The first table below looks at the demand for Web 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 Development over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 76 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Development 42 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.81% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.65% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 18
Average daily rate £300 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £35.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year
-38.41% +37.93%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1697 1243 1424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.04% 68.26% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 592 673
Average daily rate £375 £341 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 89 66
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Web Development
England

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Development across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Web 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 Development across the West Midlands region.

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Web Development Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Web 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 Development across the West Midlands region.

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web 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 Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +6 20 £300 +9.09% 8
Staffordshire -2 6 £325 +8.33% 6
Coventry -10 3 £325 - 2
Warwickshire -8 2 £298 -20.60% 1
Walsall - 2 £450 - 1
Wolverhampton -8 1 £375 - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Web 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 Development.

1 34 (65.38%) HTML
2 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
3 32 (61.54%) CSS
4 29 (55.77%) .NET
5 23 (44.23%) C#
5 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
6 22 (42.31%) jQuery
7 21 (40.38%) SQL
8 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
9 16 (30.77%) HTML5
10 14 (26.92%) MVC
11 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (21.15%) XML
13 10 (19.23%) MySQL
13 10 (19.23%) Ajax
13 10 (19.23%) WCF
13 10 (19.23%) CSS3
14 9 (17.31%) Web Services
15 8 (15.38%) PHP
15 8 (15.38%) OO
15 8 (15.38%) LINQ
16 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
16 7 (13.46%) Logistics
16 7 (13.46%) CMS
16 7 (13.46%) XHTML
16 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
16 7 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (11.54%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Web 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) CMS
2 4 (7.69%) WordPress
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Magento
2 2 (3.85%) e-Work
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) MySQL
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.92%) Ant
3 1 (1.92%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) FxCop
General
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) Web Developer
3 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.92%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Web Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Business Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.92%) Business Process Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) CSS
3 29 (55.77%) .NET
4 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
5 22 (42.31%) jQuery
6 16 (30.77%) HTML5
7 11 (21.15%) XML
8 10 (19.23%) Ajax
8 10 (19.23%) WCF
8 10 (19.23%) CSS3
9 9 (17.31%) Web Services
10 8 (15.38%) LINQ
11 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
11 7 (13.46%) XHTML
11 7 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (9.62%) DHTML
14 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
14 3 (5.77%) Spring
14 3 (5.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) NHS
1 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Economics
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) MVC
2 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.38%) OO
4 7 (13.46%) Logistics
5 6 (11.54%) Content Management
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) User Stories
9 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.85%) SOA
9 2 (3.85%) UML
9 2 (3.85%) OOP
9 2 (3.85%) Document Management
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) Web Design
9 2 (3.85%) SEO
9 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
2 23 (44.23%) C#
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) PHP
5 5 (9.62%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) VBScript
7 2 (3.85%) PHP5
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.77%) Sony
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.85%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.92%) Zend
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Open Text
5 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Facebook
5 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.92%) Ektron
5 1 (1.92%) Sencha
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