The first table below looks at the demand for Web Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Development over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 38 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Development 28 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.70% 1.70% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 2.49% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £363 £200 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -49.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.80 £32.45 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +13.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.41% +75.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Web Development
East of England

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Web Development
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Development Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Web Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Web Development
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Development within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £413 -
Basildon +3 5 - -
Colchester -1 2 £138 -31.25% 3
Harlow - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Web Development
East of England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 41 (93.18%) HTML
2 40 (90.91%) Java
3 34 (77.27%) Oracle
4 30 (68.18%) SQL
5 29 (65.91%) CSS
5 29 (65.91%) UNIX
6 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
7 27 (61.36%) PL/SQL
8 26 (59.09%) Web Services
9 20 (45.45%) JBoss
9 20 (45.45%) MySQL
10 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
12 16 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (36.36%) JAX-RPC
12 16 (36.36%) Mac OS X
13 15 (34.09%) Linux
14 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
15 13 (29.55%) Sun Certification
15 13 (29.55%) Sun
15 13 (29.55%) XML
15 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
16 12 (27.27%) XSLT
16 12 (27.27%) UML
16 12 (27.27%) OOD
16 12 (27.27%) Scrum
16 12 (27.27%) TDD
17 11 (25.00%) Spring
17 11 (25.00%) Struts2
17 11 (25.00%) JAXB

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Fireworks
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) LDAP
2 6 (13.64%) Kerberos
3 5 (11.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) MySQL
2 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.82%) DTS
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.36%) XDoclet
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.27%) Automotive
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.27%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (93.18%) HTML
2 29 (65.91%) CSS
3 26 (59.09%) Web Services
4 16 (36.36%) JAX-RPC
5 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
6 13 (29.55%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) XSLT
8 11 (25.00%) Spring
8 11 (25.00%) Struts2
8 11 (25.00%) JAXB
8 11 (25.00%) Struts
9 10 (22.73%) JPA
10 8 (18.18%) J2EE
11 7 (15.91%) jBPM
12 6 (13.64%) Java EE
12 6 (13.64%) REST
12 6 (13.64%) EJB
13 4 (9.09%) Servlets
14 3 (6.82%) Middleware
14 3 (6.82%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) UNIX
2 16 (36.36%) Mac OS X
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) UML
2 12 (27.27%) OOD
2 12 (27.27%) Scrum
2 12 (27.27%) TDD
3 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (11.36%) Web Design
6 5 (11.36%) RUP
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) Data Virtualisation
8 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.27%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) Migration
9 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) Java
2 30 (68.18%) SQL
3 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 27 (61.36%) PL/SQL
5 10 (22.73%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Oracle
2 20 (45.45%) JBoss
3 13 (29.55%) Sun
4 9 (20.45%) AccuRev
5 2 (4.55%) Business Objects