The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 107 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Development 1020 852 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 1.67% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.29% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 500 496
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £209 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 24
Average hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.80 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £42.50 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+86.15% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +17 927 £375 +7.14% 536
London +22 497 £400 - 188
South East +27 181 £350 +8.10% 109
City of London +4 94 £475 +18.75% 50
East of England -10 65 £350 +7.69% 35
North West +15 60 £318 +5.83% 54
Scotland +13 50 £375 +38.88% 19
West Midlands -9 41 £300 - 40
Hampshire +16 39 £370 +5.71% 13
Buckinghamshire +13 39 £438 +18.24% 16
South West -39 38 £313 -3.84% 35
Milton Keynes +26 37 £438 +17.44% 3
Berkshire -18 36 £350 +40.00% 21
Yorkshire -7 31 £313 +4.16% 27
Edinburgh +3 30 £400 +48.14% 6
Manchester +4 27 £350 +16.66% 31
Reading +2 23 £375 +50.00% 7
Wales -6 21 £525 +275.00% 5
Birmingham +9 19 £300 - 12
West Yorkshire -9 19 £328 +9.16% 15
Leeds -2 18 £315 +9.09% 11
Kent +7 17 £363 - 9
Surrey -7 17 £325 -25.71% 22
Bristol -13 17 £450 +71.42% 15
Cheshire +8 16 £318 +15.45% 13
Norfolk +4 16 £250 -16.66% 3
Hertfordshire -10 16 £300 -11.11% 11
West Wales - 15 £450 - 1
Swansea - 15 £450 - 1
Merseyside +16 14 £250 - 4

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1316 (63.45%) HTML
2 1208 (58.24%) JavaScript
3 1161 (55.98%) CSS
4 691 (33.32%) .NET
5 687 (33.12%) jQuery
6 610 (29.41%) HTML5
7 538 (25.94%) C#
8 514 (24.78%) ASP.NET
9 512 (24.69%) Java
10 498 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
11 473 (22.81%) MVC
12 442 (21.31%) SQL
13 421 (20.30%) SQL Server
14 386 (18.61%) CSS3
15 383 (18.47%) TDD
16 380 (18.32%) Web Services
17 336 (16.20%) PHP
18 331 (15.96%) XML
19 309 (14.90%) OO
20 304 (14.66%) Ajax
21 299 (14.42%) Responsive Web Design
22 295 (14.22%) Linux
23 283 (13.65%) Scrum
24 269 (12.97%) Finance
25 262 (12.63%) Oracle
26 257 (12.39%) E-Commerce
27 254 (12.25%) Git (software)
28 248 (11.96%) MySQL
29 240 (11.57%) CMS
30 230 (11.09%) Subversion

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 240 (11.57%) CMS
2 116 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 104 (5.01%) Node.js
4 92 (4.44%) IIS
5 83 (4.00%) Apache
6 75 (3.62%) WordPress
7 62 (2.99%) Umbraco
8 60 (2.89%) Tomcat
9 53 (2.56%) Drupal
10 48 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 47 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 33 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
14 31 (1.49%) WebLogic
15 22 (1.06%) WebSphere
16 21 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.48%) Joomla!
18 10 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
19 9 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 86 (4.15%) Photoshop
2 81 (3.91%) MS Excel
3 51 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 38 (1.83%) MS Office
5 15 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 13 (0.63%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.48%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.34%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (0.14%) CATIA
12 3 (0.14%) Windchill
12 3 (0.14%) MS Project
13 2 (0.096%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.048%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.048%) InDesign
14 1 (0.048%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 36 (1.74%) Magento
2 15 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
6 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.19%) Tridion
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.096%) e-Work
8 2 (0.096%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.048%) Brady Trinity
9 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.11%) SaaS
5 13 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.48%) Office 365
7 9 (0.43%) Heroku
8 7 (0.34%) GitHub
9 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.19%) Force.com
10 2 (0.096%) Trello
11 1 (0.048%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.048%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.048%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.56%) HTTP
2 110 (5.30%) Internet
3 55 (2.65%) LDAP
4 33 (1.59%) Intranet
5 23 (1.11%) DNS
6 18 (0.87%) SSL
7 11 (0.53%) Telnet
8 10 (0.48%) FTP
8 10 (0.48%) Firewall
9 9 (0.43%) SNMP
9 9 (0.43%) BGP
10 8 (0.39%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.34%) Extranet
12 6 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.29%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.29%) SSH
13 5 (0.24%) 2G
13 5 (0.24%) 3G
13 5 (0.24%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 248 (11.96%) MySQL
3 200 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 115 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 60 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 50 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (2.03%) CouchDB
10 38 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 37 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.11%) NoSQL
15 21 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
18 18 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 254 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 230 (11.09%) Subversion
3 149 (7.18%) Visual Studio
4 75 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 50 (2.41%) Selenium
6 46 (2.22%) Maven
7 45 (2.17%) JUnit
8 39 (1.88%) Jasmine
9 37 (1.78%) Eclipse
10 36 (1.74%) NUnit
10 36 (1.74%) Grunt
11 32 (1.54%) Axure RP
12 30 (1.45%) TeamCity
13 25 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
14 23 (1.11%) Cucumber
14 23 (1.11%) JIRA
15 22 (1.06%) MSTest
15 22 (1.06%) Mercurial
16 21 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 269 (12.97%) Finance
2 122 (5.88%) Banking
3 81 (3.91%) Retail
4 75 (3.62%) Marketing
5 44 (2.12%) Publishing
6 42 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.88%) Games
8 30 (1.45%) Back Office
9 28 (1.35%) Front Office
9 28 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.35%) Advertising
10 17 (0.82%) Legal
11 13 (0.63%) Electronics
11 13 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.63%) Automotive
12 9 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.34%) Military
15 6 (0.29%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 1533 (73.92%) Developer
2 399 (19.24%) Web Developer
3 250 (12.05%) .NET Developer
4 230 (11.09%) Front-End Developer
5 172 (8.29%) Java Developer
6 121 (5.83%) Analyst
7 119 (5.74%) C# Developer
7 119 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 105 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 97 (4.68%) PHP Developer
10 94 (4.53%) Python Developer
11 85 (4.10%) Project Manager
12 77 (3.71%) Business Analyst
12 77 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
13 76 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 76 (3.66%) Architect
14 60 (2.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 60 (2.89%) Front-End Web Developer
15 51 (2.46%) UI Developer
16 47 (2.27%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1316 (63.45%) HTML
2 1161 (55.98%) CSS
3 691 (33.32%) .NET
4 687 (33.12%) jQuery
5 610 (29.41%) HTML5
6 514 (24.78%) ASP.NET
7 386 (18.61%) CSS3
8 380 (18.32%) Web Services
9 331 (15.96%) XML
10 304 (14.66%) Ajax
11 193 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 189 (9.11%) JSON
13 172 (8.29%) .NET Framework
14 153 (7.38%) AngularJS
15 124 (5.98%) Spring
16 118 (5.69%) WCF
17 111 (5.35%) Backbone.js
18 109 (5.26%) XHTML
19 106 (5.11%) JSP
19 106 (5.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (5.64%) Open Source
2 91 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 83 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 74 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 47 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 33 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 31 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 26 (1.25%) Wiki
8 26 (1.25%) Social Media
9 20 (0.96%) W3C
10 19 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 18 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.77%) Data Integration
13 14 (0.68%) Blog
14 13 (0.63%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.53%) E-Learning
16 10 (0.48%) Graphic Design
17 9 (0.43%) GIS
17 9 (0.43%) NHS
17 9 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 295 (14.22%) Linux
2 225 (10.85%) UNIX
3 144 (6.94%) Windows
4 121 (5.83%) Mac OS X
5 76 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 62 (2.99%) Android
7 41 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (1.01%) Solaris
10 13 (0.63%) SUSE
11 12 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.53%) AIX
13 8 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.24%) Debian
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.14%) CentOS
17 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (22.81%) MVC
3 383 (18.47%) TDD
4 309 (14.90%) OO
5 299 (14.42%) Responsive Web Design
6 283 (13.65%) Scrum
7 257 (12.39%) E-Commerce
8 218 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
9 197 (9.50%) Web Design
10 179 (8.63%) Content Management
11 172 (8.29%) BDD
12 142 (6.85%) Project Management
13 126 (6.08%) Unit Testing
14 119 (5.74%) Configuration Management
15 103 (4.97%) Software Engineering
16 91 (4.39%) OOP
17 83 (4.00%) User Stories
18 74 (3.57%) Analytics
19 68 (3.28%) Waterfall
20 64 (3.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1208 (58.24%) JavaScript
2 538 (25.94%) C#
3 512 (24.69%) Java
4 442 (21.31%) SQL
5 336 (16.20%) PHP
6 193 (9.31%) Python
7 115 (5.54%) Ruby
8 105 (5.06%) PL/SQL
9 69 (3.33%) Scala
10 63 (3.04%) T-SQL
11 60 (2.89%) PHP5
12 59 (2.84%) Perl
13 37 (1.78%) C
14 32 (1.54%) C++
15 31 (1.49%) VB.NET
16 24 (1.16%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.01%) VB
18 18 (0.87%) PowerShell
19 15 (0.72%) XPath
20 13 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 148 (7.14%) Degree
2 67 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 41 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.34%) ISEB
6 7 (0.34%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.24%) PMP
8 5 (0.24%) MCPD
9 4 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.14%) MBA
10 3 (0.14%) MCSE
10 3 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.096%) APMP
11 2 (0.096%) MCSD
12 1 (0.048%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.28%) QA
2 20 (0.96%) SLA
3 8 (0.39%) WCAG
4 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.14%) WAI
6 2 (0.096%) Section 508
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.048%) HL7
7 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.63%) Varnish
4 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.19%) vSphere
5 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.14%) vCloud
7 1 (0.048%) Docker
7 1 (0.048%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (1.11%) Puppet
2 17 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.72%) Nagios
3 15 (0.72%) Capistrano
4 12 (0.58%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
6 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (0.19%) SCCM
7 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.048%) logstash
9 1 (0.048%) Kibana
9 1 (0.048%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.048%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.048%) Netcool
9 1 (0.048%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 262 (12.63%) Oracle
2 194 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 79 (3.81%) Adobe
4 63 (3.04%) Sitecore
5 46 (2.22%) Zend
6 39 (1.88%) JBoss
6 39 (1.88%) Google
7 30 (1.45%) Twitter
8 24 (1.16%) hybris
9 23 (1.11%) VMware
10 21 (1.01%) Sun
11 20 (0.96%) IBM
12 16 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 16 (0.77%) Facebook
13 15 (0.72%) HP
14 13 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.58%) Open Text
15 12 (0.58%) Meridio
16 11 (0.53%) ATG
17 9 (0.43%) SAP
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 200 to 250 per day GBP
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £15,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago