Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 612 554 611
Rank change year-on-year -58 +57 +176
Contract jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity 210 44 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.20% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 28 26
10th Percentile £325 £308 £278
25th Percentile £413 £323 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £470
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -1.60% +10.59%
75th Percentile £581 £575 £647
90th Percentile £752 £603 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £513 £575
% change year-on-year -9.76% -10.87% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £25.64 - -
Median hourly rate £26.27 - -
75th Percentile £26.91 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 47,207 21,583 36,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.02% 51.96% 50.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,584 14,568 23,901
10th Percentile £313 £268 £235
25th Percentile £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £465
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% -2.11%
75th Percentile £638 £581 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,347 855 1,429
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.89 £12.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.26
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -13.98% +24.33% +2.10%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £37.63
90th Percentile £58.06 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.97 £21.23 £17.90
% change year-on-year -20.07% +18.58% +2.29%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -101 148 £517 +29.25% 392
London -102 91 £588 +81.89% 140
UK excluding London -74 80 £463 -9.76% 349
Work from Home -96 70 £488 +11.43% 59
Scotland -20 29 £450 - 83
South East -46 25 £463 +8.82% 47
Midlands -51 10 £425 +25.55% 50
West Midlands -45 9 £419 +23.71% 33
South West -54 8 £558 +69.29% 42
North of England -57 6 £510 -7.27% 79
Yorkshire -35 3 - - 29
North West -43 2 £510 -7.27% 33
East of England - 2 £600 - 34
North East -2 1 - - 17
East Midlands - 1 £463 - 17

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 75 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.90%) Social Skills
3 44 (20.95%) Finance
4 38 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (15.24%) JavaScript
6 30 (14.29%) Azure
7 28 (13.33%) React
8 25 (11.90%) DevOps
8 25 (11.90%) Java
8 25 (11.90%) Microsoft
9 21 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 20 (9.52%) Banking
10 20 (9.52%) Degree
10 20 (9.52%) CI/CD
11 18 (8.57%) Security Cleared
12 17 (8.10%) Python
13 16 (7.62%) HTML
13 16 (7.62%) Project Management
13 16 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (7.14%) Coaching
14 15 (7.14%) Kotlin
14 15 (7.14%) Migration
15 14 (6.67%) C#
15 14 (6.67%) SQL
15 14 (6.67%) Windows
15 14 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
16 13 (6.19%) Full Stack Development

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 6 (2.86%) Confluence
1 6 (2.86%) IIS
2 3 (1.43%) Apache
2 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.95%) CMS
3 2 (0.95%) nginx
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Appian
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.95%) InVision
6 2 (0.95%) Sketch
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.29%) Azure
2 13 (6.19%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (4.76%) AWS
3 10 (4.76%) SaaS
4 8 (3.81%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.38%) Apigee
5 5 (2.38%) PaaS
6 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.90%) Azure Logic Apps
6 4 (1.90%) GitHub
6 4 (1.90%) Serverless
7 3 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.43%) Azure Key Vault
7 3 (1.43%) Figma
7 3 (1.43%) IaaS
8 2 (0.95%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.95%) GCP
8 2 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) Firewall
1 5 (2.38%) HTTP
2 3 (1.43%) Network Security
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
3 2 (0.95%) WAN
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) GSM
4 1 (0.48%) MPLS
4 1 (0.48%) NAS
4 1 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.48%) RTP
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
4 1 (0.48%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) VPN
4 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.33%) MySQL
3 4 (1.90%) Power BI
4 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.48%) Flink
6 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.76%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.95%) ERwin
5 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.95%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.48%) Chocolatey
6 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.48%) GitLab
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) RSpec
6 1 (0.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.48%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (21.90%) Social Skills
2 44 (20.95%) Finance
3 38 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.52%) Banking
5 14 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
6 13 (6.19%) Retail
7 12 (5.71%) Investment Banking
7 12 (5.71%) Public Sector
8 10 (4.76%) Marketing
9 8 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (3.81%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.90%) Legal
11 3 (1.43%) German Language
11 3 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.95%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.95%) Games
12 2 (0.95%) Law
13 1 (0.48%) Billing
13 1 (0.48%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (28.57%) Developer
2 34 (16.19%) Analyst
3 22 (10.48%) Architect
3 22 (10.48%) React Developer
4 19 (9.05%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.10%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (3.81%) Senior React Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.33%) Python Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Communications Manager
11 5 (2.38%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Security Architect
12 4 (1.90%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.33%) React
2 16 (7.62%) HTML
3 12 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 12 (5.71%) Redux
4 11 (5.24%) CSS
4 11 (5.24%) Node.js
5 9 (4.29%) .NET
6 8 (3.81%) EDI
7 7 (3.33%) Vue.js
8 6 (2.86%) OAuth
8 6 (2.86%) REST
8 6 (2.86%) Spring
9 5 (2.38%) HTML5
9 5 (2.38%) JSON
9 5 (2.38%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.90%) Enzyme
10 4 (1.90%) Jest
10 4 (1.90%) OAuth2
10 4 (1.90%) RxJS
10 4 (1.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.19%) User Experience
2 12 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.86%) NHS
6 5 (2.38%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.38%) EPoS
7 4 (1.90%) Derivative
7 4 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.95%) Blog
9 2 (0.95%) BYOD
9 2 (0.95%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.95%) Equities
9 2 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (2.86%) Linux
2 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
3 5 (2.38%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.90%) Android
4 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) Unix
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.90%) DevOps
3 21 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (9.52%) CI/CD
5 16 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (7.62%) Project Management
6 15 (7.14%) Coaching
6 15 (7.14%) Migration
7 14 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (6.19%) Full Stack Development
8 13 (6.19%) Risk Management
9 12 (5.71%) Project Delivery
9 12 (5.71%) Scrum
10 11 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (5.24%) Service Management
10 11 (5.24%) Technical Leadership
10 11 (5.24%) Test Automation
10 11 (5.24%) TOGAF
10 11 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.24%) JavaScript
2 25 (11.90%) Java
3 17 (8.10%) Python
4 15 (7.14%) Kotlin
5 14 (6.67%) C#
5 14 (6.67%) SQL
6 10 (4.76%) C
7 6 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.90%) Java 11
10 2 (0.95%) Bash
10 2 (0.95%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
11 1 (0.48%) R
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (9.52%) Degree
2 18 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.43%) CISM
5 3 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.95%) APMP
6 2 (0.95%) CIPD
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 2 (0.95%) CRISC
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.48%) PMP
7 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
2 8 (3.81%) Accessibility
2 8 (3.81%) GDPR
3 4 (1.90%) GRC
3 4 (1.90%) NIST
4 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.43%) PMO
5 2 (0.95%) COSHH
5 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.95%) SLA
6 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.48%) IFRS
6 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.43%) Docker
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.38%) Terraform
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.43%) SCCM
4 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.95%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) ServiceNow
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle
4 5 (2.38%) Databricks
4 5 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.38%) SAP
5 3 (1.43%) Adobe
5 3 (1.43%) Apple
5 3 (1.43%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.43%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.95%) Informatica
6 2 (0.95%) Reuters
6 2 (0.95%) Splunk
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.48%) BT
7 1 (0.48%) Cadence
7 1 (0.48%) F5
7 1 (0.48%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.48%) VMware