Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Web Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Design over the 6 months to 18 August 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.

Web Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 145 185
Rank change year-on-year -24 +40 -50
Contract jobs citing Web Design 23 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 21
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £318 £363 £325
90th Percentile £500 £455 £538
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.44 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.83% +31.58%
England median hourly rate - £42.97 £29.55
% change year-on-year - +45.41% -1.50%

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 4,264 3,638 5,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.54% 83.42% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,554 2,299 2,960
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 125 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +23.53% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.10 £39.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Design in the West Midlands

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 Web Design in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Design in the West Midlands

Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Design in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Design in the West Midlands

Web Design
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 Web Design in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Design in the West Midlands

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 Web Design within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 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 -14 7 £425 - 4
Coventry -13 6 £500 +42.86% 2
Shropshire -38 3 £400 -1.84% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £338 - 1
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Web Design.

1 17 (73.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
5 13 (56.52%) REST
6 12 (52.17%) CSS
7 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
8 9 (39.13%) BDD
8 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
9 8 (34.78%) HTML5
9 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
9 8 (34.78%) User Experience
9 8 (34.78%) Unix
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) .NET
9 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
9 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
10 7 (30.43%) Ajax
10 7 (30.43%) Scrum
10 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
10 7 (30.43%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (26.09%) gulp
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
11 6 (26.09%) Grunt
11 6 (26.09%) jQuery
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 6 (26.09%) MVC
11 6 (26.09%) OOP

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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
2 6 (26.09%) Grunt
2 6 (26.09%) gulp
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit
5 3 (13.04%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) CasperJS
6 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Designer
2 6 (26.09%) UX Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Backend Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Copywriter
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Copywriter
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Backend Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) REST
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) HTML5
5 7 (30.43%) Ajax
6 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) Node.js
7 5 (21.74%) Semantic HTML
7 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
8 4 (17.39%) Behat
8 4 (17.39%) Doctrine
8 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
9 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.04%) JMS
9 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (4.35%) CSS3
10 1 (4.35%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
1 8 (34.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) BDD
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) Wireframes
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) CQRS
7 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (21.74%) Mobile First
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
8 4 (17.39%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) OO PHP
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) Java 8
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik