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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 136 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Development 821 771 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.60% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.15% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 500 426
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 22
Average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £19.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +26.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £11.60 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £111.36 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -18.18%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -3 760 £375 +3.44% 573
London -25 349 £425 +9.67% 175
South East +65 202 £350 +9.45% 100
City of London -23 79 £419 +4.68% 68
Yorkshire +16 57 £350 +9.37% 52
Hampshire +15 52 £351 +16.83% 18
Scotland +15 50 £400 +53.84% 20
West Yorkshire +5 38 £345 +12.19% 29
Leeds 0 36 £345 +9.52% 18
Edinburgh +17 34 £400 +60.00% 11
West Sussex +15 33 £350 -26.31% 6
North West -18 33 £318 -9.28% 71
Surrey +7 30 £350 -17.64% 20
East of England -35 30 £325 -13.33% 54
South West -35 29 £325 -13.33% 52
North East - 29 £400 - 18
East Sussex +17 28 £225 -27.41% 7
Brighton +11 25 £250 -19.35% 5
Berkshire +9 25 £365 +32.72% 20
West Midlands +14 22 £388 +29.16% 21
Manchester -6 20 £350 +7.69% 30
Southampton 0 17 £400 +33.33% 4
Oxfordshire -21 17 £405 +15.71% 13
Durham - 17 £375 - 2
Darlington - 16 £375 -
South Yorkshire +11 15 £350 - 11
Oxford - 14 £400 - 5
Buckinghamshire -5 12 £375 +20.00% 9
Essex -6 12 £325 -15.58% 13
Bristol -30 12 £358 -4.66% 18

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1168 (62.29%) HTML
2 1044 (55.68%) JavaScript
3 1004 (53.55%) CSS
4 881 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
5 540 (28.80%) Java
6 518 (27.63%) .NET
7 489 (26.08%) jQuery
8 482 (25.71%) HTML5
9 455 (24.27%) SQL
10 412 (21.97%) C#
11 409 (21.81%) MVC
12 394 (21.01%) Linux
13 353 (18.83%) TDD
14 346 (18.45%) ASP.NET
15 338 (18.03%) CSS3
16 318 (16.96%) Scrum
17 314 (16.75%) SQL Server
18 297 (15.84%) XML
19 295 (15.73%) Web Services
20 280 (14.93%) Git (software)
21 276 (14.72%) Responsive Web Design
22 270 (14.40%) Relational Database
23 262 (13.97%) OO
24 243 (12.96%) Subversion
25 242 (12.91%) UNIX
26 237 (12.64%) PHP
27 233 (12.43%) Python
28 224 (11.95%) Web Design
29 222 (11.84%) Finance
30 215 (11.47%) REST

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 181 (9.65%) CMS
2 111 (5.92%) Node.js
3 103 (5.49%) Apache
4 73 (3.89%) JBoss
4 73 (3.89%) SharePoint
5 62 (3.31%) IIS
6 60 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 40 (2.13%) WordPress
8 36 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 36 (1.92%) Drupal
9 31 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 26 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
12 24 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (1.07%) Umbraco
14 18 (0.96%) Documentum
15 17 (0.91%) nginx
15 17 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (0.85%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 84 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 68 (3.63%) MS Excel
3 37 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 34 (1.81%) MS Office
5 31 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 25 (1.33%) Fireworks
7 14 (0.75%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.64%) Adobe After Effects
9 11 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (0.48%) MS Project
11 6 (0.32%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.053%) InDesign
12 1 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 43 (2.29%) Magento
2 13 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.27%) Tridion
6 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.11%) Shopify
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.053%) Summit
9 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 16 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.85%) Force.com
5 15 (0.80%) GitHub
6 13 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.48%) SaaS
9 6 (0.32%) Route 53
9 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.16%) PaaS
10 3 (0.16%) IaaS
11 2 (0.11%) Heroku
12 1 (0.053%) Responsys
12 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.053%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.053%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 170 (9.07%) HTTP
2 85 (4.53%) Internet
3 56 (2.99%) LDAP
3 56 (2.99%) Intranet
4 17 (0.91%) SSL
5 14 (0.75%) Extranet
6 11 (0.59%) DNS
7 7 (0.37%) MVNO
8 6 (0.32%) NAS
8 6 (0.32%) SAN
9 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.11%) AMQP
9 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.11%) FTP
10 1 (0.053%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.053%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.053%) SMTP
10 1 (0.053%) ATM
10 1 (0.053%) Firewall
10 1 (0.053%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 270 (14.40%) Relational Database
3 210 (11.20%) MySQL
4 80 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 69 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (2.61%) Neo4j
8 46 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 41 (2.19%) MariaDB
11 38 (2.03%) NoSQL
12 37 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 24 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (1.01%) Big Data
16 14 (0.75%) Jackrabbit
16 14 (0.75%) Redis
16 14 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 280 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 243 (12.96%) Subversion
3 122 (6.51%) Visual Studio
4 92 (4.91%) Jenkins
5 89 (4.75%) JUnit
6 74 (3.95%) Selenium
7 64 (3.41%) Maven
8 61 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 59 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 51 (2.72%) Mockito
11 46 (2.45%) Jasmine
11 46 (2.45%) Grunt
12 38 (2.03%) Eclipse
13 36 (1.92%) JIRA
14 26 (1.39%) Axure RP
15 25 (1.33%) NUnit
16 24 (1.28%) jMock
17 22 (1.17%) Ant
18 21 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
19 20 (1.07%) Hudson
General
1 222 (11.84%) Finance
2 113 (6.03%) Banking
3 68 (3.63%) Retail
4 65 (3.47%) Marketing
5 45 (2.40%) Publishing
6 41 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.92%) Back Office
8 29 (1.55%) Games
9 27 (1.44%) Legal
10 25 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.07%) Front Office
12 15 (0.80%) Advertising
13 11 (0.59%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.32%) German Language
16 5 (0.27%) Billing
16 5 (0.27%) Automotive
16 5 (0.27%) Electronics
17 4 (0.21%) Law
17 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1421 (75.79%) Developer
2 289 (15.41%) Java Developer
3 241 (12.85%) Web Developer
4 214 (11.41%) Front-End Developer
5 180 (9.60%) .NET Developer
6 168 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 101 (5.39%) Analyst
8 86 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 74 (3.95%) PHP Developer
10 67 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 65 (3.47%) Designer
12 57 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
13 53 (2.83%) Project Manager
14 52 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 51 (2.72%) SQL Developer
16 47 (2.51%) Business Analyst
17 43 (2.29%) Software Engineer
18 42 (2.24%) Architect
19 37 (1.97%) Consultant
20 36 (1.92%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1168 (62.29%) HTML
2 1004 (53.55%) CSS
3 518 (27.63%) .NET
4 489 (26.08%) jQuery
5 482 (25.71%) HTML5
6 346 (18.45%) ASP.NET
7 338 (18.03%) CSS3
8 297 (15.84%) XML
9 295 (15.73%) Web Services
10 215 (11.47%) REST
11 213 (11.36%) Ajax
12 190 (10.13%) Spring
13 184 (9.81%) AngularJS
14 170 (9.07%) JSON
15 149 (7.95%) RESTful
16 145 (7.73%) Hibernate
17 131 (6.99%) .NET Framework
17 131 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 112 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 100 (5.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 196 (10.45%) User Experience
2 104 (5.55%) Open Source
3 88 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 73 (3.89%) Visualisation
6 59 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 58 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 54 (2.88%) W3C
9 29 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 26 (1.39%) Graphic Design
11 25 (1.33%) NHS
12 20 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.96%) Web 2.0
13 18 (0.96%) Social Media
14 14 (0.75%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.75%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.69%) GIS
16 12 (0.64%) Blog
16 12 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 394 (21.01%) Linux
2 242 (12.91%) UNIX
3 181 (9.65%) Mac OS X
4 86 (4.59%) Windows
5 48 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.35%) Android
7 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.53%) AIX
8 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.27%) Solaris
11 5 (0.27%) webOS
11 5 (0.27%) CentOS
11 5 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 3 (0.16%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (21.81%) MVC
3 353 (18.83%) TDD
4 318 (16.96%) Scrum
5 276 (14.72%) Responsive Web Design
6 262 (13.97%) OO
7 224 (11.95%) Web Design
8 185 (9.87%) E-Commerce
9 179 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
10 173 (9.23%) BDD
11 115 (6.13%) Unit Testing
12 111 (5.92%) Configuration Management
13 107 (5.71%) Project Management
14 98 (5.23%) Content Management
15 90 (4.80%) Software Engineering
16 87 (4.64%) Mentoring
17 69 (3.68%) OOP
18 66 (3.52%) OOD
19 60 (3.20%) CRM
20 56 (2.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1044 (55.68%) JavaScript
2 540 (28.80%) Java
3 455 (24.27%) SQL
4 412 (21.97%) C#
5 237 (12.64%) PHP
6 233 (12.43%) Python
7 156 (8.32%) Ruby
8 88 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 73 (3.89%) Scala
10 67 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 54 (2.88%) Perl
12 51 (2.72%) C++
13 45 (2.40%) VBA
14 41 (2.19%) VB.NET
15 34 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.71%) C
17 29 (1.55%) PHP5
18 20 (1.07%) Apex Code
18 20 (1.07%) VB
19 14 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 121 (6.45%) Degree
2 70 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.23%) Sun Certification
5 13 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.27%) ISEB
7 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) MCITP
8 2 (0.11%) MCTS
8 2 (0.11%) PMP
8 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.11%) MCP
8 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.053%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.053%) PhD
9 1 (0.053%) MCSD
9 1 (0.053%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.77%) QA
2 8 (0.43%) WCAG
3 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.16%) HL7
4 3 (0.16%) WAI
5 2 (0.11%) SLA
6 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.053%) Basel II
6 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (0.85%) VirtualBox
2 14 (0.75%) Docker
3 10 (0.53%) Varnish
4 8 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.37%) vSphere
6 4 (0.21%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (2.29%) Puppet
2 24 (1.28%) Vagrant
3 21 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.43%) Ansible
5 7 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.16%) Kibana
6 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.053%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.053%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.053%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.053%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.053%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.053%) yum
Vendors
1 211 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 188 (10.03%) Oracle
3 77 (4.11%) Adobe
4 70 (3.73%) Google
5 58 (3.09%) Sitecore
6 35 (1.87%) Zend
7 31 (1.65%) Sun
7 31 (1.65%) Twitter
8 27 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.33%) HP
10 21 (1.12%) RedDot
11 20 (1.07%) Open Text
12 15 (0.80%) IBM
12 15 (0.80%) VMware
13 14 (0.75%) EPiServer
13 14 (0.75%) SAP
14 12 (0.64%) AccuRev
14 12 (0.64%) Kofax
15 11 (0.59%) ESRI
15 11 (0.59%) Ektron
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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