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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 256 200 142
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 497 634 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 1.15% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.22% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 434 589
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 24
Median hourly rate £21.64 £19.23 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.54% -35.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £26.74 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £17.86 £29.38
% change year-on-year
+86.17% -39.20%

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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -62 440 £368 +13.07% 347
London -43 194 £400 +6.66% 87
South East -36 90 £325 +8.33% 65
North West -2 37 £381 +21.03% 46
Yorkshire -18 34 £325 - 31
Scotland -7 33 £325 +4.00% 11
City of London +24 32 £338 -15.62% 10
East of England 0 23 £350 +19.14% 37
West Midlands -35 22 £375 +15.38% 28
West Yorkshire -27 21 £350 +7.69% 12
Manchester -6 20 £363 +16.93% 26
South West -20 18 £320 - 35
Leeds -11 17 £369 +13.46% 9
Kent +4 16 £325 +54.76% 5
Edinburgh -5 16 £400 +30.61% 6
Surrey -16 15 £400 +42.85% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £325 +13.04% 6
North East -41 13 £400 +49.53% 6
Wales +18 12 £375 - 7
Devon +1 12 £320 -17.41% 4
Oxfordshire 0 12 £238 -40.62% 6
Berkshire -27 12 £400 +23.07% 7
East Midlands -5 11 £388 +40.90% 12
Glasgow +10 10 £338 - 5
South Wales +12 9 £400 +3.22% 4
Oxford +10 9 £325 +30.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £350 +21.73% 17
Birmingham +2 9 £375 +15.38% 5
Hampshire 0 9 £338 +28.57% 12
Cheshire -3 9 £500 +51.51% 9

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (93.63%) Web Development
2 851 (77.43%) JavaScript
3 812 (73.89%) HTML
4 798 (72.61%) CSS
5 452 (41.13%) HTML5
6 421 (38.31%) jQuery
7 409 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
8 364 (33.12%) .NET
9 335 (30.48%) AngularJS
10 324 (29.48%) CSS3
11 310 (28.21%) C#
12 294 (26.75%) MVC
13 272 (24.75%) ASP.NET
14 227 (20.66%) Front End Development
15 212 (19.29%) TDD
16 203 (18.47%) PHP
17 195 (17.74%) SQL Server
18 180 (16.38%) SQL
19 176 (16.01%) Java
20 175 (15.92%) User Experience
21 160 (14.56%) Node.js
22 155 (14.10%) Git (software)
23 146 (13.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 139 (12.65%) Finance
25 138 (12.56%) CMS
25 138 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
26 134 (12.19%) Web Services
27 133 (12.10%) Sass
28 120 (10.92%) Scrum
29 119 (10.83%) Ajax

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
1 160 (14.56%) Node.js
2 138 (12.56%) CMS
3 73 (6.64%) WordPress
4 37 (3.37%) IIS
5 36 (3.28%) Drupal
6 27 (2.46%) Apache
7 22 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.00%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.09%) Joomla!
10 12 (1.09%) nginx
11 11 (1.00%) GeoServer
12 9 (0.82%) uWSGI
13 8 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.45%) Confluence
14 5 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
14 5 (0.45%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (4.91%) Photoshop
2 29 (2.64%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.73%) GIMP
6 7 (0.64%) MS Office
7 4 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.18%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.091%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.91%) Magento
2 15 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.82%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.45%) Unica
6 4 (0.36%) BigMachines
7 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.091%) KANA IQ
9 1 (0.091%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.82%) GitHub
4 13 (1.18%) SaaS
5 11 (1.00%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.27%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.18%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.18%) Heroku
11 2 (0.18%) PaaS
11 2 (0.18%) Pure360
12 1 (0.091%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.091%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.091%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.18%) HTTP
2 22 (2.00%) Internet
3 21 (1.91%) Intranet
4 14 (1.27%) DNS
5 13 (1.18%) SSL
6 6 (0.55%) SMTP
7 5 (0.45%) SSH
8 4 (0.36%) Extranet
8 4 (0.36%) FTP
8 4 (0.36%) LDAP
9 3 (0.27%) SNMP
10 2 (0.18%) DMZ
10 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.091%) Firewall
11 1 (0.091%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.091%) Network Security
11 1 (0.091%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.091%) Wireless
11 1 (0.091%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 101 (9.19%) MySQL
3 37 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (2.18%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.18%) GIS
9 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.45%) MS Access
14 3 (0.27%) DB2
14 3 (0.27%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.27%) Redis
15 2 (0.18%) Big Data
15 2 (0.18%) JasperReports
15 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 155 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 86 (7.83%) Subversion
3 68 (6.19%) Grunt
4 56 (5.10%) Selenium
5 44 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 42 (3.82%) Cucumber
7 39 (3.55%) Visual Studio
8 37 (3.37%) gulp
9 36 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (2.82%) Jenkins
11 27 (2.46%) Karma Test Runner
12 24 (2.18%) JIRA
12 24 (2.18%) Maven
13 22 (2.00%) Mocha
14 19 (1.73%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.64%) Bower
16 16 (1.46%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.18%) Gradle
17 13 (1.18%) JUnit
18 10 (0.91%) Artifactory
General
1 139 (12.65%) Finance
2 66 (6.01%) Banking
3 58 (5.28%) Marketing
4 40 (3.64%) Publishing
5 35 (3.18%) Retail
6 26 (2.37%) Legal
7 24 (2.18%) Games
8 22 (2.00%) Front Office
9 20 (1.82%) Back Office
10 19 (1.73%) Advertising
11 10 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Electronics
15 3 (0.27%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
17 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.091%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 812 (73.89%) HTML
2 798 (72.61%) CSS
3 452 (41.13%) HTML5
4 421 (38.31%) jQuery
5 364 (33.12%) .NET
6 335 (30.48%) AngularJS
7 324 (29.48%) CSS3
8 272 (24.75%) ASP.NET
9 146 (13.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 138 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 134 (12.19%) Web Services
12 133 (12.10%) Sass
13 119 (10.83%) Ajax
14 117 (10.65%) XML
15 95 (8.64%) .NET Framework
16 79 (7.19%) REST
17 71 (6.46%) JSON
17 71 (6.46%) React
18 67 (6.10%) LESS
19 64 (5.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 175 (15.92%) User Experience
2 62 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 31 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 21 (1.91%) W3C
6 20 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 19 (1.73%) NHS
8 18 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (0.82%) Social Media
11 9 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.73%) Equities
13 7 (0.64%) Animation
13 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.64%) iPad
14 6 (0.55%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.55%) Blog
14 6 (0.55%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (7.01%) Linux
2 54 (4.91%) Unix
3 39 (3.55%) Windows
4 24 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.00%) Android
7 10 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.36%) CentOS
9 4 (0.36%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.091%) SUSE
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.091%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1029 (93.63%) Web Development
2 409 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (26.75%) MVC
4 227 (20.66%) Front End Development
5 212 (19.29%) TDD
6 120 (10.92%) Scrum
7 112 (10.19%) OO
8 99 (9.01%) E-Commerce
9 93 (8.46%) Responsive Web Design
10 84 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (7.19%) Software Engineering
12 69 (6.28%) Web Design
13 56 (5.10%) BDD
14 55 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 53 (4.82%) CRM
16 51 (4.64%) Analytics
17 47 (4.28%) SEO
18 45 (4.09%) Content Management
19 42 (3.82%) Open Source
20 34 (3.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 851 (77.43%) JavaScript
2 310 (28.21%) C#
3 203 (18.47%) PHP
4 180 (16.38%) SQL
5 176 (16.01%) Java
6 74 (6.73%) Python
7 55 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 40 (3.64%) Perl
9 31 (2.82%) Ruby
10 28 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 19 (1.73%) ES6
11 19 (1.73%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.18%) VB
13 12 (1.09%) VBScript
14 10 (0.91%) C
14 10 (0.91%) XPath
15 9 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.82%) PHP 5
16 7 (0.64%) Go
16 7 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (3.73%) Degree
2 31 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) CISSP
7 2 (0.18%) MCP
7 2 (0.18%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.091%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.46%) WCAG
2 11 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (1.00%) QA
3 3 (0.27%) WAI
4 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.091%) HL7
5 1 (0.091%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.091%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.18%) Firmware
2 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.091%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (1.00%) Ansible
2 2 (0.18%) Jitterbit
2 2 (0.18%) logstash
2 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.091%) cPanel
3 1 (0.091%) Kibana
3 1 (0.091%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.091%) Puppet
3 1 (0.091%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 69 (6.28%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.00%) Adobe
3 37 (3.37%) Oracle
4 23 (2.09%) Sitecore
5 22 (2.00%) Twitter
6 21 (1.91%) Zend
7 20 (1.82%) Google
8 13 (1.18%) Facebook
9 12 (1.09%) EPiServer
9 12 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (0.91%) ESRI
11 9 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.73%) PayPal
13 5 (0.45%) SAP
14 4 (0.36%) Blue Prism
14 4 (0.36%) Siebel
15 3 (0.27%) HP
15 3 (0.27%) IBM
15 3 (0.27%) Sybase
15 3 (0.27%) Telerik
Bath
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £151 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Machynlleth, Powys
Centre for Alternative Technology
Rate: £18,178 per annum 12 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £28,092 - £31,167
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £301 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago