Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 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.

Responsive Web Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 152 143
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing Responsive Web Design 32 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.46% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.57% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 47
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £351 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% +16.83% -9.09%
10th Percentile £287 £288 £213
90th Percentile £470 £388 £410
England median daily rate £432 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +4.73% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.15 £29.00 £107.00
% change year-on-year +14.31% -72.90% +435.00%

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 4,104 3,500 4,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.77% 81.26% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,525 2,187 2,556
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £264 £240 £231
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 136 106
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +18.54% -25.97%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.20 £50.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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 -5 14 £375 -29.25% 15
Walsall - 5 £295 -
Wolverhampton - 5 £380 -
Staffordshire -6 1 £335 -2.90% 3
Shropshire -14 1 £459 -
Coventry -18 1 £425 +20.91% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £338 - 1
Responsive Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 28 (87.50%) HTML
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 26 (81.25%) CSS
3 22 (68.75%) User Experience
4 21 (65.63%) HTML5
5 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 18 (56.25%) jQuery
6 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
7 14 (43.75%) Web Development
8 13 (40.63%) .NET
9 12 (37.50%) C#
9 12 (37.50%) SQL
10 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (34.38%) IIS
11 9 (28.13%) Web Design
11 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
12 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
12 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
12 7 (21.88%) Unix
12 7 (21.88%) Linux
12 7 (21.88%) Mac OS X
13 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
13 6 (18.75%) CMS
13 6 (18.75%) SOAP
13 6 (18.75%) TDD
13 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
13 6 (18.75%) Sass

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 11 (34.38%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) npm
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) gulp
3 4 (12.50%) Grunt
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.13%) Bower
6 1 (3.13%) CasperJS
6 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (15.63%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (18.75%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (18.75%) HTML Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (15.63%) UI Developer
5 4 (12.50%) React Developer
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.38%) UX Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) UI/UX Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) HTML
2 26 (81.25%) CSS
3 21 (65.63%) HTML5
4 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 18 (56.25%) jQuery
5 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (40.63%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (18.75%) Sass
7 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 5 (15.63%) REST
9 4 (12.50%) Behat
9 4 (12.50%) CSS3
9 4 (12.50%) Doctrine
9 4 (12.50%) React
9 4 (12.50%) Symfony
10 3 (9.38%) Ajax
10 3 (9.38%) JSON
10 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (9.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Animation
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
1 7 (21.88%) Mac OS X
1 7 (21.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Web Development
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 9 (28.13%) Web Design
4 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 3 (9.38%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Content Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) ES6
6 2 (6.25%) Java 8
6 2 (6.25%) PureScript
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) WAI
1 1 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Zend
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) WorldPay