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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 415 432 357
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -75
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 199 142 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.36% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 98 182
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£380 £383 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.25 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £11.70 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £13.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -52.83%

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
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 162 £395 -1.25% 190
London +33 97 £405 +1.25% 51
Scotland +5 19 £243 - 5
City of London +22 17 £413 -2.94% 7
South East -7 13 £332 -17.12% 40
East of England -28 11 £400 - 18
South West -30 11 £353 -6.00% 12
Glasgow -6 10 £250 - 2
Edinburgh +4 9 £243 - 3
North West -13 7 £350 - 26
Yorkshire +6 6 £391 +20.38% 16
West Yorkshire -1 6 £391 +20.38% 7
Manchester -10 6 £363 +31.81% 11
Bristol -13 5 £325 - 2
West Midlands -14 5 £338 +2.27% 7
Wales -27 5 - - 1
Northamptonshire +6 4 £613 +206.25% 6
East Midlands +3 4 £613 +206.25% 15
Staffordshire +1 4 £338 +2.27% 2
Hampshire -13 4 £375 - 9
North East -30 4 £110 - 5
Tyne and Wear -34 4 £110 - 5
Berkshire +9 3 £332 +50.68% 7
Cambridgeshire +5 3 - - 6
Suffolk +3 3 £463 +8.82% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 £344 +4.16% 1
Slough -3 3 £332 +50.68%
Cambridge -7 3 - - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - - 4
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £220 -26.66% 3

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 210 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (49.08%) JavaScript
3 159 (41.95%) HTML
4 156 (41.16%) CSS
5 139 (36.68%) Java
6 109 (28.76%) MVC
7 104 (27.44%) .NET
8 92 (24.27%) C#
9 88 (23.22%) SQL
10 86 (22.69%) HTML5
11 85 (22.43%) SQL Server
12 77 (20.32%) ASP.NET
13 76 (20.05%) TDD
14 73 (19.26%) Spring
15 70 (18.47%) OO
16 68 (17.94%) CSS3
17 62 (16.36%) XML
18 61 (16.09%) Oracle
18 61 (16.09%) jQuery
19 49 (12.93%) Scrum
20 48 (12.66%) AngularJS
21 46 (12.14%) Node.js
22 45 (11.87%) Web Services
23 43 (11.35%) Unit Testing
24 42 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
25 41 (10.82%) Ajax
25 41 (10.82%) J2EE
26 40 (10.55%) Hibernate
27 39 (10.29%) XSLT
27 39 (10.29%) User Experience

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (12.14%) Node.js
2 25 (6.60%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.28%) Apache
5 18 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.96%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.69%) CMS
8 10 (2.64%) Liferay
9 8 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.58%) Drupal
10 6 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.32%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.32%) IIS
12 4 (1.06%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.79%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.53%) Confluence
14 2 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.79%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.64%) Force.com
2 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.32%) GitHub
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.69%) HTTP
2 11 (2.90%) Internet
3 10 (2.64%) Intranet
4 5 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.53%) SSL
5 2 (0.53%) LDAP
5 2 (0.53%) AMQP
6 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.03%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.65%) MySQL
4 23 (6.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (6.07%) Redis
5 14 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.58%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.32%) DB2
12 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (8.71%) Eclipse
2 31 (8.18%) Selenium
3 28 (7.39%) Subversion
4 25 (6.60%) Git (software)
5 23 (6.07%) Visual Studio
6 20 (5.28%) CruiseControl
7 19 (5.01%) JIRA
8 16 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.17%) JUnit
10 11 (2.90%) Maven
11 9 (2.37%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.11%) Ant
12 8 (2.11%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.85%) Mocha
13 7 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (1.32%) Hudson
15 4 (1.06%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.06%) MSTest
15 4 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 38 (10.03%) Finance
2 37 (9.76%) Publishing
3 34 (8.97%) Banking
4 24 (6.33%) Legal
5 9 (2.37%) Advertising
6 8 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.58%) Marketing
8 5 (1.32%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) Games
10 2 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 273 (72.03%) Developer
2 74 (19.53%) Java Developer
3 53 (13.98%) .NET Developer
3 53 (13.98%) Web Developer
4 45 (11.87%) JavaScript Developer
5 37 (9.76%) Designer
6 36 (9.50%) Programmer
7 20 (5.28%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.28%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.49%) Architect
9 15 (3.96%) Applications Developer
9 15 (3.96%) Web Applications Developer
10 14 (3.69%) .NET Web Developer
11 12 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (2.37%) C++ Programmer
13 9 (2.37%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.37%) C++ Developer
14 8 (2.11%) Administrator
14 8 (2.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (41.95%) HTML
2 156 (41.16%) CSS
3 104 (27.44%) .NET
4 86 (22.69%) HTML5
5 77 (20.32%) ASP.NET
6 73 (19.26%) Spring
7 68 (17.94%) CSS3
8 62 (16.36%) XML
9 61 (16.09%) jQuery
10 48 (12.66%) AngularJS
11 45 (11.87%) Web Services
12 42 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (10.82%) J2EE
13 41 (10.82%) Ajax
14 40 (10.55%) Hibernate
15 39 (10.29%) XSLT
16 33 (8.71%) JSP
16 33 (8.71%) KnockoutJS
17 32 (8.44%) Struts
18 30 (7.92%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.29%) User Experience
2 33 (8.71%) Open Source
2 33 (8.71%) Social Media
3 18 (4.75%) Wiki
4 13 (3.43%) Animation
4 13 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.58%) Human Factors
8 6 (1.58%) Replication
9 5 (1.32%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.32%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.06%) iSeries
10 4 (1.06%) AS400
10 4 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.06%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.97%) UNIX
2 32 (8.44%) Apple iOS
3 30 (7.92%) Windows
3 30 (7.92%) Linux
4 20 (5.28%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.11%) Android
6 5 (1.32%) Solaris
7 3 (0.79%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.53%) zOS
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (28.76%) MVC
3 76 (20.05%) TDD
4 70 (18.47%) OO
5 49 (12.93%) Scrum
6 43 (11.35%) Unit Testing
7 32 (8.44%) BDD
8 30 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (7.92%) SEO
9 29 (7.65%) Web Development
10 25 (6.60%) Automated Testing
11 24 (6.33%) OOP
12 20 (5.28%) CRM
13 19 (5.01%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.01%) Dependency Injection
14 18 (4.75%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 18 (4.75%) Content Management
14 18 (4.75%) E-Commerce
14 18 (4.75%) RAD
15 17 (4.49%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 186 (49.08%) JavaScript
2 139 (36.68%) Java
3 92 (24.27%) C#
4 88 (23.22%) SQL
5 36 (9.50%) PHP
6 21 (5.54%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.54%) Perl
7 20 (5.28%) Shell Script
8 18 (4.75%) C++
9 12 (3.17%) C
10 11 (2.90%) Python
10 11 (2.90%) Ruby
11 10 (2.64%) Apex Code
11 10 (2.64%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.37%) VB
13 8 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.06%) RPG/400
15 4 (1.06%) RPG IV
15 4 (1.06%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (5.28%) Degree
2 19 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.53%) MCTS
6 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.53%) PMP
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.53%) HND
6 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCAD
7 1 (0.26%) MCSD
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.26%) MCITP
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.85%) QA
2 6 (1.58%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.32%) Docker
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Varnish
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) Puppet
1 3 (0.79%) Ansible
2 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 61 (16.09%) Oracle
2 35 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.64%) Google
5 7 (1.85%) IBM
5 7 (1.85%) JBoss
5 7 (1.85%) Facebook
6 6 (1.58%) Twitter
6 6 (1.58%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.58%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.06%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.79%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.79%) Remedy
8 3 (0.79%) VMware
8 3 (0.79%) SAP
8 3 (0.79%) BMC
8 3 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.53%) Apple
9 2 (0.53%) Sun
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