The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 121 159 142
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 948 639 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.34% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.45% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 388 443
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £210 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 27
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £46.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +75.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +28 888 £325 +8.33% 477
London +31 364 £350 - 115
South East -40 97 £300 - 93
City of London +15 86 £350 +7.69% 25
North West +18 80 £350 +16.66% 53
South West +25 79 £350 +27.27% 32
Yorkshire +32 77 £350 +42.85% 48
East of England -22 73 £310 +16.98% 54
West Midlands -3 67 £300 +11.11% 35
West Yorkshire +19 59 £350 +60.00% 27
Leeds +24 56 £338 +58.82% 15
Manchester +9 48 £300 -4.76% 25
Scotland +4 42 £278 +11.00% 24
East Midlands +8 41 £290 +18.36% 37
Bristol +18 36 £335 -5.36% 5
Birmingham +11 29 £300 -11.76% 7
Glasgow +28 28 £275 +10.00% 10
Hampshire +4 28 £300 - 25
Cambridgeshire -6 25 £285 -0.86% 20
Cambridge +13 22 £285 -5.78% 13
Cheshire -2 22 £350 +12.00% 11
Berkshire -42 22 £250 - 10
Wiltshire 0 19 £350 +16.66% 5
East Sussex +5 18 £219 -34.70% 7
North Yorkshire +7 17 £350 - 10
Brighton +7 17 £200 -40.29% 7
Chester -4 15 £350 +12.00% 4
Leicestershire -8 15 £265 +8.16% 9
Hertfordshire -11 15 £325 +18.18% 16
Wales -12 15 £363 +52.63% 11

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1244 (74.85%) HTML
2 1182 (71.12%) JavaScript
3 1168 (70.28%) CSS
4 743 (44.71%) jQuery
5 684 (41.16%) HTML5
6 581 (34.96%) .NET
7 480 (28.88%) CSS3
8 472 (28.40%) MVC
9 460 (27.68%) PHP
10 445 (26.77%) C#
11 417 (25.09%) ASP.NET
12 361 (21.72%) Web Development
13 304 (18.29%) SQL Server
14 294 (17.69%) XML
15 284 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
16 271 (16.31%) MySQL
17 255 (15.34%) SQL
18 242 (14.56%) Java
19 233 (14.02%) Web Services
19 233 (14.02%) Ajax
20 206 (12.39%) TDD
21 194 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
22 186 (11.19%) OO
23 182 (10.95%) CMS
24 161 (9.69%) E-Commerce
25 152 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
26 150 (9.03%) JSON
27 138 (8.30%) Finance
28 132 (7.94%) Scrum
28 132 (7.94%) Subversion

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 182 (10.95%) CMS
2 91 (5.48%) Drupal
3 85 (5.11%) Node.js
4 77 (4.63%) WordPress
5 75 (4.51%) Apache
6 61 (3.67%) SharePoint
7 44 (2.65%) Umbraco
8 38 (2.29%) IIS
9 37 (2.23%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.84%) Moodle
12 12 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.72%) Joomla!
12 12 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
13 10 (0.60%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.36%) Kentico
14 6 (0.36%) Mule
15 5 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (0.30%) TeamSite
Applications
1 109 (6.56%) Photoshop
2 60 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (2.89%) MS Excel
4 17 (1.02%) Acrobat
4 17 (1.02%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.30%) InDesign
5 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) MS Office
8 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.060%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 33 (1.99%) Magento
2 18 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.18%) Summit
3 3 (0.18%) Tridion
4 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.060%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.78%) SaaS
2 8 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.24%) Google App Engine
3 4 (0.24%) GitHub
4 3 (0.18%) Trello
4 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.060%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.09%) Internet
2 48 (2.89%) Intranet
3 35 (2.11%) HTTP
4 16 (0.96%) Extranet
5 8 (0.48%) DNS
6 6 (0.36%) LDAP
7 4 (0.24%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.24%) FTP
8 3 (0.18%) SMTP
8 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.18%) SSL
9 2 (0.12%) SAN
9 2 (0.12%) AMQP
9 2 (0.12%) Wireless
9 2 (0.12%) WEP
10 1 (0.060%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.060%) LTE
10 1 (0.060%) 4G
10 1 (0.060%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 271 (16.31%) MySQL
3 54 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 28 (1.68%) NoSQL
6 28 (1.68%) RDBMS
7 18 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.36%) Big Data
13 5 (0.30%) OLAP
14 4 (0.24%) MS Access
14 4 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.24%) KDB
15 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 132 (7.94%) Subversion
2 119 (7.16%) Git (software)
3 117 (7.04%) Visual Studio
4 64 (3.85%) Maven
5 51 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (2.77%) Jenkins
7 45 (2.71%) Eclipse
8 35 (2.11%) Ant
8 35 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
9 26 (1.56%) PHPUnit
10 25 (1.50%) Grunt
11 23 (1.38%) Axure RP
12 20 (1.20%) Jasmine
12 20 (1.20%) NUnit
13 18 (1.08%) PhoneGap
14 17 (1.02%) Mercurial
15 15 (0.90%) JUnit
16 12 (0.72%) MSBuild
17 11 (0.66%) Cucumber
17 11 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (8.30%) Finance
2 59 (3.55%) Retail
3 49 (2.95%) Banking
4 44 (2.65%) Marketing
5 33 (1.99%) Games
6 32 (1.93%) Publishing
7 28 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.84%) Legal
10 13 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.72%) Advertising
12 10 (0.60%) Front Office
12 10 (0.60%) Automotive
13 6 (0.36%) Law
13 6 (0.36%) Back Office
14 5 (0.30%) Electronics
14 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.30%) Local Government
15 3 (0.18%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1244 (74.85%) HTML
2 1168 (70.28%) CSS
3 743 (44.71%) jQuery
4 684 (41.16%) HTML5
5 581 (34.96%) .NET
6 480 (28.88%) CSS3
7 417 (25.09%) ASP.NET
8 294 (17.69%) XML
9 233 (14.02%) Web Services
9 233 (14.02%) Ajax
10 194 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 150 (9.03%) JSON
12 131 (7.88%) AngularJS
13 130 (7.82%) XHTML
14 111 (6.68%) Backbone.js
15 110 (6.62%) WCF
16 87 (5.23%) .NET Framework
17 86 (5.17%) REST
18 83 (4.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 82 (4.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.21%) Mobile App
2 66 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 54 (3.25%) Open Source
4 47 (2.83%) Digital Media
5 37 (2.23%) W3C
6 36 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (1.62%) Social Media
8 23 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (0.96%) RIA
10 15 (0.90%) Graphic Design
11 14 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 14 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.66%) NHS
12 11 (0.66%) iPhone
13 10 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.60%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.60%) Web 2.0
14 7 (0.42%) Social Network
14 7 (0.42%) Streaming Video
15 6 (0.36%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (6.62%) Linux
2 72 (4.33%) Windows
3 59 (3.55%) Android
4 58 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.89%) UNIX
6 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
7 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.060%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.060%) Fedora
11 1 (0.060%) CentOS
11 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.060%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (28.40%) MVC
2 361 (21.72%) Web Development
3 284 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (12.39%) TDD
5 186 (11.19%) OO
6 161 (9.69%) E-Commerce
7 152 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 132 (7.94%) Scrum
9 113 (6.80%) Web Design
10 99 (5.96%) Content Management
11 74 (4.45%) OOP
12 73 (4.39%) SEO
13 63 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (3.67%) Unit Testing
15 53 (3.19%) BDD
15 53 (3.19%) Software Engineering
16 52 (3.13%) Web Application Development
17 37 (2.23%) Analytics
18 33 (1.99%) Project Management
19 32 (1.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1182 (71.12%) JavaScript
2 460 (27.68%) PHP
3 445 (26.77%) C#
4 255 (15.34%) SQL
5 242 (14.56%) Java
6 54 (3.25%) PHP5
7 49 (2.95%) Python
8 43 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 38 (2.29%) Ruby
10 34 (2.05%) VB.NET
11 24 (1.44%) Perl
12 20 (1.20%) VB
13 18 (1.08%) XPath
14 17 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.02%) C++
15 16 (0.96%) Scala
16 9 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.54%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.48%) C
18 7 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (5.54%) Degree
2 18 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.18%) MCP
6 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.060%) PMP
7 1 (0.060%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.060%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.060%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.41%) QA
2 8 (0.48%) WAI
3 6 (0.36%) WCAG
4 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.060%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (0.24%) Puppet
1 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.060%) StatsD
3 1 (0.060%) Control-M
3 1 (0.060%) Nagios
3 1 (0.060%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.060%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.060%) Plesk
Vendors
1 122 (7.34%) Zend
2 107 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 88 (5.29%) Adobe
4 65 (3.91%) Oracle
5 32 (1.93%) Google
6 22 (1.32%) Twitter
7 18 (1.08%) Alterian
8 16 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 15 (0.90%) Sencha
10 13 (0.78%) Ektron
11 10 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.60%) JBoss
12 8 (0.48%) Venda
13 7 (0.42%) Apple
14 6 (0.36%) IBM
14 6 (0.36%) Telerik
15 5 (0.30%) Sage
15 5 (0.30%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.30%) Facebook
16 4 (0.24%) webMethods
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