Period
to 18 October 2018

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 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.

HTML (including XHTML, DHTML & HTML5)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing HTML 416 408 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.18% 8.82% 10.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.46% 35.57% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 269 406
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +0.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £240 £213
90th Percentile £516 £500 £488
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +4.20% +70.00%
10th Percentile £25.24 £23.23 £11.50
90th Percentile £56.90 £39.65 £75.15
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% +15.69%

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 1,572 1,147 1,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.91% 24.78% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 754 1,022
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.31% +29.79% -19.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.15 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.20 £40.18 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.24%

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 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTML in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Birmingham 0 145 £375 +9.09% 108
Shropshire -12 83 £441 -5.06% 22
Coventry -7 69 £450 +9.09% 26
Warwickshire -8 32 £375 +29.31% 30
Staffordshire -4 27 £350 +3.70% 45
Solihull +3 15 £413 +10.00% 17
Herefordshire -15 7 £240 -2.04% 6
Worcestershire -6 3 £320 -8.57% 18
Wolverhampton -7 1 £300 -14.29% 6
HTML
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 359 (86.30%) CSS
2 298 (71.63%) JavaScript
3 216 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (44.23%) HTML5
5 143 (34.38%) .NET
6 129 (31.01%) TDD
7 128 (30.77%) C#
8 123 (29.57%) Git (software)
9 121 (29.09%) jQuery
10 119 (28.61%) MVC
11 118 (28.37%) CSS3
12 116 (27.88%) AngularJS
13 111 (26.68%) Scrum
14 106 (25.48%) SQL
15 100 (24.04%) User Experience
16 94 (22.60%) SQL Server
17 93 (22.36%) ASP.NET
18 87 (20.91%) Front End Development
19 83 (19.95%) Java
20 82 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
21 79 (18.99%) Sass
22 78 (18.75%) Web Services
23 77 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
24 71 (17.07%) REST
25 68 (16.35%) Microsoft
26 65 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
27 61 (14.66%) React
28 60 (14.42%) BDD
29 58 (13.94%) LESS
30 57 (13.70%) Test Automation

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 31 (7.45%) Confluence
2 18 (4.33%) CMS
3 17 (4.09%) Apache
4 13 (3.13%) JBoss
5 12 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.68%) nginx
7 7 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.44%) Drupal
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.96%) WordPress
10 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.48%) Documentum
12 1 (0.24%) Mule
12 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (4.09%) Photoshop
2 16 (3.85%) GIMP
3 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.44%) Magento
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.72%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 77 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.21%) GitHub
3 25 (6.01%) Google Analytics
4 18 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (3.37%) SaaS
6 9 (2.16%) Slack
7 7 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.68%) npm
7 7 (1.68%) Office 365
8 6 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.20%) Serverless
10 4 (0.96%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.72%) IaaS
11 3 (0.72%) PaaS
11 3 (0.72%) Yarn
12 2 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.24%) Force.com
13 1 (0.24%) Heroku
13 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.88%) HTTP
2 9 (2.16%) Skype
2 9 (2.16%) SSL
2 9 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.68%) Internet
4 4 (0.96%) SMS
5 2 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.22%) MySQL
3 41 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.09%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.16%) SQLite
10 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.96%) MS Access
14 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 123 (29.57%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.50%) gulp
3 50 (12.02%) JIRA
4 44 (10.58%) Jenkins
5 41 (9.86%) Selenium
6 29 (6.97%) Cucumber
6 29 (6.97%) Grunt
7 24 (5.77%) IntelliJ
8 21 (5.05%) Sublime Text
9 19 (4.57%) Eclipse
10 18 (4.33%) Subversion
11 17 (4.09%) Gatling
11 17 (4.09%) Visual Studio
11 17 (4.09%) WebDriver
12 16 (3.85%) Bitbucket
12 16 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (3.61%) Visual Studio Code
14 14 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (3.13%) JUnit
15 13 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (3.13%) Retail
2 10 (2.40%) Automotive
3 7 (1.68%) Finance
4 4 (0.96%) Law
5 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
5 3 (0.72%) Legal
5 3 (0.72%) Marketing
6 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 341 (81.97%) Developer
2 65 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 60 (14.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 36 (8.65%) UI Developer
5 33 (7.93%) Java Developer
5 33 (7.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (7.21%) Angular Developer
6 30 (7.21%) HTML Developer
7 28 (6.73%) HTML CSS Developer
8 24 (5.77%) Scala Developer
9 23 (5.53%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.81%) PHP Developer
11 19 (4.57%) Agile Developer
11 19 (4.57%) Applications Developer
11 19 (4.57%) Designer
12 18 (4.33%) Azure Developer
12 18 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (4.33%) React Developer
13 17 (4.09%) Architect
14 16 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (86.30%) CSS
2 184 (44.23%) HTML5
3 143 (34.38%) .NET
4 121 (29.09%) jQuery
5 118 (28.37%) CSS3
6 116 (27.88%) AngularJS
7 93 (22.36%) ASP.NET
8 79 (18.99%) Sass
9 78 (18.75%) Web Services
10 71 (17.07%) REST
11 65 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 61 (14.66%) React
13 58 (13.94%) LESS
14 55 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 54 (12.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 52 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
17 51 (12.26%) .NET Framework
18 49 (11.78%) Node.js
19 47 (11.30%) Ajax
20 42 (10.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 100 (24.04%) User Experience
2 36 (8.65%) Mobile App
3 27 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.61%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.40%) iPhone
9 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.68%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.20%) W3C
11 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.72%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.48%) Social Media
13 1 (0.24%) CMDB
13 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.24%) Infotainment
13 1 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.65%) Windows
2 34 (8.17%) Linux
3 29 (6.97%) Android
3 29 (6.97%) Unix
4 27 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.40%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.16%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (31.01%) TDD
3 119 (28.61%) MVC
4 111 (26.68%) Scrum
5 87 (20.91%) Front End Development
6 82 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (14.42%) BDD
8 57 (13.70%) Test Automation
9 51 (12.26%) Microservices
10 48 (11.54%) DevOps
11 46 (11.06%) Kanban
12 37 (8.89%) Prototyping
13 36 (8.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 34 (8.17%) Web Development
15 31 (7.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 30 (7.21%) Wireframes
17 28 (6.73%) Analytics
18 27 (6.49%) OO
18 27 (6.49%) Web Design
19 26 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 298 (71.63%) JavaScript
2 128 (30.77%) C#
3 106 (25.48%) SQL
4 83 (19.95%) Java
5 50 (12.02%) PHP
6 44 (10.58%) Scala
7 39 (9.38%) TypeScript
8 35 (8.41%) Ruby
9 24 (5.77%) Python
10 18 (4.33%) ES6
11 17 (4.09%) Groovy
12 16 (3.85%) Java 8
13 13 (3.13%) Apple Swift
13 13 (3.13%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.16%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.92%) ES7
15 8 (1.92%) XAML
16 7 (1.68%) ES8
17 6 (1.44%) Haskell
17 6 (1.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.57%) Degree
4 13 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.09%) QA
1 17 (4.09%) WCAG
2 10 (2.40%) WAI
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.24%) PMO
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (12.74%) Docker
2 6 (1.44%) LXC
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (5.05%) Kibana
2 20 (4.81%) Grafana
3 15 (3.61%) Puppet
4 14 (3.37%) Graphite
5 11 (2.64%) HockeyApp
6 10 (2.40%) HP ALM
7 6 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.24%) SCCM
10 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.17%) Google
3 27 (6.49%) Oracle
4 24 (5.77%) Xamarin
5 21 (5.05%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.88%) Splunk
6 12 (2.88%) Twitter
7 11 (2.64%) Apple
7 11 (2.64%) BMC
7 11 (2.64%) IBM
7 11 (2.64%) Remedy
8 10 (2.40%) HP
9 7 (1.68%) SAP
10 6 (1.44%) webMethods
11 5 (1.20%) Adobe
12 4 (0.96%) hybris
12 4 (0.96%) Zend
13 3 (0.72%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.72%) Telerik
14 2 (0.48%) Jaspersoft