The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 104 71 98
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 36 76 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 2.36% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.55% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 61 18
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£331 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £264 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £430 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-53.56% -14.28%
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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2942 2977 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.63% 92.25% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1824 1810 1306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 181 149
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Bristol -16 12 £313 -6.71% 13
Wiltshire 0 7 £338 -3.57% 4
Devon -6 6 £185 -38.33% 3
Dorset +1 5 £220 - 5
Gloucestershire -16 5 £413 +17.85% 4
Somerset 0 1 - - 5
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 57 (83.82%) HTML
2 52 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 52 (76.47%) CSS
3 36 (52.94%) .NET
4 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 32 (47.06%) C#
6 27 (39.71%) MVC
7 25 (36.76%) jQuery
7 25 (36.76%) HTML5
8 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
9 22 (32.35%) CSS3
10 17 (25.00%) CMS
11 14 (20.59%) Content Management
11 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 14 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (19.12%) MySQL
12 13 (19.12%) Web Services
13 12 (17.65%) SQL
13 12 (17.65%) Web Development
13 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (16.18%) PHP
14 11 (16.18%) Windows
15 10 (14.71%) XML
15 10 (14.71%) SOAP
15 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (13.24%) Sass
16 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
16 9 (13.24%) Ajax
17 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (25.00%) CMS
2 7 (10.29%) IIS
2 7 (10.29%) Node.js
3 6 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (7.35%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.88%) Drupal
6 3 (4.41%) WordPress
7 2 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.94%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) MySQL
3 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Firebird
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (5.88%) MSTest
3 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.88%) NUnit
4 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Publishing
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (83.82%) HTML
2 52 (76.47%) CSS
3 36 (52.94%) .NET
4 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (36.76%) jQuery
5 25 (36.76%) HTML5
6 22 (32.35%) CSS3
7 13 (19.12%) Web Services
8 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (14.71%) XML
9 10 (14.71%) SOAP
9 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (13.24%) Sass
10 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
10 9 (13.24%) Ajax
11 7 (10.29%) Express
11 7 (10.29%) RESTful
11 7 (10.29%) REST
12 6 (8.82%) Backbone.js
12 6 (8.82%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) Open Source
3 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.94%) W3C
3 2 (2.94%) DTV
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Social Network
4 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.47%) Photography
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Phone
2 6 (8.82%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) MVC
2 14 (20.59%) Content Management
2 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (17.65%) Web Development
4 6 (8.82%) TDD
4 6 (8.82%) Scrum
5 5 (7.35%) Web Design
5 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (5.88%) BDD
6 4 (5.88%) CQRS
6 4 (5.88%) SOA
6 4 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (4.41%) Web Analytics
7 3 (4.41%) DevOps
7 3 (4.41%) Analytics
8 2 (2.94%) User Stories
8 2 (2.94%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (2.94%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 32 (47.06%) C#
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 11 (16.18%) PHP
5 7 (10.29%) Java
6 3 (4.41%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.94%) MCSD
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.47%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Sitecore
3 6 (8.82%) Appcelerator
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) Apple
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.47%) Zend
6 1 (1.47%) Facebook
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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