The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Development
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 23 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9  
Contract jobs citing Web Development 14 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.09% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 0.74% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £400 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £344 £336
% change year-on-year +4.72% +2.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £29.35
% change year-on-year +110.52% -35.25%  

Web Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 248 269 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.18% 88.20% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 181 270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Web Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in Bedfordshire

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Development in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in Bedfordshire

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in Bedfordshire

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Development in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in Bedfordshire

Web Development
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Development within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 8 £255 - 2
Web Development
East of England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) CMS
3 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 7 (35.00%) Animation
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 7 (35.00%) Sass
5 7 (35.00%) LESS
5 7 (35.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
6 6 (30.00%) Dojo
6 6 (30.00%) Drupal
6 6 (30.00%) HTTP
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) JSP
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) DOM
8 4 (20.00%) OOP
8 4 (20.00%) Apache
8 4 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 4 (20.00%) SAX

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 6 (30.00%) Drupal
3 4 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Bower
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) Development Officer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JSP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) LESS
4 7 (35.00%) Sass
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) Dojo
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) DOM
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) JSP
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) SAX
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 7 (35.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 4 (20.00%) OOP
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft