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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 128 116 131
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Development 962 996 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.82% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.39% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 671 501
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.27 £23.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £71.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -15 859 £388 +4.02% 501
London -16 426 £414 +3.43% 156
South East -3 183 £375 +7.14% 85
City of London +3 109 £450 - 34
South West +33 82 £363 +19.24% 39
Scotland -14 44 £350 -6.66% 12
Oxfordshire +9 42 £400 +53.84% 16
Hampshire -3 42 £375 - 14
Yorkshire -23 41 £410 +25.19% 33
East of England -28 36 £346 -1.28% 36
North West -50 36 £340 +7.08% 84
West Sussex +18 33 £400 +45.45% 6
Wales +11 33 £250 -48.71% 8
South Wales +17 32 £250 -52.38% 7
Oxford +8 29 £400 -11.11% 5
Edinburgh -11 27 £338 -15.62% 5
Cardiff +14 25 £250 -52.38% 4
West Midlands -10 25 £345 +15.00% 29
West Yorkshire -26 25 £430 +26.47% 21
Leeds -28 22 £430 +28.83% 14
Somerset +12 21 £350 +16.66% 5
Manchester -14 21 £328 -6.42% 37
Bristol +2 20 £375 -11.76% 14
East Midlands +8 18 £280 -19.13% 32
Crawley +12 16 £406 -18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 15 £331 -17.18% 15
Berkshire -14 15 £365 +4.28% 12
Yeovil 0 14 - -
Brighton -5 14 £400 +14.28% 5
East Sussex -5 14 £400 +14.28% 5

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1135 (58.78%) HTML
2 1093 (56.60%) JavaScript
3 977 (50.60%) CSS
4 836 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
5 575 (29.78%) SQL
6 547 (28.33%) .NET
7 542 (28.07%) Java
8 465 (24.08%) HTML5
9 449 (23.25%) C#
10 432 (22.37%) TDD
11 425 (22.01%) jQuery
12 375 (19.42%) SQL Server
13 366 (18.95%) MVC
14 350 (18.13%) Linux
15 344 (17.81%) Web Services
16 342 (17.71%) ASP.NET
17 339 (17.56%) Scrum
18 306 (15.85%) XML
19 300 (15.54%) CSS3
20 296 (15.33%) AngularJS
21 286 (14.81%) OO
22 285 (14.76%) Git (software)
23 271 (14.03%) Relational Database
24 260 (13.46%) PHP
25 256 (13.26%) Finance
26 254 (13.15%) Responsive Web Design
27 245 (12.69%) Oracle
28 238 (12.33%) MySQL
29 224 (11.60%) Subversion
30 215 (11.13%) Microsoft

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 157 (8.13%) CMS
2 139 (7.20%) Apache
3 112 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 105 (5.44%) Node.js
5 86 (4.45%) IIS
6 58 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 46 (2.38%) Drupal
8 43 (2.23%) JBoss
9 41 (2.12%) WordPress
10 36 (1.86%) Umbraco
11 35 (1.81%) WebSphere
12 34 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
12 34 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 30 (1.55%) WebLogic
14 26 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 25 (1.29%) Confluence
16 22 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.52%) ColdFusion
18 9 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 95 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 69 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 44 (2.28%) MS Office
4 33 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.88%) Fireworks
7 14 (0.73%) MS Project
8 9 (0.47%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.10%) Mingle
14 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 31 (1.61%) Magento
2 20 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.31%) Summit
3 6 (0.31%) BigMachines
4 4 (0.21%) Tridion
5 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.10%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.10%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.052%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.052%) Cordys
7 1 (0.052%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 87 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.76%) Google Analytics
3 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.35%) GitHub
5 18 (0.93%) SaaS
6 12 (0.62%) Heroku
7 11 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (0.36%) Office 365
10 5 (0.26%) Force.com
11 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.16%) IaaS
12 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.16%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.052%) PaaS
13 1 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.052%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 181 (9.37%) HTTP
2 89 (4.61%) Internet
3 31 (1.61%) Intranet
4 20 (1.04%) DNS
5 15 (0.78%) LDAP
6 13 (0.67%) Firewall
7 12 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.52%) VPN
8 10 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (0.47%) 2G
9 9 (0.47%) 3G
10 8 (0.41%) SSL
11 7 (0.36%) DHCP
11 7 (0.36%) 4G
12 5 (0.26%) Extranet
13 4 (0.21%) Broadband
14 3 (0.16%) LTE
14 3 (0.16%) NAS
15 2 (0.10%) Skype
15 2 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 271 (14.03%) Relational Database
3 238 (12.33%) MySQL
4 74 (3.83%) MongoDB
5 69 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (2.69%) Oracle Database
10 43 (2.23%) NoSQL
11 42 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 40 (2.07%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (1.14%) Big Data
17 16 (0.83%) Redis
18 15 (0.78%) Neo4j
18 15 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 285 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 224 (11.60%) Subversion
3 111 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 105 (5.44%) Visual Studio
5 67 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 65 (3.37%) Maven
7 63 (3.26%) Grunt
8 56 (2.90%) Selenium
9 54 (2.80%) JUnit
10 50 (2.59%) Cucumber
11 45 (2.33%) Eclipse
12 42 (2.18%) JIRA
13 36 (1.86%) Bower
13 36 (1.86%) gulp
14 35 (1.81%) Jasmine
15 30 (1.55%) Mockito
15 30 (1.55%) Ant
16 27 (1.40%) Mocha
17 25 (1.29%) jMock
18 15 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 256 (13.26%) Finance
2 148 (7.66%) Banking
3 74 (3.83%) Marketing
4 67 (3.47%) Retail
5 61 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 48 (2.49%) Publishing
7 34 (1.76%) Back Office
8 30 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.19%) Games
10 20 (1.04%) Front Office
11 17 (0.88%) Multimedia
12 15 (0.78%) Legal
13 14 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.73%) Military
14 13 (0.67%) Advertising
15 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.41%) Automotive
17 6 (0.31%) Local Government
18 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.26%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1377 (71.31%) Developer
2 327 (16.93%) Web Developer
3 276 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 189 (9.79%) Front-End Developer
5 185 (9.58%) .NET Developer
6 130 (6.73%) Analyst
7 126 (6.53%) Senior Developer
8 107 (5.54%) C# Developer
9 92 (4.76%) Architect
10 86 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 63 (3.26%) Project Manager
12 59 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
13 58 (3.00%) Business Analyst
13 58 (3.00%) Software Engineer
14 56 (2.90%) PHP Developer
15 55 (2.85%) Front-End Web Developer
16 54 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
17 52 (2.69%) Designer
18 42 (2.18%) Ruby Developer
19 37 (1.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1135 (58.78%) HTML
2 977 (50.60%) CSS
3 547 (28.33%) .NET
4 465 (24.08%) HTML5
5 425 (22.01%) jQuery
6 344 (17.81%) Web Services
7 342 (17.71%) ASP.NET
8 306 (15.85%) XML
9 300 (15.54%) CSS3
10 296 (15.33%) AngularJS
11 192 (9.94%) REST
12 174 (9.01%) Ajax
13 166 (8.60%) JSON
14 153 (7.92%) Spring
15 139 (7.20%) .NET Framework
16 135 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 132 (6.84%) SOAP
18 129 (6.68%) RESTful
19 122 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 113 (5.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (8.80%) User Experience
2 96 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (4.04%) Visualisation
4 77 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 75 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.81%) Digital Media
8 28 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 28 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 24 (1.24%) Social Media
10 22 (1.14%) W3C
11 15 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.73%) NHS
12 14 (0.73%) Replication
13 13 (0.67%) FlexPod
14 10 (0.52%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.47%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.41%) GIS
17 7 (0.36%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 350 (18.13%) Linux
2 204 (10.56%) UNIX
3 155 (8.03%) Windows
4 108 (5.59%) Mac OS X
5 50 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 47 (2.43%) Android
7 22 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.41%) SUSE
13 7 (0.36%) AIX
14 6 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.26%) Solaris
16 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.21%) webOS
17 3 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (22.37%) TDD
3 366 (18.95%) MVC
4 339 (17.56%) Scrum
5 286 (14.81%) OO
6 254 (13.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 215 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
8 207 (10.72%) Web Design
9 158 (8.18%) BDD
10 150 (7.77%) E-Commerce
11 123 (6.37%) Configuration Management
12 121 (6.27%) Open Source
13 119 (6.16%) Unit Testing
13 119 (6.16%) Software Engineering
14 88 (4.56%) Project Management
14 88 (4.56%) SDLC
15 87 (4.51%) Content Management
16 82 (4.25%) Migration
16 82 (4.25%) User Stories
17 75 (3.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1093 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 575 (29.78%) SQL
3 542 (28.07%) Java
4 449 (23.25%) C#
5 260 (13.46%) PHP
6 141 (7.30%) Python
7 132 (6.84%) Ruby
8 68 (3.52%) Perl
9 64 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 61 (3.16%) C++
11 60 (3.11%) VB.NET
11 60 (3.11%) Scala
12 49 (2.54%) PL/SQL
13 35 (1.81%) VB
14 32 (1.66%) Shell Script
15 28 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 16 (0.83%) PHP5
16 16 (0.83%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.78%) Apex Code
17 15 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (6.27%) Degree
2 90 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.41%) HND
4 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.31%) CCNP
5 6 (0.31%) CCNA
5 6 (0.31%) CISSP
5 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.26%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.26%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.26%) CEH
6 5 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.16%) MCAD
8 3 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.82%) QA
2 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.31%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.26%) Basel II
5 3 (0.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.16%) HL7
6 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.93%) Docker
3 15 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.47%) vSphere
5 7 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.31%) Varnish
7 5 (0.26%) KVM
8 4 (0.21%) zsh
9 3 (0.16%) XenApp
10 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.052%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (2.28%) Puppet
2 40 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.78%) Ansible
4 11 (0.57%) Nagios
5 9 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.41%) Kibana
6 8 (0.41%) Jitterbit
7 7 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.26%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.26%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.21%) Cacti
9 4 (0.21%) Opsview
9 4 (0.21%) SmokePing
10 3 (0.16%) SCCM
11 2 (0.10%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.10%) AppManager
11 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 245 (12.69%) Oracle
2 215 (11.13%) Microsoft
3 55 (2.85%) Adobe
4 48 (2.49%) Sitecore
5 42 (2.18%) Google
6 24 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (1.19%) VMware
8 20 (1.04%) Zend
9 19 (0.98%) Twitter
10 17 (0.88%) Informatica
10 17 (0.88%) HP
10 17 (0.88%) IBM
11 14 (0.73%) Sun
12 12 (0.62%) BMC
12 12 (0.62%) New Relic
13 10 (0.52%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.52%) Progress
13 10 (0.52%) SAP
13 10 (0.52%) Symantec
14 9 (0.47%) Citrix
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