Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 748 770
Rank change year-on-year -56 +22 -9
Contract jobs citing Typography 93 138 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 105 99
UK median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £225 £213 £210
90th Percentile £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £331
% change year-on-year +12.00% -5.45% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 90,484 87,997 88,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.71% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,942 58,693 58,175
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,319 2,069 2,501
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.25 £48.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -49 90 £388 +10.71% 63
UK excluding London -37 48 £350 +12.00% 35
London -29 45 £400 +6.67% 29
South East -11 18 £250 -35.48% 11
North of England -3 17 £513 +38.98% 12
North East -1 10 £520 +26.06%
Yorkshire -2 7 £340 +8.80% 5
Midlands -19 5 £500 +100.00% 6
East Midlands +3 3 £525 +5.00% 4
South West -34 3 £325 +28.08%
East of England -9 2 £293 -2.50% 5
Scotland -21 2 - - 1
West Midlands -22 2 £475 +100.00% 2
Wales - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 63 (67.74%) User Experience
2 43 (46.24%) Adobe
3 40 (43.01%) HTML
4 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (33.33%) CSS
6 29 (31.18%) Prototyping
7 27 (29.03%) Photoshop
7 27 (29.03%) Graphic Design
8 23 (24.73%) Degree
8 23 (24.73%) InVision
9 19 (20.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (20.43%) Wireframes
10 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 15 (16.13%) Marketing
11 15 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (16.13%) Iconography
11 15 (16.13%) Mobile App
12 14 (15.05%) Infographics
12 14 (15.05%) Visualisation
12 14 (15.05%) InDesign
13 13 (13.98%) B2B
13 13 (13.98%) Analytics
13 13 (13.98%) Data Visualisation
14 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.90%) Vue.js
14 12 (12.90%) Analytical Mindset
14 12 (12.90%) Interaction Design
15 10 (10.75%) Finance
15 10 (10.75%) HTML5
15 10 (10.75%) Photography

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 (7.53%) CMS
1 7 (7.53%) WordPress
2 3 (3.23%) Drupal
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Marvel
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (29.03%) Photoshop
2 23 (24.73%) InVision
3 19 (20.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (15.05%) InDesign
6 5 (5.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (3.23%) Flinto
9 2 (2.15%) Acrobat
9 2 (2.15%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.23%) Slack
3 1 (1.08%) Responsys
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
1 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.15%) MySQL
1 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) Grunt
3 1 (1.08%) gulp
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 15 (16.13%) Marketing
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
3 7 (7.53%) Advertising
4 5 (5.38%) Games
4 5 (5.38%) Retail
5 4 (4.30%) Publishing
6 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.08%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (80.65%) Designer
2 24 (25.81%) UI Designer
3 22 (23.66%) UX Designer
4 14 (15.05%) Digital Designer
5 11 (11.83%) Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Graphic Designer
7 6 (6.45%) Visual Designer
8 5 (5.38%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.38%) UI/UX Designer
9 4 (4.30%) Interaction Designer
9 4 (4.30%) Mobile Designer
10 3 (3.23%) Creative Designer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior UI Designer
11 2 (2.15%) Creative Artworker
11 2 (2.15%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Email Designer
11 2 (2.15%) Mobile UI Designer
11 2 (2.15%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.01%) HTML
2 31 (33.33%) CSS
3 12 (12.90%) Vue.js
4 10 (10.75%) HTML5
5 6 (6.45%) CSS3
6 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.23%) Flash
6 3 (3.23%) Framer.js
6 3 (3.23%) React
7 2 (2.15%) Akka
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.15%) jQuery
7 2 (2.15%) JSON
7 2 (2.15%) LAMP
7 2 (2.15%) Material Design
7 2 (2.15%) Middleware
7 2 (2.15%) Node.js
7 2 (2.15%) spray
7 2 (2.15%) SVG
7 2 (2.15%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 63 (67.74%) User Experience
2 27 (29.03%) Graphic Design
3 15 (16.13%) Mobile App
4 12 (12.90%) Analytical Mindset
4 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (10.75%) Photography
6 9 (9.68%) Animation
7 8 (8.60%) Social Media
8 4 (4.30%) Video Editing
9 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (2.15%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (2.15%) Podcast
9 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.08%) 3D Printing
10 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.08%) Robotics
10 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Android
1 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
1 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Prototyping
3 19 (20.43%) Wireframes
4 15 (16.13%) Iconography
5 14 (15.05%) Infographics
5 14 (15.05%) Visualisation
6 13 (13.98%) Analytics
6 13 (13.98%) B2B
6 13 (13.98%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (12.90%) Interaction Design
8 10 (10.75%) Front End Development
9 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (9.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 8 (8.60%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 7 (7.53%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (7.53%) Web Design
12 6 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.45%) Scrum
13 5 (5.38%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.15%) ES6
2 2 (2.15%) PHP
2 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) Adobe
2 2 (2.15%) ATG
2 2 (2.15%) Google
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.15%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Tableau