The first table below looks at the demand for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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 Job Titles advertised for the Reading 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 Developer
Rank 60 58 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 13 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 1.55% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.69% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate £238 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +75.00%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Web Developer
Berkshire

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 29 (90.63%) HTML
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 27 (84.38%) CSS
3 25 (78.13%) jQuery
4 19 (59.38%) HTML5
5 18 (56.25%) Ajax
6 15 (46.88%) XML
6 15 (46.88%) CSS3
7 13 (40.63%) Web Development
7 13 (40.63%) JSON
8 12 (37.50%) Subversion
9 10 (31.25%) OO
10 9 (28.13%) PHP
10 9 (28.13%) Sencha Touch
10 9 (28.13%) Sencha
11 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 8 (25.00%) SOAP
11 8 (25.00%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
12 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
12 7 (21.88%) MySQL
12 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
12 7 (21.88%) Android Development
12 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
12 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
12 7 (21.88%) REST
12 7 (21.88%) Android
13 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
13 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 6 (18.75%) Smartphone

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (15.63%) CMS
1 5 (15.63%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) InDesign
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Subversion
2 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Publishing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 27 (84.38%) CSS
3 25 (78.13%) jQuery
4 19 (59.38%) HTML5
5 18 (56.25%) Ajax
6 15 (46.88%) XML
6 15 (46.88%) CSS3
7 13 (40.63%) JSON
8 9 (28.13%) Sencha Touch
9 8 (25.00%) SOAP
9 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (21.88%) REST
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
12 4 (12.50%) Struts2
12 4 (12.50%) Struts
12 4 (12.50%) Spring
13 3 (9.38%) LAMP
13 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
14 2 (6.25%) XSLT
14 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
3 6 (18.75%) Smartphone
4 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
4 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.25%) Social Network
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
1 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
1 7 (21.88%) Android
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Web Development
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) Android Development
3 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
4 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Time Management
5 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Content Management
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) Web Design
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Sencha
2 1 (3.13%) Zend
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore