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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 432 425 378
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -47
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 170 160 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 98 136
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.81% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -58.46%

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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -38 156 £400 +6.66% 195
London -11 71 £375 -6.25% 56
Yorkshire +13 23 £450 +28.57% 15
West Yorkshire +14 20 £450 +28.57% 6
Leeds -1 18 £450 +38.46% 1
North West +2 15 £450 +16.12% 27
West Midlands -2 14 £375 +57.89% 12
Scotland -6 13 £281 -5.54% 7
City of London +22 12 £450 +9.02% 10
South West - 11 £380 - 13
Staffordshire +6 10 £363 +61.11% 1
North East -26 9 £225 - 7
Tyne and Wear -33 9 £225 - 6
Lancashire -16 7 £475 - 2
Preston - 7 £475 - 2
Edinburgh -12 6 £243 -18.55% 4
Glasgow - 6 - - 2
Wiltshire - 6 £489 - 2
East Midlands - 6 £613 - 8
East of England -7 5 £450 +12.50% 18
South East -42 5 £347 +26.00% 39
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £180 - 5
Cheshire +6 4 £475 +18.75% 11
Sunderland +2 4 £225 -
Warrington - 4 £475 - 4
Salisbury - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 £613 - 1
Somerset - 4 £380 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £475 - 5
Berkshire 0 3 £367 +38.30% 5

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 176 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 168 (47.32%) HTML
3 167 (47.04%) CSS
3 167 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (37.46%) Java
5 99 (27.89%) MVC
6 96 (27.04%) SQL
7 79 (22.25%) XML
7 79 (22.25%) HTML5
8 76 (21.41%) OO
8 76 (21.41%) .NET
8 76 (21.41%) Spring
9 72 (20.28%) jQuery
10 71 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 65 (18.31%) C#
12 61 (17.18%) TDD
13 60 (16.90%) Ajax
14 59 (16.62%) CSS3
15 58 (16.34%) Web Services
16 52 (14.65%) ASP.NET
17 50 (14.08%) Oracle
18 48 (13.52%) AngularJS
19 47 (13.24%) Unit Testing
20 46 (12.96%) PHP
21 44 (12.39%) J2EE
21 44 (12.39%) Node.js
22 42 (11.83%) Social Media
22 42 (11.83%) MySQL
23 40 (11.27%) Banking
23 40 (11.27%) JSP

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 44 (12.39%) Node.js
2 40 (11.27%) Apache
3 27 (7.61%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.07%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.94%) Drupal
5 14 (3.94%) IIS
5 14 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.66%) CMS
7 11 (3.10%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.82%) Liferay
9 7 (1.97%) JBoss
9 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.13%) WordPress
11 4 (1.13%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.13%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.56%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
12 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.13%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (1.41%) GitHub
2 5 (1.41%) Force.com
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.38%) HTTP
2 11 (3.10%) Intranet
3 8 (2.25%) Internet
4 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.56%) SNMP
5 2 (0.56%) SSL
5 2 (0.56%) 3G
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.83%) MySQL
3 40 (11.27%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.51%) Redis
4 16 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.94%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.38%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.41%) Big Data
12 5 (1.41%) DB2
12 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.85%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 33 (9.30%) Subversion
1 33 (9.30%) Selenium
2 31 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 26 (7.32%) Eclipse
4 20 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 20 (5.63%) JUnit
4 20 (5.63%) CruiseControl
5 15 (4.23%) Maven
5 15 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.23%) JIRA
6 12 (3.38%) Ant
7 11 (3.10%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.25%) Hudson
9 7 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (1.97%) Mocha
9 7 (1.97%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (1.13%) MSTest
11 4 (1.13%) JBehave
11 4 (1.13%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (11.27%) Banking
2 32 (9.01%) Finance
3 27 (7.61%) Publishing
4 20 (5.63%) Legal
5 8 (2.25%) Advertising
6 6 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.41%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.13%) Marketing
8 4 (1.13%) Retail
9 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 260 (73.24%) Developer
2 96 (27.04%) Java Developer
3 41 (11.55%) Web Developer
4 33 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 32 (9.01%) Designer
6 29 (8.17%) Senior Developer
6 29 (8.17%) Programmer
7 26 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (6.20%) Lead Developer
9 20 (5.63%) Architect
10 17 (4.79%) Lead Java Developer
11 16 (4.51%) PHP Developer
12 14 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
13 12 (3.38%) C# Developer
13 12 (3.38%) Digital Content Designer
14 11 (3.10%) Web Applications Developer
14 11 (3.10%) Applications Developer
15 10 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (2.54%) Junior Developer
16 9 (2.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (47.32%) HTML
2 167 (47.04%) CSS
3 79 (22.25%) XML
3 79 (22.25%) HTML5
4 76 (21.41%) .NET
4 76 (21.41%) Spring
5 72 (20.28%) jQuery
6 60 (16.90%) Ajax
7 59 (16.62%) CSS3
8 58 (16.34%) Web Services
9 52 (14.65%) ASP.NET
10 48 (13.52%) AngularJS
11 44 (12.39%) J2EE
12 40 (11.27%) JSP
13 39 (10.99%) Hibernate
14 37 (10.42%) XSLT
15 33 (9.30%) Struts
16 31 (8.73%) JDBC
16 31 (8.73%) Spring MVC
17 28 (7.89%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.83%) Social Media
2 39 (10.99%) User Experience
3 27 (7.61%) Open Source
4 19 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.94%) Wiki
5 14 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.82%) Taxonomies
8 9 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.54%) Animation
8 9 (2.54%) Blog
9 8 (2.25%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.97%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.69%) Human Factors
12 5 (1.41%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.13%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.13%) iSeries
13 4 (1.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.14%) UNIX
2 32 (9.01%) Linux
3 23 (6.48%) Windows
4 19 (5.35%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.82%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.41%) Android
7 4 (1.13%) Solaris
8 2 (0.56%) zOS
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (27.89%) MVC
3 76 (21.41%) OO
4 61 (17.18%) TDD
5 47 (13.24%) Unit Testing
6 39 (10.99%) Scrum
7 31 (8.73%) BDD
8 30 (8.45%) Mentoring
9 24 (6.76%) Web Development
9 24 (6.76%) SEO
10 21 (5.92%) Automated Testing
10 21 (5.92%) OOP
11 18 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.79%) Project Management
12 17 (4.79%) Software Engineering
13 16 (4.51%) CRM
14 15 (4.23%) Web Usability
14 15 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
15 14 (3.94%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 176 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 133 (37.46%) Java
3 96 (27.04%) SQL
4 65 (18.31%) C#
5 46 (12.96%) PHP
6 22 (6.20%) PL/SQL
7 20 (5.63%) Perl
7 20 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.66%) Python
8 13 (3.66%) Ruby
9 10 (2.82%) C++
10 9 (2.54%) C
10 9 (2.54%) PHP5
11 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.25%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.41%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.13%) RPG/400
14 4 (1.13%) RPG IV
14 4 (1.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.66%) Degree
3 11 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) MCTS
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.56%) HND
5 1 (0.28%) MCP
5 1 (0.28%) MCAD
5 1 (0.28%) MCSD
5 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.41%) Docker
1 5 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Ansible
2 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (14.08%) Oracle
2 34 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.10%) Google
5 6 (1.69%) Facebook
5 6 (1.69%) Twitter
5 6 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.41%) IBM
7 3 (0.85%) SAP
7 3 (0.85%) BMC
7 3 (0.85%) VMware
7 3 (0.85%) Remedy
8 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.56%) Zend
8 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.56%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.56%) Sencha
8 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.56%) RedDot
8 2 (0.56%) Informatica
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