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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Developer
Rank 552 542 554
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 54 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.070% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.076% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 19
Average daily rate
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£355 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £232 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 53 £360 +20.00% 30
London +41 28 £365 -8.75% 5
South East -13 11 £325 -21.21% 9
City of London +21 4 £420 - 2
West Midlands -9 4 £320 +45.45% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £220 - 3
Berkshire +9 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £299 - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £350 - 1
Leeds - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £475 +90.00% 3
East of England -24 2 £475 +90.00% 4
South West -51 2 £298 +1.70%
East Midlands - 2 £200 - 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £200 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £220 -
Cambridge -10 1 £475 +90.00% 3
Manchester -11 1 - - 1
North West -12 1 - - 6
Glasgow -14 1 £290 -4.91%
Scotland -17 1 £290 -4.91%
Northampton - 1 £200 - 1
Swindon - 1 £195 -
Staffordshire - 1 £290 -
Fareham - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £195 -
Worcestershire - - - -
North East - - - - 2

Web Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 61 (66.30%) JavaScript
2 54 (58.70%) HTML
3 49 (53.26%) CSS
4 43 (46.74%) .NET
5 41 (44.57%) MVC
6 40 (43.48%) C#
7 37 (40.22%) ASP.NET
8 35 (38.04%) jQuery
9 30 (32.61%) Java
9 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
10 28 (30.43%) Web Services
11 22 (23.91%) SQL
11 22 (23.91%) Spring
12 19 (20.65%) PHP
13 18 (19.57%) XML
13 18 (19.57%) Ajax
13 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (18.48%) TDD
14 17 (18.48%) Web Development
15 16 (17.39%) HTML5
16 15 (16.30%) Web Application Development
17 14 (15.22%) Hibernate
17 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
18 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (14.13%) REST
18 13 (14.13%) Jenkins
18 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 12 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
19 12 (13.04%) SOAP
20 11 (11.96%) UNIX

Web Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.61%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.52%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) WordPress
5 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.17%) Drupal
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) Liferay
6 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) MySQL
3 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.35%) OLAP
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) KDB
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.13%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.96%) Maven
4 9 (9.78%) JUnit
5 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.70%) NUnit
5 8 (8.70%) Subversion
6 7 (7.61%) PHPUnit
6 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.35%) Mockito
7 4 (4.35%) TestNG
7 4 (4.35%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.09%) Mocha
9 1 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.09%) Moq
9 1 (1.09%) StyleCop
9 1 (1.09%) MSTest
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Games
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.26%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.70%) HTML
2 49 (53.26%) CSS
3 43 (46.74%) .NET
4 37 (40.22%) ASP.NET
5 35 (38.04%) jQuery
6 28 (30.43%) Web Services
7 22 (23.91%) Spring
8 18 (19.57%) XML
8 18 (19.57%) Ajax
9 16 (17.39%) HTML5
10 14 (15.22%) Hibernate
11 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (14.13%) REST
11 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
12 12 (13.04%) SOAP
13 10 (10.87%) CSS3
13 10 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (9.78%) RESTful
15 8 (8.70%) Fluent NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.17%) Psychology
2 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.09%) Animation
3 1 (1.09%) IPTV
3 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.09%) W3C
3 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.09%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.09%) Physics
3 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) UNIX
2 4 (4.35%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) MVC
2 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.48%) TDD
3 17 (18.48%) Web Development
4 15 (16.30%) Web Application Development
5 11 (11.96%) BDD
6 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.87%) Scrum
7 8 (8.70%) Content Management
8 7 (7.61%) OO
9 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.43%) Change Management
10 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.43%) Project Management
10 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Analytics
11 4 (4.35%) Product Management
11 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.35%) OOP
11 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) JavaScript
2 40 (43.48%) C#
3 30 (32.61%) Java
4 22 (23.91%) SQL
5 19 (20.65%) PHP
6 10 (10.87%) PHP5
7 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.17%) Python
8 2 (2.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) VB6
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) Delphi
9 1 (1.09%) C
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Zend
4 5 (5.43%) RedDot
5 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.17%) Sencha
6 2 (2.17%) Open Text
7 1 (1.09%) Google
7 1 (1.09%) Sage
7 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
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