Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 796 878
Rank change year-on-year -43 +82 -26
Contract jobs citing SVG 52 75 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.079% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.25% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 22
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +19.78% -27.57%
10th Percentile £303 £324 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £318
% change year-on-year -18.75% +25.98% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 35,181 30,573 31,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.92% 32.21% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,745 21,091 22,089
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 386 404
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.08 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.88 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +1.35%

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 16 July 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 8 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 16 July 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 -43 52 £425 +5.59% 23
London -52 38 £465 +9.41% 9
UK excluding London -44 14 £325 -18.75% 14
South East - 7 £375 - 4
North of England -31 4 £325 -13.33% 1
North West -32 4 £325 -13.33%
East Midlands -12 3 £313 -21.88% 1
Midlands -30 3 £313 -21.88% 2

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 44 (84.62%) CSS
2 39 (75.00%) HTML
3 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 27 (51.92%) HTML5
5 25 (48.08%) CSS3
6 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (40.38%) Front End Development
8 19 (36.54%) User Experience
8 19 (36.54%) Sass
9 16 (30.77%) Ajax
10 15 (28.85%) jQuery
11 14 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (26.92%) HTML5 Canvas
12 12 (23.08%) REST
12 12 (23.08%) OOP
13 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
14 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
14 10 (19.23%) OO
14 10 (19.23%) Workflow
14 10 (19.23%) Scrum
15 9 (17.31%) TDD
15 9 (17.31%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (15.38%) Mobile First
16 8 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
16 8 (15.38%) Degree
16 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
16 8 (15.38%) QA
17 7 (13.46%) JIRA
17 7 (13.46%) MVC
17 7 (13.46%) HTTP

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 5 (9.62%) Confluence
1 5 (9.62%) WordPress
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Marvel
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.77%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Basecamp
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) PostCSS
3 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.54%) Mocha
3 6 (11.54%) Protractor
3 6 (11.54%) Selenium
3 6 (11.54%) Sinon.JS
4 5 (9.62%) Grunt
4 5 (9.62%) gulp
4 5 (9.62%) Jasmine
4 5 (9.62%) Subversion
4 5 (9.62%) webpack
5 4 (7.69%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.92%) git-flow
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Composer
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (25.00%) Designer
4 11 (21.15%) UI Designer
5 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 7 (13.46%) HTML Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Technical Architect
6 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (9.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.62%) UI Developer
7 5 (9.62%) UI Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Web Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Web UI Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.69%) React Developer
8 4 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (84.62%) CSS
2 39 (75.00%) HTML
3 27 (51.92%) HTML5
4 25 (48.08%) CSS3
5 19 (36.54%) Sass
6 16 (30.77%) Ajax
7 15 (28.85%) jQuery
8 14 (26.92%) HTML5 Canvas
9 12 (23.08%) REST
10 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
11 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (13.46%) XML
12 6 (11.54%) Chai
12 6 (11.54%) Gherkin
12 6 (11.54%) Jest
12 6 (11.54%) LESS
12 6 (11.54%) React
13 5 (9.62%) Angular 2
13 5 (9.62%) Highcharts JS
14 4 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) User Experience
2 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.62%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.62%) W3C
4 4 (7.69%) Online Gambling
5 3 (5.77%) Animation
6 2 (3.85%) Fintech
6 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.85%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Front End Development
3 14 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (23.08%) OOP
5 10 (19.23%) OO
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
5 10 (19.23%) Workflow
6 9 (17.31%) TDD
7 8 (15.38%) Mobile First
7 8 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
7 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.46%) MVC
8 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (11.54%) Validation
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.62%) Kanban
10 5 (9.62%) OOD
10 5 (9.62%) Web Development
10 5 (9.62%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) PHP
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On