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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 118 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Development 1018 914 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.76% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.39% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 587 515
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 £275 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £314
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 14
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £11.20 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.84 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+22.23% +14.00%

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
41912 38210 37430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.73% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23695 21813
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1178 1152 1466
Average hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -4 959 £375 +4.67% 563
London -6 448 £405 +1.25% 176
South East +27 176 £330 +1.53% 98
City of London +8 105 £424 -5.83% 58
East of England +12 100 £438 +45.83% 58
Yorkshire +35 69 £328 +3.96% 43
Essex +12 52 £450 +34.32% 16
North East +4 47 £386 +54.50% 12
West Yorkshire +19 46 £328 +3.96% 18
Leeds +11 42 £328 +3.96% 14
North West -6 39 £320 +1.58% 81
West Midlands +12 38 £350 +9.37% 28
Hampshire -7 37 £349 +8.98% 21
Scotland -11 36 £350 +26.12% 26
Tyne and Wear -3 29 £395 +58.00% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 29 £395 +58.00% 6
Berkshire +4 28 £313 -3.10% 15
South West -49 27 £323 +7.50% 43
Manchester -4 26 £338 +12.50% 50
Surrey +8 24 £350 +1.81% 14
Southend-on-Sea -3 24 £475 +41.79%
Oxfordshire -10 24 £325 - 12
East Midlands +2 22 £320 +11.79% 24
Edinburgh -6 21 £375 +87.50% 14
Cambridgeshire -11 18 £400 +8.84% 24
Buckinghamshire -13 18 £375 +17.64% 11
Brighton +15 17 £160 -47.54% 7
East Sussex +9 17 £160 -47.54% 10
Milton Keynes +1 17 £375 +11.11% 6
Durham - 16 £375 - 2

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1296 (62.64%) HTML
2 1158 (55.97%) JavaScript
3 1152 (55.68%) CSS
4 905 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
5 616 (29.77%) .NET
6 570 (27.55%) HTML5
7 557 (26.92%) Java
8 543 (26.24%) jQuery
9 514 (24.84%) SQL
10 494 (23.88%) C#
11 459 (22.18%) MVC
12 434 (20.98%) ASP.NET
13 418 (20.20%) CSS3
14 397 (19.19%) Linux
15 374 (18.08%) TDD
16 349 (16.87%) SQL Server
17 330 (15.95%) Scrum
18 323 (15.61%) Responsive Web Design
19 309 (14.93%) XML
20 304 (14.69%) Git (software)
21 290 (14.02%) Web Services
22 283 (13.68%) OO
23 277 (13.39%) UNIX
24 273 (13.19%) Relational Database
25 262 (12.66%) Subversion
26 253 (12.23%) MySQL
27 251 (12.13%) Oracle
27 251 (12.13%) PHP
28 249 (12.03%) Python
29 244 (11.79%) Finance

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 178 (8.60%) CMS
2 138 (6.67%) Node.js
3 95 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 90 (4.35%) Apache
5 81 (3.91%) JBoss
6 67 (3.24%) IIS
7 49 (2.37%) WordPress
7 49 (2.37%) Tomcat
8 47 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 40 (1.93%) Umbraco
10 38 (1.84%) Drupal
11 33 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 30 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (1.30%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
15 19 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
16 17 (0.82%) Documentum
17 13 (0.63%) WebSphere
18 12 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 93 (4.49%) Photoshop
2 70 (3.38%) MS Excel
3 43 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (1.40%) MS Office
5 27 (1.30%) Fireworks
6 18 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
9 10 (0.48%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.048%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (1.50%) Magento
2 15 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
7 6 (0.29%) Tridion
8 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.097%) Shopify
12 1 (0.048%) Summit
12 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.048%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.72%) Force.com
5 12 (0.58%) SaaS
5 12 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.48%) Office 365
7 9 (0.43%) GitHub
8 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.34%) Heroku
9 6 (0.29%) Route 53
9 6 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.14%) IaaS
10 3 (0.14%) PaaS
11 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.048%) Responsys
11 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.048%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.048%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 181 (8.75%) HTTP
2 98 (4.74%) Internet
3 81 (3.91%) LDAP
4 46 (2.22%) Intranet
5 18 (0.87%) SSL
6 17 (0.82%) DNS
7 13 (0.63%) Extranet
8 8 (0.39%) FTP
9 7 (0.34%) SAN
9 7 (0.34%) NAS
10 6 (0.29%) MVNO
11 5 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.24%) SSH
12 4 (0.19%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.19%) Telnet
13 3 (0.14%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.097%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.097%) SNMP
14 2 (0.097%) SMTP
15 1 (0.048%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 273 (13.19%) Relational Database
3 253 (12.23%) MySQL
4 72 (3.48%) MongoDB
5 71 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 53 (2.56%) MariaDB
7 50 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 49 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (1.98%) Neo4j
10 39 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 27 (1.30%) NoSQL
13 24 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (1.11%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.06%) Redis
16 21 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
19 17 (0.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
20 16 (0.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 304 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 262 (12.66%) Subversion
3 136 (6.57%) Visual Studio
4 77 (3.72%) JUnit
4 77 (3.72%) Selenium
5 75 (3.62%) Jenkins
5 75 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 55 (2.66%) Maven
7 49 (2.37%) Grunt
8 44 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 39 (1.88%) JIRA
9 39 (1.88%) Jasmine
10 37 (1.79%) Cucumber
11 29 (1.40%) jMock
11 29 (1.40%) Mockito
12 26 (1.26%) NUnit
13 24 (1.16%) RSpec
14 23 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
15 21 (1.01%) Axure RP
16 19 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 244 (11.79%) Finance
2 132 (6.38%) Banking
3 77 (3.72%) Marketing
4 73 (3.53%) Retail
5 55 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 40 (1.93%) Publishing
7 36 (1.74%) Legal
8 35 (1.69%) Back Office
9 32 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.45%) Front Office
11 27 (1.30%) Games
12 21 (1.01%) Advertising
13 14 (0.68%) Electronics
14 13 (0.63%) Automotive
14 13 (0.63%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.34%) Billing
16 7 (0.34%) German Language
17 6 (0.29%) Law
17 6 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1561 (75.45%) Developer
2 332 (16.05%) Web Developer
3 284 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 263 (12.71%) Front-End Developer
5 215 (10.39%) .NET Developer
6 170 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 107 (5.17%) Analyst
8 94 (4.54%) C# Developer
9 73 (3.53%) PHP Developer
10 71 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 71 (3.43%) Business Analyst
11 68 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (3.19%) Designer
13 63 (3.04%) Python Developer
14 61 (2.95%) Project Manager
15 58 (2.80%) Front-End Web Developer
15 58 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
16 52 (2.51%) UI Developer
17 49 (2.37%) UI Programmer
18 48 (2.32%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1296 (62.64%) HTML
2 1152 (55.68%) CSS
3 616 (29.77%) .NET
4 570 (27.55%) HTML5
5 543 (26.24%) jQuery
6 434 (20.98%) ASP.NET
7 418 (20.20%) CSS3
8 309 (14.93%) XML
9 290 (14.02%) Web Services
10 236 (11.41%) Ajax
11 194 (9.38%) Spring
12 185 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 182 (8.80%) REST
14 180 (8.70%) AngularJS
15 170 (8.22%) JSON
16 163 (7.88%) Hibernate
17 142 (6.86%) .NET Framework
18 126 (6.09%) Django
19 120 (5.80%) RESTful
20 104 (5.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.91%) User Experience
2 115 (5.56%) Open Source
3 111 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 81 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 63 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 40 (1.93%) W3C
9 28 (1.35%) NHS
10 25 (1.21%) Wiki
10 25 (1.21%) Graphic Design
11 23 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 22 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.97%) Social Media
13 20 (0.97%) Data Integration
14 19 (0.92%) Client/Server
14 19 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 17 (0.82%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 397 (19.19%) Linux
2 277 (13.39%) UNIX
3 200 (9.67%) Mac OS X
4 112 (5.41%) Windows
5 53 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 50 (2.42%) Android
7 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.53%) AIX
8 11 (0.53%) Solaris
9 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.29%) CentOS
11 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.19%) webOS
13 3 (0.14%) Debian
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.048%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 905 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (22.18%) MVC
3 374 (18.08%) TDD
4 330 (15.95%) Scrum
5 323 (15.61%) Responsive Web Design
6 283 (13.68%) OO
7 241 (11.65%) Web Design
8 224 (10.83%) E-Commerce
9 192 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
10 175 (8.46%) BDD
11 132 (6.38%) Configuration Management
12 119 (5.75%) Project Management
13 115 (5.56%) Unit Testing
14 114 (5.51%) Mentoring
15 108 (5.22%) Software Engineering
16 96 (4.64%) Content Management
17 81 (3.91%) Automated Testing
18 75 (3.62%) OOP
19 72 (3.48%) User Stories
20 68 (3.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1158 (55.97%) JavaScript
2 557 (26.92%) Java
3 514 (24.84%) SQL
4 494 (23.88%) C#
5 251 (12.13%) PHP
6 249 (12.03%) Python
7 161 (7.78%) Ruby
8 121 (5.85%) PL/SQL
9 83 (4.01%) Scala
10 72 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 62 (3.00%) Perl
12 52 (2.51%) C++
13 42 (2.03%) VBA
14 33 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 33 (1.59%) PHP5
15 32 (1.55%) C
16 25 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 20 (0.97%) Apex Code
17 20 (0.97%) VB
18 13 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (6.09%) Degree
2 82 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.63%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.24%) MCPD
7 5 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.14%) MCSE
8 3 (0.14%) MCSD
8 3 (0.14%) ISEB
8 3 (0.14%) PMP
8 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.097%) MCITP
9 2 (0.097%) MCTS
9 2 (0.097%) MCP
9 2 (0.097%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.048%) PhD
10 1 (0.048%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.048%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.29%) QA
2 16 (0.77%) WCAG
3 7 (0.34%) SLA
4 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.19%) WAI
6 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.097%) HL7
7 2 (0.097%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.048%) Section 508
8 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) Basel II
8 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.43%) Docker
2 9 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.43%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.34%) vSphere
4 4 (0.19%) Varnish
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (1.88%) Puppet
2 23 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (0.97%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.48%) Nagios
5 7 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.24%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.19%) Ansible
8 2 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.097%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.097%) Kibana
9 1 (0.048%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.048%) Cacti
9 1 (0.048%) SCCM
9 1 (0.048%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.048%) YUM
Vendors
1 251 (12.13%) Oracle
2 215 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 80 (3.87%) Sitecore
4 74 (3.58%) Adobe
5 67 (3.24%) Google
6 36 (1.74%) Zend
7 32 (1.55%) Twitter
8 27 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.30%) HP
9 22 (1.06%) Sun
10 20 (0.97%) IBM
11 19 (0.92%) Facebook
12 17 (0.82%) VMware
13 15 (0.72%) SAP
14 13 (0.63%) Open Text
15 12 (0.58%) Kofax
15 12 (0.58%) ESRI
16 11 (0.53%) Sybase
16 11 (0.53%) EPiServer
16 11 (0.53%) AccuRev
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £21.58 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 6 Months
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago