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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 107 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Development 1053 913 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 1.73% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.33% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 517 523
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.99 £14.38 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%

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
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +16 973 £375 +7.14% 556
London +19 495 £400 - 175
South East +7 143 £350 +12.00% 99
East of England +12 113 £395 +29.50% 36
City of London +22 102 £400 -5.32% 51
Yorkshire +14 58 £328 +0.76% 54
North West +2 51 £305 +1.66% 68
South West -47 44 £350 +7.69% 43
Essex +15 42 £448 +55.65% 4
Scotland -2 42 £394 +12.50% 14
West Yorkshire +12 36 £328 -10.27% 20
West Midlands -21 36 £300 +1.69% 34
Leeds +15 34 £328 -9.96% 13
Berkshire -13 33 £300 +4.34% 20
Buckinghamshire +15 32 £425 +13.33% 8
Hertfordshire -1 32 £270 -16.92% 8
Milton Keynes +24 30 £425 -5.55% 2
Norfolk - 25 £256 - 2
Norwich - 24 £256 - 2
Hampshire +2 23 £365 +13.17% 22
Glasgow -4 22 £450 +87.50% 8
Manchester -10 20 £350 +16.66% 36
North East -13 20 £350 -6.66% 14
Edinburgh +1 19 £381 -7.57% 5
Tyne and Wear -15 19 £350 -6.66% 13
Southend-on-Sea +1 18 £438 +150.00% 2
Reading -7 18 £375 +50.00% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 18 £350 -6.66% 13
Bristol -17 18 £338 - 11
Merseyside +14 14 £290 -3.33% 3

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1317 (62.39%) HTML
2 1170 (55.42%) JavaScript
3 1163 (55.09%) CSS
4 916 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
5 683 (32.35%) .NET
6 582 (27.57%) HTML5
7 576 (27.29%) jQuery
8 541 (25.63%) C#
9 523 (24.77%) Java
10 508 (24.06%) ASP.NET
11 489 (23.16%) MVC
12 458 (21.70%) SQL
13 411 (19.47%) CSS3
14 389 (18.43%) SQL Server
15 377 (17.86%) Linux
16 361 (17.10%) TDD
17 340 (16.11%) Web Services
18 329 (15.59%) Responsive Web Design
19 307 (14.54%) XML
19 307 (14.54%) PHP
20 305 (14.45%) OO
21 301 (14.26%) Scrum
22 298 (14.12%) Git (software)
23 272 (12.88%) Subversion
24 258 (12.22%) MySQL
25 254 (12.03%) Ajax
26 247 (11.70%) UNIX
27 243 (11.51%) Oracle
28 242 (11.46%) E-Commerce
29 240 (11.37%) Relational Database

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 221 (10.47%) CMS
2 126 (5.97%) Node.js
3 115 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 101 (4.78%) Apache
5 90 (4.26%) IIS
6 68 (3.22%) Umbraco
7 64 (3.03%) WordPress
8 58 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 55 (2.61%) Tomcat
10 47 (2.23%) Drupal
11 38 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
13 26 (1.23%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.90%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.52%) Joomla!
17 10 (0.47%) Documentum
17 10 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 97 (4.59%) Photoshop
2 67 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 48 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (1.18%) MS Office
5 24 (1.14%) Fireworks
6 18 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.14%) MS Project
10 2 (0.095%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.047%) Mingle
11 1 (0.047%) CATIA
11 1 (0.047%) InDesign
11 1 (0.047%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (1.23%) Magento
2 15 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
5 7 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.28%) Tridion
7 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.095%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.095%) Shopify
9 2 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.047%) Summit
10 1 (0.047%) Brady Trinity
10 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.85%) SaaS
5 17 (0.81%) Force.com
6 11 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.47%) Heroku
7 10 (0.47%) Office 365
8 7 (0.33%) GitHub
9 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.047%) PaaS
10 1 (0.047%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.047%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.047%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.047%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.047%) Route 53
10 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 185 (8.76%) HTTP
2 105 (4.97%) Internet
3 79 (3.74%) LDAP
4 33 (1.56%) Intranet
5 29 (1.37%) DNS
6 28 (1.33%) SSL
7 11 (0.52%) FTP
8 10 (0.47%) Firewall
9 9 (0.43%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.43%) Extranet
10 7 (0.33%) SSH
11 6 (0.28%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.24%) BGP
12 5 (0.24%) Telnet
12 5 (0.24%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.24%) MVNO
13 4 (0.19%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.19%) DMZ
14 3 (0.14%) Wireless
14 3 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 258 (12.22%) MySQL
3 240 (11.37%) Relational Database
4 96 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 54 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 45 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 36 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 34 (1.61%) CouchDB
12 30 (1.42%) Neo4j
12 30 (1.42%) MariaDB
13 23 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (1.04%) Redis
15 19 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (0.85%) Big Data
16 18 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (0.85%) NoSQL
17 17 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 298 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 272 (12.88%) Subversion
3 141 (6.68%) Visual Studio
4 69 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 51 (2.42%) Selenium
6 50 (2.37%) JUnit
7 47 (2.23%) Jasmine
8 45 (2.13%) Grunt
9 44 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 38 (1.80%) Maven
11 34 (1.61%) JIRA
12 28 (1.33%) NUnit
13 26 (1.23%) TeamCity
14 25 (1.18%) Axure RP
15 22 (1.04%) Mercurial
16 21 (0.99%) RSpec
16 21 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
17 20 (0.95%) Cucumber
18 19 (0.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 239 (11.32%) Finance
2 128 (6.06%) Banking
3 87 (4.12%) Marketing
4 81 (3.84%) Retail
5 54 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 36 (1.71%) Games
7 33 (1.56%) Publishing
8 30 (1.42%) Legal
9 29 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.37%) Front Office
10 27 (1.28%) Back Office
11 25 (1.18%) Advertising
12 14 (0.66%) Electronics
13 12 (0.57%) Automotive
13 12 (0.57%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.38%) Billing
14 8 (0.38%) Law
14 8 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1584 (75.04%) Developer
2 381 (18.05%) Web Developer
3 268 (12.70%) .NET Developer
4 264 (12.51%) Front-End Developer
5 228 (10.80%) Java Developer
6 137 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 121 (5.73%) Analyst
8 118 (5.59%) C# Developer
9 105 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
10 98 (4.64%) PHP Developer
11 87 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
12 79 (3.74%) Business Analyst
13 75 (3.55%) Python Developer
14 70 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 69 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
16 66 (3.13%) Project Manager
17 60 (2.84%) Front-End Web Developer
18 59 (2.79%) UI Developer
18 59 (2.79%) Architect
19 56 (2.65%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1317 (62.39%) HTML
2 1163 (55.09%) CSS
3 683 (32.35%) .NET
4 582 (27.57%) HTML5
5 576 (27.29%) jQuery
6 508 (24.06%) ASP.NET
7 411 (19.47%) CSS3
8 340 (16.11%) Web Services
9 307 (14.54%) XML
10 254 (12.03%) Ajax
11 172 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 168 (7.96%) AngularJS
13 164 (7.77%) JSON
14 157 (7.44%) .NET Framework
15 153 (7.25%) Spring
16 142 (6.73%) REST
17 120 (5.68%) WCF
18 116 (5.50%) Hibernate
19 113 (5.35%) SOAP
19 113 (5.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 196 (9.28%) User Experience
2 118 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (5.59%) Open Source
3 82 (3.88%) Visualisation
4 80 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 71 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 35 (1.66%) W3C
8 29 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 27 (1.28%) N-Tier
10 26 (1.23%) Wiki
11 25 (1.18%) Social Media
12 24 (1.14%) Data Integration
13 20 (0.95%) Graphic Design
14 19 (0.90%) Digital Media
15 17 (0.81%) NHS
16 13 (0.62%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
18 9 (0.43%) Blog
18 9 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 377 (17.86%) Linux
2 247 (11.70%) UNIX
3 190 (9.00%) Mac OS X
4 138 (6.54%) Windows
5 74 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 63 (2.98%) Android
7 32 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.04%) Solaris
9 20 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.76%) AIX
11 7 (0.33%) SUSE
11 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.24%) CentOS
13 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.19%) Debian
15 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (23.16%) MVC
3 361 (17.10%) TDD
4 329 (15.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 305 (14.45%) OO
6 301 (14.26%) Scrum
7 242 (11.46%) E-Commerce
8 239 (11.32%) Web Design
9 193 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
10 177 (8.38%) BDD
11 150 (7.11%) Configuration Management
12 142 (6.73%) Content Management
13 122 (5.78%) Project Management
14 119 (5.64%) Unit Testing
15 117 (5.54%) Software Engineering
16 103 (4.88%) OOP
17 94 (4.45%) Mentoring
18 88 (4.17%) User Stories
19 78 (3.69%) Waterfall
20 77 (3.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1170 (55.42%) JavaScript
2 541 (25.63%) C#
3 523 (24.77%) Java
4 458 (21.70%) SQL
5 307 (14.54%) PHP
6 227 (10.75%) Python
7 151 (7.15%) Ruby
8 101 (4.78%) PL/SQL
9 87 (4.12%) Scala
10 67 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 54 (2.56%) PHP5
12 50 (2.37%) Perl
13 33 (1.56%) C
14 32 (1.52%) C++
15 29 (1.37%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.04%) VB
16 22 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.90%) PowerShell
17 19 (0.90%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 131 (6.21%) Degree
2 75 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 46 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.24%) MCPD
6 5 (0.24%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.24%) ISEB
6 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.19%) PMP
8 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.14%) MCP
8 3 (0.14%) MCSD
8 3 (0.14%) MCSE
9 2 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.095%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.095%) APMP
10 1 (0.047%) GISP
10 1 (0.047%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.047%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.36%) QA
2 19 (0.90%) SLA
3 14 (0.66%) WCAG
4 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.24%) WAI
6 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.095%) HL7
7 2 (0.095%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.047%) Section 508
System Software
1 30 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.47%) Varnish
4 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.19%) vSphere
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.047%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (1.04%) Puppet
2 18 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.52%) Nagios
4 11 (0.52%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
6 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.19%) SCCM
7 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.14%) Ansible
8 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.095%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.047%) logstash
10 1 (0.047%) Kibana
10 1 (0.047%) Netcool
Vendors
1 243 (11.51%) Oracle
2 207 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 83 (3.93%) Sitecore
4 67 (3.17%) JBoss
5 57 (2.70%) Adobe
6 50 (2.37%) Zend
7 49 (2.32%) Google
8 28 (1.33%) HP
9 27 (1.28%) Twitter
10 23 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.95%) IBM
11 20 (0.95%) Sun
12 18 (0.85%) VMware
12 18 (0.85%) hybris
13 17 (0.81%) Facebook
14 12 (0.57%) Kofax
15 11 (0.52%) Meridio
16 10 (0.47%) ATG
16 10 (0.47%) SAP
16 10 (0.47%) BMC
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £280 - £400 per day + 6 month extending
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £24 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago