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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 127 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Development 912 821 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.60% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.17% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 544 505
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 16
Average hourly rate £33.50 £29.25 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.52% +56.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £11.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £56.94 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -1 850 £375 +2.04% 452
London -11 378 £425 +3.03% 124
South East +39 183 £340 +6.25% 88
City of London -9 93 £425 -5.55% 44
East of England -1 82 £450 +44.00% 34
Yorkshire +19 56 £350 +9.37% 39
Scotland +5 46 £386 +54.50% 17
Essex +13 41 £450 +34.32% 4
North West -7 41 £325 +3.17% 61
Hampshire -2 40 £351 +16.83% 12
North East +3 37 £400 +60.00% 11
West Yorkshire +2 37 £350 +11.11% 16
Leeds +2 34 £350 +11.11% 10
West Midlands +11 32 £375 +19.04% 30
Edinburgh -1 29 £394 +57.50% 5
Berkshire -1 26 £330 +10.00% 20
West Sussex - 26 £350 - 7
Surrey +11 25 £350 -3.44% 10
Manchester -5 24 £350 +16.56% 30
East Sussex +18 23 £175 -43.54% 11
East Midlands +13 23 £325 +20.37% 21
South West -53 23 £313 -16.66% 40
Brighton +12 22 £175 -43.54% 10
Oxfordshire -8 20 £375 +7.14% 17
Southend-on-Sea +6 18 £475 +31.94%
Durham - 18 £375 -
Cambridgeshire -8 17 £350 -4.76% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 17 £450 +80.00% 8
Tyne and Wear -11 17 £450 +80.00% 10
Darlington - 16 £375 -

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1217 (62.73%) HTML
2 1087 (56.03%) JavaScript
3 1060 (54.64%) CSS
4 878 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
5 581 (29.95%) .NET
6 530 (27.32%) Java
7 509 (26.24%) HTML5
8 508 (26.19%) jQuery
9 498 (25.67%) SQL
10 459 (23.66%) C#
11 448 (23.09%) MVC
12 400 (20.62%) ASP.NET
13 376 (19.38%) CSS3
14 371 (19.12%) Linux
15 357 (18.40%) TDD
16 340 (17.53%) SQL Server
17 326 (16.80%) Scrum
18 306 (15.77%) XML
19 290 (14.95%) Web Services
20 288 (14.85%) Responsive Web Design
21 287 (14.79%) Git (software)
22 265 (13.66%) OO
23 264 (13.61%) Relational Database
24 251 (12.94%) UNIX
25 241 (12.42%) PHP
26 239 (12.32%) Subversion
27 235 (12.11%) Finance
27 235 (12.11%) MySQL
28 230 (11.86%) Python
29 227 (11.70%) Web Design

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 190 (9.79%) CMS
2 117 (6.03%) Node.js
3 92 (4.74%) Apache
4 77 (3.97%) JBoss
5 75 (3.87%) SharePoint
6 66 (3.40%) IIS
7 47 (2.42%) WordPress
8 41 (2.11%) Tomcat
9 39 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
10 37 (1.91%) Umbraco
11 36 (1.86%) Drupal
12 30 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 25 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
13 25 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 24 (1.24%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.93%) Documentum
16 17 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (0.62%) ArcGIS
17 12 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
17 12 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 95 (4.90%) Photoshop
2 66 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 46 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.39%) Fireworks
5 25 (1.29%) MS Office
5 25 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.10%) MS Project
12 1 (0.052%) InDesign
12 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.052%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 33 (1.70%) Magento
2 12 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
5 6 (0.31%) Tridion
6 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) Shopify
8 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.052%) Summit
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.82%) Force.com
4 15 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.57%) SaaS
6 9 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (0.41%) GitHub
8 6 (0.31%) Office 365
8 6 (0.31%) Route 53
8 6 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.21%) Heroku
10 3 (0.15%) PaaS
10 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.052%) Responsys
11 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.052%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 161 (8.30%) HTTP
2 88 (4.54%) Internet
3 73 (3.76%) LDAP
4 56 (2.89%) Intranet
5 20 (1.03%) SSL
6 13 (0.67%) Extranet
7 12 (0.62%) DNS
8 7 (0.36%) SAN
8 7 (0.36%) NAS
9 6 (0.31%) MVNO
10 2 (0.10%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.10%) AMQP
10 2 (0.10%) SMTP
10 2 (0.10%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.10%) FTP
10 2 (0.10%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.052%) Network Security
11 1 (0.052%) Firewall
11 1 (0.052%) SSH
11 1 (0.052%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 264 (13.61%) Relational Database
3 235 (12.11%) MySQL
4 73 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 69 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (2.68%) MariaDB
7 47 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 46 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (2.22%) Neo4j
10 31 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (1.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 23 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (0.98%) Big Data
15 15 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.67%) Jackrabbit
17 11 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 287 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 239 (12.32%) Subversion
3 133 (6.86%) Visual Studio
4 81 (4.18%) JUnit
5 75 (3.87%) Jenkins
6 67 (3.45%) Selenium
7 66 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 55 (2.84%) Maven
9 45 (2.32%) Grunt
10 40 (2.06%) Jasmine
11 39 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 37 (1.91%) JIRA
13 36 (1.86%) Eclipse
13 36 (1.86%) Mockito
14 24 (1.24%) Axure RP
14 24 (1.24%) jMock
15 22 (1.13%) Mercurial
15 22 (1.13%) Dreamweaver
15 22 (1.13%) RSpec
16 20 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 235 (12.11%) Finance
2 122 (6.29%) Banking
3 77 (3.97%) Retail
4 66 (3.40%) Marketing
5 45 (2.32%) Investment Banking
6 39 (2.01%) Publishing
7 35 (1.80%) Legal
7 35 (1.80%) Back Office
8 27 (1.39%) Games
9 24 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.13%) Front Office
11 13 (0.67%) Advertising
12 12 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.46%) Automotive
14 8 (0.41%) Electronics
15 7 (0.36%) German Language
16 6 (0.31%) Law
16 6 (0.31%) Billing
17 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1484 (76.49%) Developer
2 287 (14.79%) Web Developer
3 273 (14.07%) Java Developer
4 247 (12.73%) Front-End Developer
5 211 (10.88%) .NET Developer
6 168 (8.66%) Senior Developer
7 96 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 91 (4.69%) Analyst
9 76 (3.92%) PHP Developer
10 63 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 62 (3.20%) Designer
12 59 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 58 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
13 58 (2.99%) Project Manager
14 53 (2.73%) Business Analyst
15 48 (2.47%) SQL Developer
16 46 (2.37%) Architect
16 46 (2.37%) Software Engineer
17 44 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 43 (2.22%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1217 (62.73%) HTML
2 1060 (54.64%) CSS
3 581 (29.95%) .NET
4 509 (26.24%) HTML5
5 508 (26.19%) jQuery
6 400 (20.62%) ASP.NET
7 376 (19.38%) CSS3
8 306 (15.77%) XML
9 290 (14.95%) Web Services
10 213 (10.98%) Ajax
11 198 (10.21%) REST
12 187 (9.64%) Spring
13 180 (9.28%) AngularJS
14 173 (8.92%) JSON
15 168 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 143 (7.37%) Hibernate
17 141 (7.27%) .NET Framework
18 128 (6.60%) RESTful
19 107 (5.52%) Django
20 106 (5.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 202 (10.41%) User Experience
2 101 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.79%) Open Source
4 82 (4.23%) Visualisation
5 73 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 73 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 51 (2.63%) W3C
8 27 (1.39%) Digital Media
9 26 (1.34%) NHS
9 26 (1.34%) Graphic Design
10 19 (0.98%) Social Media
10 19 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 18 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 16 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 15 (0.77%) GIS
14 13 (0.67%) Web 2.0
14 13 (0.67%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.67%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 371 (19.12%) Linux
2 251 (12.94%) UNIX
3 184 (9.48%) Mac OS X
4 92 (4.74%) Windows
5 47 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 42 (2.16%) Android
7 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.57%) AIX
9 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.26%) Solaris
11 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.21%) webOS
12 4 (0.21%) CentOS
12 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.15%) Debian
13 3 (0.15%) VMS
13 3 (0.15%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (23.09%) MVC
3 357 (18.40%) TDD
4 326 (16.80%) Scrum
5 288 (14.85%) Responsive Web Design
6 265 (13.66%) OO
7 227 (11.70%) Web Design
8 207 (10.67%) E-Commerce
9 178 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
10 157 (8.09%) BDD
11 120 (6.19%) Configuration Management
12 117 (6.03%) Unit Testing
13 105 (5.41%) Mentoring
14 101 (5.21%) Project Management
15 99 (5.10%) Content Management
15 99 (5.10%) Software Engineering
16 83 (4.28%) OOP
17 66 (3.40%) OOD
18 62 (3.20%) Automated Testing
19 59 (3.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1087 (56.03%) JavaScript
2 530 (27.32%) Java
3 498 (25.67%) SQL
4 459 (23.66%) C#
5 241 (12.42%) PHP
6 230 (11.86%) Python
7 150 (7.73%) Ruby
8 106 (5.46%) PL/SQL
9 76 (3.92%) Scala
10 70 (3.61%) T-SQL
11 57 (2.94%) Perl
12 56 (2.89%) C++
13 44 (2.27%) VBA
14 39 (2.01%) VB.NET
15 38 (1.96%) C
16 35 (1.80%) PHP5
17 30 (1.55%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.03%) Apex Code
19 18 (0.93%) VB
20 11 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 124 (6.39%) Degree
2 74 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.03%) Sun Certification
5 12 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.26%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.26%) ISEB
8 4 (0.21%) MCSD
9 3 (0.15%) PMP
9 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MCTS
10 2 (0.10%) MCITP
10 2 (0.10%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.10%) MCP
10 2 (0.10%) MCPD
11 1 (0.052%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.052%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.052%) PhD
11 1 (0.052%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.04%) QA
2 15 (0.77%) WCAG
3 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.21%) WAI
5 3 (0.15%) SLA
5 3 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.052%) Section 508
7 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.052%) Basel II
7 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (0.57%) VirtualBox
1 11 (0.57%) Docker
2 8 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.36%) vSphere
3 7 (0.36%) Varnish
4 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.052%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.052%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (1.91%) Puppet
2 23 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.03%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.31%) Nagios
6 5 (0.26%) Ansible
7 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.10%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.10%) Kibana
8 2 (0.10%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.052%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.052%) Cacti
9 1 (0.052%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.052%) yum
Vendors
1 219 (11.29%) Oracle
2 211 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 76 (3.92%) Adobe
4 71 (3.66%) Google
5 67 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 37 (1.91%) Zend
7 32 (1.65%) Twitter
8 29 (1.49%) Sun
9 28 (1.44%) HP
10 27 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.08%) RedDot
12 19 (0.98%) Open Text
13 15 (0.77%) VMware
14 14 (0.72%) IBM
14 14 (0.72%) SAP
15 13 (0.67%) AccuRev
16 12 (0.62%) EPiServer
16 12 (0.62%) ESRI
16 12 (0.62%) Kofax
16 12 (0.62%) Facebook
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £345 per day DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £440 per day DOE
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day initally 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: 400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago