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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 125 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Development 1053 1053 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.86% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.45% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 699 520
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 16 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £60.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% +86.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £31.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £71.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £60.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.25% +120.00%

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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -12 957 £400 +6.66% 554
London -16 439 £440 +10.00% 181
South East +12 215 £395 +12.85% 82
City of London +17 111 £475 +11.11% 29
South West +44 107 £350 +1.81% 38
Oxfordshire +23 58 £425 +84.78% 15
East of England -34 54 £355 -5.33% 49
Hampshire +13 50 £350 -4.10% 15
North West -43 44 £350 +7.69% 83
Scotland -14 41 £375 -6.25% 27
Oxford +15 39 £425 -5.55% 3
Yorkshire -39 39 £425 +30.76% 36
Wales +16 35 £250 -37.10% 7
South Wales +13 33 £250 -33.33% 6
West Sussex +11 33 £425 +54.54% 4
Somerset +25 32 £339 +13.00% 10
Bristol +11 31 £375 +9.09% 7
West Yorkshire -23 30 £428 +30.53% 20
Leeds -24 27 £430 +31.29% 11
Manchester -14 26 £340 -6.20% 36
West Midlands -5 24 £388 +24.00% 46
Edinburgh -14 24 £390 +2.29% 13
Cardiff +9 23 £250 -28.31% 4
Surrey +2 18 £390 +21.87% 13
East Midlands -1 18 £325 -5.10% 28
North East -14 18 £375 +89.87% 11
Southampton +11 17 £350 -9.67% 5
Cambridgeshire -2 17 £350 -12.50% 20
Buckinghamshire -21 17 £400 -5.88% 7
Yeovil +2 16 - -

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1146 (59.38%) HTML
2 1114 (57.72%) JavaScript
3 1002 (51.92%) CSS
4 849 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
5 569 (29.48%) SQL
6 546 (28.29%) .NET
7 541 (28.03%) Java
8 464 (24.04%) HTML5
9 449 (23.26%) C#
10 438 (22.69%) jQuery
11 418 (21.66%) TDD
12 383 (19.84%) Scrum
13 380 (19.69%) SQL Server
14 372 (19.27%) Web Services
15 353 (18.29%) MVC
16 343 (17.77%) ASP.NET
17 319 (16.53%) XML
18 303 (15.70%) Linux
19 296 (15.34%) CSS3
20 290 (15.03%) AngularJS
21 267 (13.83%) Git (software)
22 266 (13.78%) OO
23 260 (13.47%) Oracle
24 249 (12.90%) PHP
25 248 (12.85%) Finance
26 235 (12.18%) Relational Database
27 233 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
28 229 (11.87%) MySQL
29 228 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
30 209 (10.83%) Microsoft

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 160 (8.29%) CMS
2 144 (7.46%) Apache
3 124 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 108 (5.60%) Node.js
5 94 (4.87%) IIS
6 63 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 43 (2.23%) Umbraco
8 42 (2.18%) Drupal
8 42 (2.18%) WordPress
9 39 (2.02%) JBoss
9 39 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 35 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 30 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 30 (1.55%) Confluence
12 27 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 25 (1.30%) WebLogic
14 20 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (0.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 85 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 67 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 35 (1.81%) MS Office
4 33 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.67%) MS Project
7 12 (0.62%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.41%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.10%) Mingle
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 35 (1.81%) Magento
2 22 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.78%) BigMachines
4 6 (0.31%) Summit
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.16%) Tridion
6 3 (0.16%) Cordys
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.10%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.052%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.052%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 29 (1.50%) GitHub
4 27 (1.40%) SaaS
5 24 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.57%) Heroku
7 11 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.41%) Office 365
9 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.16%) IaaS
10 3 (0.16%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.16%) Force.com
11 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.052%) Taleo
11 1 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.052%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (8.13%) HTTP
2 89 (4.61%) Internet
3 34 (1.76%) Intranet
4 19 (0.98%) DNS
5 13 (0.67%) Firewall
6 11 (0.57%) SSL
6 11 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (0.47%) 2G
8 9 (0.47%) VPN
8 9 (0.47%) 3G
9 7 (0.36%) 4G
10 6 (0.31%) DHCP
10 6 (0.31%) LDAP
11 5 (0.26%) Broadband
12 4 (0.21%) Extranet
13 3 (0.16%) SAN
13 3 (0.16%) LTE
14 2 (0.10%) NAS
14 2 (0.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 235 (12.18%) Relational Database
3 229 (11.87%) MySQL
4 76 (3.94%) MongoDB
5 60 (3.11%) Oracle Database
6 59 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 34 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.30%) Big Data
14 23 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (0.88%) DB2
15 17 (0.88%) Redis
16 11 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 267 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 198 (10.26%) Subversion
3 113 (5.85%) Visual Studio
4 106 (5.49%) Jenkins
5 66 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 59 (3.06%) Maven
7 56 (2.90%) Selenium
8 52 (2.69%) Eclipse
9 51 (2.64%) JUnit
10 50 (2.59%) JIRA
11 43 (2.23%) Cucumber
12 38 (1.97%) Grunt
13 33 (1.71%) Ant
14 25 (1.30%) gulp
15 21 (1.09%) Mockito
16 20 (1.04%) Jasmine
17 16 (0.83%) Gradle
17 16 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
18 15 (0.78%) jMock
18 15 (0.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 248 (12.85%) Finance
2 136 (7.05%) Banking
3 77 (3.99%) Marketing
4 68 (3.52%) Retail
5 54 (2.80%) Publishing
6 43 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.14%) Back Office
9 21 (1.09%) Multimedia
10 18 (0.93%) Games
10 18 (0.93%) Front Office
11 17 (0.88%) Legal
12 15 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.73%) Military
14 13 (0.67%) Advertising
15 9 (0.47%) Automotive
15 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.31%) Local Government
17 5 (0.26%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1383 (71.66%) Developer
2 350 (18.13%) Web Developer
3 250 (12.95%) Java Developer
4 189 (9.79%) .NET Developer
5 179 (9.27%) Front-End Developer
6 128 (6.63%) Analyst
7 117 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 104 (5.39%) C# Developer
9 97 (5.03%) Architect
10 80 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 70 (3.63%) Project Manager
11 70 (3.63%) Business Analyst
12 61 (3.16%) Software Engineer
13 58 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
14 55 (2.85%) PHP Developer
15 50 (2.59%) Front-End Web Developer
16 49 (2.54%) ASP.NET Developer
17 47 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
18 46 (2.38%) Designer
19 38 (1.97%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1146 (59.38%) HTML
2 1002 (51.92%) CSS
3 546 (28.29%) .NET
4 464 (24.04%) HTML5
5 438 (22.69%) jQuery
6 372 (19.27%) Web Services
7 343 (17.77%) ASP.NET
8 319 (16.53%) XML
9 296 (15.34%) CSS3
10 290 (15.03%) AngularJS
11 184 (9.53%) Ajax
12 168 (8.70%) JSON
13 166 (8.60%) REST
14 152 (7.88%) Spring
15 148 (7.67%) .NET Framework
16 136 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 135 (6.99%) SOAP
18 132 (6.84%) RESTful
19 131 (6.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 123 (6.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.98%) User Experience
2 97 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 77 (3.99%) Visualisation
4 77 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 34 (1.76%) N-Tier
7 31 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 28 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 25 (1.30%) W3C
10 24 (1.24%) Social Media
11 23 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.67%) Replication
13 13 (0.67%) FlexPod
14 9 (0.47%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.47%) GIS
15 8 (0.41%) NHS
15 8 (0.41%) Online Banking
15 8 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 303 (15.70%) Linux
2 178 (9.22%) UNIX
3 144 (7.46%) Windows
4 80 (4.15%) Mac OS X
5 51 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 49 (2.54%) Android
7 20 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.41%) SUSE
11 8 (0.41%) Solaris
12 7 (0.36%) AIX
13 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.21%) webOS
15 4 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 849 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (21.66%) TDD
3 383 (19.84%) Scrum
4 353 (18.29%) MVC
5 266 (13.78%) OO
6 233 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
7 228 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
8 182 (9.43%) Web Design
9 154 (7.98%) E-Commerce
10 150 (7.77%) BDD
11 130 (6.74%) Software Engineering
12 123 (6.37%) Open Source
13 118 (6.11%) Unit Testing
14 113 (5.85%) Configuration Management
15 107 (5.54%) SDLC
16 97 (5.03%) Content Management
17 91 (4.72%) Project Management
18 86 (4.46%) Automated Testing
19 83 (4.30%) Migration
20 79 (4.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1114 (57.72%) JavaScript
2 569 (29.48%) SQL
3 541 (28.03%) Java
4 449 (23.26%) C#
5 249 (12.90%) PHP
6 143 (7.41%) Ruby
7 134 (6.94%) Python
8 72 (3.73%) Perl
9 70 (3.63%) T-SQL
9 70 (3.63%) Scala
10 66 (3.42%) C++
11 50 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 44 (2.28%) Shell Script
13 43 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 42 (2.18%) VB
15 24 (1.24%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.14%) Apex Code
17 15 (0.78%) PHP5
17 15 (0.78%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 121 (6.27%) Degree
2 95 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.41%) HND
5 6 (0.31%) CCNP
5 6 (0.31%) CCNA
5 6 (0.31%) CISSP
5 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.26%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.26%) CEH
6 5 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.16%) HNC
8 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.10%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.10%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.97%) QA
2 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.31%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.26%) Basel II
5 3 (0.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.16%) HL7
6 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.10%) WCAG
7 1 (0.052%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.04%) Docker
3 15 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.36%) vSphere
4 7 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.31%) Varnish
6 5 (0.26%) KVM
7 4 (0.21%) zsh
8 3 (0.16%) XenApp
9 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.052%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 42 (2.18%) Puppet
2 39 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.93%) Ansible
4 9 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.41%) Nagios
5 8 (0.41%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.41%) Kibana
6 6 (0.31%) Jitterbit
6 6 (0.31%) Capistrano
7 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.26%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.21%) Cacti
8 4 (0.21%) SmokePing
9 3 (0.16%) Opsview
10 2 (0.10%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.052%) Plesk
11 1 (0.052%) SCCM
11 1 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 260 (13.47%) Oracle
2 209 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 64 (3.32%) Adobe
4 45 (2.33%) Google
5 43 (2.23%) Sitecore
6 32 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (1.19%) New Relic
8 20 (1.04%) Zend
8 20 (1.04%) VMware
9 19 (0.98%) Twitter
10 16 (0.83%) Informatica
11 15 (0.78%) Siebel
11 15 (0.78%) HP
11 15 (0.78%) IBM
11 15 (0.78%) Eloqua
12 14 (0.73%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.67%) WorldPay
14 11 (0.57%) Progress
14 11 (0.57%) Sun
15 10 (0.52%) SAP
London
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
aap3
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £405 - 445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates and expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates and expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £50000 - £65000 per annum + +bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day call for details
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
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