The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 145 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 765 906 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.49% 1.88% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.02% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 588 595
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £17.35 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.63 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +30.84%
Web Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Web Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 319 £375 +7.14% 116
South East -1 140 £325 -7.14% 104
East of England -12 76 £320 +6.66% 52
West Midlands -16 54 £280 -6.66% 29
South West -41 51 £333 +2.30% 38
North West -8 50 £338 +22.72% 63
Yorkshire 0 43 £275 -6.77% 54
East Midlands +5 23 £313 +25.00% 17
North East -25 10 £313 -3.84% 11
Web Developer
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Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1199 (75.50%) HTML
2 1159 (72.98%) JavaScript
3 1127 (70.97%) CSS
4 701 (44.14%) jQuery
5 666 (41.94%) HTML5
6 533 (33.56%) .NET
7 481 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
8 464 (29.22%) MVC
9 460 (28.97%) C#
10 450 (28.34%) CSS3
11 413 (26.01%) PHP
12 396 (24.94%) ASP.NET
13 347 (21.85%) Web Development
14 266 (16.75%) SQL Server
15 262 (16.50%) MySQL
16 249 (15.68%) Java
17 247 (15.55%) SQL
17 247 (15.55%) AngularJS
18 237 (14.92%) XML
19 217 (13.66%) CMS
19 217 (13.66%) Ajax
20 214 (13.48%) TDD
21 189 (11.90%) User Experience
22 183 (11.52%) Responsive Web Design
23 175 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
24 173 (10.89%) Git (software)
25 171 (10.77%) OO
26 165 (10.39%) Web Services
27 151 (9.51%) E-Commerce
28 141 (8.88%) JSON

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 217 (13.66%) CMS
2 94 (5.92%) Node.js
3 78 (4.91%) Apache
4 68 (4.28%) WordPress
5 66 (4.16%) Drupal
6 56 (3.53%) Umbraco
7 41 (2.58%) IIS
8 40 (2.52%) Tomcat
9 37 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 37 (2.33%) SharePoint
10 15 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.63%) TeamSite
13 10 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
13 10 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
14 9 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.57%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 114 (7.18%) Photoshop
2 50 (3.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (0.88%) MS Excel
4 11 (0.69%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.38%) MS Office
5 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) InDesign
7 3 (0.19%) GIMP
7 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (1.76%) Magento
2 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.19%) Summit
5 2 (0.13%) Tridion
5 2 (0.13%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.063%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.13%) GitHub
4 15 (0.94%) SaaS
5 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.31%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.063%) Heroku
8 1 (0.063%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.063%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.16%) Internet
2 45 (2.83%) HTTP
2 45 (2.83%) Intranet
3 13 (0.82%) DNS
4 11 (0.69%) LDAP
5 10 (0.63%) Extranet
6 8 (0.50%) FTP
7 7 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.31%) SSL
8 5 (0.31%) VPN
8 5 (0.31%) Firewall
9 4 (0.25%) SMTP
10 3 (0.19%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.063%) 4G
12 1 (0.063%) SSH
12 1 (0.063%) Broadband
12 1 (0.063%) DHCP
12 1 (0.063%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 262 (16.50%) MySQL
3 49 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 41 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 25 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.82%) Redis
9 13 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.44%) OLAP
15 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.31%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 173 (10.89%) Git (software)
2 125 (7.87%) Subversion
3 95 (5.98%) Visual Studio
4 54 (3.40%) Grunt
5 50 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (3.09%) Jenkins
7 44 (2.77%) Bower
8 43 (2.71%) Maven
9 39 (2.46%) Jasmine
10 36 (2.27%) PHPUnit
11 28 (1.76%) JUnit
11 28 (1.76%) Selenium
12 25 (1.57%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.51%) JIRA
14 22 (1.39%) Eclipse
15 21 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
16 20 (1.26%) NUnit
17 19 (1.20%) JSUnit
18 18 (1.13%) TeamCity
19 16 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 125 (7.87%) Finance
2 65 (4.09%) Marketing
3 49 (3.09%) Banking
4 39 (2.46%) Retail
5 30 (1.89%) Publishing
6 28 (1.76%) Games
7 23 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.32%) Advertising
10 20 (1.26%) Legal
11 16 (1.01%) Front Office
12 11 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.50%) Electronics
13 8 (0.50%) Back Office
14 7 (0.44%) Automotive
15 6 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.19%) Law
18 1 (0.063%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1199 (75.50%) HTML
2 1127 (70.97%) CSS
3 701 (44.14%) jQuery
4 666 (41.94%) HTML5
5 533 (33.56%) .NET
6 450 (28.34%) CSS3
7 396 (24.94%) ASP.NET
8 247 (15.55%) AngularJS
9 237 (14.92%) XML
10 217 (13.66%) Ajax
11 175 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 165 (10.39%) Web Services
13 141 (8.88%) JSON
14 113 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 106 (6.68%) WCF
16 96 (6.05%) .NET Framework
17 93 (5.86%) Backbone.js
18 87 (5.48%) REST
19 82 (5.16%) LAMP
20 81 (5.10%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 189 (11.90%) User Experience
2 67 (4.22%) Open Source
3 49 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.83%) W3C
6 35 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 33 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 29 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (1.51%) RIA
9 24 (1.51%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.01%) Social Media
11 15 (0.94%) Graphic Design
12 12 (0.76%) Wiki
13 11 (0.69%) iPad
14 10 (0.63%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.63%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.50%) Blog
17 7 (0.44%) Video on Demand
17 7 (0.44%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.43%) Linux
2 71 (4.47%) UNIX
3 56 (3.53%) Windows
4 35 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 35 (2.20%) Android
5 18 (1.13%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.063%) CentOS
10 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.063%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (29.22%) MVC
3 347 (21.85%) Web Development
4 214 (13.48%) TDD
5 183 (11.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 171 (10.77%) OO
7 151 (9.51%) E-Commerce
8 129 (8.12%) Web Design
9 125 (7.87%) Scrum
10 92 (5.79%) Unit Testing
11 84 (5.29%) OOP
11 84 (5.29%) Content Management
12 77 (4.85%) BDD
13 73 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (3.97%) Software Engineering
15 62 (3.90%) SEO
16 47 (2.96%) Web Application Development
17 39 (2.46%) Automated Testing
18 36 (2.27%) Analytics
19 31 (1.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1159 (72.98%) JavaScript
2 460 (28.97%) C#
3 413 (26.01%) PHP
4 249 (15.68%) Java
5 247 (15.55%) SQL
6 57 (3.59%) T-SQL
7 54 (3.40%) Ruby
7 54 (3.40%) Python
8 49 (3.09%) PHP5
9 43 (2.71%) VB.NET
10 40 (2.52%) Perl
11 22 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 20 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.13%) VBScript
13 18 (1.13%) C++
14 16 (1.01%) VB
14 16 (1.01%) Scala
15 15 (0.94%) ActionScript
16 13 (0.82%) C
16 13 (0.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 82 (5.16%) Degree
2 24 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.063%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.063%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.063%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.063%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.64%) QA
2 9 (0.57%) WCAG
3 5 (0.31%) WAI
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.19%) Varnish
3 2 (0.13%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.063%) KVM
4 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.063%) Xen
4 1 (0.063%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.76%) Puppet
2 9 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.44%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.13%) Nagios
5 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.063%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.063%) SCOM
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 120 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 91 (5.73%) Zend
3 85 (5.35%) Oracle
4 83 (5.23%) Adobe
5 42 (2.64%) Sitecore
6 31 (1.95%) Google
7 26 (1.64%) EPiServer
8 15 (0.94%) Twitter
9 12 (0.76%) JBoss
10 9 (0.57%) Facebook
10 9 (0.57%) Orchard
10 9 (0.57%) SAP
11 8 (0.50%) IBM
11 8 (0.50%) Alterian
12 7 (0.44%) Ektron
12 7 (0.44%) Telerik
12 7 (0.44%) RedDot
13 6 (0.38%) Open Text
14 5 (0.31%) DevExpress
14 5 (0.31%) Interwoven
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