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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 232 190 172
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 575 739 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.27% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.34% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 549 512
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £8.00 £19.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £36.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -33.33%

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -44 524 £375 +7.14% 323
London -24 258 £415 +3.75% 87
South East -15 103 £350 +6.06% 54
City of London +26 46 £418 +6.36% 14
Scotland +12 40 £345 +4.54% 15
North West +27 39 £335 -1.47% 44
Oxfordshire -1 38 £375 -11.76% 9
Manchester +16 29 £335 +11.66% 31
Oxford -8 28 £375 -16.66% 4
Yorkshire +4 27 £256 -14.58% 26
South West -7 24 £350 +6.06% 28
East of England -15 24 £313 +4.16% 41
West Midlands -21 22 £351 +16.83% 17
East Midlands -15 21 £280 -6.66% 18
Glasgow +21 19 £345 +15.00% 5
Berkshire +14 19 £300 - 7
Edinburgh 0 19 £350 +5.58% 9
West Yorkshire -2 19 £250 -16.66% 16
Surrey +26 14 £380 +1.33% 4
Hampshire -4 13 £345 +1.47% 12
Hertfordshire 0 11 £385 +23.20% 3
Coventry -2 11 £375 - 3
West Sussex -4 10 £300 -25.00% 1
Wiltshire +14 9 £325 -15.58% 1
Northamptonshire -2 9 £310 -5.34% 8
Cheshire +7 8 £335 -4.28% 5
Leeds -17 8 £269 -10.41% 12
Cardiff +27 7 £358 +43.00% 3
Wales +27 7 £358 +36.19% 6
South Wales +25 7 £358 +36.19% 4

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1019 (93.92%) Web Development
2 802 (73.92%) JavaScript
3 762 (70.23%) HTML
4 721 (66.45%) CSS
5 415 (38.25%) HTML5
6 400 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
7 386 (35.58%) AngularJS
8 347 (31.98%) jQuery
9 322 (29.68%) CSS3
10 315 (29.03%) .NET
11 266 (24.52%) C#
12 223 (20.55%) MVC
13 220 (20.28%) ASP.NET
14 202 (18.62%) PHP
15 200 (18.43%) Java
16 196 (18.06%) Git (software)
17 188 (17.33%) Node.js
18 185 (17.05%) TDD
19 174 (16.04%) Sass
20 167 (15.39%) SQL Server
21 161 (14.84%) SQL
22 159 (14.65%) Web Services
23 157 (14.47%) Front End Development
24 156 (14.38%) User Experience
25 137 (12.63%) Finance
26 123 (11.34%) JSON
26 123 (11.34%) React
27 122 (11.24%) Scrum
28 117 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
28 117 (10.78%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 104 (9.59%) CMS
2 56 (5.16%) Drupal
2 56 (5.16%) WordPress
3 34 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 32 (2.95%) GeoServer
5 31 (2.86%) Apache
6 28 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (1.57%) IIS
9 15 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 15 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.92%) nginx
11 9 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.74%) Confluence
12 8 (0.74%) JBoss
13 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.46%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.37%) uWSGI
Applications
1 38 (3.50%) Photoshop
2 23 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.65%) GIMP
4 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.28%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.28%) MS Office
5 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.092%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.092%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.38%) Magento
2 7 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.28%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.28%) Unica
5 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Shopify
6 1 (0.092%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.092%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.96%) GitHub
3 40 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.38%) PaaS
5 14 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.01%) SaaS
7 8 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.28%) Heroku
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.18%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.092%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.092%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.092%) IaaS
11 1 (0.092%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.40%) HTTP
2 17 (1.57%) Internet
3 15 (1.38%) Intranet
4 5 (0.46%) DNS
4 5 (0.46%) SNMP
5 4 (0.37%) LDAP
5 4 (0.37%) SSL
6 3 (0.28%) Extranet
6 3 (0.28%) Firewall
6 3 (0.28%) SSH
7 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.092%) DMZ
8 1 (0.092%) FTP
8 1 (0.092%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.092%) Network Security
8 1 (0.092%) SMTP
8 1 (0.092%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.092%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (15.39%) SQL Server
2 104 (9.59%) MySQL
3 36 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (3.04%) GIS
4 33 (3.04%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 21 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.65%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.46%) Redis
13 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.37%) DB2
14 4 (0.37%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 196 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 86 (7.93%) Grunt
3 69 (6.36%) Subversion
4 63 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 52 (4.79%) gulp
5 52 (4.79%) Jasmine
6 49 (4.52%) Selenium
7 47 (4.33%) Maven
8 46 (4.24%) Visual Studio
9 41 (3.78%) JIRA
10 40 (3.69%) Bower
11 36 (3.32%) TeamCity
12 33 (3.04%) Artifactory
12 33 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (2.49%) Cucumber
13 27 (2.49%) Gradle
14 20 (1.84%) Mocha
15 19 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
16 18 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
17 16 (1.47%) JBehave
General
1 137 (12.63%) Finance
2 74 (6.82%) Banking
3 55 (5.07%) Marketing
4 32 (2.95%) Games
5 26 (2.40%) Advertising
6 24 (2.21%) Publishing
7 19 (1.75%) Retail
8 17 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.47%) Front Office
10 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.65%) Back Office
12 6 (0.55%) Electronics
13 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.46%) Law
13 5 (0.46%) Legal
14 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.092%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (70.23%) HTML
2 721 (66.45%) CSS
3 415 (38.25%) HTML5
4 386 (35.58%) AngularJS
5 347 (31.98%) jQuery
6 322 (29.68%) CSS3
7 315 (29.03%) .NET
8 220 (20.28%) ASP.NET
9 188 (17.33%) Node.js
10 174 (16.04%) Sass
11 159 (14.65%) Web Services
12 123 (11.34%) JSON
12 123 (11.34%) React
13 117 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 117 (10.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 104 (9.59%) Ajax
14 104 (9.59%) XML
15 90 (8.29%) REST
16 84 (7.74%) LESS
17 73 (6.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 156 (14.38%) User Experience
2 32 (2.95%) Computer Science
3 26 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 20 (1.84%) Visualisation
5 17 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.47%) Social Media
7 14 (1.29%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.20%) e-Learning
9 12 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.01%) NHS
11 10 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.74%) Statistics
13 7 (0.65%) Blog
14 6 (0.55%) VLE
15 5 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.46%) Online Games
15 5 (0.46%) Telematics
15 5 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.53%) Linux
2 22 (2.03%) Unix
2 22 (2.03%) Windows
3 16 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.92%) Android
5 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.37%) CentOS
7 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.18%) Debian
8 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.092%) SUSE
9 1 (0.092%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.092%) webOS
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.092%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1019 (93.92%) Web Development
2 400 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (20.55%) MVC
4 185 (17.05%) TDD
5 157 (14.47%) Front End Development
6 122 (11.24%) Scrum
7 108 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 101 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (8.29%) OO
10 76 (7.00%) BDD
10 76 (7.00%) Open Source
11 70 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 58 (5.35%) OOP
13 48 (4.42%) SDLC
14 47 (4.33%) Unit Testing
15 41 (3.78%) Software Engineering
15 41 (3.78%) Web Design
16 39 (3.59%) Content Management
17 33 (3.04%) DevOps
18 32 (2.95%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 802 (73.92%) JavaScript
2 266 (24.52%) C#
3 202 (18.62%) PHP
4 200 (18.43%) Java
5 161 (14.84%) SQL
6 107 (9.86%) Python
7 32 (2.95%) Ruby
8 28 (2.58%) T-SQL
9 27 (2.49%) ES6
10 24 (2.21%) Perl
11 20 (1.84%) Scala
12 15 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.20%) VB
14 12 (1.11%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.83%) C++
15 9 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
16 8 (0.74%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.65%) PHP 5
17 7 (0.65%) VBA
18 6 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (4.06%) Degree
1 44 (4.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.28%) MCP
7 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.18%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.092%) CISSP
8 1 (0.092%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.092%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.092%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.30%) WCAG
2 22 (2.03%) QA
3 6 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.092%) HL7
5 1 (0.092%) MiFID
5 1 (0.092%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (2.03%) Docker
2 5 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.092%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (3.32%) Ansible
2 6 (0.55%) logstash
3 4 (0.37%) Rancher
4 2 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.092%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.092%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.092%) Opsview
5 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.04%) ESRI
3 32 (2.95%) Oracle
4 30 (2.76%) Adobe
5 29 (2.67%) Sitecore
6 28 (2.58%) Zend
7 24 (2.21%) Google
8 8 (0.74%) IBM
8 8 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.74%) SAP
9 7 (0.65%) Twitter
9 7 (0.65%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.55%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.55%) Facebook
10 6 (0.55%) PayPal
10 6 (0.55%) Telerik
11 3 (0.28%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.28%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.28%) Sybase
11 3 (0.28%) WorldPay
East London
Computer People
Rate: £475.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 months +
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £290 - £310 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Resource Solutions - Xerox
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Premier Media
Rate: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Meteor Systems Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Rate: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ark Workplace Risk
Salary: EMI Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
South east
TRG
Rate: 550 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago