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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 69 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 55 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.15% 2.46% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.66% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 47
Average daily rate
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£280 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £232 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +366.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +69.69%
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
2327 1955 2159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.01% 92.48% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1037 1076
Average daily rate £338 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 147 152
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Birmingham -3 21 £300 +20.00% 6
Worcestershire -5 10 £213 -37.86% 4
Coventry -9 5 £300 +29.72% 6
Staffordshire -3 4 £295 -10.60% 4
Solihull - 2 £275 - 2
Warwickshire -17 1 - - 4
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 93 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 91 (72.22%) CSS
3 81 (64.29%) HTML
4 78 (61.90%) jQuery
5 59 (46.83%) .NET
6 49 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 47 (37.30%) C#
8 41 (32.54%) HTML5
9 37 (29.37%) CSS3
10 36 (28.57%) Web Development
11 31 (24.60%) MVC
11 31 (24.60%) SQL
12 29 (23.02%) Microsoft
13 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
14 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
15 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
16 21 (16.67%) WCF
17 20 (15.87%) LINQ
17 20 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (15.87%) Java
17 20 (15.87%) XML
17 20 (15.87%) CMS
18 18 (14.29%) Logistics
19 17 (13.49%) JSP
19 17 (13.49%) J2EE
20 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
21 14 (11.11%) Ajax
21 14 (11.11%) MySQL
22 13 (10.32%) XHTML
22 13 (10.32%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (15.87%) CMS
2 12 (9.52%) Apache
3 11 (8.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.76%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.38%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.38%) Node.js
7 3 (2.38%) IIS
8 2 (1.59%) WordPress
9 1 (0.79%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Magento
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Intranet
2 6 (4.76%) FTP
3 4 (3.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) Extranet
4 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.52%) Subversion
3 11 (8.73%) Maven
3 11 (8.73%) Eclipse
4 10 (7.94%) Ant
5 8 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.59%) JIRA
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 6 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (72.22%) CSS
2 81 (64.29%) HTML
3 78 (61.90%) jQuery
4 59 (46.83%) .NET
5 49 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 41 (32.54%) HTML5
7 37 (29.37%) CSS3
8 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 21 (16.67%) WCF
10 20 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (15.87%) LINQ
10 20 (15.87%) XML
11 17 (13.49%) J2EE
11 17 (13.49%) JSP
12 14 (11.11%) Ajax
13 13 (10.32%) XHTML
14 11 (8.73%) XSLT
15 10 (7.94%) Classic ASP
15 10 (7.94%) JSTL
16 7 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) W3C
2 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.59%) WURFL
4 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.52%) UNIX
2 10 (7.94%) Linux
3 7 (5.56%) Windows
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.17%) Android
6 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.59%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) Web Development
2 31 (24.60%) MVC
3 18 (14.29%) Logistics
4 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.32%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.14%) Content Management
7 7 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 5 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.97%) SEO
8 5 (3.97%) Scrum
9 4 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (2.38%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.38%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.38%) Time Management
10 3 (2.38%) TDD
10 3 (2.38%) CRM
11 2 (1.59%) Project Management
11 2 (1.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 93 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 47 (37.30%) C#
3 31 (24.60%) SQL
4 20 (15.87%) Java
5 11 (8.73%) PHP
6 9 (7.14%) VBScript
7 8 (6.35%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.56%) VB
9 5 (3.97%) C
9 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.59%) VB6
10 2 (1.59%) Python
11 1 (0.79%) Ruby
11 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 7 (5.56%) Alterian
3 7 (5.56%) Adobe
4 6 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.38%) Capita
7 2 (1.59%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.59%) Stellent
8 1 (0.79%) Ektron
8 1 (0.79%) Facebook
8 1 (0.79%) Marketo
8 1 (0.79%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.79%) Sage
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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