Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HTML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTML over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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.

HTML (including XHTML, DHTML & HTML5)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing HTML 8,863 9,303 10,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.59% 9.38% 10.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.65% 29.09% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,317 6,675 7,624
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £303 £285 £263
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 115 133
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.39% +9.06%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.35 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.30 £63.75 £57.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45% -11.29%

HTML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,957 31,985 32,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.86% 32.24% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,298 22,427 22,354
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 375 382
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

HTML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HTML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HTML in the UK

HTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTML in the UK

HTML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTML over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTML in the UK

HTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTML in the UK

HTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTML over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HTML in the UK

HTML
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTML within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
England -2 8,200 £433 +1.76% 4,073
UK excluding London -3 4,526 £400 +6.67% 3,095
London -6 4,192 £475 - 1,190
South East 0 1,437 £413 +6.45% 723
North of England -2 1,061 £380 +1.33% 917
Midlands -5 713 £388 +10.71% 576
North West -1 520 £375 +2.46% 538
South West -3 484 £400 +14.29% 385
Yorkshire -5 428 £388 +3.40% 305
Scotland -3 423 £400 +6.67% 128
West Midlands -6 422 £400 +14.12% 316
East of England -19 298 £375 - 284
East Midlands -2 291 £375 +7.14% 260
Wales -12 115 £400 - 61
North East -2 113 £400 -1.54% 74
Northern Ireland +7 11 £275 -33.33% 23
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTML 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 HTML.

1 7,237 (81.65%) CSS
2 6,898 (77.83%) JavaScript
3 3,983 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
4 3,827 (43.18%) HTML5
5 3,005 (33.90%) AngularJS
6 2,305 (26.01%) CSS3
7 2,215 (24.99%) Front End Development
8 2,068 (23.33%) React
9 2,051 (23.14%) jQuery
10 1,996 (22.52%) .NET
11 1,938 (21.87%) C#
12 1,928 (21.75%) Git (software)
13 1,897 (21.40%) Java
14 1,739 (19.62%) TDD
15 1,560 (17.60%) SQL
16 1,532 (17.29%) MVC
17 1,525 (17.21%) Node.js
18 1,373 (15.49%) User Experience
19 1,331 (15.02%) Web Development
20 1,256 (14.17%) Sass
21 1,234 (13.92%) Scrum
22 1,231 (13.89%) Finance
23 1,159 (13.08%) SQL Server
24 1,149 (12.96%) ASP.NET
25 1,145 (12.92%) REST
26 1,011 (11.41%) Test Automation
27 999 (11.27%) XML
28 968 (10.92%) Web Services
29 898 (10.13%) PHP
30 862 (9.73%) OO

HTML
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
1 525 (5.92%) CMS
2 237 (2.67%) WordPress
3 224 (2.53%) Confluence
4 209 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 174 (1.96%) Drupal
6 173 (1.95%) Apache
7 141 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 140 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
9 123 (1.39%) IIS
10 118 (1.33%) JBoss
11 106 (1.20%) Umbraco
12 98 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 94 (1.06%) WebLogic
14 79 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 66 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
16 57 (0.64%) nginx
17 55 (0.62%) Apache Spark
18 51 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
19 37 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
20 36 (0.41%) EPiServer
Applications
1 305 (3.44%) Photoshop
2 110 (1.24%) InVision
3 94 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 86 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 48 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
6 43 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
7 34 (0.38%) Fireworks
8 30 (0.34%) InDesign
9 22 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
10 19 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 18 (0.20%) GIMP
12 16 (0.18%) InfoPath
13 13 (0.15%) Chatbot
14 12 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 10 (0.11%) MS Visio
16 8 (0.090%) Acrobat
16 8 (0.090%) Adobe Premiere
16 8 (0.090%) UserZoom
17 5 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
17 5 (0.056%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 128 (1.44%) Magento
2 98 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.23%) Actimize
4 16 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.18%) Shopify
5 15 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 15 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 12 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.090%) Eloqua
9 8 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.045%) OpenCart
12 4 (0.045%) SDL Web 8
12 4 (0.045%) thinkFolio
13 3 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 3 (0.034%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 728 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 620 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
3 273 (3.08%) GitHub
4 270 (3.05%) npm
5 195 (2.20%) Serverless
6 115 (1.30%) SaaS
7 106 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 99 (1.12%) Office 365
9 89 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
10 87 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 66 (0.74%) Heroku
12 53 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
13 48 (0.54%) PaaS
14 45 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 32 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
16 29 (0.33%) NuGet
16 29 (0.33%) Yarn
17 28 (0.32%) Azure Functions
17 28 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
18 26 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 347 (3.92%) HTTP
2 153 (1.73%) Internet
3 83 (0.94%) SSL
4 80 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 62 (0.70%) DNS
6 56 (0.63%) Intranet
7 50 (0.56%) FTP
8 46 (0.52%) SMS
9 25 (0.28%) Firewall
10 22 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 18 (0.20%) LAN
12 15 (0.17%) Broadband
12 15 (0.17%) SMTP
12 15 (0.17%) WAN
13 14 (0.16%) Kerberos
13 14 (0.16%) Skype
13 14 (0.16%) VPN
14 13 (0.15%) AMQP
15 12 (0.14%) RTMP
16 10 (0.11%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,159 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 805 (9.08%) MySQL
3 534 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 492 (5.55%) MongoDB
5 373 (4.21%) NoSQL
6 334 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 153 (1.73%) RDBMS
8 138 (1.56%) Redis
9 114 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 112 (1.26%) Big Data
11 85 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 77 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 77 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 73 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 71 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 66 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 56 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
17 48 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
18 46 (0.52%) Couchbase
19 41 (0.46%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,928 (21.75%) Git (software)
2 640 (7.22%) Jenkins
3 552 (6.23%) JIRA
4 520 (5.87%) Selenium
5 494 (5.57%) gulp
6 390 (4.40%) webpack
7 342 (3.86%) Grunt
8 337 (3.80%) Jasmine
9 298 (3.36%) Visual Studio
10 295 (3.33%) Maven
11 286 (3.23%) Subversion
12 246 (2.78%) JUnit
12 246 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 227 (2.56%) Cucumber
14 202 (2.28%) Karma Test Runner
15 178 (2.01%) Mocha
16 147 (1.66%) Gradle
17 144 (1.62%) TeamCity
18 138 (1.56%) Bitbucket
19 137 (1.55%) Axure RP
General
1 1,231 (13.89%) Finance
2 530 (5.98%) Banking
3 406 (4.58%) Retail
4 350 (3.95%) Marketing
5 215 (2.43%) Front Office
6 129 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 123 (1.39%) Games
8 114 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 113 (1.27%) Advertising
10 90 (1.02%) Back Office
11 89 (1.00%) Legal
12 82 (0.93%) Publishing
13 60 (0.68%) Law
14 59 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 57 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 42 (0.47%) Electronics
17 24 (0.27%) Automotive
18 21 (0.24%) Multimedia
19 15 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.12%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 7,186 (81.08%) Developer
2 1,733 (19.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,123 (12.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 969 (10.93%) .NET Developer
5 921 (10.39%) React Developer
6 782 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 709 (8.00%) Angular Developer
8 695 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 605 (6.83%) C# Developer
10 572 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 552 (6.23%) HTML Developer
12 475 (5.36%) UI Developer
13 472 (5.33%) Web Developer
14 437 (4.93%) Designer
15 420 (4.74%) PHP Developer
16 393 (4.43%) HTML CSS Developer
17 370 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
18 236 (2.66%) UX Designer
19 220 (2.48%) Node.js Developer
20 219 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,237 (81.65%) CSS
2 3,827 (43.18%) HTML5
3 3,005 (33.90%) AngularJS
4 2,305 (26.01%) CSS3
5 2,068 (23.33%) React
6 2,051 (23.14%) jQuery
7 1,996 (22.52%) .NET
8 1,525 (17.21%) Node.js
9 1,256 (14.17%) Sass
10 1,149 (12.96%) ASP.NET
11 1,145 (12.92%) REST
12 999 (11.27%) XML
13 968 (10.92%) Web Services
14 834 (9.41%) Redux
15 763 (8.61%) JSON
16 757 (8.54%) Spring
17 716 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 714 (8.06%) RESTful
19 635 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web API
20 630 (7.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1,373 (15.49%) User Experience
2 529 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 433 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 395 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 266 (3.00%) Fintech
6 263 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 165 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 143 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 136 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 128 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 100 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 93 (1.05%) Social Media
13 82 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 76 (0.86%) W3C
15 65 (0.73%) Derivative
16 62 (0.70%) Equities
16 62 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
17 49 (0.55%) Graphic Design
18 39 (0.44%) Management Information System
19 38 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 632 (7.13%) Linux
2 332 (3.75%) Windows
3 329 (3.71%) Unix
4 251 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 249 (2.81%) Android
6 67 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 43 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 40 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 27 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 21 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.23%) VMS
12 17 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.19%) Solaris
13 14 (0.16%) CentOS
14 13 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.11%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
18 6 (0.068%) Debian
18 6 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,983 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 2,215 (24.99%) Front End Development
3 1,739 (19.62%) TDD
4 1,532 (17.29%) MVC
5 1,331 (15.02%) Web Development
6 1,234 (13.92%) Scrum
7 1,011 (11.41%) Test Automation
8 862 (9.73%) OO
9 847 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
10 833 (9.40%) BDD
11 730 (8.24%) Microservices
12 670 (7.56%) Unit Testing
13 635 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 617 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
15 588 (6.63%) DevOps
16 576 (6.50%) Software Engineering
17 569 (6.42%) Responsive Web Design
18 439 (4.95%) Analytics
19 395 (4.46%) SDLC
20 370 (4.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6,898 (77.83%) JavaScript
2 1,938 (21.87%) C#
3 1,897 (21.40%) Java
4 1,560 (17.60%) SQL
5 898 (10.13%) PHP
6 747 (8.43%) TypeScript
7 694 (7.83%) ES6
8 588 (6.63%) Python
9 281 (3.17%) Java 8
10 214 (2.41%) Scala
11 213 (2.40%) Ruby
12 187 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 133 (1.50%) C++
14 130 (1.47%) Go
15 122 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 116 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 102 (1.15%) Perl
18 87 (0.98%) C
19 77 (0.87%) Bash Shell
19 77 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 501 (5.65%) Degree
2 369 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 283 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 147 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 31 (0.35%) ISEB
7 27 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 17 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.16%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.15%) BC Cleared
13 13 (0.15%) Postgraduate
14 8 (0.090%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (0.090%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.079%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.068%) APMP
17 5 (0.056%) CISSP
17 5 (0.056%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (3.76%) QA
2 69 (0.78%) WCAG
3 22 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.24%) SLA
5 19 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 19 (0.21%) GDPR
6 17 (0.19%) WAI
7 14 (0.16%) PMO
8 9 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.056%) GxP
11 3 (0.034%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.034%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.023%) GMP
12 2 (0.023%) TickIT
13 1 (0.011%) MISRA
13 1 (0.011%) MISRA C
System Software
1 588 (6.63%) Docker
2 31 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.14%) HDFS
4 12 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.11%) LXC
7 6 (0.068%) vCloud
8 5 (0.056%) KVM
9 4 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.045%) Firmware
9 4 (0.045%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.034%) etcd
10 3 (0.034%) flannel
11 2 (0.023%) NFS
11 2 (0.023%) Postfix
11 2 (0.023%) SRDF
11 2 (0.023%) Varnish
11 2 (0.023%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.023%) Xen
Systems Management
1 173 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 131 (1.48%) Puppet
3 103 (1.16%) Ansible
4 79 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (0.68%) Kibana
6 46 (0.52%) Grafana
7 41 (0.46%) Terraform
8 35 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
10 21 (0.24%) HP ALM
11 18 (0.20%) Graphite
11 18 (0.20%) HockeyApp
11 18 (0.20%) logstash
12 15 (0.17%) Mesos
13 14 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.15%) Cobbler
15 10 (0.11%) HAProxy
16 9 (0.10%) WMI
17 7 (0.079%) Marathon
17 7 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 676 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 577 (6.51%) Oracle
3 377 (4.25%) Adobe
4 296 (3.34%) Google
5 125 (1.41%) ServiceNow
6 122 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 114 (1.29%) SAP
8 107 (1.21%) IBM
9 92 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 81 (0.91%) hybris
11 71 (0.80%) Splunk
12 64 (0.72%) Twitter
13 54 (0.61%) Xamarin
14 52 (0.59%) Atlassian
15 51 (0.58%) Apple
15 51 (0.58%) Zend
16 41 (0.46%) Sybase
17 31 (0.35%) Tableau
18 30 (0.34%) HP
19 28 (0.32%) webMethods