Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 18 60
Rank change year-on-year -32 +42 -23
Contract jobs citing Web Development 48 114 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.99% 7.52% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 9.24% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 94 25
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £219
90th Percentile £463 £469 £352
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year -3.45% +8.21% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.05 £15.25 £8.00
% change year-on-year +110.16% +90.63% -70.91%

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 1305 1234 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.40% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 794 657
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £247 £234
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.30 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 34 (70.83%) HTML
1 34 (70.83%) CSS
2 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (52.08%) .NET
4 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
5 18 (37.50%) MVC
5 18 (37.50%) C#
6 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.17%) jQuery
6 14 (29.17%) CSS3
7 13 (27.08%) HTML5
7 13 (27.08%) PHP
7 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
9 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.67%) SDLC
11 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
11 7 (14.58%) SQL
12 6 (12.50%) MySQL
12 6 (12.50%) TDD
13 5 (10.42%) Umbraco
13 5 (10.42%) Drupal
13 5 (10.42%) Degree
13 5 (10.42%) Java
13 5 (10.42%) XML
13 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.42%) Project Management
13 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
13 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design

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 5 (10.42%) Drupal
1 5 (10.42%) Umbraco
2 4 (8.33%) WordPress
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) DNN
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Subversion
1 4 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) Web Developer
3 9 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Development Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) IT Development Manager
6 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Web Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) CSS
1 34 (70.83%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) .NET
3 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
4 14 (29.17%) CSS3
4 14 (29.17%) jQuery
5 13 (27.08%) HTML5
5 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.42%) XML
9 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.33%) Kendo UI
9 4 (8.33%) LESS
9 4 (8.33%) Web Services
10 3 (6.25%) Laravel
10 3 (6.25%) Redux
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
10 3 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) MVC
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) SDLC
4 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.42%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Microservices
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (6.25%) Web Design
9 2 (4.17%) Android Development
9 2 (4.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) SOLID
9 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (37.50%) C#
3 13 (27.08%) PHP
4 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) ES6
6 2 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) PMO
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Zend
3 1 (2.08%) Xamarin