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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 40 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Web Development 19 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.93% 3.42% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 4.21% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 22
Median daily rate £332 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £336
% change year-on-year +5.83% +1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +110.52% -36.66%  

Web 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 526 523 546
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.21% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 329 334
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Development in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in Birmingham

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 47 (87.04%) HTML
3 39 (72.22%) CSS
4 20 (37.04%) AngularJS
4 20 (37.04%) Front End Development
5 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.33%) jQuery
6 17 (31.48%) HTML5
7 15 (27.78%) .NET
8 14 (25.93%) CMS
8 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
9 13 (24.07%) Content Management
10 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
10 12 (22.22%) Drupal
10 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 12 (22.22%) Finance
10 12 (22.22%) PHP
11 11 (20.37%) Java
11 11 (20.37%) Middleware
12 10 (18.52%) Spring
12 10 (18.52%) REST
13 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.67%) SOLID
14 8 (14.81%) Web Design
14 8 (14.81%) TDD
14 8 (14.81%) Linux
14 8 (14.81%) HTTP

Web Development
Top Related 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 14 (25.93%) CMS
2 12 (22.22%) Drupal
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.56%) WordPress
4 2 (3.70%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) Kentico
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (1.85%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.96%) Hazelcast
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.85%) DocumentDB
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.70%) Protractor
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.85%) git-flow
5 1 (1.85%) Grunt
5 1 (1.85%) gulp
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.85%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (94.44%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 10 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.96%) PHP Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 6 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (11.11%) HTML Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Digital Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (87.04%) HTML
2 39 (72.22%) CSS
3 20 (37.04%) AngularJS
4 18 (33.33%) jQuery
5 17 (31.48%) HTML5
6 15 (27.78%) .NET
7 11 (20.37%) Middleware
8 10 (18.52%) REST
8 10 (18.52%) Spring
9 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
10 7 (12.96%) J2EE
10 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
11 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (9.26%) Web Services
12 4 (7.41%) CSS3
13 3 (5.56%) Node.js
13 3 (5.56%) React
13 3 (5.56%) Sass
13 3 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Fintech
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
2 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Front End Development
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Content Management
4 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (16.67%) SOLID
6 8 (14.81%) TDD
6 8 (14.81%) Web Design
7 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.96%) Line Management
7 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.96%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) OO
7 7 (12.96%) OO PHP
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) BDD
10 3 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.22%) PHP
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe
3 1 (1.85%) OpenText
3 1 (1.85%) Pega
3 1 (1.85%) Xamarin