Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 94 67
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 25 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.57% 0.85% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.89% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 21
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £219
90th Percentile £419 £431 £350
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.83 £16.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +73.94% +100.00% -70.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1509 1465 1298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 942 811
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +6.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Birmingham

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Birmingham

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Birmingham

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Birmingham

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Web Development
2 20 (80.00%) CSS
3 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) HTML
4 16 (64.00%) .NET
5 15 (60.00%) MVC
6 11 (44.00%) C#
7 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (40.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (32.00%) CSS3
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (24.00%) PHP
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.00%) HTML5
12 4 (16.00%) Kendo UI
12 4 (16.00%) Microservices
12 4 (16.00%) Subversion
12 4 (16.00%) Umbraco
12 4 (16.00%) Drupal
12 4 (16.00%) TortoiseSVN
12 4 (16.00%) XML
12 4 (16.00%) SQL
13 3 (12.00%) Web Services
13 3 (12.00%) OO
13 3 (12.00%) TDD
13 3 (12.00%) SDLC

Web Developer Skill Set
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 4 (16.00%) Drupal
1 4 (16.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) DNN
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) HTML
3 16 (64.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
4 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) Kendo UI
8 4 (16.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
10 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (8.00%) Apache Flex
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (8.00%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (8.00%) JSON
10 2 (8.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Web Development
2 15 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Microservices
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Progressive Web App
6 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) ES6
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft