Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 163 211
Rank change year-on-year -26 +48 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 60 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.31% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.37% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 87 52
City of London median daily rate £475 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £319 £271
90th Percentile £638 £700 £537
Central London median daily rate £463 £418 £438
% change year-on-year +10.78% -4.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6694 6411 8806
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.54% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5291 5101 6921
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 126
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Web Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 57 (95.00%) Web Development
2 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (53.33%) Finance
4 30 (50.00%) Java
5 27 (45.00%) Banking
6 26 (43.33%) HTML
7 22 (36.67%) CSS
8 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (30.00%) React
10 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 16 (26.67%) Games
11 15 (25.00%) MVC
12 14 (23.33%) REST
13 13 (21.67%) SOAP
13 13 (21.67%) Web Services
13 13 (21.67%) jQuery
14 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
15 10 (16.67%) HTML5
16 9 (15.00%) C#
16 9 (15.00%) SQL
17 8 (13.33%) .NET
17 8 (13.33%) PHP
17 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
17 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
18 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
18 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
18 7 (11.67%) Open Source
18 7 (11.67%) Retail
18 7 (11.67%) JBoss
18 7 (11.67%) Microsoft

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 7 (11.67%) JBoss
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.00%) Ant
2 6 (10.00%) JUnit
2 6 (10.00%) Maven
2 6 (10.00%) Selenium
2 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (10.00%) TestNG
3 5 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.33%) Grunt
6 1 (1.67%) gulp
General
1 32 (53.33%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) Banking
3 16 (26.67%) Games
3 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.67%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) HTML
2 22 (36.67%) CSS
3 18 (30.00%) React
4 14 (23.33%) REST
5 13 (21.67%) jQuery
5 13 (21.67%) SOAP
5 13 (21.67%) Web Services
6 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.67%) HTML5
8 8 (13.33%) .NET
9 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.00%) Dropwizard
10 6 (10.00%) J2EE
10 6 (10.00%) JSON
10 6 (10.00%) RESTful
10 6 (10.00%) Sass
10 6 (10.00%) Spring
11 5 (8.33%) D3.js
11 5 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) Fintech
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (95.00%) Web Development
2 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) MVC
4 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.67%) Open Source
6 6 (10.00%) B2C
6 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.00%) SOA
7 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) SOLID
8 3 (5.00%) Validation
8 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.33%) Coaching
9 2 (3.33%) CRM
9 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.33%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.33%) Scrum
9 2 (3.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) ES6
6 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Adobe
2 4 (6.67%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle