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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 163 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 324 434 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.73% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.86% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 289 288
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.00 £13.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +127.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +69.69%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 19 September 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 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 54 £350 - 32
Twickenham +1 2 £208 -21.69% 1
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Hounslow +3 1 - -
Uxbridge -7 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £330 - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 559 (80.90%) HTML
2 530 (76.70%) JavaScript
3 520 (75.25%) CSS
4 328 (47.47%) HTML5
5 262 (37.92%) jQuery
6 227 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
7 214 (30.97%) CSS3
8 191 (27.64%) AngularJS
9 178 (25.76%) PHP
10 171 (24.75%) .NET
11 156 (22.58%) MVC
12 151 (21.85%) Java
12 151 (21.85%) Web Development
13 139 (20.12%) C#
14 135 (19.54%) TDD
15 128 (18.52%) Git (software)
16 119 (17.22%) MySQL
17 115 (16.64%) User Experience
18 110 (15.92%) ASP.NET
19 99 (14.33%) CMS
20 96 (13.89%) XML
21 93 (13.46%) OO
22 78 (11.29%) SQL Server
22 78 (11.29%) Ajax
22 78 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
23 76 (11.00%) Backbone.js
23 76 (11.00%) Web Services
24 75 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 73 (10.56%) Finance
26 69 (9.99%) JSON

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 99 (14.33%) CMS
2 67 (9.70%) Node.js
3 34 (4.92%) WordPress
4 28 (4.05%) Apache
5 27 (3.91%) IIS
6 25 (3.62%) Umbraco
7 21 (3.04%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.89%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.46%) Drupal
10 11 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (1.30%) EPiServer CMS
11 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.58%) nginx
14 4 (0.58%) Confluence
14 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (4.34%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.87%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.87%) MS Office
5 3 (0.43%) GIMP
5 3 (0.43%) InDesign
6 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Magento
2 6 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.46%) GitHub
2 15 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.30%) SaaS
4 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.72%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.92%) HTTP
2 20 (2.89%) Internet
3 13 (1.88%) Intranet
4 5 (0.72%) LDAP
4 5 (0.72%) SSL
4 5 (0.72%) DNS
5 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) FTP
6 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (17.22%) MySQL
2 78 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.04%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.58%) KDB
12 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.43%) OLAP
12 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.43%) Redis
12 3 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 128 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.41%) Subversion
3 47 (6.80%) Grunt
4 41 (5.93%) Bower
5 32 (4.63%) Visual Studio
6 28 (4.05%) Jenkins
7 26 (3.76%) Maven
7 26 (3.76%) Jasmine
8 25 (3.62%) WebDriver
9 23 (3.33%) PHPUnit
10 21 (3.04%) JUnit
11 16 (2.32%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.32%) JIRA
12 13 (1.88%) NUnit
13 12 (1.74%) JSUnit
14 9 (1.30%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
14 9 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 73 (10.56%) Finance
2 41 (5.93%) Banking
3 27 (3.91%) Marketing
4 23 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.18%) Publishing
6 18 (2.60%) Retail
7 16 (2.32%) Games
8 15 (2.17%) Advertising
8 15 (2.17%) Front Office
9 14 (2.03%) Legal
10 6 (0.87%) Back Office
11 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.58%) Electronics
12 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.43%) Automotive
13 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (80.90%) HTML
2 520 (75.25%) CSS
3 328 (47.47%) HTML5
4 262 (37.92%) jQuery
5 214 (30.97%) CSS3
6 191 (27.64%) AngularJS
7 171 (24.75%) .NET
8 110 (15.92%) ASP.NET
9 96 (13.89%) XML
10 78 (11.29%) Ajax
11 76 (11.00%) Backbone.js
11 76 (11.00%) Web Services
12 75 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 69 (9.99%) JSON
14 48 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 48 (6.95%) KnockoutJS
15 47 (6.80%) RESTful
16 41 (5.93%) Spring
17 40 (5.79%) Sass
17 40 (5.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 115 (16.64%) User Experience
2 35 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (4.49%) Visualisation
4 28 (4.05%) Open Source
5 26 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.60%) RIA
8 16 (2.32%) W3C
9 12 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.45%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.45%) Social Media
11 7 (1.01%) Blog
11 7 (1.01%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.87%) Streaming Video
12 6 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.58%) New Media
13 4 (0.58%) Animation
14 3 (0.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.10%) Linux
2 41 (5.93%) UNIX
3 21 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.89%) Windows
5 19 (2.75%) Android
6 14 (2.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (22.58%) MVC
3 151 (21.85%) Web Development
4 135 (19.54%) TDD
5 93 (13.46%) OO
6 78 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 67 (9.70%) Scrum
8 53 (7.67%) E-Commerce
9 48 (6.95%) Web Design
10 47 (6.80%) BDD
11 44 (6.37%) Content Management
12 39 (5.64%) Unit Testing
13 36 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (4.78%) Software Engineering
15 29 (4.20%) SEO
16 28 (4.05%) Analytics
17 26 (3.76%) Automated Testing
18 22 (3.18%) OOP
18 22 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (3.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 530 (76.70%) JavaScript
2 178 (25.76%) PHP
3 151 (21.85%) Java
4 139 (20.12%) C#
5 56 (8.10%) SQL
6 45 (6.51%) Ruby
7 38 (5.50%) Python
8 18 (2.60%) Perl
9 17 (2.46%) PHP5
10 13 (1.88%) Scala
11 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 12 (1.74%) C++
12 10 (1.45%) ActionScript
13 9 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.72%) C
17 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (6.37%) Degree
2 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) Varnish
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.58%) Puppet
1 4 (0.58%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (5.79%) Adobe
2 37 (5.35%) Zend
3 29 (4.20%) Oracle
4 20 (2.89%) Microsoft
5 17 (2.46%) Google
6 16 (2.32%) EPiServer
7 12 (1.74%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.87%) Facebook
8 6 (0.87%) Twitter
8 6 (0.87%) RedDot
8 6 (0.87%) JBoss
9 5 (0.72%) SAP
10 4 (0.58%) VMware
11 3 (0.43%) Ektron
11 3 (0.43%) FatWire
11 3 (0.43%) LexisNexis
12 2 (0.29%) Vertica
12 2 (0.29%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.29%) Open Text
12 2 (0.29%) IBM
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