The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 127 167
Rank change year-on-year -14 +40  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 28 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.14% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.19% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 29
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £284 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.92% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year +136.84% +1.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Web Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the City of London

Web Developer
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 Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in the City of London

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in the City of London

Web Developer
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 Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in the City of London

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 53 (96.36%) Web Development
2 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
3 36 (65.45%) CSS
4 33 (60.00%) HTML
5 31 (56.36%) Finance
6 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
7 23 (41.82%) HTML5
8 19 (34.55%) jQuery
9 18 (32.73%) Banking
10 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.45%) CSS3
11 14 (25.45%) React
12 12 (21.82%) C#
12 12 (21.82%) .NET
13 11 (20.00%) Scrum
14 10 (18.18%) Sass
15 9 (16.36%) Node.js
15 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
15 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
15 9 (16.36%) Selenium
15 9 (16.36%) Investment Banking
16 8 (14.55%) PHP
16 8 (14.55%) MVC
16 8 (14.55%) REST
16 8 (14.55%) D3.js
17 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (12.73%) Java
17 7 (12.73%) Python
17 7 (12.73%) JSON
18 6 (10.91%) TDD

Web Developer Skill Set
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 5 (9.09%) WordPress
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.82%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Selenium
2 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Grunt
3 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.27%) Bower
4 4 (7.27%) gulp
4 4 (7.27%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 3 (5.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.45%) Maven
5 3 (5.45%) WebStorm
6 2 (3.64%) Ant
6 2 (3.64%) NMock
6 2 (3.64%) NUnit
6 2 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Banking
3 9 (16.36%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Games
4 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Music Industry
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Front Office
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (65.45%) CSS
2 33 (60.00%) HTML
3 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 23 (41.82%) HTML5
5 19 (34.55%) jQuery
6 14 (25.45%) CSS3
6 14 (25.45%) React
7 12 (21.82%) .NET
8 10 (18.18%) Sass
9 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
9 9 (16.36%) Node.js
10 8 (14.55%) D3.js
10 8 (14.55%) REST
11 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.73%) JSON
12 5 (9.09%) Highcharts JS
12 5 (9.09%) Web Services
13 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (7.27%) WCF
14 3 (5.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Fixed Income
1 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Derivative
3 4 (7.27%) Equities
3 4 (7.27%) Fintech
3 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.64%) Reinsurance
5 2 (3.64%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Web Development
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
5 8 (14.55%) MVC
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) ITSM
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.27%) Web Design
9 3 (5.45%) API Integration
9 3 (5.45%) BDD
9 3 (5.45%) Data Management
9 3 (5.45%) Open Source
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.45%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.82%) C#
3 8 (14.55%) PHP
4 7 (12.73%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) ES6
6 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Telerik
2 2 (3.64%) Twitter
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Kofax
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