Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Web Usability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Usability over the 6 months to 25 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 Usability
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 188 166
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 -
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 3 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.43% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £363 - £300
England median daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -2.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Web Usability 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 4012 5091 3949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.00% 83.00% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2557 3046 2261
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 142 136 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.94% -6.68% -
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.15 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Web Usability
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Usability in the West Midlands

Web Usability
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 Usability in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Usability in the West Midlands

Web Usability
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 Usability within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Coventry +15 1 £400 -
Shropshire +8 1 £325 -
Web Usability
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Usability 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 Usability.

1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) SEO
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Content Writing
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Web Usability
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Content Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SEO
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Content Writing
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping