The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Web Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Application Development over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Web Application Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 60 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Web Application 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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 487 613 613
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.36% 79.92% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 397 413
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 13
Median hourly rate £13.81 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.53% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Application Development in Birmingham

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Application Development in Birmingham

Web Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Application Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Application 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Web Application Development.

1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Skype
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) jMock
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source

Web Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) DocumentDB
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) jMock
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft