Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for HTML5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTML5 over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

HTML5
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 52 54
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing HTML5 154 176 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.96% 3.58% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.75% 14.01% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 121 129
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £216 £213
90th Percentile £538 £450 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.25 £28.17 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -71.84% +312.37%
10th Percentile £29.58 £21.87 £90.00
90th Percentile £36.73 £32.05 £110.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.84% -30.00% +51.79%

HTML5 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 1,580 1,256 1,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.41% 25.58% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 827 954
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%
10th Percentile £28.80 £14.31 £10.40
90th Percentile £62.31 £42.35 £39.82
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

HTML5
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing HTML5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HTML5 in the West Midlands

HTML5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTML5 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTML5 in the West Midlands

HTML5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTML5 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTML5 in the West Midlands

HTML5
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 HTML5 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTML5 in the West Midlands

HTML5
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 HTML5 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Shropshire -28 46 £439 -12.15%
Birmingham -35 34 £400 +23.08% 35
Coventry -6 23 £425 +4.62% 5
Warwickshire -2 11 £375 +36.36% 11
Solihull +10 9 £400 +3.23% 7
Staffordshire -14 9 £350 -2.78% 7
West Bromwich - 2 £200 -
HTML5
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTML5 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 HTML5.

1 154 (100.00%) HTML
2 144 (93.51%) CSS
3 130 (84.42%) JavaScript
4 88 (57.14%) CSS3
5 85 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (46.75%) AngularJS
7 64 (41.56%) jQuery
8 58 (37.66%) TDD
9 50 (32.47%) REST
10 48 (31.17%) Node.js
10 48 (31.17%) Sass
11 47 (30.52%) Scrum
12 45 (29.22%) C#
13 43 (27.92%) Git (software)
14 42 (27.27%) Test Automation
15 40 (25.97%) User Experience
16 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (24.68%) MVC
17 38 (24.68%) Microservices
18 36 (23.38%) Docker
18 36 (23.38%) React
18 36 (23.38%) Front End Development
18 36 (23.38%) MySQL
18 36 (23.38%) LESS
19 35 (22.73%) Scala
19 35 (22.73%) .NET
19 35 (22.73%) Java
20 34 (22.08%) Selenium
20 34 (22.08%) gulp
21 33 (21.43%) JSON

HTML5
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 17 (11.04%) Confluence
2 10 (6.49%) Apache
2 10 (6.49%) JBoss
2 10 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.19%) CMS
3 8 (5.19%) nginx
4 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.95%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.95%) WordPress
6 2 (1.30%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.25%) GIMP
3 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Magento
2 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.30%) Shopify
4 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.99%) GitHub
3 19 (12.34%) Google Analytics
4 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (6.49%) Slack
6 9 (5.84%) SaaS
7 4 (2.60%) Azure Functions
7 4 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.60%) Serverless
8 1 (0.65%) Apigee
8 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.65%) IaaS
8 1 (0.65%) npm
8 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) HTTP
1 11 (7.14%) Skype
1 11 (7.14%) SSL
2 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.30%) Extranet
3 2 (1.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.38%) MySQL
2 32 (20.78%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.84%) SQLite
5 6 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.95%) Redis
6 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 43 (27.92%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.08%) gulp
2 34 (22.08%) Selenium
3 29 (18.83%) Jenkins
4 28 (18.18%) JIRA
5 27 (17.53%) Cucumber
6 22 (14.29%) IntelliJ
7 20 (12.99%) Gatling
8 19 (12.34%) Eclipse
8 19 (12.34%) Sublime Text
9 15 (9.74%) Grunt
10 13 (8.44%) WebDriver
11 12 (7.79%) Artifactory
11 12 (7.79%) Visual Studio Code
12 11 (7.14%) JUnit
12 11 (7.14%) Xcode
13 10 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (5.19%) Karma Test Runner
16 7 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 4 (2.60%) Finance
2 3 (1.95%) Automotive
2 3 (1.95%) Retail
3 2 (1.30%) Marketing
3 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (88.31%) Developer
2 24 (15.58%) Scala Developer
3 23 (14.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (12.99%) Angular Developer
4 20 (12.99%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (8.44%) React Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.79%) PHP Developer
7 11 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 10 (6.49%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 9 (5.84%) HTML Developer
9 9 (5.84%) UI Developer
10 8 (5.19%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Designer
11 7 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (100.00%) HTML
2 144 (93.51%) CSS
3 88 (57.14%) CSS3
4 72 (46.75%) AngularJS
5 64 (41.56%) jQuery
6 50 (32.47%) REST
7 48 (31.17%) Node.js
7 48 (31.17%) Sass
8 36 (23.38%) LESS
8 36 (23.38%) React
9 35 (22.73%) .NET
10 33 (21.43%) JSON
11 29 (18.83%) Play Framework
11 29 (18.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (16.88%) Ajax
12 26 (16.88%) KnockoutJS
12 26 (16.88%) Web Services
13 24 (15.58%) Gherkin
14 23 (14.94%) J2EE
14 23 (14.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.97%) User Experience
2 21 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 15 (9.74%) Public Cloud
4 10 (6.49%) iPhone
5 5 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.25%) W3C
6 3 (1.95%) iPad
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) New Media
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Android
1 19 (12.34%) Apple iOS
2 16 (10.39%) Linux
3 10 (6.49%) Mac OS
3 10 (6.49%) Unix
4 9 (5.84%) Windows
5 7 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.66%) TDD
3 47 (30.52%) Scrum
4 42 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (24.68%) Microservices
6 38 (24.68%) MVC
7 36 (23.38%) Front End Development
8 32 (20.78%) DevOps
9 28 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (13.64%) Web Design
11 20 (12.99%) Analytics
12 19 (12.34%) Prototyping
13 18 (11.69%) Open Source
14 17 (11.04%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (11.04%) OO
14 17 (11.04%) Service Delivery
15 15 (9.74%) Mobile Development
16 12 (7.79%) Continuous Deployment
16 12 (7.79%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 130 (84.42%) JavaScript
2 45 (29.22%) C#
3 35 (22.73%) Java
3 35 (22.73%) Scala
4 30 (19.48%) SQL
5 27 (17.53%) PHP
6 26 (16.88%) Ruby
7 19 (12.34%) Groovy
7 19 (12.34%) Python
8 14 (9.09%) TypeScript
9 12 (7.79%) Apple Swift
9 12 (7.79%) ES6
9 12 (7.79%) Objective-C
10 11 (7.14%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.55%) Haskell
11 7 (4.55%) Perl
12 5 (3.25%) ES7
13 4 (2.60%) ES8
14 2 (1.30%) PureScript
14 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) WAI
2 5 (3.25%) WCAG
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (23.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (12.99%) Kibana
2 19 (12.34%) Grafana
3 13 (8.44%) Puppet
4 12 (7.79%) Graphite
5 11 (7.14%) HockeyApp
6 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.30%) cPanel
7 2 (1.30%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.30%) Plesk
8 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.64%) Google
3 14 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 13 (8.44%) Splunk
5 12 (7.79%) Twitter
6 10 (6.49%) Apple
7 9 (5.84%) Atlassian
7 9 (5.84%) Oracle
8 6 (3.90%) webMethods
9 5 (3.25%) Adobe
10 4 (2.60%) Zend
11 3 (1.95%) ATG
11 3 (1.95%) Demandware
11 3 (1.95%) hybris
11 3 (1.95%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow