Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SVG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SVG over the 6 months to 23 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.

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 816 865
Rank change year-on-year -25 +49 +10
Contract jobs citing SVG 46 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.067% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.21% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 29
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £348
90th Percentile £528 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SVG 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 36,035 32,354 32,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.83% 32.29% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,391 22,723 22,288
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
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 316 369 377
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £15.94 £18.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.38 £52.50 £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.10% +12.23% -4.00%

SVG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SVG in the UK

SVG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SVG in the UK

SVG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SVG over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SVG in the UK

SVG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SVG in the UK

SVG
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SVG within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -22 44 £425 +6.25% 22
London -6 33 £460 +8.24% 12
UK excluding London -32 12 £350 -12.50% 13
South East -12 8 £350 -23.29% 2
North West -12 3 £388 +3.33%
North of England -12 3 £388 +3.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SVG 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 SVG.

1 38 (82.61%) CSS
2 36 (78.26%) HTML
3 34 (73.91%) CSS3
4 32 (69.57%) HTML5
5 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
6 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (41.30%) jQuery
7 19 (41.30%) User Experience
7 19 (41.30%) Front End Development
8 16 (34.78%) HTML5 Canvas
9 14 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 14 (30.43%) OO
10 13 (28.26%) OOP
10 13 (28.26%) Workflow
10 13 (28.26%) Ajax
10 13 (28.26%) Sass
11 12 (26.09%) QA
12 9 (19.57%) Degree
12 9 (19.57%) JIRA
12 9 (19.57%) Subversion
12 9 (19.57%) Content Management
12 9 (19.57%) Validation
12 9 (19.57%) CMS
12 9 (19.57%) XHTML
12 9 (19.57%) XML
12 9 (19.57%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (19.57%) React
13 8 (17.39%) Protractor
13 8 (17.39%) Mobile First

SVG
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 9 (19.57%) CMS
2 7 (15.22%) Confluence
3 6 (13.04%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) Marvel
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Basecamp
2 3 (6.52%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Zapier
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) JIRA
1 9 (19.57%) Karma Test Runner
1 9 (19.57%) Subversion
2 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) Protractor
3 7 (15.22%) Mocha
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 7 (15.22%) Sinon.JS
4 5 (10.87%) Grunt
4 5 (10.87%) gulp
4 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.70%) webpack
6 3 (6.52%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Composer
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Games
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Designer
3 15 (32.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (26.09%) UI Designer
5 8 (17.39%) Senior Designer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior UI Designer
7 5 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.87%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Web Designer
9 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Web Designer
10 2 (4.35%) UX Designer
10 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Web UI Designer
11 1 (2.17%) Angular Developer
11 1 (2.17%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (2.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) CSS
2 36 (78.26%) HTML
3 34 (73.91%) CSS3
4 32 (69.57%) HTML5
5 19 (41.30%) jQuery
6 16 (34.78%) HTML5 Canvas
7 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
8 13 (28.26%) Ajax
8 13 (28.26%) Sass
9 9 (19.57%) React
9 9 (19.57%) XHTML
9 9 (19.57%) XML
10 7 (15.22%) Chai
10 7 (15.22%) Gherkin
10 7 (15.22%) LESS
10 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (13.04%) Highcharts JS
11 6 (13.04%) JSTL
11 6 (13.04%) REST
12 5 (10.87%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) User Experience
2 7 (15.22%) W3C
3 5 (10.87%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.87%) Fintech
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Animation
6 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Front End Development
3 14 (30.43%) OO
3 14 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (28.26%) OOP
4 13 (28.26%) Workflow
5 9 (19.57%) Content Management
5 9 (19.57%) Validation
6 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.39%) Mobile First
6 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.39%) Web Design
7 7 (15.22%) Workflow Management
8 6 (13.04%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (13.04%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (13.04%) TDD
9 5 (10.87%) BDD
9 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.87%) Typography
9 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 7 (15.22%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On