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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 252 223 184
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 479 606 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.11% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.17% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 451 505
Median daily rate £366 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £27.40 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-13.95% -32.81%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 -36 430 £375 +7.14% 316
London -27 216 £418 +4.37% 79
South East -29 78 £350 +0.71% 54
Scotland +16 39 £345 +15.00% 10
City of London +13 34 £425 +6.25% 12
East Midlands -4 31 £275 -15.38% 25
North West +6 29 £375 +21.95% 39
Manchester +10 24 £375 +33.33% 24
West Midlands -19 23 £350 +6.06% 41
Berkshire +10 21 £400 +6.66% 8
Surrey +21 20 £380 +25.61% 8
Edinburgh +13 20 £340 +13.33% 6
East of England +1 18 £350 -2.77% 34
South West -9 18 £318 +1.60% 21
Yorkshire -10 18 £300 -20.00% 18
Leicestershire +7 16 £275 +7.84% 5
Glasgow +16 14 £360 -0.68% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 12 £340 -17.57% 16
Oxfordshire -17 12 £350 -12.50% 9
Woking -11 11 £380 +38.18% 1
South Wales +12 10 £300 +20.60% 5
Wales +4 10 £300 +20.60% 6
West Yorkshire -12 9 £400 +6.66% 10
Cardiff +25 8 £300 -11.11% 5
Wiltshire -7 8 £325 +13.04%
Leeds -10 8 £438 +16.66% 7
Oxford -17 8 £350 -12.50% 5
West Sussex +15 7 £350 -6.41% 5
Uxbridge +11 7 £160 -
Leicester +10 7 £280 +38.27% 4

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 966 (90.53%) Web Development
2 793 (74.32%) JavaScript
3 757 (70.95%) HTML
4 729 (68.32%) CSS
5 422 (39.55%) HTML5
6 383 (35.90%) AngularJS
7 380 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
8 329 (30.83%) jQuery
9 316 (29.62%) CSS3
10 276 (25.87%) .NET
11 244 (22.87%) C#
12 201 (18.84%) PHP
13 195 (18.28%) MVC
14 194 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 186 (17.43%) Sass
16 180 (16.87%) ASP.NET
17 175 (16.40%) Front End Development
18 171 (16.03%) Java
19 159 (14.90%) TDD
19 159 (14.90%) React
20 153 (14.34%) Node.js
21 151 (14.15%) Web Services
22 150 (14.06%) Finance
23 145 (13.59%) User Experience
24 136 (12.75%) SQL
25 133 (12.46%) SQL Server
26 119 (11.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 114 (10.68%) Scrum
28 107 (10.03%) JSON
29 106 (9.93%) Responsive Web Design

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 97 (9.09%) CMS
2 59 (5.53%) Drupal
3 48 (4.50%) WordPress
4 42 (3.94%) Umbraco
5 28 (2.62%) Apache
6 26 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (2.25%) GeoServer
8 20 (1.87%) IIS
9 18 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.84%) Confluence
12 9 (0.84%) nginx
13 8 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.75%) JBoss
13 8 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.56%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.37%) Jadu
15 4 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 34 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.37%) GIMP
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.094%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.094%) MS Office
5 1 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.094%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Magento
2 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.094%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.56%) GitHub
3 27 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.06%) PaaS
5 15 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.47%) IaaS
7 5 (0.47%) SaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.28%) Heroku
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) Office 365
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.094%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.094%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.094%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.094%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.72%) HTTP
2 24 (2.25%) Intranet
3 18 (1.69%) Internet
4 6 (0.56%) DNS
4 6 (0.56%) SSL
5 5 (0.47%) Extranet
6 3 (0.28%) LDAP
7 2 (0.19%) Firewall
7 2 (0.19%) SNMP
7 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.094%) DKIM
8 1 (0.094%) DMARC
8 1 (0.094%) FTP
8 1 (0.094%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.094%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.094%) SMTP
8 1 (0.094%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 105 (9.84%) MySQL
3 31 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (2.81%) NoSQL
4 30 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 25 (2.34%) GIS
6 14 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.66%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.28%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 194 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.56%) Grunt
3 50 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 49 (4.59%) Subversion
5 47 (4.40%) Visual Studio
6 45 (4.22%) Jasmine
6 45 (4.22%) Selenium
7 44 (4.12%) gulp
8 40 (3.75%) Bower
9 36 (3.37%) Maven
10 35 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (3.19%) JIRA
12 30 (2.81%) Cucumber
13 27 (2.53%) TeamCity
14 26 (2.44%) Artifactory
15 21 (1.97%) Gradle
16 18 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (1.59%) NuGet
18 14 (1.31%) Bitbucket
18 14 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 150 (14.06%) Finance
2 89 (8.34%) Banking
3 62 (5.81%) Marketing
4 27 (2.53%) Publishing
5 26 (2.44%) Games
6 23 (2.16%) Retail
7 19 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.41%) Advertising
9 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.75%) Front Office
11 5 (0.47%) Military
12 4 (0.37%) Electronics
12 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.28%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 757 (70.95%) HTML
2 729 (68.32%) CSS
3 422 (39.55%) HTML5
4 383 (35.90%) AngularJS
5 329 (30.83%) jQuery
6 316 (29.62%) CSS3
7 276 (25.87%) .NET
8 186 (17.43%) Sass
9 180 (16.87%) ASP.NET
10 159 (14.90%) React
11 153 (14.34%) Node.js
12 151 (14.15%) Web Services
13 119 (11.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 107 (10.03%) JSON
15 95 (8.90%) REST
16 94 (8.81%) XML
17 92 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 85 (7.97%) LESS
19 83 (7.78%) RESTful
20 65 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 145 (13.59%) User Experience
2 34 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 31 (2.91%) Visualisation
4 24 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 12 (1.12%) Social Media
8 10 (0.94%) e-Learning
8 10 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 8 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.66%) Graphic Design
11 7 (0.66%) Statistics
12 6 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.47%) Telematics
13 5 (0.47%) W3C
14 4 (0.37%) Online Games
14 4 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.34%) Linux
2 25 (2.34%) Unix
3 24 (2.25%) Windows
4 16 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.84%) Android
6 6 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.28%) CentOS
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.094%) Debian
9 1 (0.094%) Solaris
9 1 (0.094%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.094%) webOS
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (90.53%) Web Development
2 380 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (18.28%) MVC
4 175 (16.40%) Front End Development
5 159 (14.90%) TDD
6 114 (10.68%) Scrum
7 106 (9.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 96 (9.00%) OO
9 88 (8.25%) E-Commerce
10 75 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (6.47%) Open Source
12 66 (6.19%) BDD
13 52 (4.87%) Web Design
14 50 (4.69%) OOP
15 46 (4.31%) SDLC
16 42 (3.94%) Content Management
17 37 (3.47%) Unit Testing
18 36 (3.37%) Software Engineering
19 35 (3.28%) Web Application Development
20 34 (3.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 793 (74.32%) JavaScript
2 244 (22.87%) C#
3 201 (18.84%) PHP
4 171 (16.03%) Java
5 136 (12.75%) SQL
6 94 (8.81%) Python
7 43 (4.03%) Ruby
8 26 (2.44%) ES6
8 26 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.25%) Scala
10 21 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 15 (1.41%) Perl
12 14 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (0.75%) C
14 8 (0.75%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.66%) C++
15 7 (0.66%) VBA
16 6 (0.56%) PHP 5
16 6 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 41 (3.84%) Degree
3 28 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.094%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.094%) MCP
7 1 (0.094%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.25%) QA
2 16 (1.50%) WCAG
3 7 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.094%) MiFID
5 1 (0.094%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (2.91%) Docker
2 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.094%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (2.72%) Ansible
2 5 (0.47%) logstash
2 5 (0.47%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.37%) Rancher
4 3 (0.28%) Kibana
5 1 (0.094%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.094%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.094%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.094%) Opsview
5 1 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (6.65%) Microsoft
2 29 (2.72%) Adobe
2 29 (2.72%) Oracle
3 26 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 26 (2.44%) Zend
4 24 (2.25%) Google
5 23 (2.16%) ESRI
6 9 (0.84%) IBM
6 9 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.75%) Facebook
8 7 (0.66%) SAP
8 7 (0.66%) Twitter
9 6 (0.56%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.56%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.56%) Xerox
10 3 (0.28%) New Relic
10 3 (0.28%) Telerik
11 2 (0.19%) Perforce
11 2 (0.19%) Sybase
11 2 (0.19%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate Dependent On Eperience
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
National Audit Office
Rate: From £34,777 to £42,166 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort University
Rate: From £26,052 to £32,004 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago