Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 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.

Web Design
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 319 338
Rank change year-on-year -173 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Design 437 707 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.92% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 427 498
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £278 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +34.38% -46.67%
10th Percentile £10.89 £17.51 £12.95
90th Percentile £16.95 £44.30 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.23% +34.38% -43.05%

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 87,049 77,090 88,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.76% 84.65% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,429 50,585 58,395
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 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,301 2,072 2,322
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.21% +0.24% +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.31 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% -3.70% +23.74%

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 26 May 2018.

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
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 26 May 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 -164 414 £425 +6.25% 235
London -40 216 £500 +24.61% 52
UK excluding London -184 215 £400 - 198
North of England -121 65 £425 +6.25% 51
South East -59 59 £400 -5.88% 36
Midlands -21 41 £406 +1.56% 53
Yorkshire -76 40 £425 +6.25% 19
East Midlands -8 21 £388 - 19
West Midlands -21 21 £425 +2.41% 34
South West -20 17 £350 -12.50% 27
North West -29 16 £388 +10.71% 30
East of England -11 14 £435 +0.35% 16
Scotland -45 14 £338 -10.00% 5
North East -38 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Wales -27 2 £450 +11.80% 7
Northern Ireland +8 1 £275 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Design 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 Web Design.

1 284 (64.99%) HTML
2 252 (57.67%) CSS
3 248 (56.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 241 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
5 217 (49.66%) JavaScript
6 141 (32.27%) HTML5
7 133 (30.43%) User Experience
8 121 (27.69%) Git (software)
9 120 (27.46%) Test Automation
10 119 (27.23%) Java
11 111 (25.40%) Web Development
12 110 (25.17%) CSS3
13 101 (23.11%) TDD
14 95 (21.74%) AngularJS
15 88 (20.14%) Linux
16 86 (19.68%) REST
17 83 (18.99%) Relational Database
17 83 (18.99%) Front End Development
18 80 (18.31%) Subversion
19 78 (17.85%) MVC
20 74 (16.93%) HTTP
20 74 (16.93%) Scrum
20 74 (16.93%) Problem-Solving
21 72 (16.48%) Web Services
22 69 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (15.33%) Finance
24 63 (14.42%) C#
24 63 (14.42%) JSON
24 63 (14.42%) RESTful
24 63 (14.42%) React

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 48 (10.98%) Confluence
2 37 (8.47%) CMS
3 14 (3.20%) WordPress
4 9 (2.06%) Apache
5 6 (1.37%) JBoss
6 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.14%) IIS
6 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.69%) nginx
8 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.46%) DNN
9 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.46%) Marvel
9 2 (0.46%) Moodle
9 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (9.15%) Photoshop
2 33 (7.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (6.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (2.06%) InVision
4 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.69%) InDesign
6 3 (0.69%) UXPin
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.23%) Flinto
8 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (2.29%) npm
2 10 (2.29%) Rackspace Cloud
3 9 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.60%) Basecamp
5 7 (1.60%) GitHub
6 6 (1.37%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.37%) SaaS
7 3 (0.69%) Google Play
8 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.46%) Serverless
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.93%) HTTP
2 17 (3.89%) SMS
3 9 (2.06%) Intranet
4 8 (1.83%) Internet
5 4 (0.92%) DMZ
5 4 (0.92%) Firewall
5 4 (0.92%) Network Security
5 4 (0.92%) SSL
6 2 (0.46%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Skype
7 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.99%) Relational Database
2 42 (9.61%) MongoDB
3 36 (8.24%) SQL Server
4 29 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (6.41%) MySQL
6 27 (6.18%) Neo4j
7 16 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.06%) Cloud Spanner
9 9 (2.06%) NewSQL
10 7 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.14%) Redis
13 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.69%) MS Access
15 2 (0.46%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
16 1 (0.23%) BigQuery
16 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 121 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 80 (18.31%) Subversion
3 58 (13.27%) Jenkins
4 53 (12.13%) JIRA
5 37 (8.47%) JUnit
6 32 (7.32%) Cucumber
7 28 (6.41%) Jasmine
8 23 (5.26%) Mockito
9 22 (5.03%) gulp
9 22 (5.03%) Hudson
9 22 (5.03%) Mocha
10 21 (4.81%) Maven
11 19 (4.35%) webpack
12 18 (4.12%) Grunt
13 17 (3.89%) Karma Test Runner
14 16 (3.66%) Selenium
15 15 (3.43%) Bower
16 8 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (1.83%) Yeoman
17 7 (1.60%) Bitbucket
General
1 67 (15.33%) Finance
2 33 (7.55%) Retail
3 25 (5.72%) Banking
4 19 (4.35%) Marketing
5 10 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.37%) Advertising
7 6 (1.37%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.14%) Interactive Media
8 5 (1.14%) Local Government
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Games
9 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 238 (54.46%) Developer
2 98 (22.43%) Designer
3 61 (13.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 46 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 39 (8.92%) UX Designer
6 36 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 36 (8.24%) UI Designer
7 31 (7.09%) .NET Developer
8 26 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.26%) React Developer
9 23 (5.26%) Scala Developer
10 22 (5.03%) Web Developer
11 21 (4.81%) HTML Developer
12 20 (4.58%) Agile Developer
12 20 (4.58%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.58%) User Researcher
13 18 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
14 15 (3.43%) HTML CSS Developer
14 15 (3.43%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (64.99%) HTML
2 252 (57.67%) CSS
3 141 (32.27%) HTML5
4 110 (25.17%) CSS3
5 95 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 86 (19.68%) REST
7 72 (16.48%) Web Services
8 63 (14.42%) JSON
8 63 (14.42%) React
8 63 (14.42%) RESTful
9 60 (13.73%) Spring
10 59 (13.50%) jQuery
11 57 (13.04%) .NET
12 51 (11.67%) Node.js
13 49 (11.21%) Sass
14 36 (8.24%) Django
15 35 (8.01%) Spring MVC
16 33 (7.55%) Guice
16 33 (7.55%) Play Framework
16 33 (7.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 133 (30.43%) User Experience
2 51 (11.67%) Mobile App
3 32 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.58%) Blog
4 20 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (4.12%) Graphic Design
6 9 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.83%) W3C
8 7 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.14%) Animation
10 5 (1.14%) iPhone
10 5 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.14%) Social Media
11 4 (0.92%) Fintech
11 4 (0.92%) NHS
11 4 (0.92%) PKI
11 4 (0.92%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 88 (20.14%) Linux
2 46 (10.53%) Unix
3 43 (9.84%) Mac OS X
4 26 (5.95%) Android
5 23 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.69%) Windows
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (56.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 241 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (27.46%) Test Automation
4 111 (25.40%) Web Development
5 101 (23.11%) TDD
6 83 (18.99%) Front End Development
7 78 (17.85%) MVC
8 74 (16.93%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (16.93%) Scrum
9 69 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (13.50%) Analytics
11 58 (13.27%) Configuration Management
12 56 (12.81%) Prototyping
13 50 (11.44%) BDD
14 44 (10.07%) Continuous Deployment
15 43 (9.84%) E-Commerce
16 42 (9.61%) Open Source
17 41 (9.38%) Wireframes
18 37 (8.47%) Microservices
19 35 (8.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 217 (49.66%) JavaScript
2 119 (27.23%) Java
3 63 (14.42%) C#
4 39 (8.92%) SQL
5 38 (8.70%) Ruby
6 37 (8.47%) Scala
7 30 (6.86%) Python
8 28 (6.41%) PHP
9 14 (3.20%) ES6
9 14 (3.20%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.83%) C
12 6 (1.37%) Java 8
13 5 (1.14%) Perl
13 5 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.69%) C++
14 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (9.61%) Degree
2 31 (7.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 29 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.14%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.95%) QA
2 9 (2.06%) WCAG
3 5 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.92%) SLA
5 2 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) Ansible
1 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (11.44%) Google
2 48 (10.98%) Adobe
3 21 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.20%) Oracle
5 10 (2.29%) Rackspace
5 10 (2.29%) ServiceNow
6 7 (1.60%) Zend
7 5 (1.14%) Optimizely
8 4 (0.92%) Apple
8 4 (0.92%) Axway
9 3 (0.69%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.69%) Qubit
9 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.46%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.46%) hybris
10 2 (0.46%) IBM
10 2 (0.46%) SAP
10 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.46%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.46%) Telerik