Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 4 April 2020 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 Development
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 136 82
Rank change year-on-year +30 -54 +19
Contract jobs citing Web Development 74 118 208
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.74% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.95% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 96 190
Median daily rate £475 £506 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +2.53% +5.33%
10th Percentile £306 £359 £362
90th Percentile £626 £666 £663
Central London median daily rate £450 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.09
Central London median hourly rate - £35.00 £27.09
% change year-on-year - +29.20% -

Web Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,632 6,057 6,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.14% 89.34% 89.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,676 4,678 5,030
Median daily rate £521 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +2.44% +3.54%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £338
90th Percentile £675 £675 £695
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 55 87
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.91% +10.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.86 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.25 £42.61 £46.16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +34.88% - +13.16%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in the City of London

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Development in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Web Development in the City of London

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Development in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Web Development in the City of London

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Development in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Web Development in the City of London

Web Development
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 Development within the City of London region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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
London Bridge - 1 £400 -
Web Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 35 (47.30%) HTML
1 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 26 (35.14%) CSS
3 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.03%) PHP
4 20 (27.03%) User Experience
5 18 (24.32%) HTML5
5 18 (24.32%) Java
6 17 (22.97%) C#
6 17 (22.97%) Multithreading
6 17 (22.97%) AngularJS
7 15 (20.27%) TypeScript
7 15 (20.27%) React
7 15 (20.27%) Finance
7 15 (20.27%) Degree
7 15 (20.27%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (18.92%) RESTful
9 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
10 12 (16.22%) SQL
10 12 (16.22%) SDLC
11 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.86%) Web Services
11 11 (14.86%) OO
12 10 (13.51%) Scrum
12 10 (13.51%) XML
12 10 (13.51%) Node.js
12 10 (13.51%) Microservices
12 10 (13.51%) Front End Development
13 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.16%) Test Automation

Web 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 5 (6.76%) nginx
1 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.76%) WordPress
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) Drupal
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Sketch
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.70%) InVision
2 2 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) Figma
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
1 1 (1.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) Azure
2 4 (5.41%) GCP
3 3 (4.05%) AWS
3 3 (4.05%) G Suite
4 2 (2.70%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) Redis
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) Power BI
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) HBase
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.35%) QlikView
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.11%) Ant
4 5 (6.76%) git-flow
4 5 (6.76%) Gradle
4 5 (6.76%) JMeter
4 5 (6.76%) JUnit
4 5 (6.76%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) Mockito
5 3 (4.05%) Axure RP
5 3 (4.05%) JIRA
5 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Grunt
6 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.35%) Mocha
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.35%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Advertising
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 5 (6.76%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (86.49%) Developer
2 27 (36.49%) Web Developer
3 13 (17.57%) PHP Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.86%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Designer
6 7 (9.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.11%) HTML Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Symfony Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.76%) MySQL Developer
8 5 (6.76%) MySQL Web Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Junior
9 4 (5.41%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) HTML
2 26 (35.14%) CSS
3 18 (24.32%) HTML5
4 17 (22.97%) AngularJS
5 15 (20.27%) React
6 14 (18.92%) RESTful
7 11 (14.86%) Web Services
8 10 (13.51%) Node.js
8 10 (13.51%) XML
9 9 (12.16%) JSON
10 7 (9.46%) Spring
11 6 (8.11%) SOAP
11 6 (8.11%) Symfony
12 5 (6.76%) .NET
12 5 (6.76%) J2EE
12 5 (6.76%) LESS
12 5 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (6.76%) RxJava
13 4 (5.41%) REST
13 4 (5.41%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) User Experience
2 15 (20.27%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (9.46%) Data Structures
3 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.46%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.70%) Animation
7 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.70%) Social Media
7 2 (2.70%) W3C
8 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.35%) Blog
8 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Android
1 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Multithreading
3 12 (16.22%) SDLC
4 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.86%) OO
5 10 (13.51%) Front End Development
5 10 (13.51%) Microservices
5 10 (13.51%) Scrum
6 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
6 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.81%) OOP
8 7 (9.46%) Kanban
8 7 (9.46%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (9.46%) TDD
9 6 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (8.11%) SOLID
10 5 (6.76%) API Development
10 5 (6.76%) Open Source
10 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.03%) PHP
3 18 (24.32%) Java
4 17 (22.97%) C#
5 15 (20.27%) TypeScript
6 12 (16.22%) SQL
7 8 (10.81%) Python
8 5 (6.76%) Go
8 5 (6.76%) Kotlin
9 3 (4.05%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (4.05%) ES6
9 3 (4.05%) Java 8
10 2 (2.70%) ES7
10 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.35%) C
11 1 (1.35%) C++
11 1 (1.35%) ES8
11 1 (1.35%) Ruby
11 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) MiFID
2 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Google
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe
3 3 (4.05%) Mapbox
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Cognos
5 1 (1.35%) Netezza
5 1 (1.35%) New Relic
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore