Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 488 512 378
Rank change year-on-year +24 -134 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Design 337 434 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.42% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.48% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 239 366
UK median daily rate £450 £439 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +4.40% +5.00%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £33.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +4.67% +13.16%
10th Percentile £17.45 £35.00 £17.39
90th Percentile £33.35 £35.00 £49.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £33.44
% change year-on-year -25.71% +4.67% +2.89%

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 73,535 89,538 85,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.42% 86.78% 86.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,274 59,055 56,652
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,262 2,433 2,077
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £24.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -17.57% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.21 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.04% -20.00% +6.38%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -16 289 £450 +2.62% 184
UK excluding London +50 220 £400 -5.88% 158
London -2 107 £500 +11.11% 40
South East +16 60 £438 -2.78% 31
North of England +22 59 £400 -5.88% 39
Yorkshire +43 33 £475 +11.76% 16
Midlands +33 30 £375 -11.76% 38
Scotland +36 26 £500 +11.11% 6
South West -3 24 £450 +9.18% 24
North West +12 21 £358 -18.47% 23
West Midlands +15 16 £388 -8.82% 18
East Midlands +41 14 £350 -15.15% 20
East of England +32 10 £306 -36.20% 12
Wales +28 8 £281 -25.00% 7
North East +9 4 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 217 (64.39%) HTML
2 212 (62.91%) CSS
3 182 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (52.23%) JavaScript
5 173 (51.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 130 (38.58%) Front End Development
7 126 (37.39%) User Experience
8 88 (26.11%) Web Development
9 83 (24.63%) TDD
10 81 (24.04%) React
11 72 (21.36%) HTML5
12 71 (21.07%) Git (software)
13 70 (20.77%) C#
14 69 (20.47%) AngularJS
15 67 (19.88%) jQuery
16 62 (18.40%) Java
16 62 (18.40%) AWS
16 62 (18.40%) Mobile App
17 59 (17.51%) Azure
18 57 (16.91%) BDD
18 57 (16.91%) .NET
18 57 (16.91%) MVC
19 55 (16.32%) Prototyping
20 53 (15.73%) CSS3
21 50 (14.84%) Linux
22 47 (13.95%) E-Commerce
22 47 (13.95%) Test Automation
22 47 (13.95%) Sass
22 47 (13.95%) Microservices
23 45 (13.35%) ASP.NET

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 35 (10.39%) CMS
2 16 (4.75%) WordPress
3 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.08%) Drupal
5 5 (1.48%) IIS
5 5 (1.48%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.19%) Apache
6 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.89%) JBoss
7 3 (0.89%) Magnolia
7 3 (0.89%) Mule
8 2 (0.59%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) DNN
9 1 (0.30%) Jadu
9 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (8.31%) Sketch
2 25 (7.42%) Photoshop
3 17 (5.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (3.26%) InVision
5 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (1.48%) Flinto
8 4 (1.19%) InDesign
9 3 (0.89%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.89%) Lectora
9 3 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.59%) Marvel
11 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.30%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (3.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.59%) Magento
2 2 (0.59%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 62 (18.40%) AWS
2 59 (17.51%) Azure
3 13 (3.86%) npm
4 9 (2.67%) GCP
5 7 (2.08%) GitHub
5 7 (2.08%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (1.78%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.19%) SaaS
8 3 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.89%) PaaS
8 3 (0.89%) Serverless
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.30%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.97%) HTTP
2 7 (2.08%) Intranet
3 5 (1.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.20%) MongoDB
3 15 (4.45%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.15%) MySQL
5 11 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (2.08%) Power BI
8 3 (0.89%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (21.07%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.31%) Mockito
3 25 (7.42%) webpack
4 19 (5.64%) Axure RP
5 17 (5.04%) gulp
5 17 (5.04%) Subversion
6 13 (3.86%) Grunt
7 12 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (2.97%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.97%) JIRA
9 7 (2.08%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.48%) Balsamiq
11 5 (1.48%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (1.19%) JUnit
12 4 (1.19%) Maven
12 4 (1.19%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.19%) PostCSS
12 4 (1.19%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (11.28%) Finance
2 30 (8.90%) Public Sector
3 26 (7.72%) Retail
4 23 (6.82%) Banking
5 22 (6.53%) Marketing
6 12 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.48%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.30%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 207 (61.42%) Developer
2 69 (20.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 67 (19.88%) Designer
4 50 (14.84%) UX Designer
5 43 (12.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 35 (10.39%) Java Developer
7 30 (8.90%) Senior Developer
8 28 (8.31%) .NET Developer
9 27 (8.01%) C# Developer
10 24 (7.12%) HTML Developer
11 22 (6.53%) Angular Developer
11 22 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (6.53%) Web Developer
12 21 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (5.93%) Architect
14 15 (4.45%) Consultant
15 14 (4.15%) React Developer
16 13 (3.86%) HTML CSS Developer
17 12 (3.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 11 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (64.39%) HTML
2 212 (62.91%) CSS
3 81 (24.04%) React
4 72 (21.36%) HTML5
5 69 (20.47%) AngularJS
6 67 (19.88%) jQuery
7 57 (16.91%) .NET
8 53 (15.73%) CSS3
9 47 (13.95%) Sass
10 45 (13.35%) ASP.NET
11 37 (10.98%) Node.js
12 36 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (9.79%) Web Services
14 28 (8.31%) JAX-RS
15 25 (7.42%) ActiveMQ
16 24 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (6.82%) REST
18 22 (6.53%) Vue.js
19 19 (5.64%) Redux
20 14 (4.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 126 (37.39%) User Experience
2 62 (18.40%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.37%) Graphic Design
5 7 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.78%) NHS
7 5 (1.48%) W3C
8 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.19%) Social Media
8 4 (1.19%) Tandem
9 3 (0.89%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.89%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.59%) Life Science
10 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.30%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.84%) Linux
2 44 (13.06%) Unix
3 41 (12.17%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.48%) Android
4 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.89%) Solaris
6 2 (0.59%) Windows
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (51.34%) Responsive Web Design
3 130 (38.58%) Front End Development
4 88 (26.11%) Web Development
5 83 (24.63%) TDD
6 57 (16.91%) BDD
6 57 (16.91%) MVC
7 55 (16.32%) Prototyping
8 47 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 47 (13.95%) Microservices
8 47 (13.95%) Test Automation
9 44 (13.06%) Rapid Prototyping
10 38 (11.28%) Continuous Deployment
10 38 (11.28%) Service Design
11 31 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (8.61%) DevOps
13 28 (8.31%) Analytics
13 28 (8.31%) Pair Programming
13 28 (8.31%) Wireframes
14 24 (7.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 176 (52.23%) JavaScript
2 70 (20.77%) C#
3 62 (18.40%) Java
4 36 (10.68%) SQL
5 31 (9.20%) Java 8
6 24 (7.12%) TypeScript
7 21 (6.23%) PHP
8 17 (5.04%) ES6
9 15 (4.45%) Python
10 14 (4.15%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.26%) Ruby
12 7 (2.08%) Scala
13 4 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.59%) C
14 2 (0.59%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.30%) ES7
15 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (8.01%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.04%) Degree
4 8 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (1.78%) WCAG
3 5 (1.48%) GDPR
4 4 (1.19%) WAI
5 3 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) NIST
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (12.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (9.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.89%) Ansible
3 2 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (9.20%) Adobe
2 20 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.34%) Google
4 15 (4.45%) Oracle
5 13 (3.86%) SAP
6 5 (1.48%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.48%) IBM
7 4 (1.19%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 4 (1.19%) Yahoo!
8 3 (0.89%) Apple
8 3 (0.89%) FatWire
8 3 (0.89%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.89%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.89%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.59%) Hotjar
9 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.30%) Facebook
10 1 (0.30%) hybris
10 1 (0.30%) Marketo