The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 156 137 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 340 413 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.65% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.78% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 286 300
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
Web Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Web Developer
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 Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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 -12 55 £375 +7.14% 39
Twickenham +4 2 £208 -30.83%
Harrow - 2 £258 -
Hounslow +3 1 - -
Uxbridge -4 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £330 -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 3
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 3
Dagenham - - - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 539 (79.97%) HTML
2 523 (77.60%) JavaScript
3 508 (75.37%) CSS
4 322 (47.77%) HTML5
5 261 (38.72%) jQuery
6 210 (31.16%) CSS3
7 182 (27.00%) AngularJS
8 181 (26.85%) PHP
9 169 (25.07%) .NET
10 156 (23.15%) MVC
11 151 (22.40%) Java
12 143 (21.22%) Web Development
13 140 (20.77%) C#
14 130 (19.29%) TDD
15 127 (18.84%) Git (software)
16 123 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
17 118 (17.51%) MySQL
18 112 (16.62%) ASP.NET
19 98 (14.54%) XML
20 92 (13.65%) CMS
21 91 (13.50%) OO
22 79 (11.72%) SQL Server
23 77 (11.42%) Ajax
24 76 (11.28%) Finance
24 76 (11.28%) Backbone.js
24 76 (11.28%) Responsive Web Design
25 75 (11.13%) Web Services
26 70 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 64 (9.50%) Subversion
27 64 (9.50%) JSON

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 92 (13.65%) CMS
2 61 (9.05%) Node.js
3 35 (5.19%) WordPress
4 29 (4.30%) Apache
5 28 (4.15%) IIS
6 24 (3.56%) Umbraco
7 19 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.82%) Drupal
8 18 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.34%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.19%) EPiServer CMS
11 8 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.59%) Confluence
13 4 (0.59%) nginx
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (4.45%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.45%) InDesign
3 3 (0.45%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.45%) GIMP
4 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.30%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Magento
2 5 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.23%) GitHub
2 13 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.34%) SaaS
4 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.74%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.19%) HTTP
2 20 (2.97%) Internet
3 11 (1.63%) Intranet
4 5 (0.74%) DNS
4 5 (0.74%) SSL
4 5 (0.74%) LDAP
5 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) DHCP
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (17.51%) MySQL
2 79 (11.72%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.89%) KDB
10 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.45%) OLAP
12 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.45%) Big Data
12 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 127 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 64 (9.50%) Subversion
3 39 (5.79%) Grunt
4 33 (4.90%) Bower
5 32 (4.75%) Visual Studio
6 27 (4.01%) Jenkins
7 25 (3.71%) Maven
7 25 (3.71%) PHPUnit
8 22 (3.26%) Jasmine
9 20 (2.97%) JUnit
10 19 (2.82%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.23%) NUnit
12 14 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.93%) JSUnit
13 13 (1.93%) JIRA
14 12 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (1.19%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.19%) Yeoman
16 7 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
16 7 (1.04%) Axure RP
General
1 76 (11.28%) Finance
2 39 (5.79%) Banking
3 26 (3.86%) Marketing
4 23 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.26%) Retail
6 19 (2.82%) Publishing
7 15 (2.23%) Front Office
8 14 (2.08%) Games
8 14 (2.08%) Legal
8 14 (2.08%) Advertising
9 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.74%) Back Office
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.45%) Law
11 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (79.97%) HTML
2 508 (75.37%) CSS
3 322 (47.77%) HTML5
4 261 (38.72%) jQuery
5 210 (31.16%) CSS3
6 182 (27.00%) AngularJS
7 169 (25.07%) .NET
8 112 (16.62%) ASP.NET
9 98 (14.54%) XML
10 77 (11.42%) Ajax
11 76 (11.28%) Backbone.js
12 75 (11.13%) Web Services
13 70 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 64 (9.50%) JSON
15 52 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (6.38%) RESTful
17 40 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
17 40 (5.93%) Spring
18 39 (5.79%) LAMP
19 38 (5.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (4.15%) Visualisation
3 27 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.86%) Open Source
5 22 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.23%) W3C
7 14 (2.08%) RIA
8 11 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.48%) Social Media
10 8 (1.19%) Blog
11 7 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.04%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.74%) Streaming Video
14 4 (0.59%) New Media
15 3 (0.45%) iPhone
15 3 (0.45%) Semantic Web
15 3 (0.45%) Data Extraction
15 3 (0.45%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.75%) Linux
2 44 (6.53%) UNIX
3 27 (4.01%) Windows
4 25 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.26%) Android
6 14 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (23.15%) MVC
2 143 (21.22%) Web Development
3 130 (19.29%) TDD
4 123 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (13.50%) OO
6 76 (11.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 62 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 62 (9.20%) Scrum
8 51 (7.57%) BDD
9 49 (7.27%) Web Design
10 44 (6.53%) Content Management
11 39 (5.79%) Unit Testing
12 33 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (4.90%) Software Engineering
13 30 (4.45%) SEO
14 25 (3.71%) Automated Testing
14 25 (3.71%) Analytics
15 22 (3.26%) OO PHP
16 21 (3.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (2.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 523 (77.60%) JavaScript
2 181 (26.85%) PHP
3 151 (22.40%) Java
4 140 (20.77%) C#
5 54 (8.01%) SQL
6 37 (5.49%) Ruby
7 33 (4.90%) Python
8 20 (2.97%) PHP5
9 17 (2.52%) Perl
10 14 (2.08%) C++
11 12 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.48%) Scala
13 10 (1.48%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.34%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.89%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.89%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.74%) C
17 4 (0.59%) VBScript
17 4 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (6.53%) Degree
2 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.12%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) Varnish
3 1 (0.15%) Xen
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.59%) Capistrano
1 4 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (5.93%) Zend
2 38 (5.64%) Adobe
3 27 (4.01%) Oracle
4 21 (3.12%) Microsoft
5 17 (2.52%) Google
6 15 (2.23%) EPiServer
7 14 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.89%) JBoss
9 5 (0.74%) RedDot
9 5 (0.74%) Ektron
9 5 (0.74%) Facebook
9 5 (0.74%) Twitter
10 4 (0.59%) VMware
11 3 (0.45%) SAP
11 3 (0.45%) LexisNexis
12 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.30%) Vertica
12 2 (0.30%) hybris
12 2 (0.30%) Sencha
12 2 (0.30%) IBM
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