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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 182 151 115
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 759 834 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.49% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.62% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 538 621
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.45% -12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £20.18 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £49.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -4.22%

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -29 704 £350 +4.47% 413
London +6 320 £400 +3.22% 96
South East -6 162 £325 - 84
East of England -14 53 £300 -4.76% 34
Scotland +7 43 £300 -11.11% 21
North West -38 41 £340 +13.33% 57
City of London -6 38 £400 +6.66% 23
Oxfordshire +14 36 £400 +81.81% 17
Yorkshire -41 34 £300 +9.09% 33
East Midlands -2 33 £278 +5.71% 29
South West -21 33 £320 -3.75% 29
Hampshire -3 28 £323 -2.27% 16
West Yorkshire -37 26 £300 +9.09% 15
East Sussex +4 25 £250 -26.47% 5
Brighton +1 25 £250 -26.47% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 25 £325 - 11
Edinburgh -9 24 £350 -2.09% 8
Leeds -26 23 £300 +20.00% 9
Oxford - 23 £450 - 7
Cambridge 0 20 £350 +2.94% 6
Cheshire -2 19 £340 +23.63% 15
Buckinghamshire -5 19 £338 +16.88% 12
Berkshire -22 19 £300 -20.00% 7
West Midlands -32 18 £300 +7.14% 39
West Sussex +2 17 £400 +30.08% 5
Hertfordshire +1 17 £363 +39.42% 12
Warrington -1 17 £340 -33.33% 1
Glasgow +16 13 £300 +11.11% 5
Bristol -9 13 £313 -6.71% 6
Manchester -22 13 £313 -13.79% 30

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1124 (78.66%) JavaScript
2 1122 (78.52%) HTML
3 1028 (71.94%) CSS
4 603 (42.20%) jQuery
5 571 (39.96%) HTML5
6 502 (35.13%) .NET
7 459 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
8 409 (28.62%) MVC
9 402 (28.13%) C#
10 383 (26.80%) ASP.NET
10 383 (26.80%) CSS3
11 353 (24.70%) Web Development
12 324 (22.67%) AngularJS
13 277 (19.38%) PHP
14 245 (17.14%) SQL
15 243 (17.00%) CMS
16 232 (16.24%) Web Services
17 221 (15.47%) SQL Server
18 206 (14.42%) Java
19 202 (14.14%) XML
20 190 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
21 186 (13.02%) Git (software)
22 182 (12.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 181 (12.67%) TDD
24 174 (12.18%) Scrum
25 158 (11.06%) Responsive Web Design
26 154 (10.78%) Ajax
27 152 (10.64%) MySQL
27 152 (10.64%) E-Commerce
28 151 (10.57%) OO

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 243 (17.00%) CMS
2 109 (7.63%) Node.js
3 79 (5.53%) Drupal
4 65 (4.55%) WordPress
5 48 (3.36%) Umbraco
6 39 (2.73%) IIS
7 34 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 32 (2.24%) Tomcat
9 30 (2.10%) Apache
10 21 (1.47%) JBoss
11 17 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (1.12%) ColdFusion
13 12 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.63%) Magnolia
15 9 (0.63%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.49%) EPiServer CMS
17 6 (0.42%) nginx
18 5 (0.35%) Moodle
18 5 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 141 (9.87%) Photoshop
2 47 (3.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (2.52%) MS Excel
4 16 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.91%) Fireworks
6 8 (0.56%) MS Office
7 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.35%) InDesign
8 2 (0.14%) GIMP
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (2.59%) Magento
2 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.28%) Summit
4 3 (0.21%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.21%) Tridion
5 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.070%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.82%) GitHub
3 23 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.47%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.84%) SaaS
6 9 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.56%) PaaS
8 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.28%) Heroku
9 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.21%) IaaS
10 3 (0.21%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.070%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.070%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.99%) HTTP
2 50 (3.50%) Internet
3 23 (1.61%) Intranet
4 13 (0.91%) SSL
5 8 (0.56%) DNS
6 5 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.28%) Extranet
8 3 (0.21%) FTP
9 2 (0.14%) SMTP
9 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.14%) 3G
9 2 (0.14%) SSH
9 2 (0.14%) AMQP
9 2 (0.14%) 4G
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
10 1 (0.070%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.070%) NFC
10 1 (0.070%) DVB
10 1 (0.070%) Firewall
10 1 (0.070%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 152 (10.64%) MySQL
3 51 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 40 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 37 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.84%) SQLite
13 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.56%) Big Data
15 8 (0.56%) MarkLogic
16 7 (0.49%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.42%) CouchDB
18 5 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 186 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 117 (8.19%) Visual Studio
3 81 (5.67%) Subversion
4 77 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 75 (5.25%) Grunt
6 42 (2.94%) Selenium
7 39 (2.73%) gulp
8 29 (2.03%) NUnit
9 26 (1.82%) Jasmine
9 26 (1.82%) Jenkins
10 25 (1.75%) JIRA
11 23 (1.61%) JUnit
12 21 (1.47%) Maven
12 21 (1.47%) MSTest
13 20 (1.40%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
14 16 (1.12%) Bower
15 14 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
15 14 (0.98%) QUnit
16 13 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 118 (8.26%) Finance
2 95 (6.65%) Marketing
3 59 (4.13%) Banking
4 51 (3.57%) Publishing
5 33 (2.31%) Retail
5 33 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.10%) Legal
7 15 (1.05%) Multimedia
8 13 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.70%) Games
10 9 (0.63%) Advertising
11 7 (0.49%) Front Office
12 6 (0.42%) Automotive
12 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.35%) Law
13 5 (0.35%) Electronics
13 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.35%) iGaming
14 3 (0.21%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1122 (78.52%) HTML
2 1028 (71.94%) CSS
3 603 (42.20%) jQuery
4 571 (39.96%) HTML5
5 502 (35.13%) .NET
6 383 (26.80%) ASP.NET
6 383 (26.80%) CSS3
7 324 (22.67%) AngularJS
8 232 (16.24%) Web Services
9 202 (14.14%) XML
10 190 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 182 (12.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 154 (10.78%) Ajax
13 138 (9.66%) Sass
14 123 (8.61%) .NET Framework
15 121 (8.47%) JSON
16 90 (6.30%) WCF
16 90 (6.30%) Backbone.js
17 83 (5.81%) RESTful
18 80 (5.60%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.52%) User Experience
2 47 (3.29%) W3C
3 39 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.45%) N-Tier
6 31 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 30 (2.10%) Digital Media
7 30 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.33%) Graphic Design
10 17 (1.19%) Social Media
11 13 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.63%) E-Learning
14 7 (0.49%) Video on Demand
15 6 (0.42%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.42%) Derivative
16 5 (0.35%) Wiki
16 5 (0.35%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.88%) Linux
2 76 (5.32%) Windows
3 33 (2.31%) Android
4 29 (2.03%) UNIX
5 25 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.21%) MVS
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.070%) webOS
11 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.070%) SUSE
11 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.070%) AIX
11 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (28.62%) MVC
3 353 (24.70%) Web Development
4 181 (12.67%) TDD
5 174 (12.18%) Scrum
6 158 (11.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 152 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 151 (10.57%) OO
9 118 (8.26%) Content Management
10 100 (7.00%) Web Design
11 88 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (5.53%) Unit Testing
13 58 (4.06%) BDD
14 55 (3.85%) SDLC
15 50 (3.50%) Software Engineering
16 47 (3.29%) SEO
17 45 (3.15%) Automated Testing
18 44 (3.08%) SOA
19 40 (2.80%) OOP
20 37 (2.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1124 (78.66%) JavaScript
2 402 (28.13%) C#
3 277 (19.38%) PHP
4 245 (17.14%) SQL
5 206 (14.42%) Java
6 59 (4.13%) Python
7 48 (3.36%) T-SQL
8 32 (2.24%) VB.NET
9 30 (2.10%) Ruby
10 28 (1.96%) Scala
11 22 (1.54%) TypeScript
12 19 (1.33%) C++
13 18 (1.26%) VB
14 15 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.98%) CFML
16 13 (0.91%) Perl
17 12 (0.84%) XPath
17 12 (0.84%) PHP5
18 10 (0.70%) XQuery
19 8 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (3.92%) Degree
2 41 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.35%) HND
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.070%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.070%) MCTS
8 1 (0.070%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.070%) MCSD
8 1 (0.070%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.08%) QA
2 10 (0.70%) WCAG
3 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.35%) Docker
2 2 (0.14%) Varnish
3 1 (0.070%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.84%) Puppet
2 10 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.56%) Ansible
4 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.21%) Salt
6 2 (0.14%) Kibana
6 2 (0.14%) MOM
7 1 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.070%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 95 (6.65%) Adobe
2 81 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 77 (5.39%) Oracle
4 33 (2.31%) Google
5 25 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 24 (1.68%) EPiServer
7 17 (1.19%) Zend
7 17 (1.19%) Twitter
8 13 (0.91%) New Relic
9 11 (0.77%) hybris
10 10 (0.70%) Ektron
10 10 (0.70%) WorldPay
11 9 (0.63%) Marketo
12 8 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.49%) Apple
14 6 (0.42%) SAP
14 6 (0.42%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.35%) Facebook
15 5 (0.35%) Omniture
16 4 (0.28%) Endeca
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The Curve Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £308.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Venn Group
Rate: £120 - £192 Per Day Positions to become permanent
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
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Gatwick, West Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £398 per day
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