Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Wireframes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireframes over the 6 months to 13 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.

Wireframes (Wireframing)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 155 165
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing Wireframes 61 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 15 38
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £320 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -18.99% +21.54%
10th Percentile £314 £284 £321
90th Percentile £500 £475 £527
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £26.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.23 £34.48
% change year-on-year +44.45% -29.72% +64.87%

Wireframes 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 4,394 4,021 5,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.02% 84.10% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,676 2,567 3,102
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £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 171 135 149
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.09% +31.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £10.64
90th Percentile £38.75 £48.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

Wireframes
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireframes in the West Midlands

Wireframes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireframes in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireframes in the West Midlands

Wireframes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireframes in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireframes in the West Midlands

Wireframes
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 Wireframes in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireframes in the West Midlands

Wireframes
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 Wireframes within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 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
Birmingham +22 32 £425 -5.56% 5
Coventry -4 15 £450 +4.35%
Warwickshire +13 5 £320 -14.67% 6
Walsall -1 3 £425 +32.81%
Wolverhampton - 1 £425 -
Solihull - 1 £425 - 1
Wireframes
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wireframes 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 Wireframes.

1 50 (81.97%) User Experience
2 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (39.34%) HTML
4 24 (39.34%) React
5 23 (37.70%) CSS
6 20 (32.79%) TDD
7 19 (31.15%) HTML5
7 19 (31.15%) Prototyping
8 17 (27.87%) Front End Development
9 14 (22.95%) jQuery
10 13 (21.31%) Ajax
10 13 (21.31%) Scrum
10 13 (21.31%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (21.31%) Sass
10 13 (21.31%) LESS
11 12 (19.67%) RESTful
12 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.03%) Information Architecture
12 11 (18.03%) Redux
13 10 (16.39%) Web Services
13 10 (16.39%) Photoshop
13 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
14 9 (14.75%) Java
14 9 (14.75%) GIMP
14 9 (14.75%) Semantic HTML
14 9 (14.75%) CSS3
14 9 (14.75%) Backbone.js
14 9 (14.75%) Durandal
14 9 (14.75%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

Wireframes
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 5 (8.20%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Marvel
2 2 (3.28%) WordPress
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Photoshop
2 9 (14.75%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) npm
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) GitHub
4 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.28%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) gulp
2 7 (11.48%) webpack
3 6 (9.84%) Axure RP
4 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.20%) Grunt
4 5 (8.20%) JIRA
5 4 (6.56%) Babel
5 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.92%) Hudson
6 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.64%) Bower
General
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Developer
2 24 (39.34%) Designer
2 24 (39.34%) UX Designer
3 19 (31.15%) UI Developer
4 14 (22.95%) React Developer
5 12 (19.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (13.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (13.11%) HTML Developer
7 7 (11.48%) UI/UX Developer
7 7 (11.48%) UX Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Angular Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) UI Designer
9 4 (6.56%) UI/UX Designer
10 3 (4.92%) Consultant
10 3 (4.92%) User Experience Consultant
10 3 (4.92%) User Experience Manager
11 2 (3.28%) Web UI Designer
11 2 (3.28%) Web UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) HTML
1 24 (39.34%) React
2 23 (37.70%) CSS
3 19 (31.15%) HTML5
4 14 (22.95%) jQuery
5 13 (21.31%) Ajax
5 13 (21.31%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (21.31%) LESS
5 13 (21.31%) Sass
6 12 (19.67%) RESTful
7 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
7 11 (18.03%) Redux
8 10 (16.39%) Web Services
9 9 (14.75%) Angular 2
9 9 (14.75%) Backbone.js
9 9 (14.75%) CSS3
9 9 (14.75%) Durandal
9 9 (14.75%) Semantic HTML
10 7 (11.48%) DOM
11 6 (9.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (81.97%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) TDD
3 19 (31.15%) Prototyping
4 17 (27.87%) Front End Development
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 11 (18.03%) Information Architecture
7 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
8 9 (14.75%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (11.48%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
10 7 (11.48%) Web Design
11 6 (9.84%) A/B Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (9.84%) Isomorphic JavaScript
12 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (8.20%) Mobile First
12 5 (8.20%) MVC
12 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (8.20%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) PHP
3 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.92%) ES6
4 3 (4.92%) ES7
4 3 (4.92%) ES8
5 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Google
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter