The first table below looks at the demand for Web Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Application Development over the 3 months to 16 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 427 404 433
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 179 149 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 94 82
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £443 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £326 £319
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 - £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.50 - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

Web Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Web Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Application Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Application Development within the UK.

Web Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Web Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Application Development within the UK.

Web Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Application Development
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Web Application Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Application Development
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -4 157 £325 -7.14% 187
London -19 69 £360 -8.86% 46
South East -1 38 £313 -24.24% 48
City of London -1 17 £336 +7.60% 7
Hampshire - 16 £315 - 7
Scotland -19 13 £350 +27.27% 4
North West -25 12 £325 -1.88% 17
Manchester -10 11 £325 +22.64% 8
Berkshire -4 10 £300 - 10
East of England -27 10 £423 -0.58% 20
West Midlands -8 9 £276 -16.28% 12
Yorkshire -12 9 £260 -14.12% 10
Surrey -12 9 £438 +2.94% 10
South Yorkshire +11 8 £260 -11.11%
Sheffield +4 8 £260 -11.11%
Reading -5 8 £300 - 3
Southampton - 8 £300 - 3
Northern Ireland +21 6 - -
County Antrim +17 6 - -
Belfast +17 6 - -
Glasgow +7 6 £363 +36.79% 2
Warwickshire -2 6 £313 -
Edinburgh -31 5 £325 +30.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £430 - 5
East Midlands -11 4 £450 +109.30% 8
Reigate -11 4 £438 +2.94%
Buckinghamshire -21 3 £300 - 4
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 - 1
Northampton - 3 £450 -
Staffordshire -5 2 £240 -27.27% 5

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Application 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 Application Development.

1 160 (54.61%) HTML
2 154 (52.56%) JavaScript
3 142 (48.46%) CSS
4 140 (47.78%) .NET
5 107 (36.52%) C#
6 98 (33.45%) MVC
7 97 (33.11%) jQuery
8 93 (31.74%) SQL Server
9 89 (30.38%) HTML5
10 85 (29.01%) ASP.NET
11 81 (27.65%) Java
12 67 (22.87%) SQL
13 66 (22.53%) XML
14 63 (21.50%) CSS3
15 59 (20.14%) Microsoft
16 56 (19.11%) Web Services
17 53 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 50 (17.06%) Ajax
20 48 (16.38%) TDD
21 47 (16.04%) Oracle
22 46 (15.70%) Windows
23 39 (13.31%) Spring
24 38 (12.97%) SOAP
24 38 (12.97%) PHP
24 38 (12.97%) Scrum
25 37 (12.63%) MySQL
25 37 (12.63%) .NET Framework
26 35 (11.95%) REST
26 35 (11.95%) OO

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Application 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (7.51%) CMS
2 18 (6.14%) Apache
2 18 (6.14%) Node.js
3 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.78%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.07%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (2.39%) IIS
9 6 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.71%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.37%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.02%) Drupal
13 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.34%) Mule
13 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.73%) Force.com
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Joyent
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.80%) HTTP
2 13 (4.44%) Network Security
3 7 (2.39%) LDAP
4 4 (1.37%) Internet
4 4 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.02%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) Extranet
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.34%) SMS
6 1 (0.34%) FTP
6 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (31.74%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.63%) MySQL
3 28 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (8.19%) Relational Database
5 21 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.78%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.75%) DB2
8 9 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.37%) DataStage
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.68%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.12%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.78%) Eclipse
3 14 (4.78%) Subversion
4 13 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.07%) JUnit
6 7 (2.39%) Maven
7 6 (2.05%) Ant
8 5 (1.71%) NUnit
9 4 (1.37%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.37%) JIRA
9 4 (1.37%) Toad
9 4 (1.37%) ERwin
9 4 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.37%) Selenium
9 4 (1.37%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.68%) WiX
10 2 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 31 (10.58%) Finance
2 19 (6.48%) Marketing
3 16 (5.46%) Banking
4 9 (3.07%) Publishing
5 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.71%) Automotive
7 4 (1.37%) Back Office
7 4 (1.37%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Retail
8 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 222 (75.77%) Developer
2 65 (22.18%) .NET Developer
3 53 (18.09%) Web Developer
4 33 (11.26%) C# Developer
5 28 (9.56%) Java Developer
6 27 (9.22%) Applications Developer
6 27 (9.22%) Architect
7 24 (8.19%) Front-End Developer
8 21 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (6.83%) Web Applications Developer
10 19 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (6.14%) .NET Web Developer
12 17 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (5.80%) Senior Developer
13 15 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.07%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (2.73%) .NET Applications Developer
15 8 (2.73%) Technical Architect
16 7 (2.39%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (54.61%) HTML
2 142 (48.46%) CSS
3 140 (47.78%) .NET
4 97 (33.11%) jQuery
5 89 (30.38%) HTML5
6 85 (29.01%) ASP.NET
7 66 (22.53%) XML
8 63 (21.50%) CSS3
9 56 (19.11%) Web Services
10 52 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (17.06%) Ajax
12 39 (13.31%) Spring
13 38 (12.97%) SOAP
14 37 (12.63%) .NET Framework
15 35 (11.95%) REST
16 32 (10.92%) J2EE
17 26 (8.87%) JSON
18 24 (8.19%) WCF
19 23 (7.85%) AngularJS
20 22 (7.51%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.53%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.80%) Open Source
4 10 (3.41%) W3C
5 7 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.05%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.05%) Social Media
7 5 (1.71%) Animation
7 5 (1.71%) Streaming Music
7 5 (1.71%) Replication
8 4 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.37%) iSeries
9 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.02%) GIS
9 3 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.02%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.70%) Windows
2 32 (10.92%) Linux
3 22 (7.51%) UNIX
4 21 (7.17%) Apple iOS
5 15 (5.12%) Android
6 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.71%) Windows CE
8 4 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Fedora
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (33.45%) MVC
2 53 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (16.38%) TDD
4 38 (12.97%) Scrum
5 35 (11.95%) OO
6 24 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (8.19%) CRM
7 23 (7.85%) Unit Testing
8 22 (7.51%) E-Commerce
8 22 (7.51%) PRINCE2
9 21 (7.17%) Project Management
10 19 (6.48%) Web Development
11 18 (6.14%) Time Management
12 17 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (5.80%) Content Management
12 17 (5.80%) ITIL
13 16 (5.46%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (4.78%) UML
15 13 (4.44%) OOP
15 13 (4.44%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (52.56%) JavaScript
2 107 (36.52%) C#
3 81 (27.65%) Java
4 67 (22.87%) SQL
5 38 (12.97%) PHP
6 12 (4.10%) VB
6 12 (4.10%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.75%) C
8 10 (3.41%) C++
9 8 (2.73%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.73%) Apex Code
10 7 (2.39%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.39%) Ruby
10 7 (2.39%) Python
11 5 (1.71%) VB6
12 4 (1.37%) Groovy
12 4 (1.37%) RPG IV
12 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.37%) RPG
12 4 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (6.14%) Degree
2 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.37%) MCTS
6 3 (1.02%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
7 1 (0.34%) MCAD
7 1 (0.34%) MCSD
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) SLA
1 11 (3.75%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Puppet
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.04%) Oracle
3 16 (5.46%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.12%) Twitter
5 14 (4.78%) VMware
6 11 (3.75%) Adobe
7 10 (3.41%) IBM
8 8 (2.73%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.73%) BEA
8 8 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.39%) Telerik
10 6 (2.05%) Sencha
10 6 (2.05%) JBoss
11 5 (1.71%) Facebook
11 5 (1.71%) Sage
12 3 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.02%) hybris
12 3 (1.02%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.02%) BT
13 2 (0.68%) Open Text
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day + £400 / day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
TRG
Rate: 360 Per Day Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London
TRG
Rate: 360 Per Day Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago