Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 131 158
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Design 32 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.15% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.39% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 17
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £266 £283 £210
90th Percentile £490 £541 £534
England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -30.23% +2.38% -23.64%

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 3,987 4,383 4,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.32% 82.79% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,508 2,700 2,336
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 142 131
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.51 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.48 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -23 11 £425 -8.60% 3
Shropshire -8 8 £442 -1.78% 1
Halesowen - 3 £225 -
Coventry +1 2 £475 -2.56% 4
Warwickshire +5 1 £288 - 3
Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) User Experience
4 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
5 11 (34.38%) Prototyping
6 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (25.00%) Web Development
7 8 (25.00%) Service Design
8 7 (21.88%) CSS3
8 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) HTML5
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
10 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
11 4 (12.50%) REST
11 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
11 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.50%) Animation
11 4 (12.50%) PHP
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) Unix
11 4 (12.50%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) HTTP

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 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Designer
2 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) UX Designer
3 6 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Interaction Designer
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Content Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) CSS3
3 7 (21.88%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) Behat
6 3 (9.38%) Doctrine
6 3 (9.38%) Symfony
7 2 (6.25%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.25%) LESS
7 2 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (6.25%) Redux
7 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.13%) Express
8 1 (3.13%) GreenSock GSAP
8 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) User Experience
2 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.50%) Animation
4 3 (9.38%) BBC
5 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.13%) Infotainment
6 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 11 (34.38%) Prototyping
3 11 (34.38%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (25.00%) Service Design
5 8 (25.00%) Web Development
6 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.38%) OO
9 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
9 3 (9.38%) Typography
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Content Management
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Zend
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Marketo
3 1 (3.13%) Pardot