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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 256 200 146
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 510 655 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.17% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.23% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 480 596
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Median hourly rate £20.32 £19.73 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £17.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.82 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.66 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -35.10%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -67 448 £368 +13.07% 364
London -35 198 £400 +2.89% 80
South East -46 80 £365 +21.66% 73
Scotland -4 43 £325 +8.33% 11
North West +3 42 £350 +7.69% 43
City of London +30 38 £375 -6.25% 16
East of England +4 29 £325 +13.04% 42
West Midlands -25 29 £325 +13.04% 24
Yorkshire -19 28 £325 - 39
Edinburgh -2 26 £270 -10.00% 6
South West +5 25 £315 - 26
Manchester 0 22 £350 +16.66% 24
West Yorkshire -24 18 £325 - 20
Berkshire -10 17 £375 +15.38% 15
Leeds -14 17 £325 - 15
Surrey -17 16 £481 +48.07% 9
Devon +12 13 £320 -17.41% 2
Oxfordshire +1 13 £256 -35.93% 6
Cambridgeshire +20 12 £350 +27.27% 16
Oxford +6 12 £375 -1.63% 4
Birmingham -6 12 £350 +12.90% 4
East Midlands -7 12 £344 +37.50% 29
North East -48 12 £400 +50.94% 7
Tyne and Wear -50 12 £400 +25.00% 5
Norfolk +10 10 £325 -7.14% 2
Cheshire -5 10 £500 +49.25% 9
Wales +23 9 £400 +3.22% 3
Kent +11 9 £208 -1.19% 7
Glasgow +1 9 £356 +18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £325 +13.04% 7

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1025 (94.04%) Web Development
2 839 (76.97%) JavaScript
3 788 (72.29%) HTML
4 781 (71.65%) CSS
5 437 (40.09%) HTML5
6 404 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
7 391 (35.87%) jQuery
8 350 (32.11%) .NET
9 345 (31.65%) AngularJS
10 334 (30.64%) CSS3
11 294 (26.97%) C#
12 277 (25.41%) MVC
13 260 (23.85%) ASP.NET
14 211 (19.36%) Front End Development
15 208 (19.08%) TDD
16 198 (18.17%) Java
17 188 (17.25%) SQL Server
18 182 (16.70%) Node.js
19 179 (16.42%) PHP
20 174 (15.96%) SQL
21 173 (15.87%) User Experience
22 156 (14.31%) Git (software)
23 149 (13.67%) Sass
24 137 (12.57%) Web Services
25 136 (12.48%) ASP.NET MVC
26 133 (12.20%) CMS
26 133 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 132 (12.11%) Scrum
28 128 (11.74%) Finance
29 120 (11.01%) Ajax

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
1 133 (12.20%) CMS
2 66 (6.06%) WordPress
3 40 (3.67%) Drupal
4 32 (2.94%) IIS
5 25 (2.29%) Apache
5 25 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 24 (2.20%) Umbraco
7 19 (1.74%) GeoServer
8 18 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.01%) nginx
11 9 (0.83%) Joomla!
11 9 (0.83%) uWSGI
12 7 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.46%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.46%) Confluence
15 4 (0.37%) JBoss
15 4 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (4.59%) Photoshop
2 24 (2.20%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.55%) GIMP
5 6 (0.55%) MS Office
6 5 (0.46%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (2.11%) Magento
2 13 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.73%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.46%) Unica
6 3 (0.28%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Shopify
7 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.092%) KANA IQ
8 1 (0.092%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.94%) GitHub
4 13 (1.19%) SaaS
5 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.28%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.18%) Pure360
10 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.092%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.092%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.092%) Heroku
10 1 (0.092%) IaaS
10 1 (0.092%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.092%) PaaS
10 1 (0.092%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.20%) HTTP
2 22 (2.02%) Internet
3 16 (1.47%) Intranet
4 15 (1.38%) DNS
5 14 (1.28%) SSL
6 5 (0.46%) SMTP
7 4 (0.37%) Extranet
7 4 (0.37%) SSH
8 3 (0.28%) FTP
8 3 (0.28%) LDAP
8 3 (0.28%) SNMP
9 2 (0.18%) DMZ
9 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.092%) Firewall
10 1 (0.092%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.092%) Network Security
10 1 (0.092%) Wireless
10 1 (0.092%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 88 (8.07%) MySQL
3 34 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.57%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.11%) GIS
7 20 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.37%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.37%) Redis
13 4 (0.37%) Spatial Data
14 3 (0.28%) DB2
14 3 (0.28%) MS Access
15 2 (0.18%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 156 (14.31%) Git (software)
2 79 (7.25%) Grunt
3 76 (6.97%) Subversion
4 69 (6.33%) Selenium
5 48 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 47 (4.31%) Jasmine
7 45 (4.13%) Jenkins
8 44 (4.04%) gulp
9 41 (3.76%) Visual Studio
10 37 (3.39%) Maven
11 31 (2.84%) JIRA
12 27 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (2.29%) Mocha
14 24 (2.20%) Bower
14 24 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
15 23 (2.11%) TeamCity
16 19 (1.74%) Gradle
17 18 (1.65%) Artifactory
17 18 (1.65%) Eclipse
18 16 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 128 (11.74%) Finance
2 64 (5.87%) Banking
3 61 (5.60%) Marketing
4 38 (3.49%) Publishing
5 36 (3.30%) Games
6 26 (2.39%) Legal
6 26 (2.39%) Retail
7 22 (2.02%) Front Office
8 21 (1.93%) Advertising
9 19 (1.74%) Back Office
10 13 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) Law
15 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 1 (0.092%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.092%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 788 (72.29%) HTML
2 781 (71.65%) CSS
3 437 (40.09%) HTML5
4 391 (35.87%) jQuery
5 350 (32.11%) .NET
6 345 (31.65%) AngularJS
7 334 (30.64%) CSS3
8 260 (23.85%) ASP.NET
9 182 (16.70%) Node.js
10 149 (13.67%) Sass
11 137 (12.57%) Web Services
12 136 (12.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 133 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 120 (11.01%) Ajax
15 106 (9.72%) XML
16 86 (7.89%) React
17 84 (7.71%) .NET Framework
17 84 (7.71%) REST
18 79 (7.25%) JSON
19 73 (6.70%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (15.87%) User Experience
2 52 (4.77%) Mobile App
3 30 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 19 (1.74%) Hedge funds
4 19 (1.74%) NHS
4 19 (1.74%) N-Tier
5 17 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.28%) W3C
7 10 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.73%) Blog
8 8 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (0.73%) Online Games
8 8 (0.73%) Social Media
8 8 (0.73%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.64%) Equities
9 7 (0.64%) iPad
10 6 (0.55%) Animation
10 6 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.78%) Linux
2 51 (4.68%) Unix
3 32 (2.94%) Windows
4 17 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.64%) Android
6 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.18%) CentOS
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.092%) Debian
10 1 (0.092%) SUSE
10 1 (0.092%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1025 (94.04%) Web Development
2 404 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (25.41%) MVC
4 211 (19.36%) Front End Development
5 208 (19.08%) TDD
6 132 (12.11%) Scrum
7 104 (9.54%) OO
8 103 (9.45%) E-Commerce
9 99 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
11 72 (6.61%) Software Engineering
12 65 (5.96%) Web Design
13 56 (5.14%) Open Source
14 55 (5.05%) BDD
15 52 (4.77%) CRM
16 47 (4.31%) Unit Testing
17 45 (4.13%) Content Management
18 42 (3.85%) Analytics
18 42 (3.85%) SDLC
19 41 (3.76%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 839 (76.97%) JavaScript
2 294 (26.97%) C#
3 198 (18.17%) Java
4 179 (16.42%) PHP
5 174 (15.96%) SQL
6 83 (7.61%) Python
7 40 (3.67%) T-SQL
8 39 (3.58%) Perl
9 37 (3.39%) Ruby
10 26 (2.39%) ES6
11 22 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.38%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.19%) VB
14 10 (0.92%) XPath
15 8 (0.73%) C
15 8 (0.73%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.73%) VBScript
16 7 (0.64%) Go
17 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (3.03%) Degree
2 30 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.18%) CISSP
6 2 (0.18%) MCP
6 2 (0.18%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.092%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.29%) WCAG
2 11 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (1.01%) QA
3 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.092%) HL7
4 1 (0.092%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) Docker
3 2 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.092%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (1.74%) Ansible
2 3 (0.28%) Rancher
3 2 (0.18%) Jitterbit
3 2 (0.18%) logstash
3 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.092%) cPanel
4 1 (0.092%) Kibana
4 1 (0.092%) Puppet
4 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.092%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 64 (5.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (3.49%) Adobe
3 36 (3.30%) Oracle
4 24 (2.20%) Sitecore
5 21 (1.93%) Twitter
6 20 (1.83%) ESRI
7 16 (1.47%) Google
8 15 (1.38%) Zend
9 11 (1.01%) EPiServer
9 11 (1.01%) Facebook
9 11 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.73%) PayPal
11 6 (0.55%) SAP
12 5 (0.46%) IBM
13 4 (0.37%) Blue Prism
13 4 (0.37%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.28%) Siebel
14 3 (0.28%) Sybase
14 3 (0.28%) Telerik
15 2 (0.18%) VMware
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Free Parking + Lunch
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £0.00 - £0.01 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: Market Rates - Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bath
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 400 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
York
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago