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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 108 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 10 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £313 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £321 £319
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +2 6 £313 -
Staffordshire -4 3 £240 -27.27% 4
Coventry -8 1 £450 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Web Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) SOAP
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (40.00%) Android
6 6 (40.00%) PHP
6 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) JSP
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) Automotive
7 5 (33.33%) VB6
7 5 (33.33%) JSF
7 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Windows CE
7 5 (33.33%) Sage
7 5 (33.33%) VB
7 5 (33.33%) REST
7 5 (33.33%) Android Development
7 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) Spring
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Applications Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) SOAP
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) JSP
7 5 (33.33%) JSF
7 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (33.33%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) Spring
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
10 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
10 1 (6.67%) SAP MI
10 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
10 1 (6.67%) Servlets
10 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) WURFL
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (40.00%) Android
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (6.67%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Android Development
1 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) PHP
4 5 (33.33%) VB6
4 5 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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