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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
UK
Rank 274 210 186
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 350 588 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.13% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.19% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 424 428
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +56.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +56.84%

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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -71 307 £350 - 363
London -34 142 £386 -3.43% 92
South East -27 65 £344 +2.00% 74
Scotland +34 33 £338 +8.87% 15
East of England +15 20 £325 -3.70% 32
City of London 0 20 £375 -11.76% 19
North East -6 20 £350 +14.28% 6
Surrey +17 15 £420 +52.72% 11
Glasgow +5 15 £325 +8.33% 7
South West -5 15 £345 +4.15% 30
Edinburgh +26 14 £340 +1.49% 3
Berkshire +7 14 £450 +24.13% 15
West Midlands -18 14 £305 -18.66% 35
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £325 +8.33% 6
Yorkshire -9 12 £275 -5.98% 28
Durham 0 11 £350 +14.28% 2
Hampshire +11 10 £363 +26.08% 18
North West -15 10 £325 - 38
Cambridgeshire +6 9 £375 - 13
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 9 £325 - 3
Tyne and Wear -7 9 £325 - 3
East Midlands -13 9 £325 -7.80% 26
Slough +10 7 £450 +140.00% 3
Wales -1 7 £300 -20.00% 6
West Yorkshire -4 7 £275 -8.33% 17
Leeds -5 7 £275 -8.33% 9
Portsmouth - 7 - - 2
South Wales +13 6 £300 -20.00% 6
Wiltshire -1 6 £425 +21.42% 2
Manchester -9 6 £333 +2.30% 23

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 781 (90.71%) Web Development
2 649 (75.38%) JavaScript
3 603 (70.03%) HTML
4 595 (69.11%) CSS
5 320 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
6 313 (36.35%) HTML5
7 291 (33.80%) AngularJS
8 257 (29.85%) jQuery
9 236 (27.41%) CSS3
10 228 (26.48%) .NET
11 201 (23.34%) C#
12 181 (21.02%) PHP
13 170 (19.74%) MVC
14 159 (18.47%) Front End Development
15 151 (17.54%) Git (software)
16 148 (17.19%) React
17 142 (16.49%) Finance
18 137 (15.91%) Sass
19 136 (15.80%) ASP.NET
20 127 (14.75%) Web Services
21 122 (14.17%) SQL
22 119 (13.82%) Java
23 118 (13.70%) TDD
24 116 (13.47%) Node.js
25 114 (13.24%) Scrum
26 112 (13.01%) SQL Server
27 107 (12.43%) User Experience
28 101 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 101 (11.73%) MySQL
29 82 (9.52%) CMS

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 82 (9.52%) CMS
2 47 (5.46%) WordPress
3 45 (5.23%) Drupal
4 33 (3.83%) Apache
5 29 (3.37%) Umbraco
6 20 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 16 (1.86%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.74%) IIS
9 13 (1.51%) GeoServer
10 12 (1.39%) EPiServer
11 11 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (1.16%) Confluence
13 8 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.70%) nginx
15 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.58%) Sitefinity
16 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (2.79%) MS Excel
1 24 (2.79%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.12%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.12%) GIMP
5 1 (0.12%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.56%) GitHub
4 9 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.05%) PaaS
5 7 (0.81%) SaaS
6 4 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.23%) Office 365
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.79%) Intranet
2 21 (2.44%) HTTP
3 16 (1.86%) Internet
4 10 (1.16%) SSL
5 9 (1.05%) DNS
6 5 (0.58%) LDAP
7 4 (0.46%) Extranet
8 3 (0.35%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) SNMP
10 1 (0.12%) DKIM
10 1 (0.12%) DMARC
10 1 (0.12%) FTP
10 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.12%) SMTP
10 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 101 (11.73%) MySQL
3 28 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 15 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.51%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.28%) GIS
8 11 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.81%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.70%) Redis
12 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.35%) phpMyAdmin
14 3 (0.35%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 151 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.81%) Grunt
3 39 (4.53%) Selenium
3 39 (4.53%) Subversion
4 36 (4.18%) Jasmine
5 34 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 33 (3.83%) gulp
7 32 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 32 (3.72%) Maven
7 32 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (3.60%) Bower
8 31 (3.60%) JIRA
8 31 (3.60%) Visual Studio
9 19 (2.21%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (1.86%) Bitbucket
12 13 (1.51%) Protractor
12 13 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.39%) RSpec
14 11 (1.28%) Artifactory
General
1 142 (16.49%) Finance
2 81 (9.41%) Banking
3 48 (5.57%) Marketing
4 27 (3.14%) Publishing
5 17 (1.97%) Legal
6 16 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.74%) Retail
8 12 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.28%) Games
10 6 (0.70%) Electronics
10 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.58%) Advertising
11 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.58%) Military
12 4 (0.46%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.35%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (70.03%) HTML
2 595 (69.11%) CSS
3 313 (36.35%) HTML5
4 291 (33.80%) AngularJS
5 257 (29.85%) jQuery
6 236 (27.41%) CSS3
7 228 (26.48%) .NET
8 148 (17.19%) React
9 137 (15.91%) Sass
10 136 (15.80%) ASP.NET
11 127 (14.75%) Web Services
12 116 (13.47%) Node.js
13 101 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 78 (9.06%) XML
15 76 (8.83%) JSON
15 76 (8.83%) RESTful
16 75 (8.71%) REST
17 68 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 65 (7.55%) Ajax
19 56 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.43%) User Experience
2 24 (2.79%) Computer Science
3 23 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 21 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.51%) Linked Data
6 13 (1.51%) Social Media
7 10 (1.16%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.16%) W3C
8 9 (1.05%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.05%) Graphic Design
8 9 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.58%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.46%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.16%) Linux
2 32 (3.72%) Windows
3 27 (3.14%) Unix
4 18 (2.09%) Android
5 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) webOS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (90.71%) Web Development
2 320 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (19.74%) MVC
4 159 (18.47%) Front End Development
5 118 (13.70%) TDD
6 114 (13.24%) Scrum
7 81 (9.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 73 (8.48%) OO
9 61 (7.08%) BDD
10 59 (6.85%) Web Design
11 58 (6.74%) E-Commerce
12 49 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (4.88%) OOP
14 41 (4.76%) Software Engineering
15 34 (3.95%) SDLC
16 31 (3.60%) Unit Testing
17 30 (3.48%) Automated Testing
18 28 (3.25%) Content Management
18 28 (3.25%) Open Source
18 28 (3.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 649 (75.38%) JavaScript
2 201 (23.34%) C#
3 181 (21.02%) PHP
4 122 (14.17%) SQL
5 119 (13.82%) Java
6 47 (5.46%) Python
7 35 (4.07%) TypeScript
8 28 (3.25%) T-SQL
9 25 (2.90%) ES6
10 23 (2.67%) Ruby
11 12 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.28%) Perl
12 11 (1.28%) XPath
13 8 (0.93%) C
13 8 (0.93%) Scala
14 7 (0.81%) PHP 5
15 6 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.70%) SPARQL
16 5 (0.58%) ECMAScript
16 5 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (3.72%) Degree
1 32 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 14 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.02%) QA
2 8 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.46%) FATCA
3 4 (0.46%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (1.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Varnish
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.28%) Ansible
2 5 (0.58%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.46%) logstash
4 2 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 67 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.60%) Google
3 28 (3.25%) Oracle
4 23 (2.67%) Zend
5 22 (2.56%) Adobe
6 14 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.28%) Telerik
8 9 (1.05%) Twitter
9 7 (0.81%) ESRI
9 7 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.70%) IBM
10 6 (0.70%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.70%) Xerox
11 5 (0.58%) Sencha
12 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.46%) Facebook
12 4 (0.46%) SAP
12 4 (0.46%) Solace
13 3 (0.35%) VMware
14 2 (0.23%) MuleSoft
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Rate: Not specified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £365 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Mego Employment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: From £340 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £335 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day (Some remote working is available)
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Absolute Solution
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £390 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Arnold Ash
Posted: 5 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
LumiraDx Care Solutions
Rate: Free lunch, fruit & drinks
Posted: 17 days ago