Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 18 September 2018 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 Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 45 26
Rank change year-on-year -29 -19 +38
Contract jobs citing Web Development 28 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.90% 3.51% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 4.22% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 94
Birmingham median daily rate £394 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £250
90th Percentile £596 £500 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.44 £15.50
% change year-on-year +64.47% +115.74% +93.75%

Web Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,200 1,161 1,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.36% 83.05% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 838 858
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £242
90th Percentile £563 £525 £547
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -5.65% -32.97%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £25.80 £45.35 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -18.18%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in Birmingham

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in Birmingham

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in Birmingham

Web 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 Development in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Docker
6 7 (25.00%) PHP
6 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 6 (21.43%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Unix
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) Node.js
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
9 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (14.29%) REST
9 4 (14.29%) PHPUnit

Web 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) WordPress
3 2 (7.14%) Drupal
3 2 (7.14%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Serverless
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Functions
3 2 (7.14%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.57%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.57%) gulp
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Azure Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Backend Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.14%) AWS Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) CSS3
5 5 (17.86%) Node.js
6 4 (14.29%) Doctrine
6 4 (14.29%) React
6 4 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Behat
7 3 (10.71%) JMS
7 3 (10.71%) Laravel
7 3 (10.71%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) OOCSS
8 2 (7.14%) Play Framework
8 2 (7.14%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Animation
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
5 3 (10.71%) Line Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) ES6
7 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Zend
3 3 (10.71%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator
5 1 (3.57%) SAP