Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 509 344 385
Rank change year-on-year -165 +41 -52
Contract jobs citing Web Design 432 694 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.85% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 398 409
UK median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £310 £279 £263
90th Percentile £575 £546 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £373
% change year-on-year +2.41% +11.41% -1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
UK median hourly rate - £33.44 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.60% -6.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.44 £20.50
% change year-on-year - +63.12% -28.31%

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 88,010 81,989 92,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.54% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,032 53,704 60,739
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £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 2,377 2,066 2,306
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.08 £47.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +11.14%

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 August 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 August 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 -125 410 £438 +4.17% 249
UK excluding London -154 236 £425 +2.41% 198
London -39 196 £475 +15.85% 62
South East -50 73 £450 +5.88% 47
North of England -100 70 £425 -3.08% 50
North West -5 42 £439 +34.92% 28
Midlands -43 36 £425 +6.25% 28
West Midlands -31 23 £425 +6.25% 13
Scotland -49 20 £363 +11.54% 6
Yorkshire -79 20 £425 -10.53% 15
South West -43 18 £364 -14.47% 32
East of England -10 16 £480 +13.74% 30
East Midlands -32 13 £400 - 15
North East -40 9 £425 -3.41% 7
Wales -19 2 £375 +28.21% 5

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 283 (65.51%) HTML
2 274 (63.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 268 (62.04%) CSS
4 264 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 258 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (40.74%) HTML5
7 138 (31.94%) Git (software)
8 132 (30.56%) CSS3
9 130 (30.09%) TDD
10 127 (29.40%) Scrum
11 124 (28.70%) User Experience
12 118 (27.31%) Java
13 115 (26.62%) jQuery
14 113 (26.16%) REST
15 107 (24.77%) Web Development
16 103 (23.84%) Test Automation
17 98 (22.69%) MVC
18 93 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
19 92 (21.30%) Front End Development
20 86 (19.91%) AngularJS
21 85 (19.68%) Subversion
22 82 (18.98%) Linux
23 79 (18.29%) Google
24 77 (17.82%) JSON
24 77 (17.82%) HTTP
25 75 (17.36%) React
26 72 (16.67%) Relational Database
26 72 (16.67%) Jenkins
27 70 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
28 69 (15.97%) JIRA

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 52 (12.04%) Confluence
2 44 (10.19%) CMS
3 17 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.47%) WordPress
5 12 (2.78%) IIS
6 11 (2.55%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.62%) Apache
9 5 (1.16%) Drupal
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%) DNN
11 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 37 (8.56%) Photoshop
2 21 (4.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 20 (4.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (2.78%) Fireworks
5 11 (2.55%) InVision
6 6 (1.39%) InDesign
7 4 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.46%) UXPin
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.23%) Flinto
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.23%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.85%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.85%) SaaS
5 7 (1.62%) GitHub
5 7 (1.62%) npm
6 6 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (1.39%) Google Play
7 5 (1.16%) Serverless
8 4 (0.93%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.93%) Heroku
9 3 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 77 (17.82%) HTTP
2 22 (5.09%) Internet
3 7 (1.62%) SMS
4 5 (1.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) DMZ
5 1 (0.23%) Extranet
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 33 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 24 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 14 (3.24%) MySQL
5 11 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.93%) SQLite
9 3 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.69%) Cloud Spanner
9 3 (0.69%) NewSQL
10 2 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.23%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.23%) Power BI
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 138 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 85 (19.68%) Subversion
3 72 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 69 (15.97%) JIRA
5 53 (12.27%) JUnit
6 44 (10.19%) Hudson
7 34 (7.87%) Maven
8 30 (6.94%) gulp
9 26 (6.02%) Jasmine
10 24 (5.56%) Bitbucket
11 23 (5.32%) Mockito
12 22 (5.09%) Cucumber
13 20 (4.63%) Grunt
14 19 (4.40%) webpack
15 18 (4.17%) Selenium
16 11 (2.55%) Mocha
16 11 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (2.55%) Visual Studio
16 11 (2.55%) WebDriver
17 10 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 60 (13.89%) Finance
2 31 (7.18%) Retail
3 14 (3.24%) Marketing
4 13 (3.01%) Banking
5 10 (2.31%) Interactive Media
6 8 (1.85%) Games
7 6 (1.39%) Back Office
7 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.16%) Advertising
8 5 (1.16%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (65.51%) Developer
2 81 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 65 (15.05%) Designer
4 52 (12.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 37 (8.56%) UI Developer
6 36 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 36 (8.33%) Scala Developer
7 35 (8.10%) Java Developer
7 35 (8.10%) Web Developer
8 34 (7.87%) React Developer
9 32 (7.41%) HTML Developer
10 29 (6.71%) HTML CSS Developer
11 25 (5.79%) UI Designer
11 25 (5.79%) UX Designer
12 24 (5.56%) .NET Developer
13 21 (4.86%) Senior Developer
14 19 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (3.94%) C# Developer
15 17 (3.94%) User Researcher
16 14 (3.24%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (65.51%) HTML
2 268 (62.04%) CSS
3 176 (40.74%) HTML5
4 132 (30.56%) CSS3
5 115 (26.62%) jQuery
6 113 (26.16%) REST
7 86 (19.91%) AngularJS
8 77 (17.82%) JSON
9 75 (17.36%) React
10 68 (15.74%) Spring
11 62 (14.35%) .NET
12 61 (14.12%) Node.js
13 60 (13.89%) Sass
14 58 (13.43%) RESTful
15 54 (12.50%) Web Services
16 48 (11.11%) Spring MVC
17 46 (10.65%) Ajax
17 46 (10.65%) Django
18 45 (10.42%) Guice
18 45 (10.42%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 124 (28.70%) User Experience
2 37 (8.56%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 22 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.70%) Blog
6 10 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.31%) NHS
7 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.85%) W3C
8 7 (1.62%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.93%) IPTV
11 4 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (0.93%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.46%) e-Health
13 2 (0.46%) LIMS
13 2 (0.46%) PACS
13 2 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (18.98%) Linux
2 29 (6.71%) Unix
3 28 (6.48%) Mac OS X
4 23 (5.32%) Android
5 21 (4.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.46%) Windows
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (63.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 258 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (30.09%) TDD
4 127 (29.40%) Scrum
5 107 (24.77%) Web Development
6 103 (23.84%) Test Automation
7 98 (22.69%) MVC
8 93 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (21.30%) Front End Development
10 70 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (14.58%) Configuration Management
12 57 (13.19%) BDD
12 57 (13.19%) Open Source
13 50 (11.57%) Pair Programming
14 47 (10.88%) E-Commerce
15 45 (10.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 44 (10.19%) Analytics
16 44 (10.19%) OWASP
17 41 (9.49%) Mobile First
17 41 (9.49%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 264 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 118 (27.31%) Java
3 52 (12.04%) C#
4 46 (10.65%) Ruby
5 45 (10.42%) Scala
6 36 (8.33%) SQL
7 27 (6.25%) PHP
8 22 (5.09%) ES6
9 20 (4.63%) T-SQL
10 18 (4.17%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.78%) Python
12 10 (2.31%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.39%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.39%) Java 8
14 3 (0.69%) C++
15 2 (0.46%) C
16 1 (0.23%) CFML
16 1 (0.23%) MUMPS
16 1 (0.23%) R
16 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 35 (8.10%) Degree
3 16 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.93%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.40%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.16%) SLA
3 4 (0.93%) PMO
3 4 (0.93%) WCAG
4 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.46%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (6.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 79 (18.29%) Google
2 47 (10.88%) Adobe
3 24 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.39%) hybris
5 6 (1.39%) IBM
5 6 (1.39%) OpenText
5 6 (1.39%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.16%) Zend
7 4 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (0.93%) FatWire
7 4 (0.93%) Interwoven
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle
7 4 (0.93%) Perforce
7 4 (0.93%) Sencha
7 4 (0.93%) Vignette
7 4 (0.93%) Xerox
8 3 (0.69%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.46%) ATG