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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 136 105 132
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Contract jobs citing Web Development 910 1036 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.96% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.57% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 704 469
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 £274 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 24
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £21.40 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £71.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.01 £53.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +72.58%

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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -32 830 £375 +3.44% 549
London -13 427 £400 - 204
South East -16 167 £375 +7.14% 95
City of London +11 102 £426 -2.74% 67
South West +32 75 £350 -6.04% 34
East of England -8 40 £346 -1.28% 44
North West -40 37 £355 +10.50% 73
West Sussex +15 36 £475 +72.72% 8
Oxfordshire +7 36 £400 +35.59% 13
Scotland -30 33 £325 -14.47% 24
Hampshire -15 31 £350 -5.40% 17
West Midlands -13 30 £300 - 33
Yorkshire -30 25 £325 +3.17% 32
Oxford +6 23 £400 -11.11% 5
Wales -13 22 £250 -44.44% 5
Somerset +18 20 £350 +16.66% 4
South Wales +3 20 £250 -52.38% 4
East Midlands -10 20 £280 -6.66% 21
Cardiff +6 19 £250 -52.38% 1
Edinburgh -15 19 £313 -21.87% 12
Manchester -23 19 £325 -7.14% 31
Cambridgeshire -3 18 £350 -6.66% 20
Devon +10 17 £375 +20.00% 2
Exeter +9 17 £375 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 17 £325 -25.71% 12
Worthing - 17 £550 - 1
Yeovil +4 16 £338 +22.72%
Bristol -3 16 £350 -28.20% 14
Berkshire -20 16 £375 +7.14% 12
Cheshire -9 14 £463 +68.18% 22

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 1079 (58.51%) HTML
2 1050 (56.94%) JavaScript
3 934 (50.65%) CSS
4 812 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
5 542 (29.39%) SQL
6 535 (29.01%) Java
7 527 (28.58%) .NET
8 429 (23.26%) HTML5
9 423 (22.94%) C#
10 412 (22.34%) TDD
11 406 (22.02%) jQuery
12 355 (19.25%) Linux
13 353 (19.14%) MVC
14 352 (19.09%) SQL Server
15 328 (17.79%) ASP.NET
16 325 (17.62%) Web Services
16 325 (17.62%) Scrum
17 287 (15.56%) OO
18 286 (15.51%) XML
19 272 (14.75%) CSS3
19 272 (14.75%) Git (software)
20 266 (14.43%) AngularJS
21 258 (13.99%) Relational Database
22 246 (13.34%) PHP
23 242 (13.12%) Responsive Web Design
24 231 (12.53%) MySQL
25 226 (12.26%) Oracle
25 226 (12.26%) Finance
26 220 (11.93%) Subversion
27 217 (11.77%) Microsoft

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 159 (8.62%) CMS
2 137 (7.43%) Apache
3 116 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 92 (4.99%) Node.js
5 84 (4.56%) IIS
6 49 (2.66%) JBoss
7 48 (2.60%) SharePoint
8 42 (2.28%) WordPress
9 39 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 37 (2.01%) Drupal
11 34 (1.84%) WebLogic
12 30 (1.63%) Umbraco
12 30 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 26 (1.41%) Confluence
14 22 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.54%) ColdFusion
18 9 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 88 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.20%) Photoshop
3 48 (2.60%) MS Office
4 28 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (0.98%) Fireworks
7 15 (0.81%) MS Project
8 9 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.11%) Mingle
13 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.054%) InDesign
13 1 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 36 (1.95%) Magento
2 20 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.33%) Summit
4 4 (0.22%) Tridion
4 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.22%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.054%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.054%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.36%) GitHub
4 20 (1.08%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 16 (0.87%) SaaS
6 15 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.54%) Heroku
9 5 (0.27%) Force.com
9 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.16%) Office 365
10 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.054%) Taleo
12 1 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.054%) PaaS
12 1 (0.054%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (9.38%) HTTP
2 83 (4.50%) Internet
3 27 (1.46%) Intranet
4 15 (0.81%) DNS
5 14 (0.76%) LDAP
6 12 (0.65%) Firewall
7 11 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (0.49%) 2G
9 9 (0.49%) VPN
9 9 (0.49%) 3G
10 7 (0.38%) DHCP
10 7 (0.38%) SSL
10 7 (0.38%) 4G
11 5 (0.27%) Extranet
12 3 (0.16%) LTE
12 3 (0.16%) NAS
13 2 (0.11%) Skype
13 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.11%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 258 (13.99%) Relational Database
3 231 (12.53%) MySQL
4 69 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (3.63%) MongoDB
6 54 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (2.66%) Oracle Database
8 42 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 41 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 36 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (1.95%) NoSQL
11 31 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.36%) Big Data
13 17 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (0.81%) Neo4j
16 13 (0.70%) Redis
17 12 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 272 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 220 (11.93%) Subversion
3 110 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 103 (5.59%) Visual Studio
5 67 (3.63%) Selenium
6 65 (3.52%) Maven
7 64 (3.47%) JUnit
8 61 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (3.15%) Cucumber
10 54 (2.93%) Grunt
11 43 (2.33%) Eclipse
11 43 (2.33%) JIRA
12 38 (2.06%) Mockito
13 35 (1.90%) Bower
14 33 (1.79%) Jasmine
15 30 (1.63%) Ant
16 27 (1.46%) jMock
16 27 (1.46%) gulp
17 24 (1.30%) Mocha
18 20 (1.08%) NUnit
General
1 226 (12.26%) Finance
2 140 (7.59%) Banking
3 71 (3.85%) Marketing
4 65 (3.52%) Retail
4 65 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 38 (2.06%) Publishing
6 35 (1.90%) Back Office
7 30 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.25%) Games
9 16 (0.87%) Front Office
10 15 (0.81%) Legal
10 15 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 15 (0.81%) Advertising
11 14 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.60%) Military
13 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.38%) iGaming
14 7 (0.38%) Automotive
15 6 (0.33%) Local Government
16 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1328 (72.02%) Developer
2 305 (16.54%) Web Developer
3 269 (14.59%) Java Developer
4 181 (9.82%) Front-End Developer
5 179 (9.71%) .NET Developer
6 136 (7.38%) Senior Developer
7 127 (6.89%) Analyst
8 110 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 89 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 80 (4.34%) Architect
11 66 (3.58%) Project Manager
11 66 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 56 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
12 56 (3.04%) PHP Developer
13 49 (2.66%) Designer
14 48 (2.60%) Front-End Web Developer
15 47 (2.55%) Software Engineer
16 46 (2.49%) Business Analyst
17 42 (2.28%) Ruby Developer
18 38 (2.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1079 (58.51%) HTML
2 934 (50.65%) CSS
3 527 (28.58%) .NET
4 429 (23.26%) HTML5
5 406 (22.02%) jQuery
6 328 (17.79%) ASP.NET
7 325 (17.62%) Web Services
8 286 (15.51%) XML
9 272 (14.75%) CSS3
10 266 (14.43%) AngularJS
11 178 (9.65%) REST
12 159 (8.62%) Spring
12 159 (8.62%) Ajax
13 149 (8.08%) JSON
14 137 (7.43%) .NET Framework
15 135 (7.32%) RESTful
16 127 (6.89%) SOAP
17 124 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
18 117 (6.34%) Hibernate
19 111 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 152 (8.24%) User Experience
2 81 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.18%) Visualisation
4 71 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 69 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 35 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.74%) Digital Media
8 28 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 26 (1.41%) W3C
10 22 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.08%) NHS
12 17 (0.92%) Social Media
13 15 (0.81%) Replication
13 15 (0.81%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.60%) FlexPod
15 9 (0.49%) Mathematics
16 8 (0.43%) GIS
17 7 (0.38%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 355 (19.25%) Linux
2 192 (10.41%) UNIX
3 134 (7.27%) Windows
4 106 (5.75%) Mac OS X
5 39 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 37 (2.01%) Android
7 21 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.43%) SUSE
13 7 (0.38%) AIX
14 5 (0.27%) Solaris
14 5 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.22%) CentOS
16 3 (0.16%) MVS
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (22.34%) TDD
3 353 (19.14%) MVC
4 325 (17.62%) Scrum
5 287 (15.56%) OO
6 242 (13.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 200 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
8 189 (10.25%) Web Design
9 156 (8.46%) E-Commerce
10 153 (8.30%) BDD
11 124 (6.72%) Open Source
12 123 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 106 (5.75%) Unit Testing
14 98 (5.31%) Software Engineering
15 84 (4.56%) Project Management
16 83 (4.50%) SDLC
17 82 (4.45%) Content Management
18 81 (4.39%) User Stories
19 63 (3.42%) Migration
20 62 (3.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1050 (56.94%) JavaScript
2 542 (29.39%) SQL
3 535 (29.01%) Java
4 423 (22.94%) C#
5 246 (13.34%) PHP
6 153 (8.30%) Python
7 132 (7.16%) Ruby
8 66 (3.58%) Perl
9 56 (3.04%) Scala
10 55 (2.98%) VB.NET
11 54 (2.93%) C++
12 53 (2.87%) T-SQL
13 43 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 33 (1.79%) VB
15 28 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.25%) PowerShell
17 15 (0.81%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.76%) XPath
18 14 (0.76%) VBA
19 12 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 114 (6.18%) Degree
2 75 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.43%) HND
4 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.33%) CCNP
6 6 (0.33%) CCNA
6 6 (0.33%) CISSP
6 6 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.27%) A+ Certification
7 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.27%) CEH
7 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.16%) MCAD
9 3 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.34%) QA
2 6 (0.33%) ISO 14001
2 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.27%) Basel II
4 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.16%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (0.92%) Docker
2 16 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.38%) vSphere
4 7 (0.38%) Varnish
5 6 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.22%) zsh
6 4 (0.22%) KVM
7 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.16%) XenApp
8 1 (0.054%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (2.33%) Puppet
2 34 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.60%) Nagios
4 10 (0.54%) Ansible
5 9 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.43%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.43%) Kibana
7 4 (0.22%) Opsview
7 4 (0.22%) Jitterbit
7 4 (0.22%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.22%) SmokePing
7 4 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.22%) Cacti
8 3 (0.16%) CA LISA
8 3 (0.16%) SCCM
9 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.11%) AppManager
10 1 (0.054%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 226 (12.26%) Oracle
2 217 (11.77%) Microsoft
3 48 (2.60%) Adobe
4 42 (2.28%) Sitecore
5 40 (2.17%) Google
6 23 (1.25%) Twitter
7 20 (1.08%) VMware
8 19 (1.03%) Zend
9 18 (0.98%) IBM
9 18 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.87%) Sun
11 15 (0.81%) HP
12 14 (0.76%) Business Objects
12 14 (0.76%) Informatica
12 14 (0.76%) EPiServer
13 12 (0.65%) SAP
14 11 (0.60%) BMC
15 10 (0.54%) Progress
15 10 (0.54%) Apigee
16 9 (0.49%) Facebook
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Rate: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago