Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Responsive Web Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Responsive Web Design over the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Responsive Web Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 164 147
Rank change year-on-year -14 -17 -11
Contract jobs citing Responsive Web Design 29 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.40% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.48% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 42
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £330 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -23.70% +33.08%
10th Percentile £315 £274 £288
90th Percentile £475 £394 £544
England median daily rate £463 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +10.12% +1.82% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £11.30 £40.00
% change year-on-year +209.73% -71.75% +118.64%

Responsive 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,273 3,953 4,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.94% 83.73% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 2,508 2,738
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 147 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +21.44% -5.30%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

Responsive Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Responsive Web Design in the West Midlands

Responsive Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Responsive Web Design in the West Midlands

Responsive Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Responsive Web Design in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Responsive Web Design in the West Midlands

Responsive Web Design
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 Responsive Web Design within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Shropshire -43 11 £360 -10.00% 1
Birmingham +14 10 £330 +6.45% 9
Coventry - 6 £450 -
Solihull - 2 £400 - 4
Responsive Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Responsive 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Responsive Web Design.

1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 24 (82.76%) Web Design
3 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (75.86%) HTML
4 22 (75.86%) CSS
4 22 (75.86%) User Experience
5 20 (68.97%) HTML5
6 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (62.07%) jQuery
6 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (58.62%) C#
7 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (51.72%) TDD
8 15 (51.72%) Scrum
9 14 (48.28%) Mobile App
10 13 (44.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (44.83%) CSS3
10 13 (44.83%) Web Services
11 12 (41.38%) JSON
11 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
11 12 (41.38%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (37.93%) Twitter
12 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
12 11 (37.93%) Xamarin
12 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
12 11 (37.93%) iOS SDK
12 11 (37.93%) Apple Swift
12 11 (37.93%) Zurb Foundation
12 11 (37.93%) Mobile Development

Responsive Web Design
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 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (31.03%) SaaS
4 7 (24.14%) Serverless
5 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MySQL
2 9 (31.03%) SQLite
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
1 11 (37.93%) Xcode
2 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
2 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (24.14%) Maven
3 7 (24.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Applications Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (31.03%) React Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior React Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Designer
8 2 (6.90%) DevOps Developer
8 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) UX Designer
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) CSS
1 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 20 (68.97%) HTML5
3 18 (62.07%) jQuery
4 13 (44.83%) CSS3
4 13 (44.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (44.83%) Web Services
5 12 (41.38%) JSON
5 12 (41.38%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (37.93%) iOS SDK
6 11 (37.93%) Zurb Foundation
7 10 (34.48%) React
8 9 (31.03%) Android SDK
8 9 (31.03%) J2EE
8 9 (31.03%) J2ME
9 5 (17.24%) Ajax
9 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.79%) REST
10 4 (13.79%) RESTful
10 4 (13.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) User Experience
2 14 (48.28%) Mobile App
3 10 (34.48%) iPhone
3 10 (34.48%) Public Cloud
4 3 (10.34%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Android
1 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Web Design
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (51.72%) Scrum
4 15 (51.72%) TDD
5 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
6 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (37.93%) Mobile Development
6 11 (37.93%) MVC
7 10 (34.48%) MVVM
7 10 (34.48%) OO
7 10 (34.48%) SOLID
7 10 (34.48%) UX Design
8 9 (31.03%) SDLC
8 9 (31.03%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (27.59%) DevOps
9 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) Apple Swift
3 11 (37.93%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Objective-C
4 9 (31.03%) Python
5 7 (24.14%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PureScript
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) HockeyApp
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Twitter
1 11 (37.93%) Xamarin
2 10 (34.48%) Apple
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Atlassian
4 3 (10.34%) ATG
4 3 (10.34%) Demandware
4 3 (10.34%) hybris
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Google