in the UK

Inclusion and Diversity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity.

Hourly rate trend for Inclusion and Diversity in the UK

Inclusion and Diversity
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity within the UK over the 6 months to 12 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
England +317 677 £580 +22.11% 448
London +289 584 £575 +15.00% 175
Work from Home +192 345 £550 +10.00% 159
UK excluding London -22 87 £600 +26.98% 357
Midlands -18 26 £475 -24.00% 64
West Midlands -2 25 £463 -26.00% 36
South East -35 22 £672 +42.22% 62
East of England - 13 £675 - 37
Scotland -14 11 £450 -7.69% 62
North of England -25 8 £375 -14.29% 69
South West -2 6 £535 +18.89% 36
Yorkshire -19 6 £700 - 28
North West -28 2 £375 -14.77% 31
East Midlands -12 1 £625 - 28
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 9

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity 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 with a requirement for Inclusion and Diversity.

1 244 (30.96%) Finance
2 216 (27.41%) Social Skills
3 193 (24.49%) Agile
4 140 (17.77%) Azure
5 86 (10.91%) Project Management
6 83 (10.53%) SQL
7 68 (8.63%) Security Cleared
8 67 (8.50%) DevOps
9 56 (7.11%) Scrum
10 52 (6.60%) Python
10 52 (6.60%) Analytics
11 48 (6.09%) AWS
11 48 (6.09%) Microsoft
12 47 (5.96%) Project Delivery
13 45 (5.71%) Public Sector
14 44 (5.58%) Migration
14 44 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (5.08%) Banking
15 40 (5.08%) Git (software)
16 39 (4.95%) Change Management
17 38 (4.82%) Windows
17 38 (4.82%) Test Automation
17 38 (4.82%) Microsoft 365
18 37 (4.70%) SC Cleared
19 36 (4.57%) Business Analysis
20 35 (4.44%) CI/CD
21 34 (4.31%) Java
22 33 (4.19%) Legal
22 33 (4.19%) Mentoring
23 32 (4.06%) Analytical Skills

Inclusion and Diversity
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.14%) Confluence
2 9 (1.14%) SAS
3 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.25%) IIS
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Sketch
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.13%) Aladdin
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 140 (17.77%) Azure
2 48 (6.09%) AWS
3 38 (4.82%) Microsoft 365
4 25 (3.17%) Power Platform
5 20 (2.54%) Azure DevOps
6 18 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (1.78%) SaaS
9 11 (1.40%) GCP
10 10 (1.27%) GitHub
11 8 (1.02%) PaaS
12 7 (0.89%) IaaS
13 6 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.76%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.63%) Snowflake
15 4 (0.51%) Apigee
15 4 (0.51%) Google Workspace
15 4 (0.51%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.38%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.90%) Firewall
2 11 (1.40%) DNS
3 9 (1.14%) Intranet
3 9 (1.14%) VPN
4 8 (1.02%) DHCP
5 6 (0.76%) Network Security
6 5 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.51%) Internet
8 3 (0.38%) NGFW
9 2 (0.25%) Anycast
9 2 (0.25%) Broadband
9 2 (0.25%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.25%) DNSSEC
9 2 (0.25%) IPv6
9 2 (0.25%) LAN
9 2 (0.25%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.25%) WAN
9 2 (0.25%) WLAN
10 1 (0.13%) Multicast
10 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.41%) Power BI
4 11 (1.40%) Metadata
5 10 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (0.76%) Redis
8 5 (0.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.63%) Big Data
8 5 (0.63%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (0.63%) Hazelcast
8 5 (0.63%) Pentaho
8 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 40 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.17%) JIRA
4 11 (1.40%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.40%) Selenium
5 10 (1.27%) GitLab
5 10 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.14%) ERwin
6 9 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.02%) Travis CI
7 8 (1.02%) webpack
8 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.25%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.13%) Cypress.io
12 1 (0.13%) Hudson
12 1 (0.13%) SonarQube
General
1 244 (30.96%) Finance
2 216 (27.41%) Social Skills
3 45 (5.71%) Public Sector
4 40 (5.08%) Banking
5 33 (4.19%) Legal
6 32 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (3.93%) Marketing
8 28 (3.55%) Law
9 23 (2.92%) Retail
10 18 (2.28%) Organisational Skills
11 15 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
11 15 (1.90%) Investment Banking
12 12 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
13 10 (1.27%) Advertising
14 8 (1.02%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.89%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.76%) Games
17 5 (0.63%) Back Office
17 5 (0.63%) Telecoms
17 5 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (25.63%) Analyst
2 113 (14.34%) Project Manager
3 88 (11.17%) Business Analyst
4 82 (10.41%) Developer
5 57 (7.23%) Architect
6 39 (4.95%) IT Manager
7 28 (3.55%) Financial Analyst
8 27 (3.43%) Consultant
9 24 (3.05%) Data Analyst
9 24 (3.05%) Senior Manager
10 23 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (2.66%) Security Analyst
12 20 (2.54%) Finance Business Analyst
13 19 (2.41%) Java Developer
13 19 (2.41%) Service Manager
14 18 (2.28%) Data Engineer
14 18 (2.28%) IT Services Manager
15 17 (2.16%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 17 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
15 17 (2.16%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.05%) .NET
2 22 (2.79%) EDI
2 22 (2.79%) React
3 15 (1.90%) CSS
3 15 (1.90%) REST
4 13 (1.65%) AngularJS
5 10 (1.27%) HTML
5 10 (1.27%) JSON
5 10 (1.27%) Kafka
6 9 (1.14%) Spring
7 8 (1.02%) .NET Core
7 8 (1.02%) RESTful
7 8 (1.02%) Spring Boot
8 7 (0.89%) Node.js
9 6 (0.76%) Ajax
9 6 (0.76%) GWT
9 6 (0.76%) HTML5
9 6 (0.76%) Jest
10 5 (0.63%) Django
10 5 (0.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.92%) Management Information System
2 21 (2.66%) NHS
3 12 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 12 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.40%) CMDB
4 11 (1.40%) Derivative
5 10 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 10 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (0.89%) Blockchain
6 7 (0.89%) Equities
6 7 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (0.89%) Social Media
7 6 (0.76%) Reinsurance
8 5 (0.63%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.63%) Reference Data
8 5 (0.63%) User Experience
9 4 (0.51%) EPoS
9 4 (0.51%) FMCG
9 4 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.82%) Windows
2 18 (2.28%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.40%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.14%) Linux
5 8 (1.02%) Android
6 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.63%) Unix
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (24.49%) Agile
2 86 (10.91%) Project Management
3 67 (8.50%) DevOps
4 56 (7.11%) Scrum
5 52 (6.60%) Analytics
6 47 (5.96%) Project Delivery
7 44 (5.58%) Migration
7 44 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (4.95%) Change Management
9 38 (4.82%) Test Automation
10 36 (4.57%) Business Analysis
11 35 (4.44%) CI/CD
12 33 (4.19%) Mentoring
13 31 (3.93%) SDLC
14 29 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (3.68%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (3.55%) Data Modelling
16 26 (3.30%) Service Management
16 26 (3.30%) Workflow
17 25 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.53%) SQL
2 52 (6.60%) Python
3 34 (4.31%) Java
4 23 (2.92%) C
4 23 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.41%) C#
6 13 (1.65%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.65%) TypeScript
7 10 (1.27%) Bash
7 10 (1.27%) Scala
8 8 (1.02%) Ruby
9 6 (0.76%) Kotlin
9 6 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.63%) ES6
11 4 (0.51%) R
12 3 (0.38%) C++
13 2 (0.25%) Go
14 1 (0.13%) COBOL
14 1 (0.13%) SELCOPY
14 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.90%) Degree
4 11 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.40%) PMP
5 8 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.89%) CCNA
6 7 (0.89%) CCNP
7 6 (0.76%) CISM
7 6 (0.76%) CISSP
7 6 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.63%) CIPD
8 5 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.38%) CCSK
9 3 (0.38%) ISEB
9 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.25%) HCISPP
11 1 (0.13%) HPE ATP
11 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.55%) QA
2 23 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.41%) PMO
4 14 (1.78%) SLA
5 10 (1.27%) GDPR
6 6 (0.76%) IFRS
7 5 (0.63%) IFRS 17
7 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.51%) Accessibility
8 4 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.51%) NIST
9 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.38%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.25%) GAAP
10 2 (0.25%) GRC
11 1 (0.13%) EMIR
11 1 (0.13%) ITGC
System Software
1 29 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.02%) Docker
2 8 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.76%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (2.66%) Terraform
2 16 (2.03%) Ansible
2 16 (2.03%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.14%) CASB
4 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.38%) Puppet
5 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.25%) Nessus
6 2 (0.25%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (2.16%) Oracle
4 15 (1.90%) Cisco
5 14 (1.78%) Google
6 13 (1.65%) Databricks
7 12 (1.52%) VMware
8 10 (1.27%) Citrix
8 10 (1.27%) Workday
9 9 (1.14%) Pega
10 7 (0.89%) Sparx
11 6 (0.76%) Apple
11 6 (0.76%) Informatica
11 6 (0.76%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.76%) SAP
11 6 (0.76%) Talend
12 5 (0.63%) Denodo
13 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.51%) Meraki
13 4 (0.51%) Palo Alto