Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 February 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.

Typography
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 741 732 766
Rank change year-on-year -9 +34 -16
Contract jobs citing Typography 133 120 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 90 107
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £192 £213
90th Percentile £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £331 £325
% change year-on-year +13.46% +1.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86,119 80,469 88,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.77% 83.81% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,493 53,316 57,797
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,071 2,228 2,609
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.01 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -3.85% +23.81%

Typography
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Typography in the UK

Typography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Typography in the UK

Typography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Typography over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Typography in the UK

Typography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Typography in the UK

Typography
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Typography within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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 -11 126 £375 +7.14% 55
London -30 77 £364 -9.13% 35
UK excluding London -18 56 £375 +13.46% 22
Midlands +20 17 £375 -3.23% 2
South East -14 14 £400 +77.78% 5
East Midlands +9 13 £375 -3.23%
North of England +26 9 £450 +80.00% 6
South West +2 7 £369 -22.37% 6
Scotland -10 7 £325 +4.84% 1
North East +55 4 £413 +135.71%
Yorkshire -12 4 £450 +38.46% 3
West Midlands - 4 £300 - 2
East of England -5 2 £300 +130.77% 1
North West +1 1 £300 +87.50% 3

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for Typography.

1 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (51.13%) User Experience
3 56 (42.11%) HTML
4 48 (36.09%) Adobe
5 38 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 37 (27.82%) Photoshop
7 34 (25.56%) Wireframes
8 32 (24.06%) Prototyping
9 30 (22.56%) CSS
9 30 (22.56%) Mobile App
10 27 (20.30%) Degree
11 25 (18.80%) Scrum
11 25 (18.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 23 (17.29%) Finance
12 23 (17.29%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (16.54%) Web Design
14 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 21 (15.79%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 18 (13.53%) Apple iOS
15 18 (13.53%) Virtual Team
15 18 (13.53%) Iconography
16 17 (12.78%) Android
17 16 (12.03%) RESTful
18 15 (11.28%) UX Design
18 15 (11.28%) HTML5
18 15 (11.28%) Internet
19 14 (10.53%) Windows
19 14 (10.53%) Graphic Design
19 14 (10.53%) CouchDB
20 13 (9.77%) Front End Development

Typography
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 2 (1.50%) Marvel
2 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 37 (27.82%) Photoshop
3 25 (18.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (9.77%) InVision
5 8 (6.02%) InDesign
6 4 (3.01%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (3.01%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.50%) Flinto
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.75%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.75%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) CouchDB
2 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.51%) Couchbase
4 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.01%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (17.29%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Games
4 3 (2.26%) Advertising
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (67.67%) Designer
2 30 (22.56%) UX Designer
3 28 (21.05%) Digital Designer
4 26 (19.55%) UI Designer
5 19 (14.29%) Developer
6 18 (13.53%) Interaction Designer
7 16 (12.03%) Visual Designer
8 12 (9.02%) UI/UX Designer
9 11 (8.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (5.26%) Digital UX Designer
11 7 (5.26%) Senior Designer
12 6 (4.51%) Scala Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Artworker
13 5 (3.76%) Junior
13 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Senior UX Designer
14 4 (3.01%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 4 (3.01%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 4 (3.01%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.11%) HTML
2 30 (22.56%) CSS
3 16 (12.03%) RESTful
4 15 (11.28%) HTML5
5 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
6 10 (7.52%) .NET
6 10 (7.52%) Sass
7 9 (6.77%) Node.js
8 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.51%) Akka
9 6 (4.51%) Apache Camel
9 6 (4.51%) Aurelia
9 6 (4.51%) Middleware
10 5 (3.76%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (3.76%) Ember.js
10 5 (3.76%) Play Framework
10 5 (3.76%) React
11 2 (1.50%) Framer.js
11 2 (1.50%) OpenGL
12 1 (0.75%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (51.13%) User Experience
2 30 (22.56%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.53%) Virtual Team
4 14 (10.53%) Graphic Design
5 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.76%) Animation
6 5 (3.76%) Photography
6 5 (3.76%) Social Media
7 3 (2.26%) BBC
7 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.26%) Fintech
8 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.75%) Life Science
9 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.75%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Apple iOS
2 17 (12.78%) Android
3 14 (10.53%) Windows
4 12 (9.02%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) Wireframes
3 32 (24.06%) Prototyping
4 25 (18.80%) Scrum
5 23 (17.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (16.54%) Web Design
7 21 (15.79%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 18 (13.53%) Iconography
9 15 (11.28%) UX Design
10 13 (9.77%) Front End Development
11 11 (8.27%) Information Architecture
12 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.77%) Collaborative Working
14 7 (5.26%) Analytics
14 7 (5.26%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
14 7 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
15 6 (4.51%) Rapid Prototyping
15 6 (4.51%) Software Engineering
15 6 (4.51%) Usability Testing
15 6 (4.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 11 (8.27%) TypeScript
3 8 (6.02%) C#
4 7 (5.26%) ES6
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (20.30%) Degree
2 10 (7.52%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.75%) QA
1 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Docker
Vendors
1 48 (36.09%) Adobe
2 5 (3.76%) CA
2 5 (3.76%) SAP
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.26%) Facebook
4 3 (2.26%) Twitter
5 1 (0.75%) Apple
5 1 (0.75%) Google