Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 130 137
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 +6
Contract jobs citing Responsive Web Design 34 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.46% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 62 34
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +26.92% +1.56%
10th Percentile £286 £250 £269
90th Percentile £430 £538 £518
England median daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.19% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +100.00% -44.66%

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 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -18 9 £350 -8.79% 2
Staffordshire +15 5 £360 +20.00% 3
Wolverhampton - 5 £350 -
Shropshire +25 4 £400 -15.79%
Warwickshire +1 2 £375 +70.45% 3
Coventry -1 2 £400 -6.98%
Worcestershire +1 1 £250 -31.03%
Responsive Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Responsive Web Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Responsive Web Design.

1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (97.06%) CSS
3 32 (94.12%) HTML5
4 27 (79.41%) CSS3
5 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
5 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (67.65%) jQuery
7 20 (58.82%) Web Development
7 20 (58.82%) MVC
8 17 (50.00%) .NET
9 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 16 (47.06%) TDD
9 16 (47.06%) BDD
10 15 (44.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (38.24%) Backbone.js
12 12 (35.29%) User Experience
12 12 (35.29%) Front End Development
13 11 (32.35%) Web Design
13 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
14 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (29.41%) Ember.js
14 10 (29.41%) Web Application Development
14 10 (29.41%) Migration
14 10 (29.41%) CMS
14 10 (29.41%) Business Analysis
14 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
14 10 (29.41%) Microservices
14 10 (29.41%) Progressive Web App
15 9 (26.47%) C#
15 9 (26.47%) HTTP

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 10 (29.41%) CMS
2 8 (23.53%) DNN
3 4 (11.76%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.59%) Subversion
4 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.71%) JUnit
4 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.76%) JIRA
6 3 (8.82%) Selenium
7 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.94%) Bower
8 1 (2.94%) Grunt
8 1 (2.94%) gulp
8 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.94%) Mocha
8 1 (2.94%) NUnit
8 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 12 (35.29%) Web Developer
3 9 (26.47%) HTML Developer
4 8 (23.53%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Developer
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Scala Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
8 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (97.06%) CSS
3 32 (94.12%) HTML5
4 27 (79.41%) CSS3
5 23 (67.65%) jQuery
6 17 (50.00%) .NET
7 15 (44.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (38.24%) Backbone.js
9 10 (29.41%) Ember.js
10 8 (23.53%) Ajax
10 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
10 8 (23.53%) REST
11 7 (20.59%) Django
11 7 (20.59%) Guice
11 7 (20.59%) JSON
11 7 (20.59%) Play Framework
11 7 (20.59%) RESTful
11 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (20.59%) Sass
11 7 (20.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) MVC
2 20 (58.82%) Web Development
3 16 (47.06%) BDD
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 12 (35.29%) Front End Development
5 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
5 11 (32.35%) Web Design
6 10 (29.41%) Business Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) Microservices
6 10 (29.41%) Migration
6 10 (29.41%) Progressive Web App
6 10 (29.41%) Web Application Development
7 9 (26.47%) Scrum
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.59%) Content Management
10 6 (17.65%) Open Source
10 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (11.76%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) Ruby
3 7 (20.59%) Scala
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) TypeScript
6 4 (11.76%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) SQL
7 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.94%) ES6
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft