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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 121 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Development 955 1054 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.93% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.59% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 679 464
Average daily rate
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£378 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 17
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.61 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -38.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.21 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £71.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+62.37% -38.41%

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
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -12 906 £390 +11.42% 592
London +3 457 £425 +17.24% 217
South East -12 174 £375 +15.38% 106
City of London +46 121 £425 +13.33% 64
South West +2 62 £325 - 33
North West -31 54 £350 +3.70% 79
West Midlands -5 51 £325 +8.33% 40
Yorkshire -28 47 £340 +21.42% 37
West Sussex - 41 £425 - 7
East of England -17 38 £375 +3.44% 49
Berkshire +8 35 £375 +7.14% 19
West Yorkshire -10 34 £350 +27.27% 15
Scotland -20 31 £331 -11.66% 20
Buckinghamshire +11 25 £338 +22.72% 9
Hampshire -22 25 £380 +26.66% 21
Leeds -11 24 £375 +36.36% 9
Essex +1 23 £425 +17.24% 8
Manchester -19 23 £325 +14.03% 40
Surrey -18 22 £381 -10.29% 12
Milton Keynes +13 20 £350 +27.27% 7
Bristol -15 19 £313 -3.84% 10
Cheshire -16 19 £425 +21.42% 20
Edinburgh -16 18 £325 -18.75% 11
Devon +20 17 £438 - 2
East Midlands -14 17 £300 +6.19% 24
Worthing - 16 £388 -
Slough +9 14 £375 - 1
Exeter +14 13 - - 1
Telford - 13 £400 - 1
Shropshire - 13 £400 - 2

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1109 (62.41%) HTML
2 1051 (59.14%) JavaScript
3 906 (50.98%) CSS
4 832 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
5 518 (29.15%) .NET
6 507 (28.53%) Java
7 462 (26.00%) SQL
8 448 (25.21%) jQuery
9 431 (24.25%) HTML5
10 401 (22.57%) C#
11 384 (21.61%) MVC
12 366 (20.60%) TDD
13 352 (19.81%) Linux
14 328 (18.46%) ASP.NET
15 324 (18.23%) SQL Server
16 299 (16.83%) Web Services
17 272 (15.31%) CSS3
18 270 (15.19%) Git (software)
19 267 (15.03%) OO
20 263 (14.80%) Scrum
21 260 (14.63%) XML
22 251 (14.12%) Finance
23 240 (13.51%) PHP
23 240 (13.51%) Relational Database
24 231 (13.00%) AngularJS
25 230 (12.94%) Subversion
26 229 (12.89%) Responsive Web Design
27 225 (12.66%) Microsoft
28 196 (11.03%) Ajax
29 192 (10.80%) CMS

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 192 (10.80%) CMS
2 112 (6.30%) Apache
3 98 (5.51%) Node.js
4 86 (4.84%) IIS
5 72 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 48 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 44 (2.48%) Drupal
7 44 (2.48%) WordPress
8 33 (1.86%) JBoss
9 31 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 30 (1.69%) Umbraco
10 30 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 29 (1.63%) WebSphere
12 21 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (1.13%) WebLogic
14 19 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.01%) nginx
16 10 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
18 8 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 85 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.60%) Photoshop
3 40 (2.25%) MS Office
4 26 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.96%) Fireworks
7 16 (0.90%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.68%) MS Project
9 8 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.056%) Mingle
12 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (2.14%) Magento
2 21 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.23%) Tridion
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
5 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.056%) Radian6
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.24%) GitHub
4 15 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 13 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.56%) Heroku
7 10 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.51%) SaaS
9 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.34%) Force.com
12 3 (0.17%) Office 365
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (8.05%) HTTP
2 76 (4.28%) Internet
3 34 (1.91%) Intranet
4 14 (0.79%) LDAP
5 8 (0.45%) Firewall
6 7 (0.39%) DNS
7 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.28%) SSL
7 5 (0.28%) NAS
8 4 (0.23%) SAN
8 4 (0.23%) VPN
9 3 (0.17%) Extranet
10 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.11%) DHCP
10 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.11%) AMQP
11 1 (0.056%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.056%) MVNO
11 1 (0.056%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 240 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 180 (10.13%) MySQL
4 86 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 53 (2.98%) RDBMS
9 51 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
10 43 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 40 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 30 (1.69%) NoSQL
13 29 (1.63%) Big Data
13 29 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.35%) Neo4j
14 24 (1.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 23 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (1.07%) Jackrabbit
17 17 (0.96%) Redis
17 17 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 270 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 230 (12.94%) Subversion
3 130 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 92 (5.18%) Jenkins
5 82 (4.61%) JUnit
6 78 (4.39%) Maven
7 68 (3.83%) Cucumber
8 63 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (3.32%) Selenium
10 56 (3.15%) Grunt
11 55 (3.10%) Mockito
12 44 (2.48%) Jasmine
13 34 (1.91%) jMock
13 34 (1.91%) Bower
14 32 (1.80%) Eclipse
15 27 (1.52%) Ant
16 25 (1.41%) Axure RP
17 24 (1.35%) Hudson
18 22 (1.24%) JIRA
19 20 (1.13%) NUnit
General
1 251 (14.12%) Finance
2 150 (8.44%) Banking
3 60 (3.38%) Investment Banking
3 60 (3.38%) Marketing
4 58 (3.26%) Retail
5 49 (2.76%) Back Office
6 43 (2.42%) Publishing
7 29 (1.63%) Games
8 24 (1.35%) Front Office
9 17 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 17 (0.96%) Advertising
10 15 (0.84%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.62%) Legal
11 11 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.39%) iGaming
14 6 (0.34%) Military
15 4 (0.23%) Automotive
16 3 (0.17%) Local Government
17 2 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1318 (74.17%) Developer
2 267 (15.03%) Java Developer
3 258 (14.52%) Web Developer
4 181 (10.19%) Front-End Developer
5 162 (9.12%) .NET Developer
6 123 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 122 (6.87%) Analyst
8 109 (6.13%) C# Developer
9 79 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 72 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 69 (3.88%) Architect
12 61 (3.43%) PHP Developer
13 51 (2.87%) Designer
14 49 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
14 49 (2.76%) SQL Developer
14 49 (2.76%) Project Manager
15 42 (2.36%) AWS Developer
16 41 (2.31%) Business Analyst
17 40 (2.25%) Front-End Web Developer
18 35 (1.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1109 (62.41%) HTML
2 906 (50.98%) CSS
3 518 (29.15%) .NET
4 448 (25.21%) jQuery
5 431 (24.25%) HTML5
6 328 (18.46%) ASP.NET
7 299 (16.83%) Web Services
8 272 (15.31%) CSS3
9 260 (14.63%) XML
10 231 (13.00%) AngularJS
11 196 (11.03%) Ajax
12 187 (10.52%) REST
13 145 (8.16%) RESTful
14 141 (7.93%) JSON
15 136 (7.65%) Spring
16 133 (7.48%) .NET Framework
17 124 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 120 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 119 (6.70%) Hibernate
20 111 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.23%) User Experience
2 114 (6.42%) Open Source
3 77 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 68 (3.83%) Mobile App
6 52 (2.93%) Visualisation
7 41 (2.31%) W3C
8 36 (2.03%) Digital Media
9 24 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.18%) NHS
12 20 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.13%) Social Media
13 18 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.01%) Web 2.0
14 13 (0.73%) Graphic Design
15 12 (0.68%) Replication
16 9 (0.51%) Derivative
17 8 (0.45%) Fixed Income
17 8 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 352 (19.81%) Linux
2 182 (10.24%) UNIX
3 117 (6.58%) Windows
4 114 (6.42%) Mac OS X
5 33 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.80%) Android
7 12 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.39%) SUSE
9 7 (0.39%) AIX
10 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.28%) Solaris
11 5 (0.28%) CentOS
12 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.17%) MVS
13 3 (0.17%) VMS
13 3 (0.17%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (21.61%) MVC
3 366 (20.60%) TDD
4 267 (15.03%) OO
5 263 (14.80%) Scrum
6 229 (12.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 189 (10.64%) Web Design
8 173 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
9 151 (8.50%) E-Commerce
10 150 (8.44%) BDD
11 104 (5.85%) Content Management
12 92 (5.18%) Configuration Management
13 90 (5.06%) Project Management
14 86 (4.84%) Unit Testing
15 79 (4.45%) User Stories
16 72 (4.05%) Software Engineering
17 64 (3.60%) CRM
18 62 (3.49%) OOD
19 57 (3.21%) OOP
20 53 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1051 (59.14%) JavaScript
2 507 (28.53%) Java
3 462 (26.00%) SQL
4 401 (22.57%) C#
5 240 (13.51%) PHP
6 171 (9.62%) Python
7 118 (6.64%) Ruby
8 64 (3.60%) VB.NET
9 57 (3.21%) Perl
10 48 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 44 (2.48%) VBA
12 42 (2.36%) PL/SQL
13 39 (2.19%) C++
14 32 (1.80%) Scala
15 31 (1.74%) VB
16 30 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.24%) PHP5
18 19 (1.07%) C
19 16 (0.90%) PowerShell
20 15 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 125 (7.03%) Degree
2 77 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.90%) Sun Certification
5 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.28%) HND
8 4 (0.23%) MCSD
8 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.17%) MCAD
10 2 (0.11%) CCNP
10 2 (0.11%) CCNA
10 2 (0.11%) ISEB
10 2 (0.11%) PMP
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.056%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.87%) QA
2 4 (0.23%) HL7
3 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.11%) WCAG
4 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (0.84%) VirtualBox
1 15 (0.84%) Docker
2 11 (0.62%) Varnish
3 10 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.23%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.056%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.056%) zsh
Systems Management
1 38 (2.14%) Puppet
2 20 (1.13%) Vagrant
3 18 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.62%) Kibana
5 9 (0.51%) Nagios
6 5 (0.28%) Ansible
7 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.17%) Opsview
8 3 (0.17%) Jitterbit
9 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.11%) CA LISA
9 2 (0.11%) AppManager
9 2 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.056%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.056%) Cacti
10 1 (0.056%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.056%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.056%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.056%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 225 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 170 (9.57%) Oracle
3 66 (3.71%) Adobe
4 47 (2.64%) Google
5 41 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 25 (1.41%) Twitter
7 23 (1.29%) Sun
8 21 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.13%) Zend
10 19 (1.07%) OpenText
10 19 (1.07%) RedDot
10 19 (1.07%) IBM
11 14 (0.79%) VMware
11 14 (0.79%) EPiServer
12 13 (0.73%) HP
13 12 (0.68%) SAP
14 11 (0.62%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.62%) Ektron
15 10 (0.56%) Informatica
16 9 (0.51%) Red Hat
West Sussex
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Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £395.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £401 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Red10
Rate: £400-500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iCredo Digital
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 350 per day GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
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Eames Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Cyclops Electronics Ltd
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Contract - Day Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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e-Recruiter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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PCR
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