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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Development
Rank 436 408 400
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 165 164 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 107 93
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£400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -7 149 £400 +23.07% 234
London -13 50 £413 +17.85% 55
North West -7 22 £388 +3.33% 30
South East -43 18 £340 +8.36% 58
East of England +11 14 £288 -33.13% 16
Scotland -3 14 £450 +28.57% 5
East Midlands +2 12 £380 -15.55% 11
Edinburgh -1 12 £450 +38.46% 3
Merseyside - 12 £405 - 4
Liverpool - 11 £405 - 1
Cheshire +8 10 £330 -22.35% 12
Northamptonshire -2 10 £380 -15.55% 4
Northampton -5 10 £380 -15.55% 3
Yorkshire -15 9 £375 +44.23% 22
West Midlands -6 8 £588 +144.79% 22
Tyne and Wear +13 7 - - 3
Cambridge +9 7 £288 -30.72% 3
North East +7 7 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £288 -33.13% 3
Sunderland 0 7 - -
South West -3 7 £400 +28.00% 17
West Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 10
Leeds - 7 £375 - 7
Chester - 7 £310 - 3
Hertfordshire +8 6 £265 - 6
Surrey +2 5 £420 -1.17% 12
Gloucestershire - 5 £413 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £588 - 11
Watford - 5 £265 - 2
Berkshire -15 4 £340 +13.33% 11

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 149 (47.91%) CSS
2 146 (46.95%) JavaScript
3 144 (46.30%) HTML
4 118 (37.94%) Java
5 104 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (28.30%) XML
7 86 (27.65%) SQL
8 79 (25.40%) MVC
9 74 (23.79%) jQuery
10 72 (23.15%) .NET
11 71 (22.83%) SQL Server
12 64 (20.58%) Ajax
13 62 (19.94%) Web Services
14 61 (19.61%) Spring
15 59 (18.97%) TDD
16 55 (17.68%) OO
16 55 (17.68%) HTML5
17 54 (17.36%) C#
18 51 (16.40%) J2EE
19 50 (16.08%) Oracle
19 50 (16.08%) Banking
19 50 (16.08%) Finance
20 44 (14.15%) ASP.NET
21 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
21 40 (12.86%) CSS3
22 38 (12.22%) Unit Testing
23 36 (11.58%) Apache
24 35 (11.25%) JSP
24 35 (11.25%) Relational Database
25 34 (10.93%) Scrum

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (11.58%) Apache
2 31 (9.97%) WebSphere
3 29 (9.32%) CMS
4 19 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (6.11%) IIS
4 19 (6.11%) Node.js
5 14 (4.50%) Drupal
5 14 (4.50%) Umbraco
6 11 (3.54%) MQSeries
7 9 (2.89%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.57%) Sitefinity
9 7 (2.25%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (1.93%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (1.61%) SAS
11 5 (1.61%) DNN
11 5 (1.61%) Kentico
12 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (1.29%) uWSGI
12 4 (1.29%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 17 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.61%) Maximo
2 5 (1.61%) SmartPlant
3 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.61%) Force.com
3 5 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.04%) HTTP
2 11 (3.54%) Internet
3 7 (2.25%) Intranet
4 5 (1.61%) SNMP
5 2 (0.64%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 30 (9.65%) MySQL
4 22 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.18%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.54%) Big Data
8 10 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.22%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.89%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.25%) DB2
10 7 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.93%) Informix
12 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (10.61%) Subversion
2 30 (9.65%) Selenium
2 30 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.04%) JUnit
4 22 (7.07%) Visual Studio
5 20 (6.43%) Jenkins
6 18 (5.79%) CruiseControl
7 14 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.86%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.54%) Mockito
9 11 (3.54%) Maven
9 11 (3.54%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.25%) TestNG
11 6 (1.93%) Ant
12 5 (1.61%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.61%) CppUnit
13 4 (1.29%) JProfiler
13 4 (1.29%) Hudson
13 4 (1.29%) Grunt
14 3 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 50 (16.08%) Finance
1 50 (16.08%) Banking
2 11 (3.54%) Publishing
3 8 (2.57%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.25%) Retail
5 5 (1.61%) Marketing
5 5 (1.61%) Music Industry
5 5 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Front Office
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 203 (65.27%) Developer
2 72 (23.15%) Java Developer
3 27 (8.68%) Web Developer
4 23 (7.40%) .NET Developer
4 23 (7.40%) Designer
5 19 (6.11%) Lead Developer
6 18 (5.79%) Architect
6 18 (5.79%) Front-End Developer
7 16 (5.14%) Applications Developer
8 14 (4.50%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.18%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.86%) Lead Java Developer
11 11 (3.54%) PHP Developer
11 11 (3.54%) BizTalk Developer
12 10 (3.22%) Web Applications Developer
12 10 (3.22%) Analyst
13 9 (2.89%) Integration Engineer
14 8 (2.57%) Programmer
14 8 (2.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 8 (2.57%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (47.91%) CSS
2 144 (46.30%) HTML
3 88 (28.30%) XML
4 74 (23.79%) jQuery
5 72 (23.15%) .NET
6 64 (20.58%) Ajax
7 62 (19.94%) Web Services
8 61 (19.61%) Spring
9 55 (17.68%) HTML5
10 51 (16.40%) J2EE
11 44 (14.15%) ASP.NET
12 40 (12.86%) CSS3
13 35 (11.25%) JSP
14 33 (10.61%) REST
15 29 (9.32%) SOAP
15 29 (9.32%) Struts
16 28 (9.00%) Hibernate
16 28 (9.00%) GWT
17 27 (8.68%) AngularJS
18 26 (8.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.04%) User Experience
2 20 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.43%) Social Media
3 19 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.86%) Open Source
5 11 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.54%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.57%) Taxonomies
7 8 (2.57%) Blog
8 5 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.61%) Ontologies
8 5 (1.61%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.61%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.61%) Chemistry
8 5 (1.61%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.61%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.61%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.61%) Linux
2 31 (9.97%) UNIX
3 27 (8.68%) Windows
4 10 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.25%) Android
5 7 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.96%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.40%) MVC
3 59 (18.97%) TDD
4 55 (17.68%) OO
5 38 (12.22%) Unit Testing
6 34 (10.93%) Scrum
7 26 (8.36%) SOA
8 23 (7.40%) Mentoring
9 19 (6.11%) OOP
10 16 (5.14%) Project Management
10 16 (5.14%) Web Development
11 15 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (4.82%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.50%) CRM
12 14 (4.50%) BDD
12 14 (4.50%) Analytics
13 13 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.18%) Content Management
14 12 (3.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 146 (46.95%) JavaScript
2 118 (37.94%) Java
3 86 (27.65%) SQL
4 54 (17.36%) C#
5 31 (9.97%) PHP
6 28 (9.00%) PL/SQL
7 22 (7.07%) Shell Script
8 18 (5.79%) Perl
9 14 (4.50%) Python
10 12 (3.86%) XQuery
10 12 (3.86%) XPath
11 10 (3.22%) Ruby
11 10 (3.22%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.89%) PHP5
13 8 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.25%) C
15 6 (1.93%) C++
16 5 (1.61%) SPARQL
16 5 (1.61%) Apex Code
17 4 (1.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (6.75%) Degree
2 13 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.29%) PMP
5 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.32%) MCPD
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (16.08%) Oracle
2 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.82%) Google
4 12 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.22%) SAP
5 10 (3.22%) IBM
6 6 (1.93%) Sybase
7 5 (1.61%) Informatica
7 5 (1.61%) Teradata
8 4 (1.29%) Alterian
8 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.29%) Ektron
8 4 (1.29%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.96%) RedDot
9 3 (0.96%) Sencha
9 3 (0.96%) Intergraph
9 3 (0.96%) Cognos
10 2 (0.64%) Compuware
10 2 (0.64%) HP
10 2 (0.64%) BEA
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Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
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Birmingham
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Rate: Market related
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York
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Rate: £205 - £300 per day + competitive
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Rate: competitive
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