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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 146 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 753 898 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.87% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.01% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 576 568
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 £224 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 29
Average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £15.60 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +86.66%
Web Developer
UK

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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -33 339 £375 +7.14% 120
South East -24 117 £323 -7.19% 97
East of England -29 68 £325 +8.33% 53
South West -43 55 £333 +2.30% 33
Yorkshire +11 52 £300 -4.00% 52
West Midlands -16 47 £278 +2.77% 29
North West -9 44 £338 +12.50% 70
East Midlands +2 23 £288 +15.00% 24
North East -33 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 1 October 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 1181 (75.27%) HTML
2 1145 (72.98%) JavaScript
3 1110 (70.75%) CSS
4 676 (43.08%) jQuery
5 669 (42.64%) HTML5
6 529 (33.72%) .NET
7 467 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
8 465 (29.64%) MVC
9 455 (29.00%) C#
10 451 (28.74%) CSS3
11 399 (25.43%) PHP
12 392 (24.98%) ASP.NET
13 342 (21.80%) Web Development
14 277 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 258 (16.44%) AngularJS
15 258 (16.44%) Java
16 251 (16.00%) MySQL
17 245 (15.62%) SQL
18 234 (14.91%) XML
19 219 (13.96%) Ajax
20 211 (13.45%) TDD
20 211 (13.45%) CMS
21 183 (11.66%) Responsive Web Design
22 182 (11.60%) User Experience
23 174 (11.09%) Git (software)
24 172 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
25 171 (10.90%) OO
26 166 (10.58%) Web Services
27 156 (9.94%) E-Commerce
28 141 (8.99%) JSON

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 211 (13.45%) CMS
2 96 (6.12%) Node.js
3 75 (4.78%) Apache
4 70 (4.46%) WordPress
5 58 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 57 (3.63%) Drupal
7 42 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 41 (2.61%) SharePoint
9 39 (2.49%) IIS
10 34 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
13 13 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
15 10 (0.64%) Joomla!
15 10 (0.64%) TeamSite
15 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 110 (7.01%) Photoshop
2 48 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.02%) MS Excel
5 9 (0.57%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.45%) MS Office
6 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.25%) InDesign
8 3 (0.19%) GIMP
8 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 29 (1.85%) Magento
2 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Tridion
5 2 (0.13%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.064%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.064%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.21%) GitHub
4 14 (0.89%) SaaS
5 6 (0.38%) Google App Engine
5 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.064%) Heroku
8 1 (0.064%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.064%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.95%) Internet
2 45 (2.87%) HTTP
3 43 (2.74%) Intranet
4 12 (0.76%) DNS
5 9 (0.57%) LDAP
6 8 (0.51%) FTP
7 7 (0.45%) Extranet
7 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.32%) Firewall
8 5 (0.32%) VPN
8 5 (0.32%) SSL
8 5 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.25%) SMTP
10 3 (0.19%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.064%) AMQP
12 1 (0.064%) IPsec
12 1 (0.064%) SNMP
12 1 (0.064%) DHCP
12 1 (0.064%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 251 (16.00%) MySQL
3 52 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 43 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 25 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 14 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (0.83%) Redis
11 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.45%) OLAP
14 7 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.32%) Big Data
15 5 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 174 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 117 (7.46%) Subversion
3 84 (5.35%) Visual Studio
4 60 (3.82%) Grunt
5 50 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 50 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (3.12%) Bower
7 43 (2.74%) Jasmine
8 39 (2.49%) Maven
9 30 (1.91%) JUnit
9 30 (1.91%) Selenium
9 30 (1.91%) WebDriver
10 25 (1.59%) JIRA
11 24 (1.53%) PHPUnit
12 21 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
14 19 (1.21%) TeamCity
14 19 (1.21%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.15%) NUnit
16 16 (1.02%) JSUnit
General
1 132 (8.41%) Finance
2 68 (4.33%) Marketing
3 55 (3.51%) Banking
4 42 (2.68%) Retail
5 30 (1.91%) Publishing
6 25 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.59%) Games
7 22 (1.40%) Advertising
7 22 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.21%) Legal
9 17 (1.08%) Front Office
10 12 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.57%) Back Office
12 8 (0.51%) Electronics
13 7 (0.45%) Automotive
13 7 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.064%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.064%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1181 (75.27%) HTML
2 1110 (70.75%) CSS
3 676 (43.08%) jQuery
4 669 (42.64%) HTML5
5 529 (33.72%) .NET
6 451 (28.74%) CSS3
7 392 (24.98%) ASP.NET
8 258 (16.44%) AngularJS
9 234 (14.91%) XML
10 219 (13.96%) Ajax
11 172 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 166 (10.58%) Web Services
13 141 (8.99%) JSON
14 113 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 107 (6.82%) WCF
16 98 (6.25%) .NET Framework
17 90 (5.74%) Backbone.js
18 85 (5.42%) REST
19 84 (5.35%) XHTML
20 83 (5.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 182 (11.60%) User Experience
2 66 (4.21%) Open Source
3 50 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.00%) W3C
5 45 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.49%) Visualisation
7 34 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 31 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (1.47%) RIA
10 22 (1.40%) Digital Media
11 15 (0.96%) Social Media
11 15 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 14 (0.89%) Graphic Design
13 12 (0.76%) Wiki
14 11 (0.70%) iPad
15 10 (0.64%) Animation
15 10 (0.64%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.64%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.64%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.52%) Linux
2 72 (4.59%) UNIX
3 54 (3.44%) Windows
4 35 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.04%) Android
6 19 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.064%) Debian
11 1 (0.064%) CentOS
11 1 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (29.64%) MVC
3 342 (21.80%) Web Development
4 211 (13.45%) TDD
5 183 (11.66%) Responsive Web Design
6 171 (10.90%) OO
7 156 (9.94%) E-Commerce
8 126 (8.03%) Web Design
9 124 (7.90%) Scrum
10 91 (5.80%) Unit Testing
11 85 (5.42%) Content Management
12 80 (5.10%) BDD
13 74 (4.72%) OOP
14 71 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (3.95%) Software Engineering
16 60 (3.82%) SEO
17 50 (3.19%) Web Application Development
18 42 (2.68%) Automated Testing
19 36 (2.29%) Analytics
19 36 (2.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1145 (72.98%) JavaScript
2 455 (29.00%) C#
3 399 (25.43%) PHP
4 258 (16.44%) Java
5 245 (15.62%) SQL
6 61 (3.89%) Python
7 58 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 57 (3.63%) Ruby
9 47 (3.00%) VB.NET
10 41 (2.61%) Perl
11 39 (2.49%) PHP5
12 21 (1.34%) Scala
13 20 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.15%) C++
15 17 (1.08%) VBScript
16 15 (0.96%) VB
16 15 (0.96%) ActionScript
16 15 (0.96%) C
17 12 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 78 (4.97%) Degree
2 23 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.064%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.064%) MCP
6 1 (0.064%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.74%) QA
2 9 (0.57%) WCAG
3 4 (0.25%) WAI
4 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.064%) SLA
5 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.19%) Varnish
3 2 (0.13%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.064%) KVM
4 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.064%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (0.83%) Puppet
2 9 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.45%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.13%) Nagios
5 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.064%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.064%) SCOM
Vendors
1 119 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 86 (5.48%) Adobe
3 82 (5.23%) Oracle
4 76 (4.84%) Zend
5 39 (2.49%) Sitecore
6 38 (2.42%) Google
7 26 (1.66%) EPiServer
8 17 (1.08%) Twitter
9 12 (0.76%) JBoss
10 11 (0.70%) Facebook
11 10 (0.64%) SAP
12 9 (0.57%) Orchard
13 8 (0.51%) IBM
14 7 (0.45%) RedDot
14 7 (0.45%) Sybase
14 7 (0.45%) Telerik
15 6 (0.38%) Open Text
15 6 (0.38%) Ektron
16 5 (0.32%) DevExpress
16 5 (0.32%) Interwoven
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