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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Developer
Rank 620 567 562
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 44 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 71 44
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £37.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 - £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 - £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £37.75

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -40 44 £363 -3.33% 24
London -46 14 £575 +27.77% 2
South East -7 13 £350 +44.32% 11
North West -3 7 £335 +7.20% 1
Lancashire - 5 £333 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £325 -
Kent - 4 £325 -
West Midlands -10 3 £248 -38.12% 3
Yorkshire -12 3 - - 2
Preston - 3 £333 - 1
York +6 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire +6 2 - - 1
East of England +5 2 £500 +73.91% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £500 +73.91% 1
Berkshire -2 2 £425 +78.94% 4
Hampshire - 2 £363 - 3
Winchester - 2 £363 -
City of London +34 1 £425 +11.84%
South West +4 1 £110 -64.80% 2
Birmingham +3 1 £275 -31.25%
Manchester -6 1 £335 +7.20%
Surrey -9 1 - - 1
Cambridge -9 1 £500 +73.91% 1
West Sussex -12 1 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 £220 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £110 - 1
Chester - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £325 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £450 - 2

Web Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 68 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 58 (70.73%) CSS
3 54 (65.85%) HTML
4 39 (47.56%) SQL
5 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (41.46%) MVC
6 34 (41.46%) .NET
7 31 (37.80%) jQuery
8 30 (36.59%) Web Development
9 26 (31.71%) HTML5
9 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
9 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
10 25 (30.49%) Java
10 25 (30.49%) Web Services
11 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
11 24 (29.27%) C#
12 21 (25.61%) Web Application Development
13 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (19.51%) TDD
16 15 (18.29%) Finance
17 14 (17.07%) CSS3
17 14 (17.07%) Oracle
17 14 (17.07%) XML
18 13 (15.85%) Scrum
19 12 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (14.63%) Front End Development
20 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
20 11 (13.41%) MySQL
20 11 (13.41%) PHP

Web Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (7.32%) Node.js
2 5 (6.10%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.44%) GitHub
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.22%) Boomi
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) MySQL
3 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.22%) DB2
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.32%) Gradle
2 6 (7.32%) IntelliJ
2 6 (7.32%) Maven
2 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.88%) Ant
3 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.88%) Jasmine
3 4 (4.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (4.88%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) MSTest
5 2 (2.44%) Grunt
5 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.44%) NUnit
5 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) Toad
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (70.73%) CSS
2 54 (65.85%) HTML
3 34 (41.46%) .NET
4 31 (37.80%) jQuery
5 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
5 26 (31.71%) HTML5
6 25 (30.49%) Web Services
7 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
8 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (17.07%) CSS3
9 14 (17.07%) XML
10 12 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
11 10 (12.20%) SOAP
12 9 (10.98%) Ajax
12 9 (10.98%) REST
13 8 (9.76%) Spring
14 6 (7.32%) JSON
14 6 (7.32%) Scalatra
14 6 (7.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Blog
5 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Online Games
5 1 (1.22%) Psychology
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) VLE
5 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
1 4 (4.88%) Unix
1 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Android
2 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) AIX
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) MVC
3 30 (36.59%) Web Development
4 21 (25.61%) Web Application Development
5 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.51%) TDD
7 13 (15.85%) Scrum
8 12 (14.63%) Front End Development
9 10 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.54%) SOA
11 6 (7.32%) Content Management
11 6 (7.32%) Kanban
11 6 (7.32%) Pair Programming
11 6 (7.32%) Refactoring
11 6 (7.32%) SOLID
12 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.10%) Open Source
12 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 39 (47.56%) SQL
3 25 (30.49%) Java
4 24 (29.27%) C#
5 11 (13.41%) PHP
6 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.54%) Python
8 4 (4.88%) C++
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.66%) VB
10 2 (2.44%) Jython
10 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.44%) VB6
10 2 (2.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (1.22%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.22%) C
11 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) New Relic
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Dell
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) OpenText
5 1 (1.22%) Rally
5 1 (1.22%) RedDot
5 1 (1.22%) Sencha
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.22%) Sun
5 1 (1.22%) Telerik
5 1 (1.22%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.22%) WSO2