The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 205 185 149
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 590 626 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.22% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.30% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 419 476
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.13% +31.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £28.69 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £32.30 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% +27.51%

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 542 £350 - 371
London -39 211 £400 - 82
South East -4 120 £338 +12.50% 90
North West -5 57 £325 +4.00% 49
Yorkshire +1 42 £300 -17.24% 34
West Midlands +4 40 £375 +25.00% 41
Manchester -19 31 £325 - 31
Berkshire +11 30 £375 +30.43% 9
South West -9 28 £331 +1.92% 22
City of London +17 26 £425 +6.25% 13
Scotland -4 26 £310 +3.33% 18
West Yorkshire -6 24 £308 -12.14% 21
East Midlands +11 22 £375 +87.50% 27
Buckinghamshire +11 21 £300 - 8
Leeds +1 21 £305 -18.66% 14
Cheshire +6 19 £350 +14.75% 7
Oxfordshire +6 18 £400 +122.22% 8
North East -8 18 £316 +1.20% 4
Milton Keynes +7 17 £300 -4.00% 3
Wales -2 17 £375 +22.95% 3
South Yorkshire -3 15 £275 -24.13% 8
Oxford +11 13 £400 +68.42% 2
Sheffield -7 13 £250 -31.03% 4
Surrey -12 13 £275 -31.25% 14
East of England -15 13 £338 +14.40% 20
Glasgow +11 12 £300 - 11
Kent +2 12 £338 +170.00% 11
Hampshire +1 12 £360 +10.76% 27
Reading -3 12 £400 +60.00% 1
South Wales -4 12 £369 +20.90% 3

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 970 (78.80%) JavaScript
2 945 (76.77%) HTML
3 888 (72.14%) CSS
4 511 (41.51%) HTML5
5 466 (37.86%) jQuery
6 458 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
7 416 (33.79%) .NET
8 371 (30.14%) C#
9 368 (29.89%) AngularJS
10 335 (27.21%) MVC
11 334 (27.13%) CSS3
12 312 (25.35%) ASP.NET
13 305 (24.78%) Web Development
14 262 (21.28%) PHP
15 235 (19.09%) Front End Development
16 218 (17.71%) SQL
17 201 (16.33%) SQL Server
18 189 (15.35%) TDD
19 188 (15.27%) Web Services
20 187 (15.19%) CMS
21 184 (14.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 177 (14.38%) Java
23 174 (14.13%) Finance
24 169 (13.73%) User Experience
25 162 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
26 161 (13.08%) Node.js
27 150 (12.19%) E-Commerce
28 141 (11.45%) XML
29 131 (10.64%) Sass
30 130 (10.56%) .NET Framework

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 187 (15.19%) CMS
2 161 (13.08%) Node.js
3 67 (5.44%) WordPress
4 41 (3.33%) Drupal
4 41 (3.33%) IIS
5 32 (2.60%) Apache
6 30 (2.44%) Umbraco
7 27 (2.19%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.14%) JBoss
10 14 (1.14%) Joomla!
11 13 (1.06%) Confluence
12 11 (0.89%) EPiServer CMS
13 9 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.65%) Magnolia
15 6 (0.49%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (7.96%) Photoshop
2 41 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 37 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.81%) MS Office
6 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.41%) GIMP
8 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.16%) InDesign
8 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.36%) Magento
2 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.65%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.49%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Unica
5 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.081%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.27%) GitHub
3 27 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.46%) Google Analytics
5 14 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (1.06%) SaaS
7 8 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
9 5 (0.41%) AdWords
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.24%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.24%) IaaS
10 3 (0.24%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.16%) Heroku
11 2 (0.16%) PaaS
11 2 (0.16%) Pure360
12 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.081%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.76%) HTTP
2 32 (2.60%) Internet
3 30 (2.44%) Intranet
4 12 (0.97%) SSL
5 10 (0.81%) DNS
6 7 (0.57%) SMTP
7 6 (0.49%) MVNO
8 4 (0.32%) 2G
8 4 (0.32%) 3G
8 4 (0.32%) 4G
8 4 (0.32%) Extranet
8 4 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.16%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) SSH
9 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.081%) DVB
10 1 (0.081%) LAN
10 1 (0.081%) LDAP
10 1 (0.081%) WAN
10 1 (0.081%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 118 (9.59%) MySQL
3 44 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 30 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.49%) Big Data
12 6 (0.49%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.41%) MS Access
13 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.24%) GIS
15 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 130 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.01%) Visual Studio
3 57 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (4.31%) Grunt
4 53 (4.31%) Subversion
5 43 (3.49%) Jasmine
6 33 (2.68%) JIRA
7 29 (2.36%) gulp
7 29 (2.36%) Selenium
8 23 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
9 19 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
10 16 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 14 (1.14%) Maven
11 14 (1.14%) Mocha
11 14 (1.14%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.14%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.97%) QUnit
12 12 (0.97%) Sinon.JS
General
1 174 (14.13%) Finance
2 92 (7.47%) Marketing
3 71 (5.77%) Banking
4 52 (4.22%) Retail
5 50 (4.06%) Publishing
6 24 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.22%) Front Office
8 14 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.97%) Back Office
9 12 (0.97%) Games
10 11 (0.89%) Legal
11 8 (0.65%) Advertising
11 8 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Local Government
14 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 945 (76.77%) HTML
2 888 (72.14%) CSS
3 511 (41.51%) HTML5
4 466 (37.86%) jQuery
5 416 (33.79%) .NET
6 368 (29.89%) AngularJS
7 334 (27.13%) CSS3
8 312 (25.35%) ASP.NET
9 188 (15.27%) Web Services
10 184 (14.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 162 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 141 (11.45%) XML
13 131 (10.64%) Sass
14 130 (10.56%) .NET Framework
15 92 (7.47%) LESS
16 89 (7.23%) Entity Framework
17 88 (7.15%) Ajax
18 85 (6.90%) RESTful
19 76 (6.17%) Backbone.js
20 75 (6.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 169 (13.73%) User Experience
2 81 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 35 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 23 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.54%) W3C
7 15 (1.22%) Digital Media
8 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (0.81%) Visualisation
9 9 (0.73%) Graphic Design
9 9 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (0.57%) Animation
10 7 (0.57%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.57%) NHS
10 7 (0.57%) Social Media
11 6 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.49%) Online Games
12 5 (0.41%) Life Science
12 5 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 79 (6.42%) Linux
2 60 (4.87%) Windows
3 33 (2.68%) Unix
4 27 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.81%) Android
6 10 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.32%) Debian
9 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.16%) CentOS
10 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.081%) Solaris
11 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (27.21%) MVC
3 305 (24.78%) Web Development
4 235 (19.09%) Front End Development
5 189 (15.35%) TDD
6 150 (12.19%) E-Commerce
7 125 (10.15%) OO
8 118 (9.59%) Scrum
9 117 (9.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 89 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 86 (6.99%) Web Design
12 75 (6.09%) Content Management
13 72 (5.85%) Unit Testing
14 60 (4.87%) SEO
15 52 (4.22%) Analytics
15 52 (4.22%) Software Engineering
16 50 (4.06%) BDD
17 38 (3.09%) Open Source
17 38 (3.09%) Web Application Development
18 37 (3.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 970 (78.80%) JavaScript
2 371 (30.14%) C#
3 262 (21.28%) PHP
4 218 (17.71%) SQL
5 177 (14.38%) Java
6 61 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 60 (4.87%) Python
8 38 (3.09%) Ruby
9 28 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 21 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 20 (1.62%) C++
12 17 (1.38%) C
12 17 (1.38%) Scala
13 15 (1.22%) Perl
13 15 (1.22%) VBScript
14 11 (0.89%) ES6
15 7 (0.57%) VB
15 7 (0.57%) XPath
16 6 (0.49%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (4.71%) Degree
2 27 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.32%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.081%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.081%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (0.73%) QA
1 9 (0.73%) WCAG
2 4 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.24%) WAI
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.081%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.081%) Docker
1 1 (0.081%) KVM
1 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.081%) Ansible
2 1 (0.081%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.081%) Jitterbit
2 1 (0.081%) Kibana
2 1 (0.081%) MOM
2 1 (0.081%) OSSEC
2 1 (0.081%) Puppet
2 1 (0.081%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 89 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.26%) Adobe
3 64 (5.20%) Oracle
4 39 (3.17%) Google
5 27 (2.19%) Twitter
6 22 (1.79%) Zend
7 18 (1.46%) EPiServer
7 18 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.22%) Facebook
9 13 (1.06%) DevExpress
9 13 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.65%) WorldPay
11 6 (0.49%) IBM
11 6 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.49%) Siebel
11 6 (0.49%) Telerik
12 4 (0.32%) Ektron
12 4 (0.32%) New Relic
12 4 (0.32%) Tableau
13 3 (0.24%) ServiceNow
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners Limited
Rate: £0 - 1,000k per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £31033 - £39142 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago