Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 731 784
Rank change year-on-year -17 +53 -8
Contract jobs citing Typography 122 103 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 92
UK median daily rate £359 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.03% +11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £225 £163 £192
90th Percentile £511 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £361
% change year-on-year -1.43% -3.11% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.41% - -
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 85,849 77,433 89,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.78% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,597 50,637 59,106
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,337 2,076 2,273
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Typography in the UK

Typography
Top 15 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 June 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 -29 118 £373 +2.76% 47
London -36 67 £375 -6.25% 22
UK excluding London -18 55 £345 -1.43% 26
South West +8 14 £354 -25.53% 1
South East -27 14 £425 +21.43% 5
North of England -26 11 £400 +100.00% 13
Yorkshire -16 8 £450 +80.00% 7
East of England +5 6 £293 +125.00% 1
Midlands +1 6 £398 +140.91% 5
East Midlands +1 4 £275 +66.67% 3
Scotland -40 3 £290 -
North East -1 2 £400 +120.69%
West Midlands - 2 £448 - 2
Wales -9 1 £300 -40.00% 1
North West -23 1 £300 +66.67% 6

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 76 (62.30%) User Experience
2 62 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (47.54%) HTML
4 50 (40.98%) Adobe
5 42 (34.43%) CSS
6 39 (31.97%) Photoshop
7 35 (28.69%) Wireframes
8 28 (22.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (21.31%) Degree
9 26 (21.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (19.67%) Finance
10 24 (19.67%) HTML5
10 24 (19.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 23 (18.85%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
12 21 (17.21%) Scrum
13 20 (16.39%) InVision
13 20 (16.39%) Mobile App
14 19 (15.57%) Android
15 18 (14.75%) Web Design
16 17 (13.93%) Front End Development
17 16 (13.11%) AngularJS
17 16 (13.11%) Apple iOS
18 15 (12.30%) Iconography
18 15 (12.30%) Prototyping
19 14 (11.48%) Collaborative Working
19 14 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
19 14 (11.48%) CSS3
19 14 (11.48%) Marketing
20 13 (10.66%) Sass

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 7 (5.74%) CMS
2 6 (4.92%) Apache
2 6 (4.92%) Drupal
2 6 (4.92%) WordPress
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (31.97%) Photoshop
2 26 (21.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (19.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (16.39%) InVision
5 5 (4.10%) InDesign
6 4 (3.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (3.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (2.46%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (2.46%) UXPin
8 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.82%) Moqups
9 1 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.28%) Slack
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) CouchDB
2 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.74%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Marketing
3 5 (4.10%) Advertising
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Games
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.82%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (76.23%) Designer
2 39 (31.97%) UX Designer
3 36 (29.51%) UI Designer
4 19 (15.57%) Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Digital Designer
6 17 (13.93%) UI/UX Designer
7 11 (9.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (8.20%) Interaction Designer
9 9 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Senior Designer
9 9 (7.38%) Visual Designer
10 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior UI Designer
12 4 (3.28%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.28%) UI Developer
12 4 (3.28%) UX Developer
12 4 (3.28%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (47.54%) HTML
2 42 (34.43%) CSS
3 24 (19.67%) HTML5
4 16 (13.11%) AngularJS
5 14 (11.48%) CSS3
6 13 (10.66%) Sass
7 11 (9.02%) .NET
8 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (7.38%) Ember.js
8 9 (7.38%) React
9 8 (6.56%) Node.js
9 8 (6.56%) RESTful
10 6 (4.92%) LAMP
11 5 (4.10%) jQuery
12 4 (3.28%) JSON
12 4 (3.28%) LESS
12 4 (3.28%) Symfony
12 4 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.46%) Material Design
13 3 (2.46%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 76 (62.30%) User Experience
2 20 (16.39%) Mobile App
3 14 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (9.02%) Virtual Team
5 10 (8.20%) Graphic Design
6 5 (4.10%) Fintech
6 5 (4.10%) Motion Graphics
7 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.46%) Animation
8 3 (2.46%) Photography
9 2 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.64%) 3D Printing
9 2 (1.64%) Life Science
9 2 (1.64%) Robotics
9 2 (1.64%) Social Media
9 2 (1.64%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.82%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Android
2 16 (13.11%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.20%) Windows
4 9 (7.38%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.92%) Linux
6 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.82%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.69%) Wireframes
3 28 (22.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (18.85%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (17.21%) Scrum
6 18 (14.75%) Web Design
7 17 (13.93%) Front End Development
8 15 (12.30%) Iconography
8 15 (12.30%) Prototyping
9 14 (11.48%) Collaborative Working
10 13 (10.66%) Rapid Prototyping
11 11 (9.02%) UX Design
12 10 (8.20%) A/B Testing
12 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.20%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 7 (5.74%) Kanban
14 6 (4.92%) Business Development
14 6 (4.92%) Usability Testing
14 6 (4.92%) Visualisation
14 6 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.38%) C#
2 9 (7.38%) TypeScript
3 8 (6.56%) ES6
4 6 (4.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (21.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 50 (40.98%) Adobe
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.28%) Apple
4 2 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (0.82%) Cognizant