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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 110 59 92
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 38 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 2.63% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.88% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 19
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£300 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -8.69%
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 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
3128 2155 2523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.22% 91.55% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 1340 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 187 198
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £19.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
Wiltshire -7 16 £300 -4.76% 3
Bristol -29 7 £325 -13.33% 7
Somerset -11 4 £300 +15.38% 7
Devon -16 4 £300 +13.20% 8
Gloucestershire -21 4 £300 +22.44% 1
Dorset +3 2 £325 +1.96% 13
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 61 (68.54%) HTML
2 57 (64.04%) JavaScript
3 56 (62.92%) CSS
4 43 (48.31%) HTML5
5 39 (43.82%) CSS3
6 34 (38.20%) jQuery
7 31 (34.83%) .NET
8 27 (30.34%) C#
9 26 (29.21%) MVC
10 23 (25.84%) CMS
10 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
11 22 (24.72%) PHP
12 21 (23.60%) MySQL
13 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
15 14 (15.73%) User Experience
15 14 (15.73%) SQL
15 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
16 13 (14.61%) Web Development
16 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
17 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
17 12 (13.48%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
19 10 (11.24%) Sitecore
19 10 (11.24%) JSON
19 10 (11.24%) Content Management
19 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
19 10 (11.24%) Java
19 10 (11.24%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 23 (25.84%) CMS
2 9 (10.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (5.62%) Apache
4 4 (4.49%) Node.js
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.37%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.25%) WordPress
6 2 (2.25%) Drupal
7 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.12%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.12%) Railo
7 1 (1.12%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.49%) Fireworks
3 3 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) GitHub
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) MySQL
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Firebird
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.12%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.37%) Selenium
3 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (2.25%) Grunt
4 2 (2.25%) NUnit
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.12%) NuGet
General
1 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Electronics
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (68.54%) HTML
2 56 (62.92%) CSS
3 43 (48.31%) HTML5
4 39 (43.82%) CSS3
5 34 (38.20%) jQuery
6 31 (34.83%) .NET
7 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
8 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
9 10 (11.24%) JSON
9 10 (11.24%) Web Services
10 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (8.99%) Ajax
11 8 (8.99%) LAMP
11 8 (8.99%) XML
12 7 (7.87%) SOAP
12 7 (7.87%) Laravel
13 6 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (6.74%) Spring
14 5 (5.62%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) User Experience
2 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.62%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) Online Games
5 1 (1.12%) Animation
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Open Source
5 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Phone
3 3 (3.37%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) MVC
2 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.61%) Web Development
4 12 (13.48%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (11.24%) Content Management
6 9 (10.11%) Web Design
7 8 (8.99%) OO
8 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.49%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.49%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.37%) TDD
10 3 (3.37%) Scrum
10 3 (3.37%) Usability Testing
10 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.37%) DevOps
10 3 (3.37%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.04%) JavaScript
2 27 (30.34%) C#
3 22 (24.72%) PHP
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 10 (11.24%) Java
6 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.12%) CFML
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
3 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) WCAG
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.62%) SAP
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.25%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) Zend
7 1 (1.12%) BT
7 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards