The table below looks at the statistics for Web Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Development over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Development
Rank 66 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Development 1691 1607 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.03% 2.88% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.66% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1079 1340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.90 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +0.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Development within the UK.

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Web Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Development within the UK.

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Development
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Web Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Development
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 1518 £375 - 1105
London -14 678 £425 +4.93% 337
South East -5 280 £346 +1.83% 177
North West +31 142 £350 +6.87% 157
Yorkshire +24 133 £325 - 95
City of London -7 94 £400 -11.11% 69
West Yorkshire +6 92 £350 +7.69% 54
Manchester +23 79 £343 +6.61% 82
South West -9 79 £338 - 65
Wales +36 76 £375 -3.22% 11
West Midlands -22 75 £325 +8.33% 99
South Wales +30 71 £375 -4.76% 7
Leeds +16 71 £350 +7.69% 39
Scotland -7 65 £300 -7.69% 31
Cardiff +20 58 £375 -3.22% 5
West Sussex -8 54 £425 - 6
East of England -13 53 £350 +3.70% 98
Hampshire +12 49 £325 - 40
Cheshire +15 45 £400 +21.21% 33
East Midlands +18 44 £300 - 57
Buckinghamshire +20 40 £350 +9.80% 19
Surrey -20 40 £365 +4.28% 32
North East -3 39 £331 -22.96% 16
Glasgow +20 38 £300 -7.69% 15
Tyne and Wear -12 33 £338 -21.51% 12
Kent -4 31 £338 +5.46% 15
Berkshire -29 31 £475 +35.71% 22
Birmingham +2 30 £300 +4.34% 35
Milton Keynes +7 29 £350 +3.70% 10
Bristol -3 27 £363 -3.33% 17

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development.

1 2158 (68.38%) JavaScript
2 2051 (64.99%) HTML
3 1870 (59.25%) CSS
4 1311 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
5 1059 (33.56%) HTML5
6 911 (28.87%) jQuery
7 910 (28.83%) .NET
8 873 (27.66%) Java
9 817 (25.89%) C#
10 785 (24.87%) AngularJS
11 753 (23.86%) MVC
12 736 (23.32%) CSS3
13 675 (21.39%) PHP
14 600 (19.01%) Front End Development
15 584 (18.50%) ASP.NET
16 572 (18.12%) TDD
17 565 (17.90%) SQL Server
18 542 (17.17%) SQL
19 539 (17.08%) Git (software)
20 464 (14.70%) Scrum
21 426 (13.50%) Web Services
22 416 (13.18%) Finance
22 416 (13.18%) User Experience
23 389 (12.33%) Responsive Web Design
24 382 (12.10%) Linux
25 367 (11.63%) Subversion
26 358 (11.34%) XML
27 333 (10.55%) Node.js
28 325 (10.30%) CRM
29 303 (9.60%) CMS

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 333 (10.55%) Node.js
2 303 (9.60%) CMS
3 123 (3.90%) IIS
4 122 (3.87%) WordPress
5 121 (3.83%) Apache
6 95 (3.01%) Drupal
7 80 (2.53%) SharePoint
8 57 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 47 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
10 46 (1.46%) Umbraco
11 44 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 42 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 41 (1.30%) Confluence
14 38 (1.20%) nginx
15 33 (1.05%) Apache Solr
16 29 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 25 (0.79%) WebLogic
18 24 (0.76%) JBoss
18 24 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
19 21 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (2.85%) Photoshop
2 87 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 50 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 47 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 39 (1.24%) MS Office
6 31 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.13%) GIMP
12 3 (0.095%) MS Project
13 1 (0.032%) Houdini
13 1 (0.032%) Maple
13 1 (0.032%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.032%) Revit
Business Applications
1 58 (1.84%) Magento
2 44 (1.39%) Eloqua
3 40 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (1.14%) BigMachines
5 9 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.29%) Unica
6 8 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.19%) Infor CRM
8 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.16%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.13%) OpenText Process Suite
11 2 (0.063%) SDL Web 8
12 1 (0.032%) Eagle PACE
12 1 (0.032%) KANA IQ
12 1 (0.032%) OpenCart
12 1 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 106 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.50%) GitHub
4 57 (1.81%) SaaS
5 47 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (1.11%) Google Analytics
7 19 (0.60%) PaaS
8 17 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 14 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
10 11 (0.35%) Force.com
10 11 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.35%) IaaS
11 10 (0.32%) Office 365
12 6 (0.19%) Heroku
13 5 (0.16%) Lucidchart
14 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.13%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.095%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 189 (5.99%) HTTP
2 178 (5.64%) Network Security
3 70 (2.22%) Internet
4 47 (1.49%) Intranet
5 33 (1.05%) DNS
6 25 (0.79%) SMTP
7 23 (0.73%) SSL
8 19 (0.60%) LDAP
8 19 (0.60%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.29%) SAN
10 7 (0.22%) SSH
11 6 (0.19%) FTP
12 5 (0.16%) DHCP
12 5 (0.16%) Firewall
12 5 (0.16%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.13%) Extranet
14 3 (0.095%) Skype
14 3 (0.095%) SNA
14 3 (0.095%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 281 (8.90%) MySQL
3 222 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 160 (5.07%) MongoDB
5 99 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 92 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 89 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 67 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 65 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 35 (1.11%) Big Data
13 30 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 30 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (0.86%) MS Access
16 25 (0.79%) Neo4j
17 21 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (0.67%) DB2
18 19 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 539 (17.08%) Git (software)
2 367 (11.63%) Subversion
3 154 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 111 (3.52%) Grunt
5 108 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 103 (3.26%) JIRA
7 102 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 99 (3.14%) Maven
9 97 (3.07%) JUnit
10 94 (2.98%) Selenium
11 90 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 87 (2.76%) Jasmine
13 81 (2.57%) gulp
14 60 (1.90%) Eclipse
15 49 (1.55%) Axure RP
16 48 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
17 46 (1.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 44 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
19 42 (1.33%) Mockito
20 40 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 416 (13.18%) Finance
2 189 (5.99%) Marketing
3 173 (5.48%) Banking
4 119 (3.77%) Retail
5 70 (2.22%) Publishing
6 50 (1.58%) Legal
7 43 (1.36%) Front Office
8 40 (1.27%) Back Office
9 37 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 28 (0.89%) Games
12 23 (0.73%) Advertising
12 23 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.51%) Electronics
14 11 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.32%) Automotive
15 10 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.25%) Billing
18 7 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 2592 (82.13%) Developer
2 1039 (32.92%) Web Developer
3 503 (15.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 503 (15.94%) JavaScript Developer
4 406 (12.86%) .NET Developer
5 346 (10.96%) HTML Developer
6 332 (10.52%) C# Developer
7 263 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 258 (8.17%) HTML CSS Developer
9 237 (7.51%) Senior Developer
10 222 (7.03%) PHP Developer
11 218 (6.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 216 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 159 (5.04%) C# Web Developer
14 156 (4.94%) Angular Developer
15 149 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
16 127 (4.02%) UI Developer
17 126 (3.99%) Agile Developer
18 123 (3.90%) Architect
19 122 (3.87%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2051 (64.99%) HTML
2 1870 (59.25%) CSS
3 1059 (33.56%) HTML5
4 911 (28.87%) jQuery
5 910 (28.83%) .NET
6 785 (24.87%) AngularJS
7 736 (23.32%) CSS3
8 584 (18.50%) ASP.NET
9 426 (13.50%) Web Services
10 358 (11.34%) XML
11 302 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 298 (9.44%) Sass
13 297 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 272 (8.62%) Ajax
15 268 (8.49%) JSON
16 259 (8.21%) REST
17 238 (7.54%) .NET Framework
18 211 (6.69%) RESTful
19 208 (6.59%) Spring
20 172 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 416 (13.18%) User Experience
2 210 (6.65%) Digital Media
3 161 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 104 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (2.85%) Visualisation
6 86 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 52 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 49 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (1.24%) Psychology
10 37 (1.17%) W3C
11 31 (0.98%) RIA
12 30 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
13 28 (0.89%) NHS
14 27 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 25 (0.79%) Fintech
16 24 (0.76%) Management Information System
17 23 (0.73%) Blog
18 20 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 19 (0.60%) Web 2.0
20 18 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 382 (12.10%) Linux
2 241 (7.64%) Unix
3 165 (5.23%) Windows
4 127 (4.02%) Mac OS X
5 66 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 52 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 33 (1.05%) Android
8 27 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.38%) zOS
14 9 (0.29%) CentOS
14 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.22%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.16%) Debian
18 4 (0.13%) AIX
18 4 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1311 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 753 (23.86%) MVC
3 600 (19.01%) Front End Development
4 572 (18.12%) TDD
5 464 (14.70%) Scrum
6 389 (12.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 325 (10.30%) CRM
8 303 (9.60%) Web Design
9 302 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 300 (9.51%) OO
11 265 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
12 225 (7.13%) BDD
13 224 (7.10%) Software Engineering
14 194 (6.15%) ERP
15 190 (6.02%) Unit Testing
16 186 (5.89%) Open Source
17 159 (5.04%) Project Management
18 143 (4.53%) Content Management
19 138 (4.37%) Mentoring
20 135 (4.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2158 (68.38%) JavaScript
2 873 (27.66%) Java
3 817 (25.89%) C#
4 675 (21.39%) PHP
5 542 (17.17%) SQL
6 254 (8.05%) Python
7 182 (5.77%) Ruby
8 174 (5.51%) T-SQL
9 150 (4.75%) Scala
10 94 (2.98%) Perl
11 72 (2.28%) VB.NET
12 71 (2.25%) C
13 59 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 56 (1.77%) TypeScript
15 51 (1.62%) VB
16 50 (1.58%) Apex Code
16 50 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 46 (1.46%) C++
18 33 (1.05%) VBScript
19 30 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 207 (6.56%) Degree
2 126 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 31 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 13 (0.41%) MCSD
8 12 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.32%) MCPD
9 10 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.22%) MCSE
11 6 (0.19%) MCSA
11 6 (0.19%) MCTS
12 5 (0.16%) MCITP
12 5 (0.16%) MCP
12 5 (0.16%) PMP
12 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.095%) CISSP
13 3 (0.095%) ISEB
13 3 (0.095%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.01%) QA
2 28 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (0.63%) WCAG
4 10 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.16%) SLA
6 4 (0.13%) WAI
7 3 (0.095%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.063%) MiFID
9 1 (0.032%) HL7
9 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.032%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.032%) SDET
System Software
1 47 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.67%) Docker
3 18 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.16%) Varnish
4 5 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.095%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.063%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.063%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.063%) KVM
6 2 (0.063%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.063%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.032%) Firmware
7 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.032%) NFS
7 1 (0.032%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.032%) vSphere
7 1 (0.032%) XenApp
7 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (1.14%) Puppet
2 27 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.60%) Nagios
4 16 (0.51%) Ansible
5 12 (0.38%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.25%) TeamSite
7 7 (0.22%) Kibana
8 6 (0.19%) logstash
9 5 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.13%) Cacti
10 4 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.13%) WSUS
11 3 (0.095%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.095%) Grafana
11 3 (0.095%) Piwik
11 3 (0.095%) SCOM
11 3 (0.095%) StatsD
12 2 (0.063%) SCCM
Vendors
1 241 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 203 (6.43%) Oracle
3 150 (4.75%) Adobe
4 95 (3.01%) Google
5 68 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 58 (1.84%) Zend
7 53 (1.68%) Sitecore
8 39 (1.24%) Telerik
9 37 (1.17%) Siebel
10 30 (0.95%) VMware
11 29 (0.92%) Twitter
12 26 (0.82%) hybris
13 22 (0.70%) IBM
14 21 (0.67%) SAP
15 20 (0.63%) Red Hat
16 19 (0.60%) EPiServer
17 17 (0.54%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.54%) Sybase
18 15 (0.48%) Facebook
18 15 (0.48%) TIBCO
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