Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 420 482 323
Rank change year-on-year +62 -159 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Design 533 462 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.46% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.53% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 327 446
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £314 £281 £275
90th Percentile £619 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% -30.23% +26.55%
10th Percentile £36.25 £10.94 £17.98
90th Percentile £56.75 £21.95 £23.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +183.33% -30.23% +25.40%

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 83,321 87,247 78,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.92% 86.31% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,141 57,643 51,909
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £270
90th Percentile £650 £638 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,127 2,239 2,156
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +3.18%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.47
90th Percentile £51.58 £50.25 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.13 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.44% -14.70% -

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 +38 480 £485 +12.27% 83
UK excluding London +79 335 £450 +9.09% 73
London -16 186 £500 - 14
North of England +31 91 £500 +17.65% 20
South East +38 86 £475 +14.46% 26
Midlands +15 57 £400 -3.03% 11
South West +14 52 £550 +62.48% 7
Yorkshire +7 47 £525 +23.53% 10
West Midlands +13 38 £400 -5.88% 7
North West +27 35 £480 +12.94% 8
Wales +17 19 £476 +5.83% 1
East Midlands +22 16 £375 -4.46% 4
Scotland +18 15 £400 +10.34% 2
North East -8 9 £460 +8.24% 2
Northern Ireland +23 8 £325 +18.18% 1
East of England +11 7 £360 -17.24% 5

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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.

1 357 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (65.48%) Responsive Web Design
3 333 (62.48%) HTML
4 275 (51.59%) CSS
5 252 (47.28%) JavaScript
6 234 (43.90%) Java
7 226 (42.40%) TDD
8 222 (41.65%) Git (software)
9 200 (37.52%) Linux
10 188 (35.27%) Web Development
11 186 (34.90%) Test Automation
12 163 (30.58%) User Experience
13 159 (29.83%) BDD
14 140 (26.27%) Unix
15 136 (25.52%) Mac OS X
16 132 (24.77%) REST
16 132 (24.77%) Relational Database
17 129 (24.20%) Subversion
18 128 (24.02%) HTTP
18 128 (24.02%) Front End Development
19 127 (23.83%) Problem-Solving
20 124 (23.26%) Continuous Deployment
21 117 (21.95%) HTML5
22 116 (21.76%) MVC
23 113 (21.20%) Scrum
24 106 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
25 105 (19.70%) Jenkins
26 99 (18.57%) Configuration Management
27 97 (18.20%) Pair Programming
28 96 (18.01%) MongoDB

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 57 (10.69%) Confluence
2 22 (4.13%) CMS
3 10 (1.88%) Marvel
3 10 (1.88%) WordPress
4 6 (1.13%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.56%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.56%) IIS
7 3 (0.56%) JBoss
7 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.38%) Drupal
8 2 (0.38%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) DNN
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (6.00%) Photoshop
2 24 (4.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.13%) InVision
4 4 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.56%) InDesign
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.38%) Flinto
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) LongView
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 89 (16.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.38%) GitHub
4 16 (3.00%) npm
5 11 (2.06%) Google Analytics
5 11 (2.06%) PaaS
5 11 (2.06%) Serverless
6 8 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.94%) Slack
8 4 (0.75%) SaaS
9 3 (0.56%) Office 365
10 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.38%) Yammer
10 2 (0.38%) Yarn
11 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 128 (24.02%) HTTP
2 7 (1.31%) SSL
3 2 (0.38%) Internet
3 2 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.19%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (24.77%) Relational Database
2 96 (18.01%) MongoDB
3 52 (9.76%) Neo4j
4 19 (3.56%) SQL Server
5 15 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.69%) MySQL
8 5 (0.94%) MySQL Workbench
9 4 (0.75%) Big Data
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (0.56%) GIS
10 3 (0.56%) Spatial Data
11 2 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.19%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 222 (41.65%) Git (software)
2 129 (24.20%) Subversion
3 105 (19.70%) Jenkins
4 80 (15.01%) Mockito
5 71 (13.32%) JIRA
6 57 (10.69%) JUnit
7 53 (9.94%) gulp
7 53 (9.94%) Maven
8 44 (8.26%) Cucumber
9 41 (7.69%) Grunt
10 40 (7.50%) Hudson
11 30 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 22 (4.13%) Jasmine
13 21 (3.94%) Mocha
14 20 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (3.38%) Axure RP
16 13 (2.44%) webpack
17 12 (2.25%) Bitbucket
18 9 (1.69%) ClearCase
18 9 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 79 (14.82%) Finance
2 31 (5.82%) Marketing
3 23 (4.32%) Banking
4 22 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.00%) Retail
6 10 (1.88%) Electronics
6 10 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.31%) French Language
8 4 (0.75%) Advertising
8 4 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (72.05%) Developer
2 113 (21.20%) Java Developer
3 99 (18.57%) Designer
4 83 (15.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 76 (14.26%) UX Designer
6 64 (12.01%) Senior Developer
7 59 (11.07%) Scala Developer
8 52 (9.76%) Agile Developer
9 47 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 39 (7.32%) .NET Developer
11 37 (6.94%) C# Developer
11 37 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (5.44%) React Developer
13 27 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (4.13%) HTML Developer
16 21 (3.94%) Angular Developer
17 20 (3.75%) Digital Developer
18 18 (3.38%) Web Designer
19 17 (3.19%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (62.48%) HTML
2 275 (51.59%) CSS
3 132 (24.77%) REST
4 117 (21.95%) HTML5
5 86 (16.14%) Sass
6 83 (15.57%) JAX-RS
6 83 (15.57%) jQuery
7 75 (14.07%) AngularJS
8 72 (13.51%) CSS3
9 71 (13.32%) JSON
9 71 (13.32%) RESTful
10 67 (12.57%) Ruby on Rails
11 65 (12.20%) Spring
12 64 (12.01%) React
13 62 (11.63%) .NET
13 62 (11.63%) Node.js
14 59 (11.07%) Play Framework
15 58 (10.88%) Spring MVC
16 57 (10.69%) Django
17 54 (10.13%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 163 (30.58%) User Experience
2 58 (10.88%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.19%) Fintech
4 16 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.06%) W3C
7 10 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.88%) Social Media
8 8 (1.50%) iPad
9 7 (1.31%) NHS
9 7 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.13%) Blog
11 4 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.75%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.19%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 200 (37.52%) Linux
2 140 (26.27%) Unix
3 136 (25.52%) Mac OS X
4 15 (2.81%) Windows
5 10 (1.88%) Android
5 10 (1.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (65.48%) Responsive Web Design
3 226 (42.40%) TDD
4 188 (35.27%) Web Development
5 186 (34.90%) Test Automation
6 159 (29.83%) BDD
7 128 (24.02%) Front End Development
8 127 (23.83%) Problem-Solving
9 124 (23.26%) Continuous Deployment
10 116 (21.76%) MVC
11 113 (21.20%) Scrum
12 106 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
13 99 (18.57%) Configuration Management
14 97 (18.20%) Pair Programming
15 79 (14.82%) Microservices
16 68 (12.76%) OWASP
17 66 (12.38%) Prototyping
18 62 (11.63%) Open Source
19 57 (10.69%) Kanban
20 55 (10.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 252 (47.28%) JavaScript
2 234 (43.90%) Java
3 84 (15.76%) C#
4 75 (14.07%) Ruby
5 65 (12.20%) Scala
6 56 (10.51%) Java 8
6 56 (10.51%) SQL
7 46 (8.63%) Python
8 35 (6.57%) TypeScript
9 22 (4.13%) ES6
10 19 (3.56%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.63%) PHP
12 9 (1.69%) Perl
13 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.38%) Go
14 2 (0.38%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.19%) ABAP
15 1 (0.19%) MUMPS
15 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (11.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 40 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.56%) Degree
5 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.56%) QA
2 14 (2.63%) WCAG
3 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 73 (13.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (11.44%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.13%) Kibana
3 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 66 (12.38%) Google
2 32 (6.00%) Adobe
3 29 (5.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.25%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.25%) SAP
5 9 (1.69%) CA
5 9 (1.69%) Optimizely
5 9 (1.69%) Oracle
6 4 (0.75%) Facebook
6 4 (0.75%) VMware
7 3 (0.56%) ATG
7 3 (0.56%) Cadence
7 3 (0.56%) Demandware
7 3 (0.56%) ESRI
7 3 (0.56%) hybris
8 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.38%) Telerik
8 2 (0.38%) Twitter
8 2 (0.38%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.38%) Zend