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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
UK
Rank 276 209 188
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 361 590 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.16% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.23% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 443 434
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.30 £24.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £26.70 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £21.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.06%

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -77 321 £350 - 325
London -41 147 £425 +6.25% 67
South East -48 66 £350 +0.71% 55
Scotland +37 31 £325 +8.33% 10
East of England +15 27 £333 +2.70% 51
City of London -7 22 £425 - 18
East Midlands -9 19 £275 -27.63% 19
Edinburgh +22 18 £330 -4.34% 7
Berkshire +1 18 £410 +9.33% 12
Surrey +10 16 £433 +49.78% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £340 -16.56% 20
Yorkshire -19 15 £275 -10.56% 23
North West -5 14 £331 +1.92% 52
North East -21 13 £363 +14.62% 4
West Yorkshire -5 11 £290 -17.14% 9
South West -6 11 £310 -4.61% 18
West Midlands -34 11 £325 -12.75% 36
Leeds -2 10 £283 -15.67% 5
Durham +3 9 £363 +14.62%
Hampshire -1 8 £363 -1.76% 17
Manchester -3 8 £358 +10.00% 22
Cambridge +6 7 £350 -26.31% 13
Leicestershire +5 7 £275 +52.77% 4
Glasgow +3 7 £325 +8.33% 1
Wales 0 7 £300 -7.69% 6
Buckinghamshire -13 7 £325 +8.33% 5
South Wales +15 6 £300 -7.69% 5
Nottinghamshire +12 6 £350 -4.10% 6
Slough +9 6 £450 +87.50% 2
Oxfordshire -20 6 £163 -59.37% 9

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 829 (90.21%) Web Development
2 685 (74.54%) JavaScript
3 645 (70.18%) HTML
4 628 (68.34%) CSS
5 346 (37.65%) HTML5
6 318 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
7 312 (33.95%) AngularJS
8 289 (31.45%) jQuery
9 256 (27.86%) CSS3
10 239 (26.01%) .NET
11 205 (22.31%) C#
12 190 (20.67%) PHP
13 171 (18.61%) MVC
14 162 (17.63%) Git (software)
15 157 (17.08%) React
16 155 (16.87%) Sass
17 154 (16.76%) Front End Development
18 141 (15.34%) ASP.NET
19 137 (14.91%) Finance
20 131 (14.25%) Web Services
21 129 (14.04%) Java
21 129 (14.04%) TDD
22 126 (13.71%) Node.js
23 123 (13.38%) SQL
24 114 (12.40%) SQL Server
25 106 (11.53%) Scrum
26 104 (11.32%) User Experience
27 100 (10.88%) MySQL
28 99 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 92 (10.01%) XML

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 79 (8.60%) CMS
2 54 (5.88%) Drupal
3 44 (4.79%) WordPress
4 30 (3.26%) Apache
5 28 (3.05%) Umbraco
6 22 (2.39%) IIS
7 20 (2.18%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.31%) GeoServer
12 9 (0.98%) Confluence
12 9 (0.98%) nginx
13 8 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.65%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.44%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.44%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 25 (2.72%) MS Excel
1 25 (2.72%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.33%) GIMP
3 3 (0.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.11%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Magento
2 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.61%) GitHub
4 12 (1.31%) PaaS
5 7 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.76%) SaaS
6 5 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.44%) IaaS
8 3 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.22%) Office 365
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.94%) Intranet
2 25 (2.72%) HTTP
3 18 (1.96%) Internet
4 9 (0.98%) SSL
5 8 (0.87%) DNS
6 6 (0.65%) LDAP
7 5 (0.54%) Extranet
8 2 (0.22%) SNMP
9 1 (0.11%) DKIM
9 1 (0.11%) DMARC
9 1 (0.11%) Firewall
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.11%) SMTP
9 1 (0.11%) SSH
9 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 100 (10.88%) MySQL
3 30 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.41%) GIS
6 13 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.76%) Couchbase
9 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.44%) phpMyAdmin
11 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 162 (17.63%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.20%) Grunt
3 44 (4.79%) Subversion
4 35 (3.81%) gulp
5 34 (3.70%) Bower
6 33 (3.59%) Jenkins
6 33 (3.59%) Selenium
7 32 (3.48%) Jasmine
7 32 (3.48%) Visual Studio
8 29 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (2.94%) Cucumber
10 26 (2.83%) JIRA
11 24 (2.61%) Maven
12 17 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 17 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
13 16 (1.74%) NuGet
14 15 (1.63%) Artifactory
15 13 (1.41%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.31%) RSpec
General
1 137 (14.91%) Finance
2 82 (8.92%) Banking
3 49 (5.33%) Marketing
4 28 (3.05%) Publishing
5 17 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.63%) Retail
7 14 (1.52%) Legal
8 12 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.20%) Games
10 7 (0.76%) Front Office
10 7 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.65%) Advertising
12 5 (0.54%) Military
13 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.22%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (70.18%) HTML
2 628 (68.34%) CSS
3 346 (37.65%) HTML5
4 312 (33.95%) AngularJS
5 289 (31.45%) jQuery
6 256 (27.86%) CSS3
7 239 (26.01%) .NET
8 157 (17.08%) React
9 155 (16.87%) Sass
10 141 (15.34%) ASP.NET
11 131 (14.25%) Web Services
12 126 (13.71%) Node.js
13 99 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 92 (10.01%) XML
15 87 (9.47%) JSON
16 79 (8.60%) REST
17 75 (8.16%) RESTful
18 71 (7.73%) LESS
19 70 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
20 64 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.32%) User Experience
2 25 (2.72%) Computer Science
3 23 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.29%) Visualisation
5 13 (1.41%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.31%) Social Media
7 10 (1.09%) e-Learning
7 10 (1.09%) Linked Data
7 10 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.87%) Digital Media
8 8 (0.87%) Graphic Design
9 7 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.65%) W3C
11 5 (0.54%) Telematics
12 4 (0.44%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.44%) Wiki
13 3 (0.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.55%) Linux
2 29 (3.16%) Windows
3 21 (2.29%) Unix
4 18 (1.96%) Android
5 15 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.33%) CentOS
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Debian
8 1 (0.11%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) webOS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (90.21%) Web Development
2 318 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (18.61%) MVC
4 154 (16.76%) Front End Development
5 129 (14.04%) TDD
6 106 (11.53%) Scrum
7 88 (9.58%) OO
8 77 (8.38%) E-Commerce
8 77 (8.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 61 (6.64%) BDD
10 54 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (5.01%) Web Design
12 44 (4.79%) OOP
13 43 (4.68%) Open Source
14 37 (4.03%) Software Engineering
15 36 (3.92%) Unit Testing
16 35 (3.81%) Content Management
17 34 (3.70%) SDLC
18 25 (2.72%) Wireframes
19 24 (2.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 685 (74.54%) JavaScript
2 205 (22.31%) C#
3 190 (20.67%) PHP
4 129 (14.04%) Java
5 123 (13.38%) SQL
6 58 (6.31%) Python
7 28 (3.05%) T-SQL
8 27 (2.94%) Ruby
9 22 (2.39%) TypeScript
10 21 (2.29%) ES6
11 14 (1.52%) Scala
12 12 (1.31%) Perl
12 12 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.87%) C
13 8 (0.87%) XPath
14 7 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (0.65%) PHP 5
15 6 (0.65%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.54%) Groovy
17 4 (0.44%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 45 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.48%) Degree
3 22 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MCP
8 1 (0.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.61%) QA
2 8 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.44%) WCAG
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) FATCA
5 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (2.07%) Docker
2 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (1.96%) Ansible
2 5 (0.54%) logstash
2 5 (0.54%) TeamSite
3 3 (0.33%) Kibana
4 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 67 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.05%) Oracle
3 27 (2.94%) Zend
4 24 (2.61%) Google
5 22 (2.39%) Adobe
6 17 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.20%) ESRI
8 8 (0.87%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.87%) IBM
9 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.65%) Twitter
9 6 (0.65%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.65%) Xerox
10 5 (0.54%) Facebook
10 5 (0.54%) Telerik
11 3 (0.33%) SAP
11 3 (0.33%) VMware
12 2 (0.22%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.11%) Sencha
13 1 (0.11%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-£550 depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Month Initial Duration
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ebury
Rate: £230.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cramlington, Northumberland
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Anonymous
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
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