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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 126 97
Rank change year-on-year +17 -29  
Contract jobs citing Web Design 7 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.22% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.27% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 17
Median daily rate £375 £213 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -34.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £213 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £27.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.65 £27.50
% change year-on-year +29.12% -39.45%  

Web Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Web Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +37 6 £395 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £163 -
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (93.75%) CSS
2 42 (87.50%) HTML
3 28 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (45.83%) Web Development
6 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 20 (41.67%) HTTP
7 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
7 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (37.50%) User Experience
9 16 (33.33%) Prototyping
9 16 (33.33%) Mobile App
10 14 (29.17%) Rapid Prototyping
11 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
11 13 (27.08%) Linux
11 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
12 12 (25.00%) Service Design
13 11 (22.92%) Front End Development
13 11 (22.92%) C#
13 11 (22.92%) MVC
14 10 (20.83%) Unix
14 10 (20.83%) Mac OS X
14 10 (20.83%) Visualisation
14 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
14 10 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
15 9 (18.75%) .NET
16 8 (16.67%) PHP
16 8 (16.67%) HTML5

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 7 (14.58%) CMS
1 7 (14.58%) Sitefinity
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) GitHub
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.50%) JUnit
3 6 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) Capybara
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) git-flow
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
4 3 (6.25%) RSpec
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.08%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) gulp
General
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Designer
3 12 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 6 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Developer
7 3 (6.25%) HTML CSS Designer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.25%) UX Developer
8 2 (4.17%) CMS Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Digital UX Designer
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (93.75%) CSS
2 42 (87.50%) HTML
3 9 (18.75%) .NET
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (16.67%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.50%) CSS3
5 6 (12.50%) REST
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (10.42%) Ajax
6 5 (10.42%) JSON
6 5 (10.42%) RESTful
6 5 (10.42%) Sass
7 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 3 (6.25%) Django
8 3 (6.25%) jQuery
8 3 (6.25%) Node.js
8 3 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) User Experience
2 16 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Mac OS X
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) Web Development
4 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (33.33%) Prototyping
6 14 (29.17%) Rapid Prototyping
7 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
8 12 (25.00%) Service Design
9 11 (22.92%) Front End Development
9 11 (22.92%) MVC
10 10 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (20.83%) Visualisation
11 7 (14.58%) Content Management
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (14.58%) Line Management
11 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.58%) OO
11 7 (14.58%) OO PHP
12 6 (12.50%) Open Source
13 3 (6.25%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.92%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) PHP
4 6 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) Python
4 6 (12.50%) Ruby
4 6 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Ensighten