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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 424 439 364
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -75
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 197 155 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 107 179
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.23%

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
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +5 162 £380 -5.00% 185
London +19 94 £400 - 49
City of London +28 18 £425 - 7
Scotland +7 17 £243 - 4
South West -22 15 £380 +1.33% 16
South East -11 13 £332 -14.45% 35
East of England -19 11 £400 - 22
Glasgow -5 9 £250 - 3
Edinburgh +2 8 £243 - 1
North West -18 7 £350 -2.77% 26
Manchester -12 6 £363 +14.17% 11
West Midlands -16 6 £338 -8.16% 6
Staffordshire 0 5 £325 -1.51% 2
Bristol -10 5 £325 - 2
Wales -29 5 - - 2
East Midlands +7 4 £613 +206.25% 12
Northamptonshire +4 4 £613 +206.25% 4
Yorkshire +3 4 £381 +17.30% 12
West Yorkshire -2 4 £381 +17.30% 5
Somerset -4 4 £380 +1.33% 4
Hampshire -8 4 £375 - 9
Tyne and Wear -35 4 £110 - 7
North East -36 4 £110 - 7
Salisbury - 4 - - 1
Wiltshire - 4 - - 4
Berkshire +17 3 £332 - 6
Suffolk +6 3 £463 +8.82% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 3 - - 6
Stoke-on-Trent -2 3 £344 +4.16% 2
Cambridge -2 3 - - 6

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 208 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (48.93%) JavaScript
3 154 (41.18%) HTML
4 153 (40.91%) CSS
5 139 (37.17%) Java
6 111 (29.68%) MVC
7 92 (24.60%) .NET
8 89 (23.80%) SQL
9 84 (22.46%) C#
10 80 (21.39%) SQL Server
11 79 (21.12%) HTML5
12 78 (20.86%) Spring
13 75 (20.05%) TDD
14 72 (19.25%) OO
15 71 (18.98%) ASP.NET
16 67 (17.91%) XML
17 62 (16.58%) Oracle
17 62 (16.58%) CSS3
18 59 (15.78%) jQuery
19 48 (12.83%) Scrum
19 48 (12.83%) Web Services
20 47 (12.57%) AngularJS
21 46 (12.30%) Node.js
22 45 (12.03%) Unit Testing
23 42 (11.23%) Ajax
23 42 (11.23%) J2EE
23 42 (11.23%) Hibernate
24 41 (10.96%) User Experience
25 40 (10.70%) XSLT
25 40 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (12.30%) Node.js
2 26 (6.95%) WebSphere
3 24 (6.42%) Apache
4 18 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (4.01%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.74%) CMS
7 10 (2.67%) Liferay
8 8 (2.14%) Drupal
9 7 (1.87%) IIS
9 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.34%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.34%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.07%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.53%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.53%) Confluence
14 2 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
15 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 11 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.07%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.80%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.41%) Force.com
2 5 (1.34%) GitHub
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.74%) HTTP
2 11 (2.94%) Intranet
2 11 (2.94%) Internet
3 5 (1.34%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.53%) AMQP
4 2 (0.53%) SSL
4 2 (0.53%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.16%) Relational Database
3 33 (8.82%) MySQL
4 23 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (6.15%) Redis
5 14 (3.74%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.34%) DB2
12 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.80%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 34 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 33 (8.82%) Selenium
3 28 (7.49%) Subversion
4 26 (6.95%) Git (software)
5 21 (5.61%) CruiseControl
6 20 (5.35%) Visual Studio
7 19 (5.08%) JIRA
8 16 (4.28%) JUnit
9 13 (3.48%) Maven
9 13 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.67%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.67%) Ant
10 10 (2.67%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (1.87%) Mocha
12 6 (1.60%) Hudson
12 6 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.07%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.07%) JBehave
13 4 (1.07%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (10.43%) Publishing
2 37 (9.89%) Finance
2 37 (9.89%) Banking
3 25 (6.68%) Legal
4 10 (2.67%) Advertising
5 8 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.87%) Marketing
7 5 (1.34%) Retail
8 3 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 273 (72.99%) Developer
2 80 (21.39%) Java Developer
3 55 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 50 (13.37%) .NET Developer
5 44 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 39 (10.43%) Designer
7 36 (9.63%) Programmer
8 22 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.01%) Web Applications Developer
10 15 (4.01%) Applications Developer
11 14 (3.74%) Architect
12 13 (3.48%) .NET Web Developer
13 12 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (2.41%) C++ Programmer
15 9 (2.41%) C++ Developer
15 9 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.41%) Junior Developer
15 9 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (41.18%) HTML
2 153 (40.91%) CSS
3 92 (24.60%) .NET
4 79 (21.12%) HTML5
5 78 (20.86%) Spring
6 71 (18.98%) ASP.NET
7 67 (17.91%) XML
8 62 (16.58%) CSS3
9 59 (15.78%) jQuery
10 48 (12.83%) Web Services
11 47 (12.57%) AngularJS
12 42 (11.23%) Ajax
12 42 (11.23%) J2EE
12 42 (11.23%) Hibernate
13 40 (10.70%) XSLT
13 40 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (9.63%) JSP
15 33 (8.82%) Struts
16 32 (8.56%) KnockoutJS
17 31 (8.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.96%) User Experience
2 37 (9.89%) Social Media
3 32 (8.56%) Open Source
4 18 (4.81%) Wiki
5 13 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.21%) Animation
7 10 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.14%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.87%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.87%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.60%) Human Factors
11 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.07%) iSeries
12 4 (1.07%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.07%) Streaming Music
12 4 (1.07%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.09%) UNIX
2 30 (8.02%) Apple iOS
3 28 (7.49%) Windows
3 28 (7.49%) Linux
4 19 (5.08%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.34%) Solaris
5 5 (1.34%) Android
6 3 (0.80%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.53%) zOS
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (29.68%) MVC
3 75 (20.05%) TDD
4 72 (19.25%) OO
5 48 (12.83%) Scrum
6 45 (12.03%) Unit Testing
7 32 (8.56%) BDD
7 32 (8.56%) SEO
8 29 (7.75%) Web Development
9 26 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.68%) Automated Testing
11 24 (6.42%) OOP
12 20 (5.35%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.08%) CRM
14 18 (4.81%) Dependency Injection
14 18 (4.81%) Web Usability
14 18 (4.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 17 (4.55%) RAD
15 17 (4.55%) E-Commerce
15 17 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (48.93%) JavaScript
2 139 (37.17%) Java
3 89 (23.80%) SQL
4 84 (22.46%) C#
5 36 (9.63%) PHP
6 23 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 21 (5.61%) Perl
8 20 (5.35%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.55%) C++
10 11 (2.94%) Python
11 10 (2.67%) Ruby
12 9 (2.41%) C
12 9 (2.41%) Apex Code
13 8 (2.14%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.60%) VB
15 4 (1.07%) RPG/400
15 4 (1.07%) RPG IV
15 4 (1.07%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 17 (4.55%) Degree
2 11 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.34%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) MCTS
5 2 (0.53%) HND
5 2 (0.53%) PMP
5 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) MCP
6 1 (0.27%) MCAD
6 1 (0.27%) MCSD
6 1 (0.27%) MCITP
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Docker
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Ansible
1 3 (0.80%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 62 (16.58%) Oracle
2 29 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.67%) Google
5 7 (1.87%) Facebook
5 7 (1.87%) JBoss
6 6 (1.60%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.60%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.60%) Twitter
7 5 (1.34%) IBM
8 4 (1.07%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.07%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.80%) VMware
9 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.80%) Remedy
9 3 (0.80%) BMC
9 3 (0.80%) SAP
9 3 (0.80%) Zend
9 3 (0.80%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.53%) GigaSpaces
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Rate: £0.00 per day
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