Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 488 378 386
Rank change year-on-year -110 +8 -57
Contract jobs citing Web Design 432 638 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.75% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 360 418
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £258
90th Percentile £559 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.44 £29.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +13.16% +36.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.44 £32.50
% change year-on-year +4.67% +2.89% +21.50%

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 88,236 85,185 90,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.22% 85.74% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,207 56,461 59,666
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,391 2,040 2,460
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.59%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -19.51% +8.70% +4.55%

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 21 October 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 15 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 21 October 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 -107 407 £440 +4.76% 228
UK excluding London -117 248 £425 +2.41% 183
London -55 179 £450 +7.14% 52
South East -26 74 £450 +6.51% 38
North of England -89 73 £425 -3.41% 46
Midlands -51 44 £425 +6.25% 45
North West -10 40 £439 +29.93% 32
West Midlands -21 35 £425 +6.25% 24
South West -33 22 £419 +15.52% 24
Yorkshire -69 21 £425 -8.11% 13
Scotland -36 19 £450 +28.57% 6
East of England +9 14 £480 +10.09% 23
North East -20 13 £450 +2.27% 1
East Midlands -19 9 £413 +3.13% 21
Wales -27 2 £375 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 293 (67.82%) CSS
2 292 (67.59%) HTML
3 287 (66.44%) JavaScript
4 275 (63.66%) Responsive Web Design
5 263 (60.88%) Agile Software Development
6 194 (44.91%) HTML5
7 149 (34.49%) CSS3
8 144 (33.33%) jQuery
9 138 (31.94%) Git (software)
10 134 (31.02%) Scrum
11 133 (30.79%) User Experience
12 132 (30.56%) TDD
13 119 (27.55%) REST
14 115 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
15 114 (26.39%) Front End Development
16 110 (25.46%) Java
17 106 (24.54%) MVC
18 103 (23.84%) Web Development
19 99 (22.92%) Test Automation
20 92 (21.30%) JSON
21 88 (20.37%) AngularJS
22 83 (19.21%) Google
23 81 (18.75%) JIRA
23 81 (18.75%) Jenkins
23 81 (18.75%) React
23 81 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
24 77 (17.82%) Subversion
25 74 (17.13%) Linux
26 71 (16.44%) HTTP
27 68 (15.74%) Node.js

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 54 (12.50%) Confluence
2 51 (11.81%) CMS
3 21 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.24%) WordPress
5 11 (2.55%) IIS
5 11 (2.55%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (2.08%) Drupal
8 8 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.16%) Apache
9 5 (1.16%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.93%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.93%) Documentum
10 4 (0.93%) FileNet
10 4 (0.93%) Liferay
10 4 (0.93%) LiveCycle
10 4 (0.93%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (9.03%) Photoshop
2 19 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (3.01%) Fireworks
4 11 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.62%) InDesign
5 7 (1.62%) InVision
6 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.23%) Flinto
8 1 (0.23%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
1 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (2.78%) GitHub
4 12 (2.78%) SaaS
5 7 (1.62%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.62%) npm
6 6 (1.39%) Google Play
7 5 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (1.16%) Basecamp
7 5 (1.16%) Serverless
8 4 (0.93%) Heroku
9 3 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.69%) Office 365
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.44%) HTTP
2 22 (5.09%) Internet
3 7 (1.62%) Intranet
4 5 (1.16%) SMS
5 2 (0.46%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) DMZ
6 1 (0.23%) Extranet
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.35%) Relational Database
2 31 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.79%) MySQL
4 14 (3.24%) Neo4j
5 13 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.01%) SQLite
6 10 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.16%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.46%) Cloud Spanner
11 2 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.46%) NewSQL
11 2 (0.46%) Power BI
11 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 138 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 81 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 81 (18.75%) JIRA
3 77 (17.82%) Subversion
4 54 (12.50%) JUnit
5 47 (10.88%) Hudson
6 37 (8.56%) gulp
7 31 (7.18%) Grunt
8 29 (6.71%) Jasmine
9 26 (6.02%) Maven
10 22 (5.09%) Bitbucket
11 21 (4.86%) Selenium
11 21 (4.86%) webpack
12 20 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (3.70%) Xcode
14 14 (3.24%) Eclipse
15 13 (3.01%) Mockito
15 13 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
16 12 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
16 12 (2.78%) Mocha
General
1 54 (12.50%) Finance
2 33 (7.64%) Retail
3 16 (3.70%) Marketing
4 12 (2.78%) Games
5 10 (2.31%) Interactive Media
6 9 (2.08%) Banking
7 6 (1.39%) Advertising
7 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.16%) Back Office
8 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.93%) Publishing
10 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.46%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 302 (69.91%) Developer
2 81 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 68 (15.74%) Designer
4 55 (12.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 45 (10.42%) Scala Developer
6 42 (9.72%) Agile Developer
7 38 (8.80%) UI Developer
8 37 (8.56%) Web Developer
9 36 (8.33%) React Developer
9 36 (8.33%) UX Designer
10 33 (7.64%) HTML Developer
11 30 (6.94%) HTML CSS Developer
12 21 (4.86%) Java Developer
13 20 (4.63%) UI Designer
14 16 (3.70%) .NET Developer
15 15 (3.47%) Senior Developer
16 14 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (3.24%) User Researcher
17 13 (3.01%) Applications Developer
18 12 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (67.82%) CSS
2 292 (67.59%) HTML
3 194 (44.91%) HTML5
4 149 (34.49%) CSS3
5 144 (33.33%) jQuery
6 119 (27.55%) REST
7 92 (21.30%) JSON
8 88 (20.37%) AngularJS
9 81 (18.75%) React
10 68 (15.74%) Node.js
11 67 (15.51%) Spring
12 66 (15.28%) Sass
13 57 (13.19%) RESTful
14 53 (12.27%) Django
15 50 (11.57%) Web Services
16 49 (11.34%) Spring MVC
17 48 (11.11%) Guice
17 48 (11.11%) Play Framework
17 48 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
18 47 (10.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 133 (30.79%) User Experience
2 46 (10.65%) Mobile App
3 35 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.24%) Blog
7 13 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.31%) iPhone
9 9 (2.08%) NHS
10 8 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.85%) W3C
11 6 (1.39%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.39%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.93%) Fintech
13 4 (0.93%) IPTV
13 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.93%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.13%) Linux
2 36 (8.33%) Android
3 33 (7.64%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.94%) Mac OS X
4 17 (3.94%) Unix
5 7 (1.62%) Windows
6 5 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (63.66%) Responsive Web Design
2 263 (60.88%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (31.02%) Scrum
4 132 (30.56%) TDD
5 115 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
6 114 (26.39%) Front End Development
7 106 (24.54%) MVC
8 103 (23.84%) Web Development
9 99 (22.92%) Test Automation
10 81 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (14.81%) BDD
12 61 (14.12%) Open Source
13 54 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 54 (12.50%) OO
14 53 (12.27%) Kanban
15 50 (11.57%) Pair Programming
16 47 (10.88%) OWASP
16 47 (10.88%) Prototyping
17 45 (10.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 45 (10.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 287 (66.44%) JavaScript
2 110 (25.46%) Java
3 50 (11.57%) C#
3 50 (11.57%) Scala
4 48 (11.11%) Ruby
5 39 (9.03%) SQL
6 30 (6.94%) PHP
7 29 (6.71%) ES6
8 22 (5.09%) Objective-C
9 20 (4.63%) Python
10 18 (4.17%) TypeScript
11 17 (3.94%) Apple Swift
12 13 (3.01%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.93%) PHP 5
13 4 (0.93%) PHP 7
14 3 (0.69%) C++
14 3 (0.69%) Java 8
14 3 (0.69%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (9.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 36 (8.33%) Degree
3 10 (2.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.86%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) PMO
2 5 (1.16%) WCAG
3 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (7.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.55%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (19.21%) Google
2 42 (9.72%) Adobe
3 37 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.55%) Atlassian
4 11 (2.55%) Twitter
4 11 (2.55%) Xamarin
5 10 (2.31%) Apple
6 8 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.39%) OpenText
8 5 (1.16%) FatWire
9 4 (0.93%) hybris
9 4 (0.93%) IBM
9 4 (0.93%) Interwoven
9 4 (0.93%) Sencha
9 4 (0.93%) Vignette
9 4 (0.93%) Xerox
9 4 (0.93%) Zend
10 3 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle
10 3 (0.69%) Perforce