The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Web Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 237 190 161
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 564 692 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.28% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 509 526
Median daily rate £375 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Median hourly rate £34.75 £18.48 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.06% -35.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £36.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £29.38
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -40.42%

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
51014 53920 51780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.75% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33199 34160 31337
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 2016 2081
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Web Developer in the job title.

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Web Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -44 510 £375 +11.94% 302
London -20 240 £415 +3.75% 78
South East -25 98 £375 +25.00% 58
City of London +60 56 £410 +2.50% 15
Scotland +5 46 £325 +8.33% 13
West Midlands -13 35 £350 +27.27% 23
North West -6 33 £325 - 45
Oxfordshire +2 31 £375 -6.25% 5
Edinburgh -3 29 £270 -18.49% 5
South West +11 28 £320 +1.58% 30
Oxford +9 28 £375 -25.00% 4
East of England -10 28 £325 +18.18% 28
Yorkshire -13 26 £310 -4.61% 15
Berkshire +6 22 £338 +3.84% 11
Manchester -11 19 £325 +8.33% 26
West Yorkshire -12 17 £269 -17.30% 11
Surrey -7 16 £550 +69.23% 6
East Midlands -23 15 £335 +34.00% 19
Norfolk +7 13 £300 +9.09% 2
Leeds -6 13 £320 -1.53% 9
Coventry -3 12 £378 +58.94%
Tyne and Wear -30 10 £400 +50.94% 5
North East -37 10 £400 +50.94% 5
Devon +13 9 £315 -18.70% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 9 £350 +27.27% 10
Glasgow +6 9 £330 +10.00% 6
Birmingham -8 9 £350 +12.90% 10
Camberley - 9 £550 -
Kent +13 8 £215 +2.38% 1
Cheshire -9 8 £350 +2.94% 6

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 1029 (93.04%) Web Development
2 842 (76.13%) JavaScript
3 780 (70.52%) HTML
4 752 (67.99%) CSS
5 437 (39.51%) HTML5
6 412 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
7 387 (34.99%) AngularJS
8 373 (33.73%) jQuery
9 332 (30.02%) CSS3
10 327 (29.57%) .NET
11 270 (24.41%) C#
12 261 (23.60%) MVC
13 245 (22.15%) ASP.NET
14 220 (19.89%) TDD
15 209 (18.90%) Java
16 191 (17.27%) Front End Development
17 186 (16.82%) Node.js
18 182 (16.46%) SQL Server
19 175 (15.82%) Git (software)
20 173 (15.64%) PHP
21 166 (15.01%) SQL
22 165 (14.92%) User Experience
23 153 (13.83%) Sass
24 147 (13.29%) Web Services
25 136 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
26 131 (11.84%) Finance
27 128 (11.57%) Scrum
28 127 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 118 (10.67%) Ajax
29 118 (10.67%) JSON

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 111 (10.04%) CMS
2 56 (5.06%) WordPress
3 41 (3.71%) Drupal
4 29 (2.62%) Umbraco
5 26 (2.35%) Apache
6 25 (2.26%) GeoServer
7 22 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.99%) IIS
8 18 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.90%) nginx
11 9 (0.81%) uWSGI
12 8 (0.72%) JBoss
13 6 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.54%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.54%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.45%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 43 (3.89%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.54%) GIMP
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.27%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.27%) MS Office
6 1 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (1.99%) Magento
2 11 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.54%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.45%) Unica
6 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Shopify
7 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.090%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.090%) KANA IQ
8 1 (0.090%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.090%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.25%) GitHub
4 15 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.36%) PaaS
5 10 (0.90%) SaaS
6 6 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.36%) Heroku
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.090%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.090%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.090%) IaaS
10 1 (0.090%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.53%) HTTP
2 22 (1.99%) Internet
3 10 (0.90%) DNS
3 10 (0.90%) Intranet
4 8 (0.72%) SSL
5 4 (0.36%) LDAP
5 4 (0.36%) SSH
6 3 (0.27%) Firewall
6 3 (0.27%) SNMP
7 2 (0.18%) DMZ
7 2 (0.18%) Extranet
7 2 (0.18%) FTP
7 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.090%) Network Security
8 1 (0.090%) SMTP
8 1 (0.090%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.090%) Wireless
8 1 (0.090%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 91 (8.23%) MySQL
3 36 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 31 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.44%) GIS
7 25 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.45%) DB2
14 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.36%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.36%) Redis
15 4 (0.36%) Spatial Data
16 3 (0.27%) Power BI
16 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 175 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 78 (7.05%) Grunt
3 74 (6.69%) Selenium
3 74 (6.69%) Subversion
4 56 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 50 (4.52%) Jasmine
6 49 (4.43%) Cucumber
7 48 (4.34%) gulp
8 45 (4.07%) Maven
9 42 (3.80%) Visual Studio
10 36 (3.25%) TeamCity
11 31 (2.80%) JIRA
12 29 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (2.44%) Gradle
14 26 (2.35%) Bower
14 26 (2.35%) Mocha
15 23 (2.08%) Artifactory
15 23 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (1.45%) Eclipse
16 16 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 131 (11.84%) Finance
2 74 (6.69%) Banking
3 51 (4.61%) Marketing
4 37 (3.35%) Publishing
5 36 (3.25%) Games
6 28 (2.53%) Retail
7 26 (2.35%) Advertising
8 25 (2.26%) Legal
9 21 (1.90%) Front Office
10 18 (1.63%) Back Office
11 15 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.54%) Electronics
14 4 (0.36%) Law
14 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
17 1 (0.090%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (70.52%) HTML
2 752 (67.99%) CSS
3 437 (39.51%) HTML5
4 387 (34.99%) AngularJS
5 373 (33.73%) jQuery
6 332 (30.02%) CSS3
7 327 (29.57%) .NET
8 245 (22.15%) ASP.NET
9 186 (16.82%) Node.js
10 153 (13.83%) Sass
11 147 (13.29%) Web Services
12 136 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 127 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 118 (10.67%) Ajax
14 118 (10.67%) JSON
15 99 (8.95%) XML
16 97 (8.77%) React
17 89 (8.05%) REST
18 74 (6.69%) .NET Framework
19 69 (6.24%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 165 (14.92%) User Experience
2 42 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 26 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 18 (1.63%) Hedge funds
4 18 (1.63%) Visualisation
5 16 (1.45%) NHS
6 15 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.08%) N-Tier
9 10 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.72%) Statistics
10 8 (0.72%) W3C
11 7 (0.63%) Equities
11 7 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (0.63%) iPad
12 6 (0.54%) Blog
12 6 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.54%) Social Media
13 5 (0.45%) Online Games
13 5 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (5.61%) Linux
2 51 (4.61%) Unix
3 20 (1.81%) Windows
4 16 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.81%) Android
6 8 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.18%) CentOS
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.090%) Debian
11 1 (0.090%) SUSE
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.090%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1029 (93.04%) Web Development
2 412 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (23.60%) MVC
4 220 (19.89%) TDD
5 191 (17.27%) Front End Development
6 128 (11.57%) Scrum
7 112 (10.13%) OO
8 109 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (8.68%) Responsive Web Design
10 92 (8.32%) E-Commerce
11 74 (6.69%) Software Engineering
12 66 (5.97%) BDD
12 66 (5.97%) Open Source
13 56 (5.06%) Web Design
14 48 (4.34%) SDLC
15 47 (4.25%) CRM
16 45 (4.07%) OOP
17 43 (3.89%) Unit Testing
18 39 (3.53%) Analytics
19 38 (3.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 842 (76.13%) JavaScript
2 270 (24.41%) C#
3 209 (18.90%) Java
4 173 (15.64%) PHP
5 166 (15.01%) SQL
6 104 (9.40%) Python
7 44 (3.98%) Perl
8 38 (3.44%) Ruby
9 32 (2.89%) ES6
10 27 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 18 (1.63%) Scala
12 16 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.27%) VB
14 13 (1.18%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.63%) XPath
17 6 (0.54%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.54%) C++
17 6 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (3.16%) Degree
1 35 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.18%) CISSP
5 2 (0.18%) MCP
5 2 (0.18%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.090%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.090%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.090%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.08%) WCAG
2 14 (1.27%) QA
3 10 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.090%) HL7
5 1 (0.090%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (1.63%) Docker
2 7 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (2.08%) Ansible
2 4 (0.36%) Rancher
3 2 (0.18%) logstash
4 1 (0.090%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.090%) cPanel
4 1 (0.090%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.090%) Jitterbit
4 1 (0.090%) Kibana
4 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.090%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 67 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.71%) Oracle
3 31 (2.80%) Adobe
4 27 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 25 (2.26%) ESRI
6 18 (1.63%) Google
7 14 (1.27%) Zend
8 13 (1.18%) Twitter
9 11 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.81%) SAP
11 8 (0.72%) Facebook
12 7 (0.63%) PayPal
13 6 (0.54%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.36%) Blue Prism
14 4 (0.36%) IBM
14 4 (0.36%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.36%) Sybase
14 4 (0.36%) Telerik
14 4 (0.36%) WorldPay
15 3 (0.27%) New Relic
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Rate: £240 - 280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Free Parking + Lunch
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 months +
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
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London
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Fareham
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Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
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Oxford
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Reco Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: £20,000 - £35,000 per year
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London
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