Period
to 18 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 156 174
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireframes 71 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.58% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 35
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -14.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £336 £290 £286
90th Percentile £500 £485 £500
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.11 £40.00 £108.80
% change year-on-year -32.23% -63.23% +613.19%

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 4,305 3,648 4,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.40% 83.19% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,583 2,285 2,901
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 135 113
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.41% -24.29%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.00 £38.95
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

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 July 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 July 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 +8 33 £400 +4.58% 5
Coventry +4 19 £450 - 2
Warwickshire +5 4 £348 +15.83%
Walsall -5 2 £425 +32.81%
Wolverhampton - 1 £425 -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 £358 - 2
Wireframes
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 65 (91.55%) User Experience
2 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
3 33 (46.48%) HTML
3 33 (46.48%) CSS
4 29 (40.85%) HTML5
5 27 (38.03%) React
6 26 (36.62%) TDD
7 25 (35.21%) Sass
8 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (33.80%) jQuery
9 22 (30.99%) Ajax
9 22 (30.99%) LESS
9 22 (30.99%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (26.76%) AngularJS
10 19 (26.76%) Prototyping
11 18 (25.35%) Front End Development
11 18 (25.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 18 (25.35%) CSS3
11 18 (25.35%) Photoshop
11 18 (25.35%) Java
11 18 (25.35%) Web Services
12 16 (22.54%) Backbone.js
12 16 (22.54%) Durandal
12 16 (22.54%) GIMP
12 16 (22.54%) Angular 2
13 15 (21.13%) RESTful
13 15 (21.13%) Docker
14 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
14 13 (18.31%) gulp
15 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared

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 3 (4.23%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Photoshop
2 16 (22.54%) GIMP
3 2 (2.82%) InVision
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.41%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) npm
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Yarn
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) Heroku
5 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) gulp
2 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.08%) Grunt
4 6 (8.45%) Jasmine
4 6 (8.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (7.04%) Axure RP
6 4 (5.63%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.63%) Bower
6 4 (5.63%) webpack
7 2 (2.82%) Hudson
7 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
1 7 (9.86%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 31 (43.66%) Designer
3 30 (42.25%) UX Designer
4 23 (32.39%) UI Developer
5 16 (22.54%) HTML CSS Developer
5 16 (22.54%) HTML Developer
5 16 (22.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Angular Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.86%) React Developer
9 6 (8.45%) UI Designer
9 6 (8.45%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (5.63%) UX Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Consultant
11 3 (4.23%) UI/UX Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Web Designer
11 3 (4.23%) Web UI Designer
11 3 (4.23%) Web UI/UX Designer
12 2 (2.82%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) CSS
1 33 (46.48%) HTML
2 29 (40.85%) HTML5
3 27 (38.03%) React
4 25 (35.21%) Sass
5 24 (33.80%) jQuery
6 22 (30.99%) Ajax
6 22 (30.99%) KnockoutJS
6 22 (30.99%) LESS
7 19 (26.76%) AngularJS
8 18 (25.35%) CSS3
8 18 (25.35%) Web Services
9 16 (22.54%) Angular 2
9 16 (22.54%) Backbone.js
9 16 (22.54%) Durandal
10 15 (21.13%) RESTful
11 10 (14.08%) Semantic HTML
12 8 (11.27%) Node.js
12 8 (11.27%) Redux
12 8 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (91.55%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Android
1 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) TDD
2 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) Prototyping
4 18 (25.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 18 (25.35%) Front End Development
5 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.49%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (9.86%) MVC
7 7 (9.86%) Scrum
7 7 (9.86%) User Stories
8 6 (8.45%) Web Design
9 5 (7.04%) Information Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Mobile First
10 4 (5.63%) A/B Testing
10 4 (5.63%) BDD
10 4 (5.63%) CQRS
10 4 (5.63%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (5.63%) OOP
10 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
2 18 (25.35%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.63%) ES6
4 4 (5.63%) ES7
4 4 (5.63%) ES8
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) WAI
2 1 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe
2 3 (4.23%) Capita
3 2 (2.82%) Perforce
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter