The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Web Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Application Development over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Application Development
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 152 193
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41  
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 25 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.45% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 12
Median daily rate £463 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% +21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £220 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Web Application 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2886 4657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.23% 85.71% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8879 9203 12866
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £319 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 90 126
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Web Application Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Web Application Development in the City of London

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Application Development in the City of London

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Application Development in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Application Development in the City of London

Web Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Application Development in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Application 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 City of London region with a requirement for Web Application Development.

1 38 (86.36%) HTML
1 38 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 34 (77.27%) CSS
3 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (63.64%) Java
4 28 (63.64%) MVC
5 27 (61.36%) Scrum
6 26 (59.09%) TDD
6 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
6 26 (59.09%) HTML5
6 26 (59.09%) AngularJS
6 26 (59.09%) React
6 26 (59.09%) Front End Development
7 24 (54.55%) BDD
7 24 (54.55%) Kanban
8 23 (52.27%) Web Development
8 23 (52.27%) Refactoring
8 23 (52.27%) SOA
8 23 (52.27%) MongoDB
8 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (52.27%) gulp
9 22 (50.00%) Web Services
9 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
9 22 (50.00%) QA
9 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
10 21 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (47.73%) Pair Programming
11 20 (45.45%) Groovy
11 20 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 20 (45.45%) IntelliJ

Web Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) EPiServer
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.09%) MariaDB
3 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospike
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 23 (52.27%) gulp
3 20 (45.45%) Grunt
3 20 (45.45%) IntelliJ
4 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (6.82%) Bower
6 3 (6.82%) Mocha
6 3 (6.82%) Protractor
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium
6 3 (6.82%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (6.82%) webpack
7 2 (4.55%) Babel
7 2 (4.55%) jMock
7 2 (4.55%) JUnit
7 2 (4.55%) Mockito
8 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.27%) JIRA
8 1 (2.27%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Advertising
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Developer
2 26 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.82%) CSS Developer
7 3 (6.82%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (6.82%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Lead Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) HTML
2 34 (77.27%) CSS
3 26 (59.09%) AngularJS
3 26 (59.09%) HTML5
3 26 (59.09%) React
4 22 (50.00%) Web Services
5 20 (45.45%) Dropwizard
5 20 (45.45%) Hystrix
5 20 (45.45%) Play Framework
5 20 (45.45%) Scalatra
6 9 (20.45%) Spring
7 6 (13.64%) .NET
7 6 (13.64%) CSS3
7 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.64%) Sass
8 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
8 5 (11.36%) Node.js
9 4 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (9.09%) jQuery
9 4 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Equities
2 4 (9.09%) Fintech
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) MVC
3 27 (61.36%) Scrum
4 26 (59.09%) Front End Development
4 26 (59.09%) TDD
5 24 (54.55%) BDD
5 24 (54.55%) Kanban
6 23 (52.27%) Refactoring
6 23 (52.27%) SOA
6 23 (52.27%) Web Development
7 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
8 21 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (47.73%) Pair Programming
9 20 (45.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 20 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (45.45%) SOLID
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
11 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 28 (63.64%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) Groovy
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) PHP
5 6 (13.64%) Scala
6 3 (6.82%) C
6 3 (6.82%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) ES6
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) MiFID
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Marathon
2 1 (2.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) New Relic
2 3 (6.82%) Marketo
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.27%) comScore
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle