Period
to 16 December 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 16 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.

Web Design
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 425 368
Rank change year-on-year -71 -57 -58
Contract jobs citing Web Design 451 558 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.63% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 332 443
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +0.22% +7.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.44 £21.98
% change year-on-year +4.67% +52.17% +15.54%

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 90,418 88,119 87,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.77% 85.88% 85.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,907 58,813 57,686
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,315 2,058 2,464
UK median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.58 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 16 December 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 16 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 -59 423 £450 +5.88% 218
UK excluding London -65 260 £425 - 177
London -23 183 £450 +5.88% 51
South East -2 82 £450 +5.88% 35
North of England -74 66 £450 +2.27% 54
Midlands -25 48 £425 +6.25% 44
West Midlands -15 34 £425 +6.25% 15
North West -15 30 £470 +4.44% 34
South West -20 30 £425 +17.24% 20
Yorkshire -42 24 £425 -5.56% 17
Scotland -25 16 £463 +23.33% 7
East of England +1 13 £406 -14.47% 14
North East -33 13 £450 +5.88% 3
East Midlands -4 11 £438 +6.06% 29
Northern Ireland +34 4 £325 +18.18% 1
Wales -33 1 £300 -33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 301 (66.74%) HTML
2 296 (65.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 294 (65.19%) JavaScript
4 281 (62.31%) CSS
5 280 (62.08%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (39.25%) HTML5
7 171 (37.92%) Git (software)
8 167 (37.03%) TDD
9 151 (33.48%) REST
10 149 (33.04%) Java
11 139 (30.82%) Scrum
12 134 (29.71%) CSS3
13 133 (29.49%) Test Automation
14 130 (28.82%) User Experience
15 129 (28.60%) Continuous Integration
16 122 (27.05%) jQuery
17 120 (26.61%) MVC
18 119 (26.39%) Web Development
19 117 (25.94%) Front End Development
20 116 (25.72%) Subversion
21 112 (24.83%) Jenkins
22 111 (24.61%) HTTP
23 109 (24.17%) Linux
23 109 (24.17%) Problem-Solving
24 105 (23.28%) JSON
25 102 (22.62%) JIRA
26 100 (22.17%) Google
27 96 (21.29%) Relational Database
27 96 (21.29%) BDD
28 84 (18.63%) RESTful

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 72 (15.96%) Confluence
2 46 (10.20%) CMS
3 14 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.10%) WordPress
4 9 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.77%) Drupal
6 7 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.55%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.33%) IIS
8 5 (1.11%) ColdFusion
8 5 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.89%) Apache
10 2 (0.44%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.44%) Documentum
10 2 (0.44%) FileNet
10 2 (0.44%) Liferay
10 2 (0.44%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.44%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.44%) nginx
10 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 19 (4.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (2.88%) Fireworks
4 8 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.33%) InDesign
6 4 (0.89%) InVision
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.22%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Magento
1 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.88%) GitHub
4 12 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (2.66%) SaaS
5 10 (2.22%) npm
6 8 (1.77%) Serverless
7 7 (1.55%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.11%) Basecamp
8 5 (1.11%) Google Play
9 4 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.89%) Office 365
10 3 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.44%) Heroku
12 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Trello
12 1 (0.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 111 (24.61%) HTTP
2 13 (2.88%) Internet
3 4 (0.89%) Intranet
4 2 (0.44%) SSL
4 2 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.29%) Relational Database
2 28 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.32%) Neo4j
4 22 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.88%) MySQL
5 11 (2.44%) SQLite
6 9 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.11%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) Big Data
9 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.44%) Power BI
9 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 171 (37.92%) Git (software)
2 116 (25.72%) Subversion
3 112 (24.83%) Jenkins
4 102 (22.62%) JIRA
5 73 (16.19%) JUnit
6 62 (13.75%) Hudson
7 43 (9.53%) Maven
8 36 (7.98%) gulp
9 27 (5.99%) Grunt
10 26 (5.76%) Jasmine
11 25 (5.54%) Mockito
12 24 (5.32%) Cucumber
13 23 (5.10%) Selenium
13 23 (5.10%) webpack
14 18 (3.99%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (3.55%) Mocha
16 15 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (3.10%) Bower
17 14 (3.10%) Eclipse
18 13 (2.88%) Xcode
General
1 48 (10.64%) Finance
2 24 (5.32%) Retail
3 18 (3.99%) Marketing
4 11 (2.44%) Games
4 11 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.00%) Banking
6 4 (0.89%) Advertising
6 4 (0.89%) Back Office
6 4 (0.89%) Electronics
6 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.89%) Publishing
7 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.44%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 328 (72.73%) Developer
2 81 (17.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 64 (14.19%) Scala Developer
4 63 (13.97%) Designer
5 58 (12.86%) Agile Developer
6 46 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 40 (8.87%) React Developer
8 38 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 38 (8.43%) UX Designer
9 34 (7.54%) Web Developer
10 31 (6.87%) HTML Developer
11 27 (5.99%) HTML CSS Developer
12 26 (5.76%) UI Developer
13 22 (4.88%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.99%) .NET Developer
15 15 (3.33%) Angular Developer
15 15 (3.33%) C# Developer
16 14 (3.10%) Architect
16 14 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (3.10%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (66.74%) HTML
2 281 (62.31%) CSS
3 177 (39.25%) HTML5
4 151 (33.48%) REST
5 134 (29.71%) CSS3
6 122 (27.05%) jQuery
7 105 (23.28%) JSON
8 84 (18.63%) RESTful
9 83 (18.40%) Spring
10 81 (17.96%) React
11 78 (17.29%) AngularJS
12 72 (15.96%) Django
12 72 (15.96%) Ruby on Rails
13 70 (15.52%) Sass
13 70 (15.52%) Spring MVC
14 67 (14.86%) Guice
14 67 (14.86%) Play Framework
15 61 (13.53%) Node.js
16 60 (13.30%) Web Services
17 45 (9.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 130 (28.82%) User Experience
2 49 (10.86%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.10%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.66%) Blog
7 10 (2.22%) iPhone
8 8 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.77%) W3C
9 7 (1.55%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.33%) Fintech
10 6 (1.33%) iPad
11 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.11%) NHS
11 5 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.11%) Social Media
12 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 109 (24.17%) Linux
2 35 (7.76%) Unix
3 32 (7.10%) Android
3 32 (7.10%) Mac OS X
4 28 (6.21%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.44%) Windows
6 5 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (65.63%) Responsive Web Design
2 280 (62.08%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (37.03%) TDD
4 139 (30.82%) Scrum
5 133 (29.49%) Test Automation
6 129 (28.60%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (26.61%) MVC
8 119 (26.39%) Web Development
9 117 (25.94%) Front End Development
10 109 (24.17%) Problem-Solving
11 96 (21.29%) BDD
12 77 (17.07%) Configuration Management
12 77 (17.07%) Open Source
13 71 (15.74%) Kanban
14 70 (15.52%) OWASP
15 64 (14.19%) Pair Programming
16 58 (12.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 56 (12.42%) OO
18 53 (11.75%) Functional Programming
19 47 (10.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 294 (65.19%) JavaScript
2 149 (33.04%) Java
3 75 (16.63%) Ruby
4 73 (16.19%) Scala
5 49 (10.86%) C#
6 30 (6.65%) Python
6 30 (6.65%) SQL
7 28 (6.21%) ES6
8 27 (5.99%) PHP
9 19 (4.21%) Objective-C
10 16 (3.55%) Apple Swift
10 16 (3.55%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.55%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.33%) Java 8
13 4 (0.89%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.89%) Perl
13 4 (0.89%) PHP 5
13 4 (0.89%) PHP 7
14 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 33 (7.32%) Degree
3 10 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.10%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) WCAG
3 3 (0.67%) PMO
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (7.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.44%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (22.17%) Google
2 41 (9.09%) Adobe
3 30 (6.65%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.88%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.44%) Twitter
5 11 (2.44%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.22%) Apple
7 8 (1.77%) Oracle
8 6 (1.33%) hybris
9 5 (1.11%) SAP
10 4 (0.89%) FatWire
10 4 (0.89%) OpenText
10 4 (0.89%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.67%) ATG
11 3 (0.67%) Demandware
12 2 (0.44%) IBM
12 2 (0.44%) Interwoven
12 2 (0.44%) Perforce
12 2 (0.44%) Sencha
12 2 (0.44%) Yahoo!