Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 163 168
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireframes 26 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 24
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £369 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -6.65% +21.54%
10th Percentile £375 £258 £290
90th Percentile £530 £463 £519
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £27.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.85% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% -37.66% +80.58%

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 4,348 4,030 4,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.68% 84.15% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,694 2,540 2,734
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £281 £243 £250
90th Percentile £587 £550 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.69% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 149 156
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.98 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.94% +23.02% +6.87%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £41.88
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.09 £24.47
% change year-on-year -0.37% -1.55% +6.39%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 +20 15 £425 +13.33% 12
Coventry -12 8 £450 +9.09% 1
Walsall - 1 £288 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Wireframes
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 19 (73.08%) User Experience
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 9 (34.62%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) Prototyping
7 7 (26.92%) React
8 6 (23.08%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 6 (23.08%) User Stories
9 5 (19.23%) Analytics
9 5 (19.23%) A/B Testing
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 4 (15.38%) RESTful
10 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) DOM
10 4 (15.38%) Adobe
10 4 (15.38%) Benchmarking
10 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (15.38%) npm
10 4 (15.38%) Immutable.js
10 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
10 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
10 4 (15.38%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
10 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (15.38%) Redux
10 4 (15.38%) Isomorphic JavaScript
10 4 (15.38%) Babel

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 2 (7.69%) Marvel
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) InVision
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) GitHub
1 4 (15.38%) npm
2 3 (11.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Babel
1 4 (15.38%) webpack
2 2 (7.69%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Designer
1 12 (46.15%) UX Designer
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) React Developer
4 5 (19.23%) UI Developer
4 5 (19.23%) UI/UX Developer
4 5 (19.23%) UX Developer
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (15.38%) UI Designer
5 4 (15.38%) UI/UX Designer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Designer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead UX Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Product Owner
8 1 (3.85%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) React
4 4 (15.38%) DOM
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 4 (15.38%) Immutable.js
4 4 (15.38%) JSON
4 4 (15.38%) Redux
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Prototyping
4 6 (23.08%) User Stories
4 6 (23.08%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 5 (19.23%) A/B Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Benchmarking
6 4 (15.38%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 4 (15.38%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle