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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 170 147 151
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 285 320 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.57% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 210 195
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -10.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+27.51% -27.41%
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
19679 20400 18724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13782 13797 12751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 391 430
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.85 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 0 69 £425 +30.76% 30
Bromley +6 2 £325 - 1
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Croydon - 1 £340 -
Twickenham - 1 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Clapham - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 520 (81.38%) HTML
2 490 (76.68%) JavaScript
3 466 (72.93%) CSS
4 342 (53.52%) HTML5
5 247 (38.65%) jQuery
6 233 (36.46%) CSS3
7 202 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
8 191 (29.89%) AngularJS
9 174 (27.23%) .NET
10 154 (24.10%) MVC
11 144 (22.54%) C#
12 128 (20.03%) TDD
13 125 (19.56%) Web Development
13 125 (19.56%) Java
14 120 (18.78%) PHP
15 119 (18.62%) ASP.NET
16 100 (15.65%) SQL
17 90 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 90 (14.08%) User Experience
18 89 (13.93%) SQL Server
19 87 (13.62%) OO
20 82 (12.83%) Ajax
21 81 (12.68%) Finance
22 77 (12.05%) Git (software)
23 69 (10.80%) Web Services
23 69 (10.80%) Responsive Web Design
24 68 (10.64%) CMS
25 66 (10.33%) MySQL
26 61 (9.55%) E-Commerce
27 58 (9.08%) Scrum

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 68 (10.64%) CMS
2 58 (9.08%) Node.js
3 25 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.60%) WordPress
5 22 (3.44%) Adobe CQ
6 17 (2.66%) Apache
7 16 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.19%) Drupal
9 12 (1.88%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (1.10%) Lightstreamer
12 5 (0.78%) IIS
12 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.78%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.47%) nginx
14 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.31%) JBoss
14 2 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 31 (4.85%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.88%) MS Office
4 11 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.47%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.31%) InDesign
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.16%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (2.50%) Magento
2 8 (1.25%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.47%) Tridion
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.78%) GitHub
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.13%) HTTP
2 18 (2.82%) Internet
3 12 (1.88%) Intranet
4 2 (0.31%) AMQP
5 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.33%) MySQL
3 26 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.66%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.10%) Big Data
8 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.47%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (0.31%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.31%) Redis
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.76%) Grunt
3 47 (7.36%) Subversion
4 36 (5.63%) Jasmine
5 31 (4.85%) Bower
6 28 (4.38%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.97%) WebDriver
8 18 (2.82%) Mocha
9 16 (2.50%) Jenkins
9 16 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.03%) NUnit
11 11 (1.72%) Maven
11 11 (1.72%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.72%) QUnit
12 10 (1.56%) JIRA
13 9 (1.41%) Selenium
13 9 (1.41%) JUnit
14 8 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
15 7 (1.10%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 81 (12.68%) Finance
2 53 (8.29%) Banking
3 35 (5.48%) Marketing
4 20 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 20 (3.13%) Advertising
5 19 (2.97%) Games
6 18 (2.82%) Publishing
7 14 (2.19%) Legal
8 12 (1.88%) Front Office
8 12 (1.88%) Retail
9 8 (1.25%) Back Office
10 3 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.31%) Hindi Language
11 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (81.38%) HTML
2 466 (72.93%) CSS
3 342 (53.52%) HTML5
4 247 (38.65%) jQuery
5 233 (36.46%) CSS3
6 191 (29.89%) AngularJS
7 174 (27.23%) .NET
8 119 (18.62%) ASP.NET
9 90 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 82 (12.83%) Ajax
11 69 (10.80%) Web Services
12 57 (8.92%) Sass
13 53 (8.29%) RESTful
14 51 (7.98%) XML
15 50 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 48 (7.51%) Backbone.js
17 47 (7.36%) KnockoutJS
18 46 (7.20%) JSON
19 37 (5.79%) .NET Framework
20 30 (4.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.08%) User Experience
2 22 (3.44%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (2.82%) RIA
5 16 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.19%) Open Source
7 13 (2.03%) Social Media
7 13 (2.03%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.88%) W3C
9 11 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.41%) Blog
11 7 (1.10%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.94%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.94%) Animation
13 5 (0.78%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.63%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.01%) Linux
2 23 (3.60%) UNIX
3 20 (3.13%) Android
4 15 (2.35%) Windows
5 13 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) MVS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (24.10%) MVC
3 128 (20.03%) TDD
4 125 (19.56%) Web Development
5 87 (13.62%) OO
6 69 (10.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 61 (9.55%) E-Commerce
8 58 (9.08%) Scrum
9 39 (6.10%) BDD
10 35 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 33 (5.16%) Web Design
13 26 (4.07%) OOP
14 20 (3.13%) SOA
15 17 (2.66%) SEO
15 17 (2.66%) Analytics
16 16 (2.50%) Pair Programming
16 16 (2.50%) Content Management
17 15 (2.35%) CRM
18 12 (1.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 490 (76.68%) JavaScript
2 144 (22.54%) C#
3 125 (19.56%) Java
4 120 (18.78%) PHP
5 100 (15.65%) SQL
6 41 (6.42%) Python
7 34 (5.32%) Ruby
8 20 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.88%) Scala
10 8 (1.25%) Perl
10 8 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.94%) VB
11 6 (0.94%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.78%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.78%) ECMAScript
12 5 (0.78%) C++
13 4 (0.63%) Golang
13 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.47%) PHP5
14 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (5.01%) Degree
2 7 (1.10%) VCP4
3 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.72%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) Puppet
2 4 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (5.01%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.23%) Google
3 22 (3.44%) Adobe
4 19 (2.97%) Zend
5 11 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.72%) Twitter
6 9 (1.41%) Oracle
7 8 (1.25%) EPiServer
7 8 (1.25%) Sencha
8 7 (1.10%) Telerik
8 7 (1.10%) Facebook
9 5 (0.78%) Sybase
10 3 (0.47%) Ektron
11 2 (0.31%) Marketo
11 2 (0.31%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.31%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.31%) SAP
11 2 (0.31%) BEA
11 2 (0.31%) Informatica
11 2 (0.31%) Pega
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