Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 154 174
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 -16
Contract jobs citing Wireframes 69 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.75% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 16 34
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £335 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.87% -11.26% +13.96%
10th Percentile £314 £305 £325
90th Percentile £500 £500 £526
England median daily rate £445 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +9.34% +1.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £42.60
% change year-on-year +75.00% -53.05% +103.71%

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 4,294 3,751 5,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.87% 83.82% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,548 2,368 3,043
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £243
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 141 120
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.46% -1.30% +6.82%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +16 34 £425 -15.00% 3
Coventry 0 16 £450 - 1
Warwickshire +11 5 £320 -14.67% 1
Walsall -3 3 £425 +32.81%
Wolverhampton - 1 £425 -
Solihull - 1 £425 - 1
Wireframes
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 63 (91.30%) User Experience
2 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 30 (43.48%) CSS
4 28 (40.58%) HTML5
5 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (36.23%) TDD
6 25 (36.23%) React
7 21 (30.43%) Sass
8 20 (28.99%) LESS
8 20 (28.99%) KnockoutJS
8 20 (28.99%) jQuery
8 20 (28.99%) Ajax
9 18 (26.09%) Prototyping
10 17 (24.64%) AngularJS
10 17 (24.64%) Front End Development
11 16 (23.19%) CSS3
12 15 (21.74%) Web Services
12 15 (21.74%) Photoshop
13 14 (20.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 14 (20.29%) Angular 2
13 14 (20.29%) Java
13 14 (20.29%) GIMP
13 14 (20.29%) Durandal
13 14 (20.29%) Backbone.js
14 13 (18.84%) Docker
14 13 (18.84%) gulp
14 13 (18.84%) RESTful
15 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
15 12 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design

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 (7.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) Marvel
2 2 (2.90%) WordPress
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Photoshop
2 14 (20.29%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) npm
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) Yarn
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.45%) GitHub
5 1 (1.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) gulp
2 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) Grunt
4 7 (10.14%) Axure RP
5 5 (7.25%) JIRA
6 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.80%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.80%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.80%) webpack
7 3 (4.35%) Hudson
8 2 (2.90%) Bower
8 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Designer
3 30 (43.48%) UX Designer
4 22 (31.88%) UI Developer
5 15 (21.74%) HTML CSS Developer
5 15 (21.74%) HTML Developer
5 15 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Angular Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
7 9 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (10.14%) React Developer
9 5 (7.25%) UX Developer
10 4 (5.80%) UI Designer
10 4 (5.80%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (5.80%) UI/UX Developer
11 3 (4.35%) User Experience Manager
12 2 (2.90%) Consultant
12 2 (2.90%) Lead Designer
12 2 (2.90%) Lead UX Designer
12 2 (2.90%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 30 (43.48%) CSS
3 28 (40.58%) HTML5
4 25 (36.23%) React
5 21 (30.43%) Sass
6 20 (28.99%) Ajax
6 20 (28.99%) jQuery
6 20 (28.99%) KnockoutJS
6 20 (28.99%) LESS
7 17 (24.64%) AngularJS
8 16 (23.19%) CSS3
9 15 (21.74%) Web Services
10 14 (20.29%) Angular 2
10 14 (20.29%) Backbone.js
10 14 (20.29%) Durandal
11 13 (18.84%) RESTful
12 11 (15.94%) Semantic HTML
13 8 (11.59%) Node.js
13 8 (11.59%) Redux
14 6 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (91.30%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) TDD
3 18 (26.09%) Prototyping
4 17 (24.64%) Front End Development
5 14 (20.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 12 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (15.94%) Scrum
8 10 (14.49%) Information Architecture
9 7 (10.14%) MVC
9 7 (10.14%) Web Design
10 6 (8.70%) A/B Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (8.70%) Mobile First
11 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.25%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (5.80%) BDD
12 4 (5.80%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (5.80%) OOP
12 4 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.29%) Java
3 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.80%) ES6
4 4 (5.80%) ES7
4 4 (5.80%) ES8
5 2 (2.90%) SQL
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) WAI
2 1 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Adobe
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Capita
3 2 (2.90%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) Perforce
4 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter