The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 43 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 18 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.40% 3.03% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 3.29% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
Web Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
688 607 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.86% 91.97% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 382 349
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 24
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Developer across the Birmingham region.

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer across the Birmingham region.

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Developer in their job title.

1 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 31 (68.89%) CSS
3 26 (57.78%) jQuery
4 24 (53.33%) HTML
5 23 (51.11%) C#
6 22 (48.89%) .NET
6 22 (48.89%) MVC
6 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
7 19 (42.22%) Visual Studio
8 18 (40.00%) Web Development
9 17 (37.78%) SQL
10 16 (35.56%) HTML5
11 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
12 14 (31.11%) Logistics
12 14 (31.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (31.11%) WCF
12 14 (31.11%) LINQ
13 9 (20.00%) CSS3
13 9 (20.00%) MySQL
14 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
15 6 (13.33%) Scrum
16 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (11.11%) Windows
16 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
16 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
16 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (11.11%) Incident Management

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) CMS
1 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Ant
3 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
1 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) CSS
2 26 (57.78%) jQuery
3 24 (53.33%) HTML
4 22 (48.89%) .NET
4 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
5 16 (35.56%) HTML5
6 14 (31.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (31.11%) WCF
6 14 (31.11%) LINQ
6 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
7 9 (20.00%) CSS3
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.67%) Flash
9 3 (6.67%) XHTML
9 3 (6.67%) XML
10 2 (4.44%) XSLT
10 2 (4.44%) JSP
10 2 (4.44%) Web Services
10 2 (4.44%) J2EE
10 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
1 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) MVC
2 18 (40.00%) Web Development
3 14 (31.11%) Logistics
4 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Content Management
8 2 (4.44%) SEO
8 2 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.22%) OOP
9 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Content Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) Alterian
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) Stellent