The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 86 99 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -43
Contract jobs citing Web Development 22 10 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.47% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.68% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -18.18%
Web Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 -2 8 £425 +42.85% 7
Coventry +7 7 £388 +29.16% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £360 - 3
Staffordshire +6 1 - - 10
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 39 (68.42%) .NET
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 25 (43.86%) HTML
5 23 (40.35%) CSS
6 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
7 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 19 (33.33%) C#
9 18 (31.58%) Finance
9 18 (31.58%) jQuery
10 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
11 16 (28.07%) .NET Framework
12 14 (24.56%) WCF
13 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
13 12 (21.05%) Web Services
13 12 (21.05%) XML
14 11 (19.30%) SQL
14 11 (19.30%) MVC
14 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (15.79%) Python
15 9 (15.79%) Ruby
15 9 (15.79%) Scrum
16 8 (14.04%) Java
16 8 (14.04%) XSLT
16 8 (14.04%) UNIX
17 7 (12.28%) SOAP
17 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
17 7 (12.28%) PHP
17 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
17 7 (12.28%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Extranet
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) DataStage
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.77%) Subversion
5 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.75%) FxCop
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) German Language
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (71.93%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Database Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.75%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) HTML
3 23 (40.35%) CSS
4 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 18 (31.58%) jQuery
6 16 (28.07%) .NET Framework
7 14 (24.56%) WCF
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
8 12 (21.05%) XML
9 8 (14.04%) XSLT
10 7 (12.28%) SOAP
11 6 (10.53%) Ajax
11 6 (10.53%) LINQ
11 6 (10.53%) HTML5
12 5 (8.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (8.77%) REST
12 5 (8.77%) JSON
12 5 (8.77%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (8.77%) WinForms
13 4 (7.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) MVC
3 9 (15.79%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) Logistics
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.02%) TDD
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) SOA
9 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.51%) Content Management
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.51%) CRM
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) Python
5 9 (15.79%) Ruby
6 8 (14.04%) Java
7 7 (12.28%) PHP
8 3 (5.26%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) Korn
9 2 (3.51%) VB6
9 2 (3.51%) VB
9 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
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