Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Typography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Typography over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 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.

Typography
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 760 737
Rank change year-on-year +88 -23 -4
Contract jobs citing Typography 49 92 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 92
England median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £190
90th Percentile £488 £538 £544
UK median daily rate £400 £393 £369
% change year-on-year +1.91% +6.30% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £17.50 -

Typography is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 55,631 79,743 79,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.45% 87.41% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36,577 53,313 53,934
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £285
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,790 1,972 1,886
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.65 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.86% +0.64% -2.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.30
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £23.70 £23.08
% change year-on-year -2.95% +2.71% -1.14%

Typography
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Typography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Typography in England

Typography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Typography in England

Typography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Typography in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Typography in England

Typography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Typography in England

Typography
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Typography within the England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
London +112 35 £398 -0.39% 12
South West +18 7 £400 - 5
East of England - 4 £463 -
Yorkshire +39 2 - - 1
North of England +20 2 - - 1
Midlands +51 1 - - 6
East Midlands +22 1 - - 4
Typography
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Typography 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 England region with a requirement for Typography.

1 40 (81.63%) User Experience
2 31 (63.27%) Wireframes
3 20 (40.82%) Sketch
4 18 (36.73%) Adobe
5 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.61%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 12 (24.49%) Usability Testing
7 11 (22.45%) Prototyping
8 10 (20.41%) InVision
8 10 (20.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (18.37%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (18.37%) CSS
10 8 (16.33%) HTML
10 8 (16.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (14.29%) Information Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Degree
12 6 (12.24%) Graphic Design
12 6 (12.24%) Time Management
12 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
12 6 (12.24%) Photoshop
12 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (12.24%) Decision-Making
13 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (10.20%) Axure RP
13 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
13 5 (10.20%) CSS3
13 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (10.20%) Project Management
13 5 (10.20%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (10.20%) Microsoft

Typography
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Sketch
2 10 (20.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (20.41%) InVision
3 6 (12.24%) Photoshop
4 5 (10.20%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (10.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (8.16%) InDesign
6 1 (2.04%) Figma
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.16%) Games
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (93.88%) Designer
2 21 (42.86%) UX Designer
3 15 (30.61%) UI Designer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Designer
5 8 (16.33%) UI/UX Designer
6 7 (14.29%) Junior
6 7 (14.29%) Junior Designer
7 5 (10.20%) Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) User Experience Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Graphic Designer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior UX Designer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior UX Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Digital Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Research Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Senior UI Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior UI/UX Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Web Designer
10 2 (4.08%) User Experience Researcher
10 2 (4.08%) Visual Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) CSS
2 8 (16.33%) HTML
3 5 (10.20%) CSS3
4 4 (8.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (4.08%) Ajax
5 2 (4.08%) HTML5
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) RequireJS
5 2 (4.08%) Sass
5 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.08%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (81.63%) User Experience
2 6 (12.24%) Graphic Design
3 4 (8.16%) Video Editing
4 3 (6.12%) Animation
4 3 (6.12%) HoloLens
4 3 (6.12%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (4.08%) Photography
5 2 (4.08%) Social Media
6 1 (2.04%) Blog
6 1 (2.04%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Android
1 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Wireframes
2 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 12 (24.49%) Usability Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Prototyping
5 9 (18.37%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 6 (12.24%) Decision-Making
7 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.24%) Time Management
8 5 (10.20%) Business Development
8 5 (10.20%) Ergonomics
8 5 (10.20%) Human Factors
8 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
9 4 (8.16%) Design Thinking
9 4 (8.16%) Game Development
9 4 (8.16%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (8.16%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Adobe
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) BT