The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 96 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 14 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.28% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.40% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £240 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Web Application Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Application Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Web Application Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 December 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
Staffordshire +9 8 £375 +56.25% 1
Birmingham - 6 £275 - 3
Coventry - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Web Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) PHP
2 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) Apache
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 11 (57.89%) MVC
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) IIS
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) LAMP
6 8 (42.11%) Time Management
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (42.11%) Blog
6 8 (42.11%) Drupal
6 8 (42.11%) PHP5
6 8 (42.11%) Ajax
6 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (42.11%) Taxonomies
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (42.11%) Social Media
6 8 (42.11%) User Experience
6 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (36.84%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (31.58%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (63.16%) Apache
2 8 (42.11%) Drupal
2 8 (42.11%) IIS
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) UI Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) LAMP
4 8 (42.11%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) J2EE
6 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) Laravel
7 3 (15.79%) li3
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
9 1 (5.26%) JSF
9 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
9 1 (5.26%) JSP
9 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Taxonomies
1 8 (42.11%) Blog
1 8 (42.11%) Social Media
1 8 (42.11%) User Experience
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (42.11%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) OOP
3 4 (21.05%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) PHP
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) PHP5
5 6 (31.58%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Sage