Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 428 367 314
Rank change year-on-year -61 -53 -25
Contract jobs citing Web Design 526 638 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.66% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.79% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 430 584
UK median daily rate £425 £412 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.28% +8.29% +1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £274 £238
90th Percentile £573 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +2.82% -25.98%
10th Percentile £10.98 £18.90 £13.93
90th Percentile £29.56 £29.60 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.02
% change year-on-year -18.60% +13.04% -30.84%

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 84,708 80,985 88,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.85% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,780 53,648 57,331
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,963 2,249 2,692
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% -4.00% +25.00%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Design over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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 -63 484 £425 +3.03% 279
UK excluding London -65 293 £425 +6.25% 202
London -35 223 £450 +5.88% 92
North of England +35 119 £450 +20.00% 58
South East -38 61 £415 +1.22% 37
Yorkshire +5 53 £475 +22.58% 20
Midlands -64 42 £400 -8.05% 47
North East +72 34 £425 +19.72% 7
North West +14 30 £488 +34.48% 31
West Midlands -27 28 £400 -11.11% 26
South West +9 24 £350 -28.21% 25
Scotland -21 23 £388 +14.81% 11
East of England -16 14 £435 +24.29% 20
East Midlands -38 14 £413 -6.25% 21
Wales -10 9 £450 +7.46% 3
Northern Ireland -22 1 £275 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Web Design.

1 365 (69.39%) HTML
2 359 (68.25%) CSS
3 293 (55.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 275 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (45.44%) JavaScript
6 180 (34.22%) User Experience
7 165 (31.37%) Git (software)
8 161 (30.61%) HTML5
9 135 (25.67%) Front End Development
10 132 (25.10%) CSS3
11 127 (24.14%) Java
12 124 (23.57%) Web Development
13 102 (19.39%) Test Automation
14 96 (18.25%) Linux
15 95 (18.06%) Prototyping
16 90 (17.11%) Web Services
17 87 (16.54%) Sass
17 87 (16.54%) AngularJS
18 84 (15.97%) Relational Database
19 81 (15.40%) Finance
20 80 (15.21%) Mobile App
20 80 (15.21%) REST
21 79 (15.02%) jQuery
22 78 (14.83%) TDD
23 77 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
24 76 (14.45%) Subversion
24 76 (14.45%) HTTP
25 72 (13.69%) JSON
26 70 (13.31%) Python
26 70 (13.31%) MVC

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 45 (8.56%) CMS
2 34 (6.46%) Confluence
3 13 (2.47%) Drupal
3 13 (2.47%) WordPress
4 12 (2.28%) JBoss
5 9 (1.71%) nginx
5 9 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.52%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.76%) Marvel
9 4 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.57%) Apache
10 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.38%) IIS
11 2 (0.38%) Moodle
11 2 (0.38%) Mule
11 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (11.41%) Photoshop
2 43 (8.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (4.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (2.09%) InVision
5 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.38%) InDesign
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.28%) npm
3 7 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.57%) GitHub
7 2 (0.38%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.38%) IaaS
7 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.45%) HTTP
2 11 (2.09%) SMS
3 8 (1.52%) LDAP
4 2 (0.38%) Firewall
4 2 (0.38%) Internet
4 2 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.19%) Skype
5 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.97%) Relational Database
2 50 (9.51%) MySQL
3 42 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.94%) MongoDB
5 22 (4.18%) SQL Server
6 15 (2.85%) Neo4j
7 8 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.95%) Redis
10 4 (0.76%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.76%) NewSQL
10 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.57%) DB2
11 3 (0.57%) Power BI
12 2 (0.38%) Big Data
12 2 (0.38%) MS Access
13 1 (0.19%) Endeca
13 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 165 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 76 (14.45%) Subversion
3 59 (11.22%) Jenkins
4 45 (8.56%) JIRA
5 44 (8.37%) JUnit
6 28 (5.32%) gulp
7 26 (4.94%) Jasmine
8 24 (4.56%) Selenium
9 19 (3.61%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.61%) Grunt
9 19 (3.61%) webpack
10 18 (3.42%) Mocha
11 14 (2.66%) Mockito
12 11 (2.09%) Bower
13 10 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.33%) Axure RP
14 7 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.33%) Yeoman
15 6 (1.14%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 81 (15.40%) Finance
2 38 (7.22%) Marketing
3 25 (4.75%) Retail
4 22 (4.18%) Banking
5 15 (2.85%) Publishing
5 15 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.09%) Games
7 9 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.52%) Electronics
9 7 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.76%) Advertising
10 4 (0.76%) Automotive
10 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Law
11 2 (0.38%) Local Government
11 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 284 (53.99%) Developer
2 145 (27.57%) Designer
3 96 (18.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 80 (15.21%) UX Designer
5 45 (8.56%) Java Developer
5 45 (8.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 41 (7.79%) Scala Developer
7 32 (6.08%) HTML Developer
8 25 (4.75%) UI Designer
9 23 (4.37%) HTML CSS Developer
10 21 (3.99%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.80%) User Researcher
12 19 (3.61%) Architect
12 19 (3.61%) Interaction Designer
12 19 (3.61%) Web Developer
13 17 (3.23%) Web Designer
14 15 (2.85%) Analyst
14 15 (2.85%) Digital Designer
14 15 (2.85%) Python Developer
15 13 (2.47%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (69.39%) HTML
2 359 (68.25%) CSS
3 161 (30.61%) HTML5
4 132 (25.10%) CSS3
5 90 (17.11%) Web Services
6 87 (16.54%) AngularJS
6 87 (16.54%) Sass
7 80 (15.21%) REST
8 79 (15.02%) jQuery
9 72 (13.69%) JSON
10 68 (12.93%) Ajax
11 62 (11.79%) Node.js
11 62 (11.79%) Spring
12 52 (9.89%) Django
13 51 (9.70%) .NET
14 50 (9.51%) React
15 39 (7.41%) RESTful
16 37 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 36 (6.84%) Guice
17 36 (6.84%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 180 (34.22%) User Experience
2 80 (15.21%) Mobile App
3 50 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.18%) Blog
6 17 (3.23%) Graphic Design
7 15 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.09%) Social Media
9 9 (1.71%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.52%) Animation
11 7 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.95%) iPhone
12 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.76%) Fintech
13 4 (0.76%) Photography
14 3 (0.57%) BBC
14 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.57%) Online Games
15 2 (0.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 96 (18.25%) Linux
2 63 (11.98%) Unix
3 39 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 19 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.42%) Android
6 15 (2.85%) Windows
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (55.70%) Responsive Web Design
2 275 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (25.67%) Front End Development
4 124 (23.57%) Web Development
5 102 (19.39%) Test Automation
6 95 (18.06%) Prototyping
7 78 (14.83%) TDD
8 77 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (13.31%) MVC
10 69 (13.12%) Service Design
11 61 (11.60%) Scrum
12 56 (10.65%) Analytics
12 56 (10.65%) Rapid Prototyping
13 47 (8.94%) Configuration Management
14 45 (8.56%) Mentoring
15 38 (7.22%) E-Commerce
15 38 (7.22%) Microservices
16 35 (6.65%) Continuous Deployment
16 35 (6.65%) Open Source
17 33 (6.27%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 239 (45.44%) JavaScript
2 127 (24.14%) Java
3 70 (13.31%) Python
4 62 (11.79%) C#
5 60 (11.41%) Scala
6 51 (9.70%) SQL
7 47 (8.94%) Ruby
8 34 (6.46%) PHP
9 23 (4.37%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.90%) C
11 7 (1.33%) ES6
11 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.57%) C++
14 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.38%) Go
14 2 (0.38%) Perl
14 2 (0.38%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (8.75%) Degree
2 41 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.14%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) MCSD
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.85%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) WCAG
3 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (3.80%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.47%) Sysdig
2 5 (0.95%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (11.60%) Adobe
2 55 (10.46%) Google
3 26 (4.94%) Oracle
4 25 (4.75%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.28%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.09%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.33%) Facebook
7 7 (1.33%) SAP
7 7 (1.33%) Twitter
8 5 (0.95%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.76%) FatWire
10 3 (0.57%) Apple
10 3 (0.57%) IBM
10 3 (0.57%) Mapbox
11 2 (0.38%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.38%) Nintex
11 2 (0.38%) Sage
11 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.38%) WooCommerce
12 1 (0.19%) Quark