The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Developer
Rank 585 563 558
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 45 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.10% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.19% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Web Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Applications Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the UK.

Web Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Web Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the UK.

Web Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Applications Developer
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 Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -21 41 £438 +21.52% 21
South East -6 16 £438 +34.61% 8
London -22 14 £463 +26.71% 4
Oxfordshire -15 7 £550 +150.00% 2
Hampshire +1 6 £345 +15.48% 3
Oxford - 5 £550 - 1
Winchester - 4 £345 -
Yorkshire -25 3 £325 - 1
East of England +5 2 - - 2
Cambridge -3 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 2 - -
Scotland -7 2 £275 -5.17% 1
East Midlands -12 2 £225 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire -23 2 £325 -
Leicestershire - 2 £225 -
Durham - 2 £300 - 1
Reigate - 2 £425 -
Leicester - 2 £225 -
North East - 2 £300 - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £275 -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 2
City of London +8 1 £400 -
South West -9 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £250 +13.63%
North West -30 1 £475 -
Leeds -34 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £288 -
Bradford - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £250 -

Web Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Applications Developer in their job title 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 with Web Applications Developer in their job title.

1 54 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 49 (64.47%) HTML
3 45 (59.21%) CSS
4 39 (51.32%) .NET
5 36 (47.37%) MVC
6 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 30 (39.47%) C#
8 28 (36.84%) Web Development
8 28 (36.84%) jQuery
9 26 (34.21%) SQL
10 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
11 23 (30.26%) WCF
12 21 (27.63%) Java
13 20 (26.32%) Oracle
13 20 (26.32%) Web Services
14 19 (25.00%) HTML5
15 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (22.37%) SDLC
17 15 (19.74%) Finance
18 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
19 13 (17.11%) N-Tier
19 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
20 12 (15.79%) TDD
20 12 (15.79%) Validation
20 12 (15.79%) CMS
21 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
22 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
22 10 (13.16%) WorldPay
22 10 (13.16%) Web Application Development

Web Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Applications Developer in their job title 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 with Web Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.79%) CMS
2 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.53%) Umbraco
4 7 (9.21%) IIS
5 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.26%) Node.js
7 3 (3.95%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (3.95%) Apache
7 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.63%) Drupal
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.32%) WordPress
9 1 (1.32%) Jadu
9 1 (1.32%) Confluence
9 1 (1.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.26%) MySQL
4 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.95%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.95%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Subversion
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Grunt
6 1 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.32%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.32%) MSTest
6 1 (1.32%) Moq
6 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) HTML
2 45 (59.21%) CSS
3 39 (51.32%) .NET
4 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 28 (36.84%) jQuery
6 23 (30.26%) WCF
7 20 (26.32%) Web Services
8 19 (25.00%) HTML5
9 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
11 9 (11.84%) CSS3
11 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.53%) XML
13 6 (7.89%) Spring
13 6 (7.89%) JSON
14 5 (6.58%) REST
14 5 (6.58%) NHibernate
14 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (5.26%) Ajax
15 4 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) W3C
4 2 (2.63%) Biology
4 2 (2.63%) Life Science
4 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) MVC
2 28 (36.84%) Web Development
3 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.37%) SDLC
5 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
7 12 (15.79%) TDD
7 12 (15.79%) Validation
8 10 (13.16%) OWASP
8 10 (13.16%) Web Application Development
9 8 (10.53%) Scrum
9 8 (10.53%) ERP
10 7 (9.21%) OO
11 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.95%) Mobile Development
13 3 (3.95%) Time Management
13 3 (3.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 26 (34.21%) SQL
4 21 (27.63%) Java
5 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 4 (5.26%) Python
8 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) XAML
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.32%) VB6
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCSD
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) WorldPay
3 7 (9.21%) EPiServer
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) Apple
4 1 (1.32%) FatWire
4 1 (1.32%) Telerik
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Zend
4 1 (1.32%) Xamarin