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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 84 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Development 38 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.51% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.20% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £396 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.75 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+86.91% -41.84%
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
1783 1455 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.49% 68.79% 69.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 777 822
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 58 95
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 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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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
Birmingham +4 12 £300 +25.00% 6
Coventry -4 5 £275 +29.41% 3
Warwickshire -12 4 £338 +29.18% 6
Solihull - 4 - - 1
Staffordshire -2 3 £288 -28.12% 6
Shropshire - 3 £350 - 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 58 (68.24%) .NET
1 58 (68.24%) CSS
2 56 (65.88%) JavaScript
3 49 (57.65%) HTML
4 45 (52.94%) C#
4 45 (52.94%) ASP.NET
5 37 (43.53%) jQuery
6 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
7 30 (35.29%) WCF
8 27 (31.76%) SQL
9 25 (29.41%) Visual Studio
10 24 (28.24%) MVC
11 23 (27.06%) HTML5
12 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
13 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (23.53%) LINQ
14 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
14 19 (22.35%) CSS3
14 19 (22.35%) Logistics
15 18 (21.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (20.00%) Ajax
17 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (14.12%) PHP
18 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
19 11 (12.94%) Java
19 11 (12.94%) MySQL
19 11 (12.94%) CMS
20 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
21 9 (10.59%) Finance
21 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.94%) CMS
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.88%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) WordPress
6 1 (1.18%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.18%) SAS
6 1 (1.18%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Magento
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.18%) Tridion
3 1 (1.18%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) LDAP
2 4 (4.71%) SSL
2 4 (4.71%) Intranet
3 2 (2.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.88%) FxCop
3 5 (5.88%) NUnit
4 4 (4.71%) Grunt
5 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.18%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.18%) Bower
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Private Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (78.82%) Developer
2 36 (42.35%) Web Developer
3 29 (34.12%) .NET Developer
4 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (23.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.53%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.53%) Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.35%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Test Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (68.24%) .NET
1 58 (68.24%) CSS
2 49 (57.65%) HTML
3 45 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 37 (43.53%) jQuery
5 30 (35.29%) WCF
6 23 (27.06%) HTML5
7 20 (23.53%) LINQ
8 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
8 19 (22.35%) CSS3
9 18 (21.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (20.00%) Ajax
11 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (9.41%) XSLT
13 7 (8.24%) Web Services
13 7 (8.24%) XML
14 6 (7.06%) XSL
15 5 (5.88%) SOAP
15 5 (5.88%) JSON
16 4 (4.71%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
1 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.35%) User Experience
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) PMI
2 1 (1.18%) GIS
2 1 (1.18%) Statistics
2 1 (1.18%) Copywriting
2 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) SUSE
2 4 (4.71%) Solaris
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) MVC
2 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.35%) Logistics
4 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.06%) Time Management
8 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.06%) TDD
9 5 (5.88%) Content Management
10 4 (4.71%) Web Design
10 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.71%) Wealth Management
10 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.71%) Change Management
11 3 (3.53%) Scrum
11 3 (3.53%) Validation
11 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.88%) JavaScript
2 45 (52.94%) C#
3 27 (31.76%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) PHP
5 11 (12.94%) Java
6 4 (4.71%) VB
6 4 (4.71%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) VB6
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.18%) PMP
2 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.71%) Sun
3 4 (4.71%) CA
4 2 (2.35%) hybris
5 1 (1.18%) Marketo
5 1 (1.18%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) Ektron
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
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