The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Development
Rank 104 130 154
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +24
Contract jobs citing Web Development 1068 767 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.90% 1.60% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.21% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 453 442
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 20
Average hourly rate £21.61 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.25% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £23.60 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.41% +75.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 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 +19 975 £348 -0.71% 598
London +46 466 £363 -9.37% 188
South East -13 180 £325 -7.14% 126
City of London +8 85 £375 -11.76% 46
East of England -3 85 £363 +11.53% 57
North West +6 67 £325 +14.03% 76
South West -14 58 £325 +8.15% 44
Scotland +8 54 £375 +15.38% 28
Yorkshire -11 48 £280 -10.54% 20
Surrey +21 46 £413 +17.85% 24
Bristol +13 39 £325 - 19
West Midlands -15 38 £300 -4.68% 42
Manchester +15 34 £284 +1.33% 37
Hampshire -30 34 £300 -14.28% 26
West Yorkshire -24 32 £275 -19.70% 14
Berkshire -38 32 £350 - 15
Essex -2 28 £363 +81.25% 7
Leeds -18 28 £275 -35.29% 11
Oxfordshire +18 27 £325 +1.56% 25
Wales -4 27 £463 +17.08% 9
Hertfordshire -5 27 £395 +5.33% 20
Edinburgh -11 26 £400 +18.51% 11
Cheshire -13 26 £350 -5.08% 22
Reading -6 25 £350 - 10
Glasgow +25 24 £309 -1.12% 12
West Wales -2 23 £450 +7.14% 3
Swansea -3 23 £450 +7.14% 3
East Midlands -16 23 £275 +15.78% 28
Birmingham +4 19 £300 +9.09% 8
South Wales -1 18 £475 +31.94% 6

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1110 (60.82%) HTML
2 1073 (58.79%) JavaScript
3 981 (53.75%) CSS
4 672 (36.82%) jQuery
5 589 (32.27%) .NET
6 554 (30.36%) HTML5
7 467 (25.59%) Java
8 456 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
9 435 (23.84%) C#
10 419 (22.96%) MVC
11 416 (22.79%) ASP.NET
12 403 (22.08%) SQL
13 384 (21.04%) SQL Server
14 344 (18.85%) Web Services
14 344 (18.85%) CSS3
15 336 (18.41%) TDD
16 311 (17.04%) XML
17 289 (15.84%) Ajax
18 283 (15.51%) PHP
19 260 (14.25%) OO
20 246 (13.48%) Scrum
21 228 (12.49%) MySQL
22 216 (11.84%) Oracle
23 211 (11.56%) E-Commerce
24 210 (11.51%) Finance
25 205 (11.23%) Responsive Web Design
26 204 (11.18%) Microsoft
26 204 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
27 200 (10.96%) Linux
28 194 (10.63%) CMS

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 194 (10.63%) CMS
2 114 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 87 (4.77%) Node.js
4 70 (3.84%) IIS
5 67 (3.67%) Apache
6 54 (2.96%) Drupal
7 50 (2.74%) WordPress
8 43 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 36 (1.97%) WebLogic
10 35 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.86%) Umbraco
12 31 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
13 28 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
14 26 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
15 18 (0.99%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.60%) SAS
17 8 (0.44%) Joomla!
18 7 (0.38%) Confluence
18 7 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 115 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 94 (5.15%) Photoshop
3 50 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 34 (1.86%) MS Office
5 18 (0.99%) Acrobat
6 11 (0.60%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.44%) MS Project
9 7 (0.38%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.16%) Windchill
11 3 (0.16%) CATIA
12 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
13 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.055%) Mingle
13 1 (0.055%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 23 (1.26%) Magento
2 19 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 16 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.77%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.16%) Tridion
5 3 (0.16%) nopCommerce
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.11%) e-Work
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.055%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.055%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.055%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.04%) SaaS
5 15 (0.82%) GitHub
6 6 (0.33%) Google App Engine
6 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.22%) Trello
8 3 (0.16%) Force.com
8 3 (0.16%) Heroku
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.055%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 106 (5.81%) Internet
2 72 (3.95%) HTTP
3 33 (1.81%) LDAP
4 30 (1.64%) Intranet
5 20 (1.10%) DNS
6 15 (0.82%) SSL
7 11 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 9 (0.49%) X.509
9 7 (0.38%) BGP
9 7 (0.38%) TELNET
9 7 (0.38%) Network Security
9 7 (0.38%) SNMP
9 7 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.38%) Extranet
10 6 (0.33%) Firewall
10 6 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (0.27%) 4G
11 5 (0.27%) 2G
11 5 (0.27%) 3G
11 5 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 228 (12.49%) MySQL
3 167 (9.15%) Relational Database
4 113 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (3.01%) MongoDB
7 52 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 51 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (2.74%) NoSQL
10 42 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 39 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 38 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.75%) CouchDB
14 30 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (1.26%) InterSystems Cache
17 20 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (0.93%) Data Mining
18 17 (0.93%) Big Data
19 15 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 187 (10.25%) Subversion
2 177 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 111 (6.08%) Visual Studio
4 60 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (3.23%) Maven
6 55 (3.01%) Jenkins
7 46 (2.52%) JUnit
8 35 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 32 (1.75%) Selenium
10 29 (1.59%) Jasmine
11 28 (1.53%) NUnit
12 27 (1.48%) Grunt
13 26 (1.42%) Axure RP
14 23 (1.26%) Hudson
14 23 (1.26%) Ant
14 23 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
15 22 (1.21%) MSTest
16 20 (1.10%) Mercurial
16 20 (1.10%) Cucumber
17 18 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 210 (11.51%) Finance
2 99 (5.42%) Banking
3 80 (4.38%) Retail
4 72 (3.95%) Marketing
5 39 (2.14%) Publishing
6 31 (1.70%) Games
7 29 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.48%) Advertising
9 21 (1.15%) Back Office
10 20 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.82%) Legal
13 14 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.55%) Front Office
15 8 (0.44%) Automotive
15 8 (0.44%) Law
15 8 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.38%) Military
17 6 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1347 (73.81%) Developer
2 361 (19.78%) Web Developer
3 216 (11.84%) .NET Developer
4 185 (10.14%) Front-End Developer
5 140 (7.67%) Java Developer
6 130 (7.12%) Senior Developer
7 100 (5.48%) C# Developer
8 94 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 94 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
9 92 (5.04%) PHP Developer
10 79 (4.33%) Architect
11 74 (4.05%) Analyst
12 67 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 66 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
14 63 (3.45%) Python Developer
15 51 (2.79%) UI Developer
16 47 (2.58%) UI Programmer
17 46 (2.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 43 (2.36%) Front-End Web Developer
19 38 (2.08%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1110 (60.82%) HTML
2 981 (53.75%) CSS
3 672 (36.82%) jQuery
4 589 (32.27%) .NET
5 554 (30.36%) HTML5
6 416 (22.79%) ASP.NET
7 344 (18.85%) Web Services
7 344 (18.85%) CSS3
8 311 (17.04%) XML
9 289 (15.84%) Ajax
10 204 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 170 (9.32%) JSON
12 158 (8.66%) .NET Framework
13 125 (6.85%) Spring
14 111 (6.08%) Backbone.js
15 107 (5.86%) JSP
16 104 (5.70%) XHTML
17 100 (5.48%) AngularJS
18 93 (5.10%) SOAP
19 92 (5.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 90 (4.93%) Open Source
3 81 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 65 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 33 (1.81%) Social Media
6 24 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 24 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 24 (1.32%) W3C
7 22 (1.21%) NHS
8 21 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 18 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 16 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 13 (0.71%) Blog
12 12 (0.66%) Semantic Web
12 12 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.60%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.60%) iPad
14 10 (0.55%) Web 2.0
14 10 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 200 (10.96%) Linux
2 156 (8.55%) UNIX
3 127 (6.96%) Windows
4 76 (4.16%) Apple iOS
5 60 (3.29%) Android
6 38 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 30 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.60%) AIX
10 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.44%) SUSE
11 8 (0.44%) Solaris
12 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.16%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.16%) Debian
14 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (22.96%) MVC
3 336 (18.41%) TDD
4 260 (14.25%) OO
5 246 (13.48%) Scrum
6 211 (11.56%) E-Commerce
7 205 (11.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 166 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
9 152 (8.33%) Content Management
10 140 (7.67%) Project Management
11 126 (6.90%) Web Design
11 126 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 116 (6.36%) BDD
13 93 (5.10%) Software Engineering
14 91 (4.99%) Configuration Management
15 74 (4.05%) SOA
16 72 (3.95%) OOP
17 67 (3.67%) SEO
18 60 (3.29%) CRM
19 57 (3.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1073 (58.79%) JavaScript
2 467 (25.59%) Java
3 435 (23.84%) C#
4 403 (22.08%) SQL
5 283 (15.51%) PHP
6 132 (7.23%) Python
7 80 (4.38%) PL/SQL
8 78 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 69 (3.78%) Ruby
10 60 (3.29%) Scala
11 57 (3.12%) Perl
12 47 (2.58%) PHP5
13 32 (1.75%) C
13 32 (1.75%) VB.NET
14 29 (1.59%) C++
15 23 (1.26%) VB
16 22 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.10%) XPath
18 19 (1.04%) ActionScript
19 16 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 166 (9.10%) Degree
2 56 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 10 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.49%) ISEB
8 7 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.27%) MCAD
9 5 (0.27%) MCSD
10 4 (0.22%) MCP
11 3 (0.16%) MBA
11 3 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.11%) APMP
13 1 (0.055%) MySQL Certification
13 1 (0.055%) PMP
13 1 (0.055%) HND
13 1 (0.055%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.96%) QA
2 13 (0.71%) SLA
3 6 (0.33%) Section 508
4 4 (0.22%) WAI
5 3 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
7 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.055%) GAMP
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.71%) Varnish
3 9 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.055%) Nmap
6 1 (0.055%) Xen
6 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (0.60%) Capistrano
2 9 (0.49%) Puppet
2 9 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.44%) Nagios
3 8 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.055%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.055%) Netcool
7 1 (0.055%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.055%) Plesk
7 1 (0.055%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 216 (11.84%) Oracle
2 204 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 95 (5.21%) Adobe
4 49 (2.68%) Zend
5 39 (2.14%) Google
6 37 (2.03%) Sitecore
7 32 (1.75%) hybris
8 31 (1.70%) JBoss
8 31 (1.70%) Twitter
9 21 (1.15%) Sun
9 21 (1.15%) ATG
10 17 (0.93%) HP
10 17 (0.93%) VMware
10 17 (0.93%) Facebook
11 16 (0.88%) Apple
12 15 (0.82%) IBM
13 14 (0.77%) Business Objects
14 13 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.60%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.60%) Endeca
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day Initially for 3 Months
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 - £305 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Rate: £285 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago