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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 116 110 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 28 35 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 1.10% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.15% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 51
Average daily rate £331 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% +27.51%
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
2833 3039 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.58% 95.84% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1921 1483
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 172 158
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -1 8 £350 +5.66% 5
Devon +1 7 £325 +4.00%
Gloucestershire +5 6 £293 -29.09% 6
Bristol -2 3 £375 +15.38% 5
Somerset - 3 £225 - 1
Dorset -2 1 £400 +81.81% 6
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 67 (87.01%) CSS
2 63 (81.82%) HTML
3 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 40 (51.95%) .NET
5 35 (45.45%) Web Development
6 32 (41.56%) C#
7 28 (36.36%) HTML5
8 26 (33.77%) MVC
9 25 (32.47%) jQuery
10 22 (28.57%) Front End Development
11 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
11 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET
12 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
12 18 (23.38%) CMS
13 16 (20.78%) CSS3
13 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
15 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
15 14 (18.18%) Web Services
16 11 (14.29%) Java
16 11 (14.29%) SQL
16 11 (14.29%) Finance
16 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (12.99%) Web Design
18 9 (11.69%) Marketing
18 9 (11.69%) RESTful
19 8 (10.39%) Node.js
19 8 (10.39%) User Experience
20 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
20 7 (9.09%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (23.38%) CMS
2 8 (10.39%) Node.js
3 6 (7.79%) Umbraco
4 5 (6.49%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) WordPress
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.49%) Big Data
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.19%) Grunt
2 4 (5.19%) gulp
2 4 (5.19%) ReSharper
3 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.60%) Bower
4 2 (2.60%) Selenium
4 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (87.01%) CSS
2 63 (81.82%) HTML
3 40 (51.95%) .NET
4 28 (36.36%) HTML5
5 25 (32.47%) jQuery
6 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
6 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET
7 16 (20.78%) CSS3
8 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
9 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 14 (18.18%) Web Services
10 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (11.69%) RESTful
12 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (9.09%) XML
13 6 (7.79%) Sass
14 5 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (6.49%) REST
14 5 (6.49%) WCF
15 4 (5.19%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.49%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Web Development
2 26 (33.77%) MVC
3 22 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.99%) Web Design
6 7 (9.09%) Content Management
7 6 (7.79%) Analytics
7 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) OO
7 6 (7.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Build Automation
8 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 5 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (6.49%) Online Marketing
8 5 (6.49%) OOD
9 4 (5.19%) BDD
9 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.19%) User Stories
9 4 (5.19%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 32 (41.56%) C#
3 11 (14.29%) Java
3 11 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) C
5 5 (6.49%) PHP
5 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.90%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby
7 2 (2.60%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) WCAG
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) EPiServer
2 4 (5.19%) Adobe
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Ektron
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Rally
4 1 (1.30%) SAP