Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Web Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Design over the 6 months to 11 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.

Web Design
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 363 306
Rank change year-on-year -43 -57 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Design 573 671 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.78% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 448 614
UK median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £239
90th Percentile £550 £545 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 17
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.98 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +19.44% -27.90%
10th Percentile £12.89 £19.21 £13.93
90th Percentile £31.50 £36.15 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.44 £22.45 £19.02
% change year-on-year +48.95% +18.03% -34.41%

Web Design 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 87300 86207 93084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.55% 83.96% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 58318 56952 60427
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 2015 2337 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 £49.30 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +18.75%

Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Design over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Design over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Design within the UK over the 6 months to 11 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 -41 522 £425 - 114
UK excluding London -26 337 £425 +6.25% 85
London -54 224 £420 -1.18% 35
North of England +61 129 £440 +17.33% 27
South East -22 71 £425 +9.68% 11
Midlands -37 58 £400 -9.09% 24
Yorkshire -5 53 £463 +8.82% 16
North East +93 37 £425 +6.25% 1
North West +32 37 £425 +23.64% 10
West Midlands -19 32 £400 -11.11% 12
South West +8 30 £420 -13.85% 10
Scotland -8 30 £375 +10.70% 4
East Midlands -28 26 £413 -6.25% 12
Wales 0 9 £450 +7.46% 2
East of England -32 9 £475 +80.95% 7
Northern Ireland -36 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Design 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 Web Design.

1 399 (69.63%) HTML
2 393 (68.59%) CSS
3 317 (55.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 305 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
5 259 (45.20%) JavaScript
6 209 (36.47%) User Experience
7 181 (31.59%) HTML5
8 172 (30.02%) Git (software)
9 163 (28.45%) Front End Development
10 157 (27.40%) CSS3
11 133 (23.21%) Web Development
12 111 (19.37%) Prototyping
13 106 (18.50%) Java
14 96 (16.75%) Linux
14 96 (16.75%) AngularJS
15 91 (15.88%) Sass
15 91 (15.88%) jQuery
16 87 (15.18%) Test Automation
17 86 (15.01%) Scrum
18 85 (14.83%) Finance
18 85 (14.83%) Mobile App
19 83 (14.49%) Relational Database
20 82 (14.31%) REST
20 82 (14.31%) HTTP
21 80 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
22 78 (13.61%) Scala
22 78 (13.61%) Subversion
23 77 (13.44%) Web Services
24 76 (13.26%) Adobe
25 75 (13.09%) Ajax

Web Design
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 55 (9.60%) CMS
2 36 (6.28%) Confluence
3 21 (3.66%) Drupal
4 20 (3.49%) WordPress
5 9 (1.57%) JBoss
5 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.40%) nginx
7 7 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.05%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.70%) Marvel
10 4 (0.70%) Moodle
10 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.35%) Apache
12 2 (0.35%) Mule
12 2 (0.35%) WildFly
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 73 (12.74%) Photoshop
2 49 (8.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (5.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (3.14%) InVision
5 8 (1.40%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.52%) InDesign
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.17%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.92%) npm
3 6 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (1.05%) GitHub
3 6 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.35%) IaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) PaaS
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Yarn
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.17%) Slack
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 82 (14.31%) HTTP
2 6 (1.05%) SMS
3 5 (0.87%) LDAP
4 2 (0.35%) Firewall
4 2 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 45 (7.85%) MySQL
3 32 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.32%) SQL Server
5 15 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.75%) Neo4j
7 7 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.22%) Power BI
8 4 (0.70%) DB2
8 4 (0.70%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.35%) Big Data
9 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) Endeca
10 1 (0.17%) MS Access
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 172 (30.02%) Git (software)
2 78 (13.61%) Subversion
3 59 (10.30%) Jenkins
4 47 (8.20%) JIRA
4 47 (8.20%) JUnit
5 31 (5.41%) gulp
6 26 (4.54%) Jasmine
7 24 (4.19%) Grunt
8 21 (3.66%) Selenium
9 20 (3.49%) webpack
10 17 (2.97%) Mocha
11 16 (2.79%) Karma Test Runner
12 12 (2.09%) Axure RP
13 9 (1.57%) Bower
14 8 (1.40%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
16 6 (1.05%) Mockito
16 6 (1.05%) Sinon.JS
17 5 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 5 (0.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 85 (14.83%) Finance
2 41 (7.16%) Marketing
3 30 (5.24%) Retail
4 22 (3.84%) Banking
5 21 (3.66%) Games
6 15 (2.62%) Publishing
7 14 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.40%) Electronics
10 6 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.70%) Advertising
11 4 (0.70%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 2 (0.35%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 322 (56.20%) Developer
2 162 (28.27%) Designer
3 119 (20.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 96 (16.75%) UX Designer
5 57 (9.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 57 (9.95%) Scala Developer
6 38 (6.63%) Java Developer
7 36 (6.28%) HTML Developer
8 28 (4.89%) HTML CSS Developer
9 26 (4.54%) Web Developer
10 23 (4.01%) Interaction Designer
10 23 (4.01%) UI Designer
11 21 (3.66%) User Researcher
12 19 (3.32%) Angular Developer
12 19 (3.32%) Web Designer
13 17 (2.97%) Digital Designer
14 16 (2.79%) Architect
15 15 (2.62%) Python Developer
15 15 (2.62%) UI Developer
16 14 (2.44%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (69.63%) HTML
2 393 (68.59%) CSS
3 181 (31.59%) HTML5
4 157 (27.40%) CSS3
5 96 (16.75%) AngularJS
6 91 (15.88%) jQuery
6 91 (15.88%) Sass
7 82 (14.31%) REST
8 77 (13.44%) Web Services
9 75 (13.09%) Ajax
9 75 (13.09%) JSON
10 64 (11.17%) React
11 60 (10.47%) Django
11 60 (10.47%) Node.js
12 57 (9.95%) Spring
13 47 (8.20%) Play Framework
14 44 (7.68%) Guice
14 44 (7.68%) Ruby on Rails
15 40 (6.98%) .NET
16 39 (6.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 209 (36.47%) User Experience
2 85 (14.83%) Mobile App
3 51 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.01%) Blog
6 18 (3.14%) Graphic Design
7 13 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.75%) Animation
8 10 (1.75%) Social Media
9 6 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.87%) Fintech
10 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.70%) Photography
11 4 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.52%) BBC
12 3 (0.52%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.52%) Online Games
13 2 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.75%) Linux
2 50 (8.73%) Unix
3 26 (4.54%) Mac OS X
4 23 (4.01%) Android
5 21 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.14%) Windows
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (55.32%) Responsive Web Design
2 305 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (28.45%) Front End Development
4 133 (23.21%) Web Development
5 111 (19.37%) Prototyping
6 87 (15.18%) Test Automation
7 86 (15.01%) Scrum
8 80 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (12.74%) Service Design
10 69 (12.04%) TDD
11 68 (11.87%) Rapid Prototyping
12 66 (11.52%) MVC
13 60 (10.47%) Configuration Management
14 59 (10.30%) Analytics
15 46 (8.03%) Open Source
16 44 (7.68%) E-Commerce
16 44 (7.68%) Wireframes
17 42 (7.33%) Mentoring
18 41 (7.16%) Visualisation
19 35 (6.11%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 259 (45.20%) JavaScript
2 106 (18.50%) Java
3 78 (13.61%) Scala
4 72 (12.57%) Python
5 57 (9.95%) C#
6 55 (9.60%) Ruby
7 50 (8.73%) SQL
8 41 (7.16%) PHP
9 20 (3.49%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.22%) ES6
12 5 (0.87%) C++
13 4 (0.70%) C
14 3 (0.52%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.35%) Go
15 2 (0.35%) Perl
15 2 (0.35%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (8.55%) Degree
2 32 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.05%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) MCSD
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (3.66%) Docker
2 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.27%) Sysdig
2 5 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (13.26%) Adobe
2 70 (12.22%) Google
3 24 (4.19%) Oracle
4 23 (4.01%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 12 (2.09%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.57%) Twitter
8 8 (1.40%) SAP
9 7 (1.22%) Apple
9 7 (1.22%) Facebook
10 6 (1.05%) HubSpot
10 6 (1.05%) Nintex
11 4 (0.70%) FatWire
11 4 (0.70%) IBM
12 3 (0.52%) Mapbox
12 3 (0.52%) Optimizely
12 3 (0.52%) Qubit
13 2 (0.35%) ATG
13 2 (0.35%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.35%) WooCommerce