The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
London / City of London
Rank 127 128 133
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 27 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 0.90% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.95% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 43
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £314
% change year-on-year -0.74% +7.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% +370.00%  

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 2852 3174 4901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.26% 95.40% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2527 3692
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 77
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +9.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £27.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 48 (84.21%) Web Development
2 46 (80.70%) JavaScript
3 45 (78.95%) HTML
3 45 (78.95%) CSS
4 38 (66.67%) HTML5
5 31 (54.39%) AngularJS
6 30 (52.63%) Finance
7 28 (49.12%) CSS3
8 23 (40.35%) Banking
9 21 (36.84%) jQuery
10 19 (33.33%) React
11 15 (26.32%) Sass
12 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.81%) MVC
13 13 (22.81%) REST
14 12 (21.05%) Selenium
15 10 (17.54%) Web Design
15 10 (17.54%) SQL
15 10 (17.54%) JSON
15 10 (17.54%) Ember.js
15 10 (17.54%) Grunt
15 10 (17.54%) Bower
15 10 (17.54%) gulp
16 9 (15.79%) LESS
16 9 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (15.79%) Jasmine
16 9 (15.79%) Maven
16 9 (15.79%) HTTP
17 8 (14.04%) Games
17 8 (14.04%) .NET

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (5.26%) Confluence
1 3 (5.26%) WordPress
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) HTTP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
2 7 (12.28%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.75%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Selenium
2 10 (17.54%) Bower
2 10 (17.54%) Grunt
2 10 (17.54%) gulp
3 9 (15.79%) Jasmine
3 9 (15.79%) Maven
4 8 (14.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (12.28%) JSHint
5 7 (12.28%) Protractor
5 7 (12.28%) QUnit
5 7 (12.28%) webpack
6 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.26%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.26%) WebStorm
8 2 (3.51%) Ant
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Games
4 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.75%) Electronics
7 1 (1.75%) Front Office
7 1 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (78.95%) CSS
1 45 (78.95%) HTML
2 38 (66.67%) HTML5
3 31 (54.39%) AngularJS
4 28 (49.12%) CSS3
5 21 (36.84%) jQuery
6 19 (33.33%) React
7 15 (26.32%) Sass
8 13 (22.81%) REST
9 10 (17.54%) Ember.js
9 10 (17.54%) JSON
10 9 (15.79%) LESS
11 8 (14.04%) .NET
11 8 (14.04%) Ajax
11 8 (14.04%) Backbone.js
12 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
12 7 (12.28%) Compass CSS Framework
12 7 (12.28%) DOM
12 7 (12.28%) JSLint
13 5 (8.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Graphic Design
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Fintech
3 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.51%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
5 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Web Development
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) MVC
4 10 (17.54%) Web Design
5 9 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (14.04%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) ITSM
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 5 (8.77%) Open Source
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.26%) Data Management
9 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (5.26%) Service Management
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.51%) API Integration
10 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) C#
3 7 (12.28%) PHP
3 7 (12.28%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
6 1 (1.75%) Go
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Google
2 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) Kofax
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday