Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 93 77
Rank change year-on-year -23 -16 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Development 158 203 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.21% 2.82% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.15% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 166 187
City of London median daily rate £488 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% +10.56% -
10th Percentile £316 £316 £323
90th Percentile £709 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £523 £488 £438
% change year-on-year +7.18% +11.43% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £27.09 -
Central London median hourly rate - £27.09 -

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 6,234 6,439 5,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.34% 89.59% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,925 5,134 4,577
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £672
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £31.10 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage 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

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

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

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Web 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 Development in the City of London.

Contractor 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 11 December 2018. 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 -50 1 £225 -
Web Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 93 (58.86%) HTML
2 80 (50.63%) JavaScript
3 75 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (42.41%) CSS
5 50 (31.65%) HTML5
6 47 (29.75%) PHP
7 42 (26.58%) AngularJS
8 38 (24.05%) Node.js
8 38 (24.05%) Java
9 35 (22.15%) Finance
9 35 (22.15%) React
10 33 (20.89%) TDD
11 29 (18.35%) Scrum
11 29 (18.35%) User Experience
12 27 (17.09%) SQL
13 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
14 24 (15.19%) jQuery
14 24 (15.19%) Degree
14 24 (15.19%) C#
15 23 (14.56%) .NET
15 23 (14.56%) CMS
16 22 (13.92%) JIRA
16 22 (13.92%) Unit Testing
16 22 (13.92%) Docker
17 21 (13.29%) Symfony
18 20 (12.66%) MVC
18 20 (12.66%) Web Services
18 20 (12.66%) CSS3
19 19 (12.03%) Redux
20 18 (11.39%) NoSQL

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 23 (14.56%) CMS
2 13 (8.23%) WordPress
3 10 (6.33%) Drupal
4 8 (5.06%) IBM Domino
5 4 (2.53%) Confluence
6 3 (1.90%) Apache
7 2 (1.27%) CICS
7 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.63%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.90%) InDesign
1 3 (1.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.27%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.13%) GitHub
2 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.90%) npm
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.63%) Apigee
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) G Suite
6 1 (0.63%) Heroku
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Route 53
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) Intranet
2 5 (3.16%) Internet
3 4 (2.53%) HTTP
4 2 (1.27%) SMTP
4 2 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.23%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.06%) MySQL
5 7 (4.43%) Redis
5 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.16%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.53%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.27%) DB2
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) JIRA
3 10 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.70%) GitLab
4 9 (5.70%) PHPUnit
5 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.43%) Maven
7 6 (3.80%) Mocha
8 5 (3.16%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.16%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.16%) Subversion
8 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.53%) gulp
9 4 (2.53%) Mockito
9 4 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.53%) Webistrano
10 3 (1.90%) PhpStorm
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 17 (10.76%) Front Office
3 16 (10.13%) Banking
4 15 (9.49%) Back Office
5 8 (5.06%) Publishing
6 6 (3.80%) Games
6 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.16%) Advertising
8 3 (1.90%) Marketing
9 2 (1.27%) Digital Economy
9 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.27%) Retail
10 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (87.97%) Developer
2 44 (27.85%) Web Developer
3 28 (17.72%) PHP Developer
4 17 (10.76%) React Developer
5 16 (10.13%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.86%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Angular Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.96%) HTML Developer
9 10 (6.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 10 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (5.70%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.06%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.06%) SQL Developer
11 8 (5.06%) UI Developer
12 7 (4.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 7 (4.43%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (58.86%) HTML
2 67 (42.41%) CSS
3 50 (31.65%) HTML5
4 42 (26.58%) AngularJS
5 38 (24.05%) Node.js
6 35 (22.15%) React
7 24 (15.19%) jQuery
8 23 (14.56%) .NET
9 21 (13.29%) Symfony
10 20 (12.66%) CSS3
10 20 (12.66%) Web Services
11 19 (12.03%) Redux
12 16 (10.13%) LAMP
13 15 (9.49%) Laravel
14 14 (8.86%) GraphQL
14 14 (8.86%) RESTful
15 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.23%) XML
16 9 (5.70%) Apollo GraphQL
16 9 (5.70%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.35%) User Experience
2 11 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.96%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.70%) Fintech
4 8 (5.06%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.53%) RIA
7 3 (1.90%) Tandem
8 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.27%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.27%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.59%) Linux
2 10 (6.33%) Unix
3 5 (3.16%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.27%) zOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.89%) TDD
3 29 (18.35%) Scrum
4 22 (13.92%) Unit Testing
5 20 (12.66%) MVC
6 18 (11.39%) Test Automation
7 17 (10.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 16 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (9.49%) Computer Science
9 15 (9.49%) SEO
10 14 (8.86%) BDD
10 14 (8.86%) Front End Development
11 12 (7.59%) Kanban
11 12 (7.59%) Microservices
11 12 (7.59%) Visualisation
12 11 (6.96%) Analytics
12 11 (6.96%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (6.33%) DevOps
13 10 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (50.63%) JavaScript
2 47 (29.75%) PHP
3 38 (24.05%) Java
4 27 (17.09%) SQL
5 24 (15.19%) C#
6 12 (7.59%) Python
7 10 (6.33%) Ruby
8 8 (5.06%) ES6
9 4 (2.53%) C++
9 4 (2.53%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.90%) ES7
10 3 (1.90%) Scala
11 2 (1.27%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.27%) COBOL
11 2 (1.27%) Java 8
11 2 (1.27%) JCL
11 2 (1.27%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.27%) REXX
11 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (15.19%) Degree
2 12 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (13.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) Terraform
4 1 (0.63%) Grafana
4 1 (0.63%) Graphite
4 1 (0.63%) Packer
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (6.33%) IBM
2 8 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.16%) ION Trading
4 4 (2.53%) Adobe
4 4 (2.53%) Google
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle
4 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.90%) Demandware
6 2 (1.27%) Splunk
7 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft