The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Web Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Specialist
Rank 622 643 626
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Web Specialist 25 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.029% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Median daily rate £470 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £241 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Web Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Web Specialist in the job title.

Web Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Specialist within the UK.

Web Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Web Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Specialist within the UK.

Web Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Specialist
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 22 £470 +29.65% 3
London -1 17 £473 +42.64% 2
City of London +29 4 £470 +12.91%
Newport - 3 £450 -
South Wales - 3 £450 -
Wales - 3 £450 -
North West - 2 £490 - 1
South West - 2 £343 -
Manchester - 2 £490 - 1
West Midlands -33 1 £340 +4.61%
Coventry - 1 £340 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £310 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Gloucester - 1 £310 -
Swindon - 1 £375 -

Web Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Web Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Web Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) IIS
4 8 (21.05%) Apache
4 8 (21.05%) DNS
4 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (18.42%) SSL
5 7 (18.42%) CSS
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) Legal
6 6 (15.79%) Internet
6 6 (15.79%) VPN
6 6 (15.79%) Akamai
6 6 (15.79%) PKI
6 6 (15.79%) JSON
6 6 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) High Availability
7 5 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (13.16%) ISA Server
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.16%) .NET

Web Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) IIS
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
3 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.89%) FileNet
4 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) WordPress
6 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) Jetty
6 1 (2.63%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) SSL
4 6 (15.79%) Internet
4 6 (15.79%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (7.89%) LDAP
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.63%) FTP
7 1 (2.63%) HTTP
7 1 (2.63%) Intranet
7 1 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.26%) Bazaar
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Legal
2 5 (13.16%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) CSS
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) JSON
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) Ajax
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) Kafka
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.26%) LAMP
6 2 (5.26%) Node.js
7 1 (2.63%) Servlets
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 6 (15.79%) PKI
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) DataPower
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (15.79%) DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.16%) High Availability
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Release Management
5 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 3 (7.89%) Web Operations
6 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Product Management
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) Jython
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.63%) ES6
7 1 (2.63%) Lua
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) ISA Server
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Graphite
2 2 (5.26%) Pingdom
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Akamai
3 5 (13.16%) Forcepoint
4 3 (7.89%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
5 2 (5.26%) New Relic
5 2 (5.26%) Telerik
6 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) iManage
6 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Reuters
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Zend