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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 80 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Development 36 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 0.78% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.13% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +24.44%
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
1690 1413 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.87% 68.73% 68.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 794 782
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 58 117
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +1 11 £300 -2.04% 8
Coventry +4 9 £388 +82.35% 4
Staffordshire -5 5 £325 +1.56% 8
Shropshire - 4 £350 - 1
Warwickshire -14 1 £338 +28.57% 10
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 47 (63.51%) CSS
3 46 (62.16%) JavaScript
4 40 (54.05%) HTML
5 35 (47.30%) ASP.NET
6 32 (43.24%) C#
7 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
7 29 (39.19%) jQuery
8 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (28.38%) WCF
9 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
10 18 (24.32%) HTML5
11 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
12 16 (21.62%) CSS3
13 15 (20.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (20.27%) SQL
13 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
14 13 (17.57%) Finance
15 12 (16.22%) MVC
15 12 (16.22%) Ajax
15 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
15 12 (16.22%) Internet
16 11 (14.86%) Logistics
16 11 (14.86%) LINQ
17 10 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (12.16%) CMS
18 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
18 9 (12.16%) PHP
19 8 (10.81%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) CMS
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) SAS
6 1 (1.35%) Drupal
6 1 (1.35%) WordPress
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) Intranet
3 2 (2.70%) LDAP
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
4 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) DataStage
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
2 15 (20.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.76%) FxCop
3 5 (6.76%) NUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Grunt
5 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.35%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.35%) Bower
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) German Language
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Private Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (74.32%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) .NET Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Web Developer
4 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (14.86%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 47 (63.51%) CSS
3 40 (54.05%) HTML
4 35 (47.30%) ASP.NET
5 29 (39.19%) jQuery
6 21 (28.38%) WCF
7 18 (24.32%) HTML5
8 16 (21.62%) CSS3
9 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
10 12 (16.22%) Ajax
11 11 (14.86%) LINQ
12 10 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (10.81%) XSLT
14 7 (9.46%) Web Services
15 6 (8.11%) SOAP
15 6 (8.11%) XSL
16 5 (6.76%) JSON
16 5 (6.76%) RESTful
16 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 4 (5.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) PMI
3 1 (1.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) SUSE
3 2 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) MVC
3 11 (14.86%) Logistics
4 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.11%) Time Management
6 6 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) Content Management
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.41%) TDD
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
9 3 (4.05%) Web Design
9 3 (4.05%) Project Management
9 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) JavaScript
2 32 (43.24%) C#
3 15 (20.27%) SQL
4 9 (12.16%) PHP
5 7 (9.46%) Java
6 6 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.76%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) Korn
9 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.70%) VB6
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.70%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) PMP
2 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.70%) IBM
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe
3 2 (2.70%) Sun
3 2 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.35%) Marketo
4 1 (1.35%) HubSpot