The table below looks at the statistics for Web Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 55 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 1.33% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.95% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Average daily rate
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£175 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £60.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +120.00%
Web Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
532 513 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.79% 68.40% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 299 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Development across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Web Development
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Web Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development.

1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) WordPress
4 2 (20.00%) Magento
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) API Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceStack
5 1 (10.00%) NancyFx
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Flask
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) New Media
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) API Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Facebook