The first table below looks at the demand for the Web Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Specialist
Rank 584 543 582
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Web Specialist 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £450 £600 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Web Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Specialist in their job title 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 with Web Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Social Media
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Extranet
5 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
5 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) Websense
5 1 (16.67%) E-business
5 1 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Web Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Specialist in their job title 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 with Web Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Websense
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos