The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 136 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 64 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 1.49% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.59% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 63 46
Average daily rate
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£393 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+47.12% -13.00%
Web Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 99 (83.90%) HTML
2 93 (78.81%) JavaScript
3 87 (73.73%) CSS
4 65 (55.08%) HTML5
5 52 (44.07%) jQuery
6 47 (39.83%) CSS3
7 44 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (36.44%) .NET
8 43 (36.44%) AngularJS
9 35 (29.66%) MVC
10 30 (25.42%) C#
10 30 (25.42%) PHP
10 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
11 24 (20.34%) TDD
11 24 (20.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (17.80%) Backbone.js
12 21 (17.80%) Web Development
12 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
13 20 (16.95%) Java
13 20 (16.95%) User Experience
14 19 (16.10%) MySQL
15 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (13.56%) SQL
16 16 (13.56%) Finance
17 14 (11.86%) JSON
18 13 (11.02%) RESTful
19 12 (10.17%) Web Services
19 12 (10.17%) XML
20 11 (9.32%) Scrum
21 10 (8.47%) CMS

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (8.47%) CMS
1 10 (8.47%) Node.js
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) Drupal
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.85%) TYPO3
5 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) GitHub
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) Internet
2 5 (4.24%) HTTP
3 3 (2.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) MySQL
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.69%) Redis
6 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Grunt
1 9 (7.63%) Jasmine
2 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.93%) Bower
4 6 (5.08%) JIRA
4 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.24%) NUnit
5 5 (4.24%) Subversion
6 4 (3.39%) MSTest
6 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.69%) JUnit
7 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.69%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.85%) GitLab
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 16 (13.56%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Marketing
4 4 (3.39%) Games
4 4 (3.39%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Front Office
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (83.90%) HTML
2 87 (73.73%) CSS
3 65 (55.08%) HTML5
4 52 (44.07%) jQuery
5 47 (39.83%) CSS3
6 43 (36.44%) .NET
6 43 (36.44%) AngularJS
7 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
8 24 (20.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (17.80%) Backbone.js
10 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (11.86%) JSON
12 13 (11.02%) RESTful
13 12 (10.17%) Web Services
13 12 (10.17%) XML
14 10 (8.47%) REST
14 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (7.63%) Ajax
16 8 (6.78%) LAMP
16 8 (6.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) User Experience
2 7 (5.93%) Visualisation
2 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.93%) Video on Demand
3 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.39%) Open Source
4 3 (2.54%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.69%) DTV
5 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.69%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
6 1 (0.85%) Blog
6 1 (0.85%) RIA
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) UNIX
2 4 (3.39%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.66%) MVC
3 24 (20.34%) TDD
4 21 (17.80%) Web Development
5 11 (9.32%) Scrum
6 10 (8.47%) OO
7 9 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.93%) BDD
10 6 (5.08%) Web Design
10 6 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.24%) OO PHP
11 5 (4.24%) Web Application Development
11 5 (4.24%) Content Management
11 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.39%) DRM
12 4 (3.39%) Change Management
12 4 (3.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 93 (78.81%) JavaScript
2 30 (25.42%) C#
2 30 (25.42%) PHP
3 20 (16.95%) Java
4 16 (13.56%) SQL
5 5 (4.24%) Ruby
6 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.39%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.54%) Perl
7 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.69%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) PHP5
9 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) Zend
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.24%) Adobe
4 3 (2.54%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.54%) Twitter
5 2 (1.69%) RedDot
6 1 (0.85%) Ektron
6 1 (0.85%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
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