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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Development
Rank 155 141 135
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Development 820 830 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.61% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.07% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 597 509
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 18
Average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.27 £21.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £58.85 £93.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +51.11%

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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 751 £378 +0.80% 565
London +2 356 £425 - 188
South East -67 107 £375 +7.14% 88
North West +23 76 £325 +1.16% 72
South West +30 61 £350 +7.69% 46
Manchester +21 58 £327 -6.71% 31
City of London +23 56 £470 +13.93% 38
Scotland -14 43 £323 -19.37% 20
Yorkshire -32 40 £330 -5.71% 38
West Midlands +2 35 £375 - 38
East of England +10 33 £325 - 33
North East -22 29 £350 -12.50% 21
Edinburgh -16 27 £375 -6.25% 9
Berkshire +2 25 £376 +0.26% 13
Wales +12 22 £375 +40.18% 4
Bristol +11 21 £350 -12.50% 16
South Wales +7 20 £375 +40.18% 3
Surrey -13 19 £350 - 13
Hampshire -22 19 £360 +2.71% 19
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 18 £388 -9.88% 18
Tyne and Wear -20 18 £388 -9.88% 20
Hertfordshire +19 16 £325 +8.33% 5
Somerset +10 16 £238 -5.00% 5
Cheshire +2 16 £325 +4.00% 22
Leeds -29 16 £500 +42.85% 9
West Yorkshire -33 16 £500 +42.85% 14
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £331 -11.66% 7
East Midlands -2 15 £313 -3.84% 40
South Yorkshire -13 15 £300 -14.28% 15
Milton Keynes +10 13 £325 -13.33% 2

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 1199 (65.77%) HTML
2 1119 (61.38%) JavaScript
3 1056 (57.93%) CSS
4 846 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
5 552 (30.28%) .NET
6 545 (29.90%) HTML5
7 490 (26.88%) Java
8 482 (26.44%) jQuery
9 481 (26.39%) C#
10 381 (20.90%) MVC
11 373 (20.46%) SQL
12 370 (20.30%) CSS3
13 368 (20.19%) AngularJS
14 365 (20.02%) SQL Server
15 357 (19.58%) ASP.NET
16 348 (19.09%) Scrum
17 347 (19.03%) Git (software)
18 330 (18.10%) Web Services
19 303 (16.62%) TDD
20 301 (16.51%) Front End Development
21 289 (15.85%) Responsive Web Design
22 271 (14.87%) Finance
23 266 (14.59%) PHP
24 252 (13.82%) XML
25 250 (13.71%) Linux
26 246 (13.49%) Subversion
27 227 (12.45%) Web Design
28 200 (10.97%) Oracle
29 199 (10.92%) Relational Database
30 197 (10.81%) Continuous Integration

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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
1 180 (9.87%) Node.js
2 170 (9.33%) CMS
3 80 (4.39%) IIS
4 78 (4.28%) Apache
5 63 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 50 (2.74%) WordPress
7 46 (2.52%) Drupal
8 43 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 39 (2.14%) Umbraco
10 29 (1.59%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.48%) JBoss
12 26 (1.43%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.32%) nginx
14 22 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
17 14 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 12 (0.66%) Confluence
19 11 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.35%) Photoshop
3 33 (1.81%) MS Office
4 27 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.60%) MS Project
7 6 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.27%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.055%) Maple
11 1 (0.055%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (2.41%) Eloqua
2 42 (2.30%) BigMachines
3 31 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (1.43%) Magento
5 12 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.55%) OpenText Process Suite
7 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.22%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.11%) Unica
10 1 (0.055%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.055%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.055%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.40%) GitHub
3 51 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (2.74%) SaaS
5 38 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (1.26%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.44%) Force.com
9 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (0.27%) IaaS
11 5 (0.27%) PaaS
12 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.16%) MailChimp
12 3 (0.16%) Office 365
12 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.11%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 166 (9.11%) HTTP
2 52 (2.85%) Internet
3 20 (1.10%) SSL
4 18 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.93%) Intranet
6 12 (0.66%) DNS
7 9 (0.49%) LDAP
7 9 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (0.33%) 2G
8 6 (0.33%) 3G
8 6 (0.33%) 4G
8 6 (0.33%) SMTP
9 5 (0.27%) FTP
10 3 (0.16%) Firewall
10 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.11%) DHCP
11 2 (0.11%) Extranet
12 1 (0.055%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.055%) VPN
12 1 (0.055%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (20.02%) SQL Server
2 199 (10.92%) Relational Database
3 147 (8.06%) MySQL
4 120 (6.58%) MongoDB
5 71 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 55 (3.02%) Oracle Database
7 55 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 44 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.43%) Neo4j
13 24 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (1.21%) MS Access
14 22 (1.21%) PerformancePoint
14 22 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 347 (19.03%) Git (software)
2 246 (13.49%) Subversion
3 107 (5.87%) Visual Studio
4 80 (4.39%) Maven
5 79 (4.33%) Grunt
6 77 (4.22%) Cucumber
7 74 (4.06%) Jenkins
8 73 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (3.24%) Eclipse
10 52 (2.85%) JUnit
11 51 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
12 50 (2.74%) gulp
12 50 (2.74%) Selenium
13 39 (2.14%) Bower
14 36 (1.97%) Mockito
15 34 (1.87%) JIRA
16 28 (1.54%) Jasmine
17 26 (1.43%) Ant
18 22 (1.21%) Gradle
19 21 (1.15%) Mocha
General
1 271 (14.87%) Finance
2 123 (6.75%) Marketing
3 100 (5.49%) Banking
4 51 (2.80%) Retail
5 38 (2.08%) Publishing
6 35 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.04%) Electronics
9 18 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 14 (0.77%) Advertising
12 13 (0.71%) Back Office
12 13 (0.71%) Legal
13 12 (0.66%) Front Office
14 10 (0.55%) Military
15 7 (0.38%) Law
16 6 (0.33%) Games
16 6 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1421 (77.95%) Developer
2 313 (17.17%) Web Developer
3 274 (15.03%) .NET Developer
4 245 (13.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 243 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 217 (11.90%) HTML Developer
7 198 (10.86%) Java Developer
8 183 (10.04%) C# Developer
9 156 (8.56%) Senior Developer
10 143 (7.84%) HTML CSS Developer
11 139 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 103 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
13 95 (5.21%) Angular Developer
14 88 (4.83%) Analyst
15 86 (4.72%) PHP Developer
16 80 (4.39%) SQL Developer
17 75 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 72 (3.95%) Project Manager
19 65 (3.57%) Digital Developer
20 64 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1199 (65.77%) HTML
2 1056 (57.93%) CSS
3 552 (30.28%) .NET
4 545 (29.90%) HTML5
5 482 (26.44%) jQuery
6 370 (20.30%) CSS3
7 368 (20.19%) AngularJS
8 357 (19.58%) ASP.NET
9 330 (18.10%) Web Services
10 252 (13.82%) XML
11 179 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 172 (9.43%) .NET Framework
13 161 (8.83%) JSON
14 159 (8.72%) RESTful
15 151 (8.28%) Ajax
15 151 (8.28%) REST
16 143 (7.84%) Sass
17 127 (6.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 119 (6.53%) SOAP
18 119 (6.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.49%) User Experience
2 88 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (4.72%) Visualisation
4 61 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 36 (1.97%) N-Tier
7 33 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.43%) W3C
9 22 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 16 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 15 (0.82%) Blog
12 14 (0.77%) Social Media
13 13 (0.71%) iPad
14 12 (0.66%) Graphic Design
14 12 (0.66%) NHS
14 12 (0.66%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.60%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
16 10 (0.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 250 (13.71%) Linux
2 189 (10.37%) Unix
3 131 (7.19%) Mac OS X
4 97 (5.32%) Windows
5 32 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 29 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.54%) Android
8 20 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.55%) CentOS
11 9 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.27%) zOS
15 4 (0.22%) AIX
15 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.22%) Solaris
16 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (20.90%) MVC
3 348 (19.09%) Scrum
4 303 (16.62%) TDD
5 301 (16.51%) Front End Development
6 289 (15.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 227 (12.45%) Web Design
8 197 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (9.49%) OO
10 148 (8.12%) Open Source
11 147 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 146 (8.01%) BDD
13 142 (7.79%) Configuration Management
14 136 (7.46%) Unit Testing
15 122 (6.69%) Project Management
16 115 (6.31%) CRM
17 107 (5.87%) Software Engineering
18 90 (4.94%) SDLC
19 88 (4.83%) Content Management
20 81 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1119 (61.38%) JavaScript
2 490 (26.88%) Java
3 481 (26.39%) C#
4 373 (20.46%) SQL
5 266 (14.59%) PHP
6 162 (8.89%) Python
7 132 (7.24%) Ruby
8 120 (6.58%) Scala
9 89 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 61 (3.35%) C++
11 51 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 49 (2.69%) Apex Code
13 48 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 46 (2.52%) Perl
15 41 (2.25%) C
16 39 (2.14%) PowerShell
17 36 (1.97%) VB.NET
18 30 (1.65%) XAML
19 23 (1.26%) VB
20 22 (1.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 115 (6.31%) Degree
2 89 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.33%) MCSD
9 5 (0.27%) MCPD
9 5 (0.27%) MCSA
9 5 (0.27%) MCSE
9 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.27%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.22%) HND
10 4 (0.22%) MCP
11 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.11%) HNC
13 1 (0.055%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.57%) QA
2 27 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.49%) WCAG
4 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.22%) WAI
6 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.16%) SDET
7 2 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.055%) MiFID
8 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.88%) Docker
3 15 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.055%) NFS
6 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (1.70%) Puppet
2 24 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.04%) Nagios
4 10 (0.55%) Ansible
4 10 (0.55%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.33%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.22%) Cacti
6 4 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.22%) WSUS
7 3 (0.16%) DBAmp
7 3 (0.16%) Jitterbit
7 3 (0.16%) Kibana
7 3 (0.16%) logstash
8 2 (0.11%) Terraform
9 1 (0.055%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.055%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.055%) Opsview
9 1 (0.055%) WMI
Vendors
1 200 (10.97%) Oracle
2 167 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 64 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 48 (2.63%) Adobe
5 47 (2.58%) Google
6 42 (2.30%) Siebel
7 31 (1.70%) Telerik
8 27 (1.48%) Sitecore
9 20 (1.10%) Zend
10 19 (1.04%) VMware
11 16 (0.88%) DevExpress
12 15 (0.82%) EPiServer
12 15 (0.82%) hybris
13 13 (0.71%) IBM
14 12 (0.66%) SAP
15 11 (0.60%) Twitter
15 11 (0.60%) WorldPay
16 10 (0.55%) New Relic
17 9 (0.49%) Infor
17 9 (0.49%) TIBCO
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