The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Web Accessibility skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Accessibility over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

Web Accessibility
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 581 586
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Web Accessibility 23 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.12% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.15% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 53 17
Median daily rate £375 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -29.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £690 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £600 £638
% change year-on-year -39.58% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Web Accessibility is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Web Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Web Accessibility as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Accessibility in the UK

Web Accessibility
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Accessibility.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Accessibility in the UK

Web Accessibility
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Accessibility over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Accessibility in the UK

Web Accessibility
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Accessibility.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Accessibility in the UK

Web Accessibility
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Accessibility within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 19 £400 +3.22% 8
London +16 11 £406 +4.83% 3
South East +18 5 £400 +24.03% 2
Scotland +26 3 £325 +4.00%
Kent +10 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire +9 1 £350 -46.15%
West Lothian - 1 £275 -
Wales - 1 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Thame - 1 £425 -
Livingston - 1 £275 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Accessibility also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Web Accessibility.

1 65 (79.27%) HTML
2 59 (71.95%) CSS
3 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
4 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (37.80%) HTML5
5 31 (37.80%) User Experience
6 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
7 26 (31.71%) CSS3
7 26 (31.71%) Front End Development
8 25 (30.49%) Git (software)
9 21 (25.61%) BDD
10 20 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (24.39%) Wireframes
10 20 (24.39%) W3C
11 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (21.95%) Selenium
12 18 (21.95%) jQuery
12 18 (21.95%) Sass
13 16 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (19.51%) MVC
13 16 (19.51%) Java
13 16 (19.51%) XML
14 15 (18.29%) LESS
15 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
15 14 (17.07%) JSON
15 14 (17.07%) RESTful
16 13 (15.85%) Scrum
16 13 (15.85%) Web Design
16 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
17 12 (14.63%) OmniGraffle

Web Accessibility
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 8 (9.76%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) CMS
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (13.41%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.32%) GIMP
4 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.44%) MS Office
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.95%) Selenium
3 12 (14.63%) Axure RP
3 12 (14.63%) JIRA
3 12 (14.63%) JMeter
3 12 (14.63%) LoadRunner
4 10 (12.20%) Subversion
5 9 (10.98%) SoapUI
6 8 (9.76%) Ant
6 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.76%) Gradle
6 8 (9.76%) Maven
7 6 (7.32%) Mercurial
8 5 (6.10%) Jasmine
8 5 (6.10%) Protractor
9 4 (4.88%) Grunt
9 4 (4.88%) gulp
9 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.66%) JUnit
11 2 (2.44%) webpack
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Publishing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Developer
2 26 (31.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (18.29%) HTML Developer
3 15 (18.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (17.07%) HTML CSS Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Tester
6 10 (12.20%) Automation Tester
6 10 (12.20%) Designer
7 9 (10.98%) UI Developer
8 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
8 8 (9.76%) UX Designer
9 7 (8.54%) Developer in Test
10 6 (7.32%) Senior Designer
10 6 (7.32%) Senior UX Designer
10 6 (7.32%) Test Automation Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Consultant
11 5 (6.10%) User Experience Consultant
12 4 (4.88%) Angular Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (79.27%) HTML
2 59 (71.95%) CSS
3 31 (37.80%) HTML5
4 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
5 26 (31.71%) CSS3
6 18 (21.95%) jQuery
6 18 (21.95%) Sass
7 16 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (19.51%) XML
8 15 (18.29%) LESS
9 14 (17.07%) JSON
9 14 (17.07%) RESTful
10 11 (13.41%) JDBC
10 11 (13.41%) SOAP
10 11 (13.41%) XSD
11 10 (12.20%) Ajax
12 8 (9.76%) Backbone.js
13 7 (8.54%) Gherkin
13 7 (8.54%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (8.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.80%) User Experience
2 20 (24.39%) W3C
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) Social Media
5 3 (3.66%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.66%) Fintech
5 3 (3.66%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Blog
7 1 (1.22%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.71%) Front End Development
3 21 (25.61%) BDD
4 20 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (24.39%) Wireframes
5 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.51%) MVC
7 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
8 13 (15.85%) Scrum
8 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.85%) Web Design
9 12 (14.63%) OOP
10 11 (13.41%) OO
10 11 (13.41%) TDD
11 10 (12.20%) Open Source
11 10 (12.20%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.98%) Analytics
12 9 (10.98%) Web Development
13 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
13 8 (9.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.51%) Java
3 12 (14.63%) Python
4 8 (9.76%) PHP
5 3 (3.66%) C
5 3 (3.66%) SPARQL
6 2 (2.44%) ES6
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) WCAG
2 3 (3.66%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) WAI
3 1 (1.22%) SDET
3 1 (1.22%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) Twitter
4 1 (1.22%) FatWire
4 1 (1.22%) Google
4 1 (1.22%) OpenText