Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 147 154
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Design 34 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.79% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.94% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 53
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +3.53%
10th Percentile £360 £274 £303
90th Percentile £500 £489 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.44 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.83% +31.58%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.44 £29.55
% change year-on-year +4.67% +13.16% +36.55%

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 4,354 4,022 5,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.98% 83.95% 84.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 2,574 3,141
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 141 154
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% +46.54% -14.70%
10th Percentile £11.04 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £42.25 £48.75 £39.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 November 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 November 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
Shropshire -43 17 £425 +4.29%
Coventry -15 7 £500 +17.65% 4
Birmingham -3 6 £413 +17.86% 6
Staffordshire - 2 £425 - 3
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 26 (76.47%) CSS
2 26 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (67.65%) User Experience
4 20 (58.82%) HTML5
5 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 17 (50.00%) TDD
6 17 (50.00%) Scrum
6 17 (50.00%) jQuery
6 17 (50.00%) Mobile App
7 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
7 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (44.12%) MVC
7 15 (44.12%) Public Cloud
8 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 13 (38.24%) OO
9 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
10 12 (35.29%) JSON
10 12 (35.29%) REST
10 12 (35.29%) CSS3
11 11 (32.35%) Apple iOS
11 11 (32.35%) iOS SDK
11 11 (32.35%) Android
11 11 (32.35%) Zurb Foundation
11 11 (32.35%) Xamarin
11 11 (32.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (32.35%) Twitter

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 (2.94%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (26.47%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
1 9 (26.47%) SQLite
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Xcode
2 9 (26.47%) Eclipse
2 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
3 5 (14.71%) Grunt
3 5 (14.71%) gulp
3 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Designer
2 11 (32.35%) UX Designer
3 10 (29.41%) Applications Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Backend Developer
5 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior User Experience Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) CSS
1 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 20 (58.82%) HTML5
3 17 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) CSS3
4 12 (35.29%) JSON
4 12 (35.29%) REST
5 11 (32.35%) iOS SDK
5 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (32.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (32.35%) Web Services
5 11 (32.35%) Zurb Foundation
6 9 (26.47%) Android SDK
6 9 (26.47%) J2EE
6 9 (26.47%) J2ME
7 7 (20.59%) .NET
7 7 (20.59%) Ajax
8 6 (17.65%) Node.js
8 6 (17.65%) Semantic HTML
9 3 (8.82%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) User Experience
2 17 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 15 (44.12%) Public Cloud
4 10 (29.41%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Android
1 11 (32.35%) Apple iOS
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (50.00%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) MVC
4 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
5 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
6 13 (38.24%) OO
7 11 (32.35%) Mobile Development
8 10 (29.41%) MVVM
8 10 (29.41%) SOLID
8 10 (29.41%) UX Design
9 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
9 9 (26.47%) SDLC
10 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Prototyping
11 7 (20.59%) BDD
11 7 (20.59%) Wireframes
12 6 (17.65%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) Apple Swift
2 11 (32.35%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) Objective-C
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) HockeyApp
2 1 (2.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Twitter
2 11 (32.35%) Xamarin
3 10 (29.41%) Apple
4 9 (26.47%) Atlassian
5 3 (8.82%) Zend
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe
6 1 (2.94%) ATG
6 1 (2.94%) Demandware
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) hybris
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle