The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 443 434 367
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -67
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 154 148 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 93 129
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £70.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 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
England -29 139 £375 - 198
London -7 62 £375 -6.25% 54
Yorkshire +10 21 £450 +24.13% 14
West Yorkshire +6 18 £450 +24.13% 3
Leeds - 18 £450 - 2
Scotland +6 15 £281 -5.54% 5
West Midlands -5 15 £350 +45.83% 8
City of London +6 13 £375 -3.28% 12
North West -11 13 £475 +26.66% 27
Edinburgh -5 10 £243 -18.55% 2
South East -35 10 £360 +22.03% 41
Staffordshire +7 8 £375 +56.25% 1
South West - 8 £438 - 12
North East -21 7 £225 - 5
Tyne and Wear -24 7 £225 - 5
Birmingham - 7 £275 - 2
Preston - 7 £475 - 2
Lancashire - 7 £475 - 3
Cheshire +12 5 £475 +26.66% 11
East Midlands - 5 £425 - 14
Sunderland +2 4 £225 -
Warrington - 4 £475 - 3
Leicestershire - 4 - - 7
Leicester - 4 - - 2
Glasgow - 4 - - 3
Wiltshire - 4 £489 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £360 +10.76% 3
Milton Keynes -13 3 £360 +10.76% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £228 - 3
Hampshire - 3 - - 8

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 173 (49.01%) JavaScript
2 162 (45.89%) HTML
2 162 (45.89%) CSS
3 152 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (39.09%) Java
5 107 (30.31%) MVC
6 104 (29.46%) SQL
7 87 (24.65%) .NET
8 86 (24.36%) XML
9 81 (22.95%) jQuery
10 78 (22.10%) Spring
11 76 (21.53%) SQL Server
12 75 (21.25%) OO
13 71 (20.11%) C#
14 68 (19.26%) HTML5
15 67 (18.98%) Ajax
16 61 (17.28%) Web Services
17 57 (16.15%) ASP.NET
18 56 (15.86%) Oracle
19 53 (15.01%) TDD
20 50 (14.16%) PHP
21 48 (13.60%) J2EE
21 48 (13.60%) Banking
21 48 (13.60%) Unit Testing
22 46 (13.03%) Finance
22 46 (13.03%) CSS3
23 44 (12.46%) MySQL
24 43 (12.18%) Apache
25 42 (11.90%) Relational Database
26 41 (11.61%) JSP

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (12.18%) Apache
2 34 (9.63%) Node.js
3 30 (8.50%) WebSphere
4 19 (5.38%) CMS
5 18 (5.10%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.25%) Drupal
7 14 (3.97%) IIS
8 12 (3.40%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.83%) Umbraco
9 10 (2.83%) Liferay
10 7 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.98%) JBoss
11 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.13%) DNN
12 4 (1.13%) WordPress
12 4 (1.13%) Kentico
12 4 (1.13%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.85%) Immediacy CMS
13 3 (0.85%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 20 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Office
2 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.85%) SmartPlant
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.57%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.42%) Force.com
2 5 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (1.42%) GitHub
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.68%) HTTP
2 11 (3.12%) Intranet
3 7 (1.98%) Internet
4 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.57%) 3G
5 2 (0.57%) SNMP
5 2 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.46%) MySQL
3 42 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.25%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.25%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.98%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.42%) Big Data
11 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.85%) QlikView
12 3 (0.85%) DB2
12 3 (0.85%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 36 (10.20%) Selenium
2 35 (9.92%) Subversion
3 34 (9.63%) Git (software)
4 27 (7.65%) Eclipse
5 23 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 22 (6.23%) JUnit
7 21 (5.95%) CruiseControl
8 16 (4.53%) Maven
8 16 (4.53%) JIRA
9 14 (3.97%) Jenkins
9 14 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (3.40%) Ant
11 9 (2.55%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.27%) Hudson
13 7 (1.98%) Mocha
13 7 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
15 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (1.13%) MSTest
15 4 (1.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 48 (13.60%) Banking
2 46 (13.03%) Finance
3 23 (6.52%) Publishing
4 17 (4.82%) Legal
5 8 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.98%) Advertising
7 5 (1.42%) Music Industry
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
8 4 (1.13%) Retail
9 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 256 (72.52%) Developer
2 95 (26.91%) Java Developer
3 37 (10.48%) .NET Developer
4 30 (8.50%) Web Developer
5 28 (7.93%) Designer
6 27 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 22 (6.23%) Lead Developer
8 20 (5.67%) Programmer
9 19 (5.38%) Architect
10 17 (4.82%) PHP Developer
10 17 (4.82%) Lead Java Developer
11 15 (4.25%) Front-End Developer
12 12 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.12%) C# Developer
14 10 (2.83%) Digital Content Designer
14 10 (2.83%) Web Applications Developer
14 10 (2.83%) Applications Developer
15 9 (2.55%) Senior Designer
15 9 (2.55%) CRM Developer
15 9 (2.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (45.89%) HTML
1 162 (45.89%) CSS
2 87 (24.65%) .NET
3 86 (24.36%) XML
4 81 (22.95%) jQuery
5 78 (22.10%) Spring
6 68 (19.26%) HTML5
7 67 (18.98%) Ajax
8 61 (17.28%) Web Services
9 57 (16.15%) ASP.NET
10 48 (13.60%) J2EE
11 46 (13.03%) CSS3
12 41 (11.61%) JSP
13 38 (10.76%) XSLT
14 36 (10.20%) AngularJS
15 35 (9.92%) Hibernate
16 34 (9.63%) Struts
17 33 (9.35%) Spring MVC
17 33 (9.35%) JDBC
18 28 (7.93%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.05%) User Experience
2 38 (10.76%) Social Media
3 19 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.53%) Open Source
5 14 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.83%) Taxonomies
8 9 (2.55%) Blog
9 8 (2.27%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.98%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.98%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.70%) Animation
11 6 (1.70%) Human Factors
12 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.13%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.13%) Psychology
14 3 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.48%) UNIX
2 31 (8.78%) Linux
3 24 (6.80%) Windows
4 19 (5.38%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.83%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.70%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.57%) zOS
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (30.31%) MVC
3 75 (21.25%) OO
4 53 (15.01%) TDD
5 48 (13.60%) Unit Testing
6 38 (10.76%) Scrum
7 30 (8.50%) Mentoring
8 21 (5.95%) OOP
8 21 (5.95%) SEO
9 20 (5.67%) BDD
9 20 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (4.82%) Project Management
10 17 (4.82%) Software Engineering
11 16 (4.53%) Web Development
12 15 (4.25%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (4.25%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (4.25%) CRM
13 13 (3.68%) Web Usability
13 13 (3.68%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (3.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 173 (49.01%) JavaScript
2 138 (39.09%) Java
3 104 (29.46%) SQL
4 71 (20.11%) C#
5 50 (14.16%) PHP
6 26 (7.37%) PL/SQL
7 22 (6.23%) Shell Script
8 21 (5.95%) Perl
9 15 (4.25%) Python
10 12 (3.40%) Ruby
11 10 (2.83%) C++
11 10 (2.83%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.55%) PHP5
12 9 (2.55%) C
13 8 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.42%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.85%) SPARQL
16 3 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (5.95%) Degree
2 19 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.57%) HND
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) MCTS
5 1 (0.28%) MCITP
5 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.12%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (1.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Ansible
2 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (15.86%) Oracle
2 37 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.83%) Google
5 7 (1.98%) SAP
6 6 (1.70%) Twitter
6 6 (1.70%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.42%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.42%) RedDot
7 5 (1.42%) Facebook
8 4 (1.13%) IBM
9 3 (0.85%) Ektron
9 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.85%) Alterian
9 3 (0.85%) BMC
9 3 (0.85%) Remedy
9 3 (0.85%) VMware
10 2 (0.57%) Sencha
10 2 (0.57%) Intergraph
10 2 (0.57%) Adobe
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £39000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + finance experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Rate: £301 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 25 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago