The first table below looks at the demand for Web Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Application Development over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 111 98 99
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£378 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1764 1310 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.38% 66.60% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 653 747
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 58 67
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.63 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Web Application Development
England

Web Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Application Development across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Web Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Application Development across the West Midlands region.

Web Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Application Development across the West Midlands region.

Web Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Application Development
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham 0 4 £425 - 3
Staffordshire +1 1 £330 - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Web Application Development
England

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Web Application 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 Application Development.

1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) HTML5
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) Ajax
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (50.00%) Android
5 8 (50.00%) CSS3
6 6 (37.50%) PHP
6 6 (37.50%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) Automotive
7 5 (31.25%) JSON
7 5 (31.25%) Windows CE
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) REST
7 5 (31.25%) Android Development
7 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
8 4 (25.00%) Umbraco
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Content Management
9 3 (18.75%) Document Management

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Web Application 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Web Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Applications Developer
4 4 (25.00%) CSS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) HTML5
3 9 (56.25%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) Ajax
3 9 (56.25%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) CSS3
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
6 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 5 (31.25%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) XSLT
8 3 (18.75%) XHTML
9 1 (6.25%) JSF
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.25%) WCF
9 1 (6.25%) JSP
9 1 (6.25%) J2EE
9 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) WURFL
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Windows CE
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (18.75%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Android Development
1 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (18.75%) Document Management
3 3 (18.75%) SEO
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCAD
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) AccuRev
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook