The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 84 98 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 40 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.59% 0.68% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.73% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £28.69 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.06% +88.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% +27.51%
Web Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2368 2041 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.08% 92.39% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1140 1018
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 176 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Web Developer
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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Web Developer
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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Developer
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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire -2 8 £375 +20.00% 7
Birmingham -4 6 £275 -21.42% 12
Coventry - 6 £300 - 5
Warwickshire +3 2 £300 - 2
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Web Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 59 (90.77%) JavaScript
2 58 (89.23%) HTML
3 57 (87.69%) CSS
4 41 (63.08%) HTML5
5 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
6 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (40.00%) CSS3
8 23 (35.38%) C#
9 21 (32.31%) .NET
10 20 (30.77%) Web Development
11 18 (27.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (21.54%) jQuery
13 13 (20.00%) Retail
13 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 13 (20.00%) N-Tier
13 13 (20.00%) B2C
13 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
13 13 (20.00%) Mobile Development
14 12 (18.46%) TypeScript
14 12 (18.46%) Java
15 11 (16.92%) CMS
16 10 (15.38%) SQL
16 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
16 10 (15.38%) Front End Development
17 9 (13.85%) User Experience
17 9 (13.85%) PHP
17 9 (13.85%) MVC
18 8 (12.31%) Web Services
18 8 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
19 7 (10.77%) High Availability

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Web Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.92%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) WordPress
3 2 (3.08%) Node.js
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (9.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) BigMachines
1 3 (4.62%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Google Analytics
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) SMTP
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.08%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (89.23%) HTML
2 57 (87.69%) CSS
3 41 (63.08%) HTML5
4 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
5 26 (40.00%) CSS3
6 21 (32.31%) .NET
7 18 (27.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (21.54%) jQuery
9 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.31%) Web Services
11 7 (10.77%) Ajax
11 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
13 5 (7.69%) Classic ASP
13 5 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (7.69%) LINQ
13 5 (7.69%) XML
14 4 (6.15%) WCF
14 4 (6.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 13 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 9 (13.85%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.54%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.54%) Social Network
5 1 (1.54%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Web Development
3 13 (20.00%) B2C
3 13 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 10 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 9 (13.85%) MVC
6 8 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (10.77%) CRM
7 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.77%) High Availability
7 7 (10.77%) SOA
7 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) TDD
8 5 (7.69%) BDD
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 4 (6.15%) Content Management
10 3 (4.62%) OO
10 3 (4.62%) Web Analytics
10 3 (4.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) JavaScript
2 23 (35.38%) C#
3 12 (18.46%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) TypeScript
4 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 9 (13.85%) PHP
6 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.69%) C
8 4 (6.15%) Perl
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.15%) VBScript
9 3 (4.62%) Apex Code
10 2 (3.08%) C++
11 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.54%) Python
11 1 (1.54%) Ruby
11 1 (1.54%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Adobe
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.62%) Siebel
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) Google