The table below looks at the statistics for Web Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Application Development over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 340 356 293
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -63
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 84 65 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 71
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £564 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
Web Application Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Web Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Web Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Web Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Web Application Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Web Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Application Development across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Web Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Web Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Web Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Web Application Development
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +23 19 £425 - 15
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £328 -
Twickenham - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - -
Web Application Development
England

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Web Application 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 Application Development.

1 74 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 67 (42.95%) HTML
3 57 (36.54%) CSS
4 53 (33.97%) .NET
5 45 (28.85%) HTML5
6 39 (25.00%) C#
7 35 (22.44%) ASP.NET
7 35 (22.44%) TDD
7 35 (22.44%) CSS3
8 33 (21.15%) SQL Server
9 32 (20.51%) Java
10 31 (19.87%) MVC
10 31 (19.87%) jQuery
11 30 (19.23%) OO
12 24 (15.38%) AngularJS
13 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (14.10%) Publishing
14 22 (14.10%) Node.js
15 20 (12.82%) OOP
16 19 (12.18%) SQL
17 18 (11.54%) Linux
17 18 (11.54%) Scrum
17 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
17 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (11.54%) .NET Framework
18 17 (10.90%) Backbone.js
19 15 (9.62%) Web Development
19 15 (9.62%) Spring
19 15 (9.62%) Windows

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Web Application 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (14.10%) Node.js
2 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.77%) CMS
4 7 (4.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.56%) Drupal
6 4 (2.56%) IIS
6 4 (2.56%) Apache
7 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.64%) Zope
8 1 (0.64%) Plone
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.92%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Force.com
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) HTTP
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) AMQP
2 2 (1.28%) LDAP
2 2 (1.28%) SSL
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) MySQL
3 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.85%) Redis
4 6 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.92%) QlikView
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.41%) Subversion
3 6 (3.85%) Mocha
3 6 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (3.21%) JIRA
5 4 (2.56%) Selenium
5 4 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.56%) MSTest
5 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.92%) Hudson
6 3 (1.92%) Maven
6 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.28%) NUnit
7 2 (1.28%) Moq
8 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (14.10%) Publishing
2 13 (8.33%) Finance
3 12 (7.69%) Legal
4 10 (6.41%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Advertising
6 4 (2.56%) Retail
7 3 (1.92%) Marketing
8 2 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (61.54%) Developer
2 27 (17.31%) .NET Developer
3 22 (14.10%) Designer
4 18 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.62%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.41%) Architect
6 10 (6.41%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.41%) Programmer
7 9 (5.77%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.13%) Web Applications Developer
8 8 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.21%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Java Applications Developer
10 5 (3.21%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.95%) HTML
2 57 (36.54%) CSS
3 53 (33.97%) .NET
4 45 (28.85%) HTML5
5 35 (22.44%) CSS3
5 35 (22.44%) ASP.NET
6 31 (19.87%) jQuery
7 24 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (11.54%) .NET Framework
10 17 (10.90%) Backbone.js
11 15 (9.62%) Spring
12 14 (8.97%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (8.33%) Hibernate
13 13 (8.33%) Flash
13 13 (8.33%) Web Services
14 11 (7.05%) JSON
14 11 (7.05%) WCF
15 10 (6.41%) Ajax
15 10 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Animation
1 14 (8.97%) Social Media
2 13 (8.33%) Open Source
3 6 (3.85%) Wiki
4 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.56%) Streaming Music
6 3 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.28%) iPad
7 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.28%) iPhone
8 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.64%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.64%) W3C
8 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.54%) Linux
2 15 (9.62%) Windows
3 9 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.85%) UNIX
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.56%) Android
7 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) TDD
2 31 (19.87%) MVC
3 30 (19.23%) OO
4 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.82%) OOP
6 18 (11.54%) Scrum
6 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.62%) Web Development
8 14 (8.97%) Web Usability
8 14 (8.97%) BDD
9 12 (7.69%) SEO
10 11 (7.05%) Content Management
11 9 (5.77%) CRM
12 8 (5.13%) Migration
13 6 (3.85%) Automated Testing
13 6 (3.85%) UML
13 6 (3.85%) SOA
13 6 (3.85%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (3.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 39 (25.00%) C#
3 32 (20.51%) Java
4 19 (12.18%) SQL
5 9 (5.77%) PHP
6 8 (5.13%) Ruby
7 6 (3.85%) Python
8 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.56%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.92%) VBA
10 3 (1.92%) Perl
10 3 (1.92%) C
11 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.64%) C++
12 1 (0.64%) Delphi
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.13%) Degree
3 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.28%) HND
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) MCTS
5 1 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.56%) Facebook
4 4 (2.56%) JBoss
4 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.56%) Google
5 3 (1.92%) Remedy
5 3 (1.92%) BT
5 3 (1.92%) Sun
5 3 (1.92%) BMC
5 3 (1.92%) Twitter
5 3 (1.92%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.92%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.28%) Apple
6 2 (1.28%) Siebel
6 2 (1.28%) IBM
6 2 (1.28%) Civica
7 1 (0.64%) Yahoo!
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