The first table below looks at the demand for the Web 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 142 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 830 857 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.68% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.81% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 563 605
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 40
Average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.80 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.50 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.38 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +30.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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 -17 779 £350 +7.69% 473
London -14 348 £400 +14.28% 121
South East +5 137 £325 - 98
City of London +18 68 £390 +11.42% 35
East of England -29 56 £310 +30.52% 45
North West -10 54 £290 +4.50% 57
West Midlands -23 54 £300 +3.44% 29
Yorkshire +18 50 £330 +20.00% 39
South West -29 49 £325 +13.53% 38
Berkshire 0 39 £375 +15.38% 15
Hampshire -1 34 £350 +16.66% 31
Scotland -19 34 £350 +27.27% 19
East Midlands +3 30 £261 -7.52% 31
Edinburgh -11 26 £350 +45.83% 7
West Yorkshire +4 22 £310 +12.72% 19
Merseyside - 20 £250 - 6
Leeds -5 19 £303 +10.00% 8
Manchester -21 19 £375 +33.92% 30
Liverpool - 18 £250 - 4
Kent - 18 £263 - 7
Southampton +10 17 £381 +26.03% 10
Birmingham -8 17 £300 +14.28% 9
Reading +11 16 £388 +10.71% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 15 £300 -20.00% 6
Brighton +16 14 - - 8
East Sussex +11 14 - - 8
Leicestershire -1 14 £265 -11.66% 6
Cambridgeshire -6 14 £310 +24.00% 18
Norfolk - 14 £250 - 6
South Yorkshire +8 13 £250 -28.57% 7

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1303 (74.76%) HTML
2 1267 (72.69%) JavaScript
3 1245 (71.43%) CSS
4 787 (45.15%) jQuery
5 754 (43.26%) HTML5
6 599 (34.37%) .NET
7 499 (28.63%) C#
8 492 (28.23%) CSS3
9 488 (28.00%) MVC
10 470 (26.97%) PHP
11 444 (25.47%) ASP.NET
12 392 (22.49%) Web Development
13 303 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
14 298 (17.10%) MySQL
14 298 (17.10%) SQL Server
15 296 (16.98%) XML
16 280 (16.06%) SQL
17 267 (15.32%) Java
18 237 (13.60%) Ajax
19 221 (12.68%) CMS
20 219 (12.56%) TDD
21 216 (12.39%) AngularJS
22 214 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
23 197 (11.30%) Web Services
24 191 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
25 184 (10.56%) OO
26 176 (10.10%) E-Commerce
27 170 (9.75%) JSON
28 150 (8.61%) Web Design
28 150 (8.61%) Git (software)

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 221 (12.68%) CMS
2 89 (5.11%) WordPress
3 83 (4.76%) Node.js
4 82 (4.70%) Apache
5 81 (4.65%) Drupal
6 46 (2.64%) Umbraco
6 46 (2.64%) IIS
7 45 (2.58%) Tomcat
8 36 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 33 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (0.86%) TeamSite
11 14 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.63%) Moodle
13 11 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
16 6 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 114 (6.54%) Photoshop
2 64 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.03%) MS Excel
4 10 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.29%) InDesign
7 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.17%) GIMP
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.11%) MS Office
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (2.35%) Magento
2 11 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.17%) Summit
4 3 (0.17%) Tridion
5 2 (0.11%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.057%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.03%) SaaS
4 8 (0.46%) GitHub
5 5 (0.29%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.11%) Trello
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.057%) Heroku
8 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.38%) Internet
2 52 (2.98%) HTTP
3 47 (2.70%) Intranet
4 14 (0.80%) DNS
5 13 (0.75%) Extranet
6 12 (0.69%) LDAP
7 8 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.34%) VPN
8 6 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.34%) Firewall
9 5 (0.29%) FTP
9 5 (0.29%) SSL
9 5 (0.29%) SAN
10 3 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.17%) SMTP
11 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.11%) WEP
12 1 (0.057%) Wireless
12 1 (0.057%) IPsec
12 1 (0.057%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (17.10%) MySQL
1 298 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 28 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 22 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 17 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 16 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 12 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.69%) Redis
11 11 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.34%) KDB
13 6 (0.34%) Big Data
13 6 (0.34%) OLAP
14 5 (0.29%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 150 (8.61%) Git (software)
2 136 (7.80%) Subversion
3 106 (6.08%) Visual Studio
4 70 (4.02%) Maven
5 61 (3.50%) Jenkins
6 59 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (2.47%) Grunt
8 40 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 33 (1.89%) JUnit
9 33 (1.89%) PHPUnit
10 30 (1.72%) Jasmine
11 27 (1.55%) Ant
12 26 (1.49%) Bower
13 22 (1.26%) NUnit
13 22 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 21 (1.20%) Selenium
15 20 (1.15%) JSUnit
15 20 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
16 18 (1.03%) JIRA
16 18 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 139 (7.97%) Finance
2 51 (2.93%) Marketing
3 50 (2.87%) Banking
4 43 (2.47%) Retail
5 34 (1.95%) Publishing
6 33 (1.89%) Games
7 23 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.26%) Legal
9 21 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.15%) Advertising
11 16 (0.92%) Front Office
12 15 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.46%) Electronics
13 8 (0.46%) Automotive
14 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.40%) Back Office
15 5 (0.29%) Law
16 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.17%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1303 (74.76%) HTML
2 1245 (71.43%) CSS
3 787 (45.15%) jQuery
4 754 (43.26%) HTML5
5 599 (34.37%) .NET
6 492 (28.23%) CSS3
7 444 (25.47%) ASP.NET
8 296 (16.98%) XML
9 237 (13.60%) Ajax
10 216 (12.39%) AngularJS
11 197 (11.30%) Web Services
12 191 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 170 (9.75%) JSON
14 121 (6.94%) WCF
15 107 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 101 (5.79%) XHTML
17 95 (5.45%) Sass
18 93 (5.34%) REST
18 93 (5.34%) Spring
19 92 (5.28%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (3.10%) Mobile App
2 53 (3.04%) Computer Science
3 47 (2.70%) Open Source
4 38 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (2.18%) W3C
5 27 (1.55%) RIA
6 25 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 20 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 18 (1.03%) Social Media
9 17 (0.98%) Graphic Design
10 14 (0.80%) iPad
11 13 (0.75%) Wiki
12 12 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.63%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.63%) Blog
14 9 (0.52%) Replication
15 8 (0.46%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 118 (6.77%) Linux
2 72 (4.13%) UNIX
3 70 (4.02%) Windows
4 55 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 53 (3.04%) Android
6 15 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.11%) Solaris
12 2 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.057%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.057%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (28.00%) MVC
2 392 (22.49%) Web Development
3 303 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (12.56%) TDD
5 214 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 184 (10.56%) OO
7 176 (10.10%) E-Commerce
8 150 (8.61%) Web Design
9 136 (7.80%) Scrum
10 110 (6.31%) Unit Testing
11 102 (5.85%) Content Management
12 99 (5.68%) OOP
13 79 (4.53%) SEO
14 69 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (3.90%) BDD
16 61 (3.50%) Software Engineering
17 55 (3.16%) Web Application Development
18 39 (2.24%) Project Management
19 36 (2.07%) Analytics
20 30 (1.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1267 (72.69%) JavaScript
2 499 (28.63%) C#
3 470 (26.97%) PHP
4 280 (16.06%) SQL
5 267 (15.32%) Java
6 63 (3.61%) T-SQL
7 53 (3.04%) PHP5
8 49 (2.81%) VB.NET
9 42 (2.41%) Ruby
10 39 (2.24%) Python
11 28 (1.61%) Perl
12 26 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 19 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.98%) C++
14 17 (0.98%) VB
15 16 (0.92%) Scala
16 13 (0.75%) C
17 10 (0.57%) XPath
18 9 (0.52%) VBScript
19 8 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (5.62%) Degree
2 23 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 15 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.057%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.057%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.057%) MySQL Certification
6 1 (0.057%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.75%) QA
2 16 (0.92%) WCAG
3 10 (0.57%) WAI
4 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.17%) Varnish
2 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.11%) KVM
4 1 (0.057%) Xen
4 1 (0.057%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (0.80%) Puppet
2 11 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.17%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.11%) Nagios
4 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.057%) SCOM
5 1 (0.057%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 117 (6.71%) Zend
2 108 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 99 (5.68%) Adobe
4 86 (4.93%) Oracle
5 38 (2.18%) Sitecore
6 35 (2.01%) Google
7 21 (1.20%) Twitter
8 16 (0.92%) JBoss
9 14 (0.80%) Telerik
10 13 (0.75%) Alterian
10 13 (0.75%) Orchard
11 12 (0.69%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.63%) Sencha
13 10 (0.57%) Ektron
14 8 (0.46%) Facebook
15 7 (0.40%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.40%) Open Text
16 5 (0.29%) RedDot
16 5 (0.29%) Omniture
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £21.8 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 per day + + negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago