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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Developer
Rank 598 524 538
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 31 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £298
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +26.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Web Applications Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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 -50 30 £355 -5.33% 34
London +13 12 £400 +33.33% 3
South East -10 10 £238 -26.92% 10
City of London +23 4 £400 +19.85% 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £220 - 1
Leeds - 4 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £290 - 4
Hampshire - 2 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £475 - 2
Scotland -9 1 £290 -4.91%
Glasgow -13 1 £290 -4.91%
East of England -31 1 £475 +26.66% 5
South West -57 1 £195 -48.00% 3
Wiltshire - 1 £195 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £290 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £238 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £529 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £238 -
Cambridge - 1 £475 - 1
Swindon - 1 £195 - 1
Telford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1

Web Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 49 (62.03%) JavaScript
2 46 (58.23%) HTML
3 40 (50.63%) CSS
4 38 (48.10%) .NET
5 37 (46.84%) MVC
6 35 (44.30%) C#
7 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
8 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
9 28 (35.44%) jQuery
10 24 (30.38%) Java
11 22 (27.85%) Web Services
12 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (24.05%) Spring
13 17 (21.52%) PHP
14 16 (20.25%) SQL
15 14 (17.72%) Web Application Development
15 14 (17.72%) XML
16 13 (16.46%) Web Development
16 13 (16.46%) HTML5
17 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
17 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
18 11 (13.92%) TDD
18 11 (13.92%) Ajax
18 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
18 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
19 10 (12.66%) Razor View Engine
19 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (12.66%) MySQL
19 10 (12.66%) Maven

Web Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 7 (8.86%) IIS
1 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.53%) Drupal
2 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.53%) WordPress
2 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.27%) Liferay
3 1 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) MySQL
3 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) KDB
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.66%) Maven
3 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.39%) JUnit
5 7 (8.86%) PHPUnit
5 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.59%) NUnit
7 3 (3.80%) TestNG
7 3 (3.80%) Mockito
7 3 (3.80%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.53%) Subversion
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.27%) StyleCop
9 1 (1.27%) MSTest
9 1 (1.27%) Moq
9 1 (1.27%) Mocha
9 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
1 6 (7.59%) Games
2 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.23%) HTML
2 40 (50.63%) CSS
3 38 (48.10%) .NET
4 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
5 28 (35.44%) jQuery
6 22 (27.85%) Web Services
7 19 (24.05%) Spring
8 14 (17.72%) XML
9 13 (16.46%) HTML5
10 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
11 11 (13.92%) Ajax
11 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (12.66%) Razor View Engine
13 9 (11.39%) .NET Framework
13 9 (11.39%) XSLT
14 8 (10.13%) XHTML
14 8 (10.13%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (10.13%) RESTful
14 8 (10.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) User Experience
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Psychology
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.27%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) W3C
4 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.27%) IPTV
4 1 (1.27%) Animation
4 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) MVC
2 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) Web Application Development
4 13 (16.46%) Web Development
5 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 9 (11.39%) Content Management
6 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.39%) BDD
7 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 7 (8.86%) Scrum
7 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.06%) Product Management
9 4 (5.06%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.06%) Analytics
10 3 (3.80%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) JavaScript
2 35 (44.30%) C#
3 24 (30.38%) Java
4 17 (21.52%) PHP
5 16 (20.25%) SQL
6 9 (11.39%) PHP5
7 4 (5.06%) Python
8 3 (3.80%) Scala
9 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) C
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) Delphi
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) VB6
10 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.86%) Zend
1 7 (8.86%) RedDot
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Open Text
4 1 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Siebel
4 1 (1.27%) Sage
4 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
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