Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for HTML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTML over the 6 months to 18 March 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.

HTML (including XHTML, DHTML & HTML5)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing HTML 365 426 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.41% 8.99% 10.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.55% 32.30% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 288 342
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £309 £213 £263
90th Percentile £550 £502 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.33% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.75 £25.83 £70.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.45% -63.36% +491.19%
10th Percentile £54.58 £19.60 £45.45
90th Percentile £62.13 £29.90 £103.15
England median hourly rate £41.20 £29.08 £37.50
% change year-on-year +41.68% -22.45% +39.77%

HTML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,375 1,319 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.93% 27.84% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 873 834
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £270
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +24.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £33.25 £22.98 £15.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £48.75 £37.06
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.21 £40.75
% change year-on-year +3.14% +1.12% +5.50%

HTML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing HTML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HTML in the West Midlands

HTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTML in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTML in the West Midlands

HTML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTML in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTML in the West Midlands

HTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTML in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTML in the West Midlands

HTML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTML within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 March 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
Birmingham 0 122 £421 +24.81% 114
Coventry -6 91 £425 -5.56% 27
Shropshire -14 70 £425 - 21
Staffordshire -8 20 £350 +7.69% 40
Warwickshire -10 17 £350 +24.44% 26
Solihull +4 8 £400 - 33
Worcestershire -14 3 - - 20
Wolverhampton -3 2 £394 +19.32% 9
Walsall -7 2 £313 +5.93% 4
West Bromwich - 2 £200 -
Herefordshire -14 1 £575 +112.96% 2
Dudley - 1 £250 - 6
HTML
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HTML 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HTML.

1 301 (82.47%) CSS
2 275 (75.34%) JavaScript
3 199 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (39.18%) C#
5 140 (38.36%) .NET
6 137 (37.53%) SQL Server
7 124 (33.97%) SQL
8 116 (31.78%) Git (software)
9 104 (28.49%) MVC
10 100 (27.40%) TDD
11 96 (26.30%) ASP.NET
12 92 (25.21%) Scrum
13 90 (24.66%) Web Services
14 82 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 80 (21.92%) HTML5
16 69 (18.90%) BDD
17 64 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (16.99%) AngularJS
19 62 (16.99%) User Experience
20 60 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
21 58 (15.89%) Java
22 57 (15.62%) Kanban
23 55 (15.07%) Microsoft
23 55 (15.07%) CSS3
24 52 (14.25%) jQuery
24 52 (14.25%) Prototyping
25 50 (13.70%) .NET Framework
26 49 (13.42%) Front End Development
27 48 (13.15%) SOLID

HTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (6.30%) CMS
2 20 (5.48%) Confluence
3 15 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.84%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.47%) Documentum
6 8 (2.19%) WordPress
7 7 (1.92%) Apache
7 7 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.37%) JBoss
10 3 (0.82%) Drupal
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.55%) IIS
11 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.55%) nginx
12 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) InDesign
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.37%) Magento
3 3 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.55%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 82 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.21%) GitHub
3 16 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.84%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (3.56%) Office 365
6 11 (3.01%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (1.64%) SaaS
8 5 (1.37%) Slack
9 4 (1.10%) Serverless
10 2 (0.55%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.55%) IaaS
10 2 (0.55%) PaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Apigee
11 1 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.01%) Internet
2 7 (1.92%) Skype
3 6 (1.64%) SSL
4 3 (0.82%) Intranet
5 2 (0.55%) Extranet
5 2 (0.55%) HTTP
5 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (37.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.40%) MySQL
3 25 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.29%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.47%) Power BI
6 9 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (1.92%) SQLPlus
9 6 (1.64%) MS Access
10 5 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.55%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 116 (31.78%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.95%) JIRA
3 24 (6.58%) Cucumber
3 24 (6.58%) Selenium
3 24 (6.58%) Subversion
3 24 (6.58%) Visual Studio
4 21 (5.75%) gulp
5 12 (3.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (3.01%) Maven
7 9 (2.47%) Gatling
7 9 (2.47%) GitLab
8 8 (2.19%) Grunt
8 8 (2.19%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.19%) Sublime Text
8 8 (2.19%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.92%) JUnit
10 6 (1.64%) Artifactory
10 6 (1.64%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 12 (3.29%) Finance
2 8 (2.19%) Marketing
3 6 (1.64%) Retail
4 5 (1.37%) Games
5 4 (1.10%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 277 (75.89%) Developer
2 61 (16.71%) .NET Developer
3 47 (12.88%) Designer
4 36 (9.86%) C# Developer
5 31 (8.49%) UX Designer
6 24 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 22 (6.03%) Lead Developer
8 21 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (5.48%) Java Developer
10 18 (4.93%) Agile Developer
10 18 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (4.38%) UI Developer
12 15 (4.11%) React Developer
13 14 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (3.56%) Agile .NET Developer
14 13 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 13 (3.56%) PHP Developer
14 13 (3.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (82.47%) CSS
2 140 (38.36%) .NET
3 96 (26.30%) ASP.NET
4 90 (24.66%) Web Services
5 80 (21.92%) HTML5
6 63 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (16.99%) AngularJS
8 60 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 55 (15.07%) CSS3
10 52 (14.25%) jQuery
11 50 (13.70%) .NET Framework
12 45 (12.33%) XML
13 43 (11.78%) Dapper ORM
13 43 (11.78%) REST
14 42 (11.51%) React
15 39 (10.68%) Node.js
16 34 (9.32%) Spring
17 27 (7.40%) Sass
18 26 (7.12%) SOAP
19 20 (5.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.99%) User Experience
2 42 (11.51%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.64%) Robotics
7 5 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.82%) iPad
8 3 (0.82%) iPhone
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile Games
8 3 (0.82%) NHS
8 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.55%) New Media
9 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.27%) Blog
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.11%) Linux
2 10 (2.74%) Android
3 9 (2.47%) Unix
4 7 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.10%) Windows
7 2 (0.55%) Debian
7 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.49%) MVC
3 100 (27.40%) TDD
4 92 (25.21%) Scrum
5 69 (18.90%) BDD
6 64 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (15.62%) Kanban
8 52 (14.25%) Prototyping
9 49 (13.42%) Front End Development
10 48 (13.15%) SOLID
11 33 (9.04%) DevOps
11 33 (9.04%) Microservices
12 27 (7.40%) Web Design
13 26 (7.12%) Web Development
14 24 (6.58%) Technical Leadership
15 23 (6.30%) CRM
15 23 (6.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 23 (6.30%) SDLC
16 22 (6.03%) Service Design
17 21 (5.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 275 (75.34%) JavaScript
2 143 (39.18%) C#
3 124 (33.97%) SQL
4 58 (15.89%) Java
5 35 (9.59%) PHP
6 16 (4.38%) Java 8
7 15 (4.11%) TypeScript
8 12 (3.29%) ES6
9 11 (3.01%) Scala
10 10 (2.74%) Python
11 9 (2.47%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.19%) Groovy
12 8 (2.19%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.19%) Ruby
13 7 (1.92%) Perl
13 7 (1.92%) VBA
14 6 (1.64%) VB
14 6 (1.64%) VB6
14 6 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.56%) Degree
4 4 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) MCSD
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.01%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) WCAG
3 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (6.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) Kibana
2 8 (2.19%) Grafana
3 7 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (1.92%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.64%) Graphite
5 3 (0.82%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.55%) cPanel
6 2 (0.55%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.55%) Plesk
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.33%) Oracle
3 15 (4.11%) Adobe
4 14 (3.84%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.56%) IBM
5 13 (3.56%) Pega
6 12 (3.29%) Google
7 7 (1.92%) SAP
7 7 (1.92%) Splunk
8 6 (1.64%) hybris
9 5 (1.37%) BEA
9 5 (1.37%) Informatica
9 5 (1.37%) webMethods
10 4 (1.10%) Twitter
10 4 (1.10%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.82%) Apple
11 3 (0.82%) ATG
11 3 (0.82%) Demandware
11 3 (0.82%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.82%) Sitecore