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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 128 123 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Development 862 869 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.72% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.29% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 552 423
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 23
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.61 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -30.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.31 £12.50 £17.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.85 £71.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £17.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+97.10% -48.88%

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
39905 37911 33162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.97% 74.86% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25118 22860 19767
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1064 1128 1179
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 -14 795 £400 +14.28% 641
London -16 372 £426 +17.58% 164
South East +26 206 £365 +12.30% 121
City of London +10 92 £421 +24.35% 43
Yorkshire -2 58 £340 +13.33% 51
Scotland +12 49 £386 +44.39% 28
West Sussex +22 44 £350 -26.31% 12
South West -8 42 £325 -13.33% 56
West Yorkshire -10 41 £350 +19.14% 27
Hampshire +11 40 £351 +7.84% 15
Berkshire +19 38 £400 +33.33% 31
Leeds -1 38 £350 +21.73% 14
North West -36 38 £325 -7.14% 103
Edinburgh +11 32 £388 +55.00% 17
East Sussex +18 28 £250 -41.17% 7
East of England -43 28 £350 -6.66% 59
Surrey -10 26 £406 +4.83% 19
Brighton +12 24 £250 -41.17% 5
West Midlands -3 24 £325 +8.33% 51
Manchester -24 21 £325 +8.15% 59
Essex +1 17 £425 +13.33% 21
Bristol -19 15 £425 +13.33% 19
North East +12 14 £430 +56.36% 12
Oxfordshire -31 14 £363 +11.53% 14
Reading +9 13 £325 - 17
Tyne and Wear +17 12 £430 +56.36% 8
East Midlands -2 12 £540 +86.20% 24
Southampton -6 12 £380 +52.00% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 11 £430 +104.76% 5
Devon +7 11 £438 - 2

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1163 (62.09%) HTML
2 1057 (56.43%) JavaScript
3 975 (52.06%) CSS
4 883 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
5 559 (29.85%) Java
6 510 (27.23%) .NET
7 471 (25.15%) jQuery
8 470 (25.09%) HTML5
9 441 (23.55%) SQL
10 410 (21.89%) C#
11 392 (20.93%) Linux
12 382 (20.40%) MVC
13 375 (20.02%) TDD
14 327 (17.46%) ASP.NET
15 312 (16.66%) CSS3
16 299 (15.96%) Web Services
17 298 (15.91%) XML
18 295 (15.75%) Git (software)
19 291 (15.54%) Scrum
20 286 (15.27%) SQL Server
21 282 (15.06%) Relational Database
22 275 (14.68%) Responsive Web Design
23 271 (14.47%) OO
24 255 (13.61%) Subversion
25 245 (13.08%) PHP
26 243 (12.97%) UNIX
27 240 (12.81%) Finance
28 233 (12.44%) Web Design
29 222 (11.85%) Python
30 220 (11.75%) REST

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 180 (9.61%) CMS
2 118 (6.30%) Node.js
3 96 (5.13%) Apache
4 65 (3.47%) IIS
5 62 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 62 (3.31%) JBoss
6 55 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 39 (2.08%) Drupal
8 37 (1.98%) WordPress
9 33 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 30 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 29 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
13 24 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (1.07%) Umbraco
15 18 (0.96%) nginx
16 17 (0.91%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
18 13 (0.69%) Documentum
19 11 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 75 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.63%) Photoshop
3 42 (2.24%) MS Office
4 32 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.85%) Fireworks
7 11 (0.59%) MS Project
8 10 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
8 10 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.053%) Mingle
11 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (2.35%) Magento
2 19 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.21%) Tridion
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 16 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.75%) GitHub
6 13 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (0.59%) SaaS
7 11 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.48%) Force.com
9 6 (0.32%) Route 53
9 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.21%) IaaS
11 3 (0.16%) PaaS
12 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
13 1 (0.053%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.053%) Office 365
13 1 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.053%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 183 (9.77%) HTTP
2 80 (4.27%) Internet
3 48 (2.56%) LDAP
4 47 (2.51%) Intranet
5 13 (0.69%) SSL
6 11 (0.59%) DNS
7 8 (0.43%) Extranet
8 7 (0.37%) SAN
8 7 (0.37%) NAS
9 6 (0.32%) MVNO
10 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.16%) Firewall
11 2 (0.11%) AMQP
11 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.053%) FTP
12 1 (0.053%) ATM
12 1 (0.053%) DHCP
12 1 (0.053%) VPN
12 1 (0.053%) Wireless
12 1 (0.053%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 282 (15.06%) Relational Database
3 192 (10.25%) MySQL
4 79 (4.22%) MongoDB
5 76 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (2.62%) RDBMS
8 45 (2.40%) Neo4j
8 45 (2.40%) MariaDB
9 40 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (2.08%) NoSQL
11 31 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (1.33%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 22 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.12%) Big Data
16 20 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (0.91%) Jackrabbit
18 15 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 295 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 255 (13.61%) Subversion
3 121 (6.46%) Visual Studio
4 93 (4.97%) Jenkins
5 84 (4.48%) JUnit
6 73 (3.90%) Maven
6 73 (3.90%) Selenium
7 67 (3.58%) Cucumber
8 64 (3.42%) Grunt
9 60 (3.20%) Mockito
9 60 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 55 (2.94%) Jasmine
11 35 (1.87%) Bower
12 33 (1.76%) Eclipse
13 30 (1.60%) jMock
14 27 (1.44%) JIRA
15 26 (1.39%) Axure RP
16 24 (1.28%) NUnit
17 22 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
18 20 (1.07%) Hudson
General
1 240 (12.81%) Finance
2 128 (6.83%) Banking
3 66 (3.52%) Retail
4 62 (3.31%) Marketing
5 53 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.51%) Publishing
7 43 (2.30%) Back Office
8 30 (1.60%) Games
9 25 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.23%) Front Office
11 16 (0.85%) Legal
12 15 (0.80%) Advertising
13 11 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.48%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.27%) German Language
16 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Automotive
16 4 (0.21%) Electronics
17 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1385 (73.95%) Developer
2 295 (15.75%) Java Developer
3 241 (12.87%) Web Developer
4 213 (11.37%) Front-End Developer
5 159 (8.49%) .NET Developer
6 155 (8.28%) Senior Developer
7 121 (6.46%) Analyst
8 91 (4.86%) C# Developer
9 72 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 61 (3.26%) PHP Developer
11 60 (3.20%) Designer
12 57 (3.04%) Project Manager
13 54 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 54 (2.88%) Architect
14 50 (2.67%) Business Analyst
15 48 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
16 47 (2.51%) SQL Developer
17 37 (1.98%) Consultant
18 36 (1.92%) Front-End Web Developer
18 36 (1.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1163 (62.09%) HTML
2 975 (52.06%) CSS
3 510 (27.23%) .NET
4 471 (25.15%) jQuery
5 470 (25.09%) HTML5
6 327 (17.46%) ASP.NET
7 312 (16.66%) CSS3
8 299 (15.96%) Web Services
9 298 (15.91%) XML
10 220 (11.75%) REST
10 220 (11.75%) AngularJS
11 192 (10.25%) Ajax
12 177 (9.45%) Spring
13 169 (9.02%) JSON
14 167 (8.92%) RESTful
15 154 (8.22%) Hibernate
16 123 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 123 (6.57%) .NET Framework
17 120 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 105 (5.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 199 (10.62%) User Experience
2 103 (5.50%) Open Source
3 76 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (3.90%) Visualisation
4 73 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 61 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (2.40%) W3C
8 42 (2.24%) Digital Media
9 32 (1.71%) NHS
10 25 (1.33%) Graphic Design
11 24 (1.28%) Social Media
12 21 (1.12%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.96%) Web 2.0
14 16 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.64%) Blog
15 12 (0.64%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.64%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.64%) GIS
16 11 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 392 (20.93%) Linux
2 243 (12.97%) UNIX
3 180 (9.61%) Mac OS X
4 83 (4.43%) Windows
5 40 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.92%) Android
7 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.32%) CentOS
9 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.16%) VMS
10 3 (0.16%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.16%) Solaris
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.11%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 883 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (20.40%) MVC
3 375 (20.02%) TDD
4 291 (15.54%) Scrum
5 275 (14.68%) Responsive Web Design
6 271 (14.47%) OO
7 233 (12.44%) Web Design
8 178 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
9 176 (9.40%) E-Commerce
10 168 (8.97%) BDD
11 112 (5.98%) Configuration Management
12 104 (5.55%) Project Management
13 100 (5.34%) Unit Testing
14 92 (4.91%) Content Management
15 83 (4.43%) Software Engineering
16 75 (4.00%) Mentoring
17 65 (3.47%) OOD
18 63 (3.36%) User Stories
19 62 (3.31%) CRM
20 61 (3.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1057 (56.43%) JavaScript
2 559 (29.85%) Java
3 441 (23.55%) SQL
4 410 (21.89%) C#
5 245 (13.08%) PHP
6 222 (11.85%) Python
7 159 (8.49%) Ruby
8 78 (4.16%) PL/SQL
9 69 (3.68%) Scala
10 55 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 54 (2.88%) Perl
12 52 (2.78%) T-SQL
13 50 (2.67%) C++
14 48 (2.56%) VBA
15 32 (1.71%) Shell Script
16 26 (1.39%) C
17 24 (1.28%) PHP5
18 18 (0.96%) VB
19 15 (0.80%) XPath
20 14 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (6.14%) Degree
2 62 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.87%) VCP4
4 27 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.17%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.16%) PMP
8 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.16%) ISEB
8 3 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.053%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.053%) MCAD
10 1 (0.053%) MCTS
10 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.053%) MCITP
10 1 (0.053%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.67%) QA
2 5 (0.27%) WCAG
3 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.16%) WAI
3 3 (0.16%) HL7
4 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.053%) Basel II
5 1 (0.053%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (0.85%) VirtualBox
2 14 (0.75%) Docker
3 10 (0.53%) Varnish
4 9 (0.48%) vSphere
5 8 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.21%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 48 (2.56%) Puppet
2 22 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.17%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.43%) Ansible
4 7 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.27%) Nagios
6 3 (0.16%) Kibana
7 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.11%) SCCM
7 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.11%) AppManager
8 1 (0.053%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.053%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.053%) yum
8 1 (0.053%) Opsview
8 1 (0.053%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.053%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 204 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 172 (9.18%) Oracle
3 77 (4.11%) Adobe
4 65 (3.47%) Google
5 53 (2.83%) Sitecore
6 31 (1.66%) Twitter
7 25 (1.33%) Zend
8 24 (1.28%) Sun
9 21 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.12%) RedDot
10 20 (1.07%) Open Text
11 18 (0.96%) VMware
12 17 (0.91%) SAP
13 14 (0.75%) IBM
14 13 (0.69%) Business Objects
15 11 (0.59%) Lotus
15 11 (0.59%) Ektron
16 10 (0.53%) EPiServer
17 9 (0.48%) ESRI
18 8 (0.43%) Capita
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £290 - £315 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum (pro rata) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £230 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AMsource Technology
Rate: + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40 - 50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £21.8 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago