Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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.

Web Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 143 143
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Design 36 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 1.12% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.34% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 54 20
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £251 £304 £168
90th Percentile £490 £538 £531
England median daily rate £425 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +3.28% +2.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +31.58% -
England median hourly rate £33.44 £28.53 £21.32
% change year-on-year +17.23% +33.79% +30.88%

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 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £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%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Shropshire +18 12 £400 -11.11%
Birmingham -8 5 £350 -22.22% 3
Coventry +5 3 £500 +16.28% 1
Warwickshire +5 3 - - 1
Halesowen - 2 £225 - 5
Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Web Design.

1 25 (69.44%) HTML
1 25 (69.44%) CSS
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) User Experience
3 14 (38.89%) HTML5
3 14 (38.89%) CSS3
4 13 (36.11%) Mobile App
4 13 (36.11%) Front End Development
4 13 (36.11%) Service Design
5 11 (30.56%) Prototyping
5 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
5 11 (30.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (30.56%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (30.56%) Web Development
6 9 (25.00%) Ajax
6 9 (25.00%) Scrum
6 9 (25.00%) HTTP
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 8 (22.22%) REST
7 8 (22.22%) RESTful
7 8 (22.22%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) JSON
8 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (19.44%) Subversion
8 7 (19.44%) Google
8 7 (19.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (19.44%) Spring
8 7 (19.44%) Scala

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 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.78%) InVision
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 7 (19.44%) Subversion
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) JUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Bower
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) gulp
General
1 2 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Designer
2 15 (41.67%) Developer
3 14 (38.89%) UX Designer
4 7 (19.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (13.89%) Scala Developer
6 4 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (11.11%) HTML Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
9 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce Manager
9 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) CSS
1 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) CSS3
2 14 (38.89%) HTML5
3 9 (25.00%) Ajax
4 8 (22.22%) REST
4 8 (22.22%) RESTful
5 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 7 (19.44%) Django
5 7 (19.44%) Guice
5 7 (19.44%) jQuery
5 7 (19.44%) JSON
5 7 (19.44%) Play Framework
5 7 (19.44%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (19.44%) Spring
6 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
7 4 (11.11%) LESS
8 3 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
9 2 (5.56%) GreenSock GSAP
9 2 (5.56%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) User Experience
2 13 (36.11%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.89%) Animation
4 2 (5.56%) BBC
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) FMCG
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) Infotainment
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Front End Development
2 13 (36.11%) Service Design
3 11 (30.56%) Prototyping
3 11 (30.56%) Rapid Prototyping
3 11 (30.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
3 11 (30.56%) Web Development
4 9 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (13.89%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.11%) OWASP
9 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
10 2 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Typography
10 2 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) Ruby
2 7 (19.44%) Scala
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe