Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 52 29
Rank change year-on-year -21 -23 +24
Contract jobs citing Web Development 31 36 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.08% 2.87% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.50% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 70
Birmingham median daily rate £427 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.38% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £316 £270 £250
90th Percentile £520 £435 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £369 £325
% change year-on-year +1.69% +13.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £9.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.25 - £9.00

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 1,226 1,030 1,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.39% 82.07% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 689 807
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £217
90th Percentile £575 £525 £530
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £8.39 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.30 £41.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +20.00% -23.91%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) Docker
4 12 (38.71%) PHP
4 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (35.48%) Mac OS X
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
7 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) Zend
7 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (29.03%) PHPUnit
7 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 9 (29.03%) OO PHP
7 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
7 9 (29.03%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (25.81%) Doctrine
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) REST
8 8 (25.81%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) Web Design
9 7 (22.58%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 7 (22.58%) jQuery

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 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) Serverless
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) PHPUnit
3 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.23%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Angular Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Backend Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) CSS
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.81%) Doctrine
3 8 (25.81%) REST
4 7 (22.58%) HTML5
4 7 (22.58%) jQuery
5 6 (19.35%) Behat
5 6 (19.35%) CSS3
5 6 (19.35%) Symfony
6 5 (16.13%) Node.js
6 5 (16.13%) React
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) Angular 2
7 4 (12.90%) Laravel
8 3 (9.68%) JMS
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Animation
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Mac OS X
3 10 (32.26%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Deployment
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (29.03%) OO PHP
2 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
3 8 (25.81%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Web Design
5 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Line Management
9 2 (6.45%) Microservices
9 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) PHP
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) ES6
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Zend
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore