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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 92 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 20 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 2.42% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.65% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 41
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£300 £280 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £8.00 £27.50 £101.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% -72.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -19.11%
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
2286 2340 1944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.15% 91.37% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1184 1016
Average daily rate £370 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 174 136
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -1 10 £300 - 21
Coventry 0 4 £300 -7.69% 2
Solihull -5 4 £300 +9.09% 3
Worcestershire -1 3 £250 +25.00% 6
Staffordshire -10 2 £238 -18.10% 6
Warwickshire +5 1 £400 +100.00% 5
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 48 (81.36%) HTML
2 47 (79.66%) JavaScript
3 45 (76.27%) CSS
4 26 (44.07%) HTML5
5 22 (37.29%) jQuery
6 18 (30.51%) .NET
7 17 (28.81%) PHP
8 16 (27.12%) C#
8 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
9 15 (25.42%) CSS3
10 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
10 14 (23.73%) Photoshop
11 12 (20.34%) MVC
11 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (16.95%) Content Management
12 10 (16.95%) MySQL
13 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.25%) SQL
13 9 (15.25%) Web Development
13 9 (15.25%) CMS
14 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
15 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
15 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (10.17%) Adobe
16 6 (10.17%) XML
16 6 (10.17%) Java
16 6 (10.17%) TDD
17 5 (8.47%) LAMP
17 5 (8.47%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 9 (15.25%) CMS
2 5 (8.47%) WordPress
3 2 (3.39%) Drupal
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Photoshop
2 10 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.69%) MS Office
4 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Google Analytics
1 3 (5.08%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (3.39%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) SMTP
2 2 (3.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) MySQL
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) MS Access
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) Selenium
2 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
2 4 (6.78%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Grunt
4 2 (3.39%) gulp
5 1 (1.69%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (81.36%) HTML
2 45 (76.27%) CSS
3 26 (44.07%) HTML5
4 22 (37.29%) jQuery
5 18 (30.51%) .NET
6 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
7 15 (25.42%) CSS3
8 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
9 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.17%) XML
11 5 (8.47%) LAMP
11 5 (8.47%) Web Services
11 5 (8.47%) WCF
11 5 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.47%) Sass
12 4 (6.78%) LESS
12 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
12 4 (6.78%) JSON
12 4 (6.78%) Ajax
12 4 (6.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) W3C
1 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
1 4 (6.78%) Linked Data
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Social Media
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) New Media
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
1 4 (6.78%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) MVC
1 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Content Management
3 9 (15.25%) Web Development
4 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.17%) TDD
6 5 (8.47%) Open Source
6 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (8.47%) SDLC
7 4 (6.78%) BDD
7 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.78%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) SEO
7 4 (6.78%) RDF
8 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) Web Design
8 3 (5.08%) Web Analytics
8 3 (5.08%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.81%) PHP
3 16 (27.12%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.08%) VBScript
8 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) VBA
9 1 (1.69%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) WCAG
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Adobe
2 5 (8.47%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Apple
3 2 (3.39%) Stellent
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Telerik
4 1 (1.69%) Facebook
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