The table below looks at the statistics for Web Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 124 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +18
Contract jobs citing Web Development 23 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 2.08% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.98% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 20
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £402 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -
Web Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Development across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Web Development
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 Development across the South West region.

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Web Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Web Development
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 Development across the South West region.

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Web Development
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 Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Somerset -2 7 £300 +9.09% 6
Bristol -36 7 £300 -20.00% 5
Gloucestershire -15 4 £325 +38.29%
Wiltshire -20 3 £340 +13.33% 6
Devon - 2 £325 - 3
Dorset - - - - 15
Cornwall - - - -
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development.

1 56 (81.16%) CSS
2 54 (78.26%) HTML
3 36 (52.17%) HTML5
4 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 33 (47.83%) CSS3
6 21 (30.43%) jQuery
7 20 (28.99%) Photoshop
8 17 (24.64%) .NET
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
10 14 (20.29%) Fireworks
10 14 (20.29%) Scrum
10 14 (20.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (20.29%) User Experience
11 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.84%) C#
12 12 (17.39%) Java
12 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
12 12 (17.39%) Web Design
13 11 (15.94%) MVC
13 11 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.49%) OO
15 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
15 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
16 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
16 8 (11.59%) Degree
17 7 (10.14%) Usability Testing
17 7 (10.14%) OOP
17 7 (10.14%) Information Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) WordPress
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion MX
4 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.45%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Photoshop
2 14 (20.29%) Fireworks
2 14 (20.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Hazelcast
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) GitLab
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
1 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Military
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Designer
5 8 (11.59%) Web Designer
6 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) UI Developer
8 5 (7.25%) UI Programmer
9 4 (5.80%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Junior
10 3 (4.35%) Junior Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (81.16%) CSS
2 54 (78.26%) HTML
3 36 (52.17%) HTML5
4 33 (47.83%) CSS3
5 21 (30.43%) jQuery
6 17 (24.64%) .NET
7 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.70%) WCF
9 6 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.25%) Sass
10 5 (7.25%) Spring
10 5 (7.25%) Ajax
10 5 (7.25%) XML
10 5 (7.25%) JSP
11 4 (5.80%) Web Services
11 4 (5.80%) XSLT
11 4 (5.80%) JSON
12 3 (4.35%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) W3C
3 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) Wiki
4 1 (1.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) UNIX
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.29%) Scrum
3 12 (17.39%) Web Design
4 11 (15.94%) MVC
4 11 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (14.49%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) OOP
6 7 (10.14%) Information Architecture
6 7 (10.14%) Usability Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.25%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) Time Management
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.35%) Workflow
10 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.90%) UML
10 2 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.74%) SQL
3 13 (18.84%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) Java
5 5 (7.25%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) PHP5
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) WCAG
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) Basel II
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Google
2 2 (2.90%) Zend
2 2 (2.90%) Facebook
3 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.45%) BT