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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 416 428 380
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -48
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 182 143 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 115
Average daily rate
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£391 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40519 37298 40761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.05% 72.96% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25042 22618 23491
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1163 1058 1467
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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
England -9 145 £400 +14.28% 219
London +38 83 £419 +4.68% 53
South East -3 31 £388 +3.33% 60
City of London +35 24 £475 +11.76% 10
Scotland -6 22 £250 - 9
Hampshire +7 20 £438 +27.73% 11
Glasgow +5 13 £450 - 4
Edinburgh -13 9 £243 -3.00% 4
Wales -13 7 £275 -8.33% 4
East of England -20 7 £350 - 27
Berkshire +2 6 £289 +28.33% 8
Manchester -9 6 £381 +8.92% 12
North West -14 6 £381 +8.92% 27
West Midlands -21 6 £378 +14.39% 7
South West -23 5 £311 +3.75% 12
Yorkshire +6 4 £395 - 14
West Yorkshire +5 4 £395 - 6
Portsmouth - 4 £500 - 2
Slough +2 3 £290 +31.81% 2
Birmingham +1 3 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 3 - - 9
Cambridge -11 3 - - 7
Surrey -13 3 £413 +3.12% 10
South Wales -17 2 £275 - 2
Devon - 2 £318 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £285 - 7
Wokingham - 2 £289 - 1
Bristol - 2 £311 - 3
Basingstoke - 2 £246 - 1
Exeter - 2 £318 -

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 178 (50.14%) JavaScript
2 171 (48.17%) CSS
3 170 (47.89%) HTML
4 126 (35.49%) .NET
5 107 (30.14%) Java
6 105 (29.58%) C#
7 101 (28.45%) HTML5
8 98 (27.61%) MVC
9 85 (23.94%) CSS3
10 83 (23.38%) SQL Server
11 79 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (21.97%) ASP.NET
12 78 (21.97%) SQL
12 78 (21.97%) jQuery
13 68 (19.15%) TDD
14 57 (16.06%) XML
15 53 (14.93%) OO
16 51 (14.37%) Spring
17 49 (13.80%) Web Services
18 47 (13.24%) Oracle
19 45 (12.68%) Windows
20 44 (12.39%) Unit Testing
21 42 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (11.83%) AngularJS
22 41 (11.55%) Microsoft
23 38 (10.70%) KnockoutJS
23 38 (10.70%) .NET Framework
24 37 (10.42%) Ajax
25 36 (10.14%) Web Development
25 36 (10.14%) Node.js

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (10.14%) Node.js
2 26 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.07%) WebSphere
3 18 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (4.79%) CMS
5 10 (2.82%) Apache
6 9 (2.54%) Drupal
6 9 (2.54%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.25%) IIS
7 8 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.85%) Confluence
12 2 (0.56%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.56%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.25%) Force.com
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.97%) HTTP
1 7 (1.97%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.85%) LDAP
3 2 (0.56%) Network Security
3 2 (0.56%) AMQP
3 2 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.73%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (6.48%) Redis
4 22 (6.20%) MySQL
4 22 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.13%) QlikView
13 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (6.20%) Eclipse
2 17 (4.79%) Subversion
2 17 (4.79%) Selenium
3 16 (4.51%) CruiseControl
3 16 (4.51%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.38%) JIRA
5 11 (3.10%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.97%) PhoneGap
8 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.13%) Maven
9 3 (0.85%) JBuilder
9 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.56%) ERwin
10 2 (0.56%) NUnit
10 2 (0.56%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (9.30%) Finance
2 31 (8.73%) Publishing
2 31 (8.73%) Banking
3 14 (3.94%) Legal
4 12 (3.38%) Marketing
5 8 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.41%) Retail
7 4 (1.13%) Advertising
7 4 (1.13%) Games
8 3 (0.85%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.56%) French Language
9 2 (0.56%) German Language
9 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 259 (72.96%) Developer
2 54 (15.21%) Web Developer
2 54 (15.21%) .NET Developer
3 48 (13.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 47 (13.24%) Java Developer
5 35 (9.86%) C# Developer
5 35 (9.86%) Programmer
6 26 (7.32%) Designer
7 22 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (5.35%) Applications Developer
8 19 (5.35%) Architect
9 15 (4.23%) Web Applications Developer
9 15 (4.23%) .NET Web Developer
10 13 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (2.54%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.25%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.25%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.25%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (2.25%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (48.17%) CSS
2 170 (47.89%) HTML
3 126 (35.49%) .NET
4 101 (28.45%) HTML5
5 85 (23.94%) CSS3
6 78 (21.97%) ASP.NET
6 78 (21.97%) jQuery
7 57 (16.06%) XML
8 51 (14.37%) Spring
9 49 (13.80%) Web Services
10 42 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (11.83%) AngularJS
11 38 (10.70%) KnockoutJS
11 38 (10.70%) .NET Framework
12 37 (10.42%) Ajax
13 34 (9.58%) XSLT
14 31 (8.73%) J2EE
15 26 (7.32%) Struts
15 26 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (7.04%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.89%) Open Source
2 20 (5.63%) Social Media
2 20 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.07%) Wiki
4 13 (3.66%) Animation
4 13 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.69%) Replication
6 5 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.13%) Streaming Music
7 4 (1.13%) W3C
8 3 (0.85%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.85%) PMI
8 3 (0.85%) NHS
8 3 (0.85%) WURFL
8 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.68%) Windows
2 34 (9.58%) Apple iOS
3 26 (7.32%) UNIX
4 24 (6.76%) Linux
5 16 (4.51%) Mac OS X
5 16 (4.51%) Android
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.13%) Solaris
8 3 (0.85%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.85%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) zOS
10 1 (0.28%) Fedora
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.61%) MVC
2 79 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (19.15%) TDD
4 53 (14.93%) OO
5 44 (12.39%) Unit Testing
6 36 (10.14%) Web Development
7 29 (8.17%) Scrum
8 25 (7.04%) BDD
9 23 (6.48%) OOP
10 22 (6.20%) Automated Testing
10 22 (6.20%) Content Management
11 19 (5.35%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.07%) CRM
12 18 (5.07%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 17 (4.79%) SEO
14 16 (4.51%) RAD
14 16 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (4.23%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
15 15 (4.23%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 178 (50.14%) JavaScript
2 107 (30.14%) Java
3 105 (29.58%) C#
4 78 (21.97%) SQL
5 30 (8.45%) PHP
6 18 (5.07%) Perl
6 18 (5.07%) C++
7 17 (4.79%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.51%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.51%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.94%) C
9 14 (3.94%) Python
10 9 (2.54%) VB
11 8 (2.25%) Ruby
11 8 (2.25%) Apex Code
12 7 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.13%) XAML
14 3 (0.85%) VBA
14 3 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (5.35%) Degree
2 16 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.85%) PMP
7 3 (0.85%) MCTS
8 2 (0.56%) MCITP
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.28%) MCP
9 1 (0.28%) MCAD
9 1 (0.28%) MCSD
9 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.97%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
2 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) Puppet
2 3 (0.85%) Ansible
3 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (13.24%) Oracle
2 41 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.25%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.69%) Twitter
5 6 (1.69%) Telerik
5 6 (1.69%) Google
6 5 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.41%) IBM
7 4 (1.13%) VMware
7 4 (1.13%) Sencha
7 4 (1.13%) Facebook
8 3 (0.85%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.85%) RedDot
8 3 (0.85%) Remedy
8 3 (0.85%) BT
8 3 (0.85%) Sun
8 3 (0.85%) BMC
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £395 per day + £395 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £800 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Suffolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago