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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Developer
Rank 579 544 528
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 34 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.091% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.098% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 24
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£325 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £232 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 27 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 July 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 -47 31 £325 -18.75% 17
London -25 11 £380 -20.00% 2
West Yorkshire -14 8 £325 +3.17% 1
Yorkshire -15 8 £325 +3.17% 1
South East -11 7 £419 +4.68% 7
City of London -4 6 £390 -17.89%
Bradford - 6 £325 -
Surrey -3 4 £425 - 1
South West -5 4 £315 -21.25%
Reigate - 4 £425 -
Scotland +6 3 £256 +13.88%
Gloucestershire - 3 £315 -
Gloucester - 3 £315 -
Edinburgh - 3 £256 -
Leeds -26 2 £319 +1.19% 1
Berkshire +12 1 £375 -6.25%
Manchester -7 1 - -
North West -17 1 - -
North East - 1 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £250 -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £315 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Devon - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1

Web Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 47 (71.21%) JavaScript
2 44 (66.67%) HTML
3 42 (63.64%) .NET
4 37 (56.06%) CSS
5 35 (53.03%) C#
5 35 (53.03%) MVC
6 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
7 31 (46.97%) ASP.NET
8 27 (40.91%) jQuery
9 23 (34.85%) WCF
10 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (31.82%) Web Services
11 20 (30.30%) SQL
11 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (28.79%) HTML5
13 18 (27.27%) TDD
14 16 (24.24%) Web Development
14 16 (24.24%) N-Tier
15 15 (22.73%) Java
15 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
16 14 (21.21%) Finance
17 13 (19.70%) CMS
17 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
17 13 (19.70%) XML
18 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
18 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (15.15%) Oracle
19 10 (15.15%) Ajax
19 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
20 9 (13.64%) Spring

Web Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (19.70%) CMS
2 8 (12.12%) Umbraco
3 6 (9.09%) IIS
3 6 (9.09%) Apache
4 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.06%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (6.06%) Sitefinity
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.52%) Jadu
8 1 (1.52%) Confluence
8 1 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.52%) WordPress
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Intranet
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) MySQL
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) NUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Xcode
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) TestNG
6 1 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.52%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.52%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.52%) MSTest
6 1 (1.52%) Moq
6 1 (1.52%) Mockito
6 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (66.67%) HTML
2 42 (63.64%) .NET
3 37 (56.06%) CSS
4 31 (46.97%) ASP.NET
5 27 (40.91%) jQuery
6 23 (34.85%) WCF
7 21 (31.82%) Web Services
8 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (28.79%) HTML5
10 13 (19.70%) XML
10 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
11 10 (15.15%) Ajax
12 9 (13.64%) Spring
12 9 (13.64%) CSS3
13 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
13 8 (12.12%) NHibernate
14 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (9.09%) JSON
15 6 (9.09%) SOAP
16 5 (7.58%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) W3C
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) MVC
2 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) TDD
4 16 (24.24%) Web Development
5 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.12%) Scrum
8 8 (12.12%) SDLC
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.58%) Time Management
10 5 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.58%) SOA
10 5 (7.58%) OO
11 4 (6.06%) Analytics
12 3 (4.55%) CRM
12 3 (4.55%) Content Management
13 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.03%) C#
3 20 (30.30%) SQL
4 15 (22.73%) Java
5 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.12%) PHP
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) XAML
9 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) VB6
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) MCSD
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) EPiServer
4 6 (9.09%) Google
5 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.03%) Sencha
7 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.52%) Atomikos
7 1 (1.52%) FatWire
7 1 (1.52%) Telerik
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) Zend
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