Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 748 753 752
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +22
Contract jobs citing Typography 138 124 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 99 98
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £213 £210 £213
90th Percentile £513 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £331 £333
% change year-on-year -5.45% -0.60% -18.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £12.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.38

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 86637 86215 93203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.56% 83.97% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 57868 56960 60483
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2336 2766
UK median hourly rate £24.02 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.08% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.33 £48.75 £47.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +17.50%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 +12 130 £350 - 22
London -19 83 £375 -3.23% 10
UK excluding London +28 55 £313 -5.45% 12
Midlands +24 15 £250 -23.08% 6
South East -2 13 £388 +72.22% 2
North of England +49 11 £369 +8.46% 2
East Midlands +4 11 £500 +17.65% 1
Scotland +1 8 £300 -6.32%
Yorkshire +9 5 £313 -8.09% 1
South West +4 5 £254 -40.29% 1
West Midlands +22 4 £238 +21.79% 5
North West +13 4 £425 - 1
East of England -10 3 £300 +14.29% 1
North East - 2 £413 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Typography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Typography.

1 65 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) User Experience
3 55 (39.86%) HTML
4 44 (31.88%) Photoshop
5 43 (31.16%) Adobe
6 40 (28.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 35 (25.36%) CSS
8 29 (21.01%) Wireframes
9 26 (18.84%) Prototyping
9 26 (18.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 26 (18.84%) Finance
10 25 (18.12%) Scrum
10 25 (18.12%) Iconography
11 23 (16.67%) Mobile App
12 22 (15.94%) JavaScript
13 21 (15.22%) Web Design
13 21 (15.22%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 20 (14.49%) Front End Development
14 20 (14.49%) Degree
15 19 (13.77%) Marketing
15 19 (13.77%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (11.59%) HTML5
16 16 (11.59%) Graphic Design
17 13 (9.42%) UX Design
17 13 (9.42%) Apple iOS
17 13 (9.42%) Games
18 12 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
18 12 (8.70%) Information Architecture
18 12 (8.70%) RESTful
18 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared

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 3 (2.17%) Marvel
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (31.88%) Photoshop
2 40 (28.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (18.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (8.70%) InVision
5 5 (3.62%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (3.62%) InDesign
6 3 (2.17%) Flinto
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.72%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.72%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.72%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
2 1 (0.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) CouchDB
2 6 (4.35%) Couchbase
2 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.72%) Mocha
General
1 26 (18.84%) Finance
2 19 (13.77%) Marketing
3 13 (9.42%) Games
4 9 (6.52%) Banking
5 4 (2.90%) Electronics
5 4 (2.90%) Retail
6 3 (2.17%) Interactive Media
6 3 (2.17%) Publishing
7 2 (1.45%) Advertising
7 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Front Office
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.72%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.72%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (73.19%) Designer
2 33 (23.91%) Digital Designer
3 24 (17.39%) UI Designer
3 24 (17.39%) UX Designer
4 21 (15.22%) Developer
5 17 (12.32%) Visual Designer
6 14 (10.14%) Interaction Designer
7 11 (7.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Designer
8 9 (6.52%) UI/UX Designer
9 8 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.35%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.62%) 3D Designer
11 5 (3.62%) Graphic Designer
11 5 (3.62%) Junior
12 4 (2.90%) Mobile Designer
12 4 (2.90%) Web Designer
13 3 (2.17%) Senior UX Designer
14 2 (1.45%) Digital UX Designer
14 2 (1.45%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.86%) HTML
2 35 (25.36%) CSS
3 16 (11.59%) HTML5
4 12 (8.70%) RESTful
5 9 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.35%) Akka
6 6 (4.35%) Apache Camel
6 6 (4.35%) Middleware
6 6 (4.35%) Node.js
6 6 (4.35%) React
6 6 (4.35%) Sass
7 5 (3.62%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (3.62%) Aurelia
7 5 (3.62%) CSS3
7 5 (3.62%) Play Framework
7 5 (3.62%) Redux
8 4 (2.90%) SVG
8 4 (2.90%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 3 (2.17%) .NET
9 3 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (41.30%) User Experience
2 23 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 16 (11.59%) Graphic Design
4 11 (7.97%) Virtual Team
5 10 (7.25%) Motion Graphics
6 7 (5.07%) Animation
6 7 (5.07%) Photography
6 7 (5.07%) Social Media
7 3 (2.17%) BBC
7 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.72%) Online Games
9 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.70%) Android
3 9 (6.52%) Windows
4 7 (5.07%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.01%) Wireframes
3 26 (18.84%) Prototyping
4 25 (18.12%) Iconography
4 25 (18.12%) Scrum
5 21 (15.22%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 21 (15.22%) Web Design
6 20 (14.49%) Front End Development
7 19 (13.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (9.42%) UX Design
9 12 (8.70%) Information Architecture
10 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.52%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
12 8 (5.80%) Analytics
13 7 (5.07%) Reverse Engineering
14 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
15 4 (2.90%) Customer-Centricity
15 4 (2.90%) Data Visualisation
15 4 (2.90%) Mobile First
15 4 (2.90%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.07%) ES6
3 6 (4.35%) TypeScript
4 3 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) C
5 1 (0.72%) C++
5 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Degree
2 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 43 (31.16%) Adobe
2 5 (3.62%) CA
2 5 (3.62%) SAP
3 3 (2.17%) Facebook
3 3 (2.17%) Twitter
4 2 (1.45%) Google
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.72%) Apple