Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Applications Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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 Application Developer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 744 753
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 69 129 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 87 87
England median daily rate £400 £415 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £298 £316 £300
90th Percentile £528 £700 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year -24.24% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Web Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Applications Developer in England

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Applications Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Applications Developer in England

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Applications Developer in England

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Applications Developer in England

Web Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the England 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
London -51 40 £450 - 2
South East +3 10 £388 +10.71% 3
Midlands +24 7 £350 +4.48% 1
North of England +62 6 £250 -37.50% 3
East Midlands +5 5 £325 -1.52%
East of England -17 5 £463 +5.71% 2
North West +27 4 £250 -25.37% 2
South West +12 3 £425 +13.33% 1
West Midlands +35 2 £475 +40.74% 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £325 -25.71%
Web Applications Developer
UK

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Web Applications 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 England region featuring Web Applications Developer in the job title.

1 53 (76.81%) JavaScript
2 37 (53.62%) AngularJS
3 35 (50.72%) Java
4 29 (42.03%) Node.js
5 28 (40.58%) HTML
6 27 (39.13%) CSS
7 26 (37.68%) Finance
8 24 (34.78%) Front Office
9 22 (31.88%) Asset Management
9 22 (31.88%) jQuery
9 22 (31.88%) Analytics
9 22 (31.88%) Front End Development
10 21 (30.43%) Market Risk
10 21 (30.43%) C#
11 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (24.64%) Web Development
13 16 (23.19%) SQL
13 16 (23.19%) .NET
14 15 (21.74%) Web Services
14 15 (21.74%) MVC
14 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
15 14 (20.29%) HTML5
16 11 (15.94%) Quantitative Trading
16 11 (15.94%) XML
16 11 (15.94%) OO
16 11 (15.94%) Python
16 11 (15.94%) RESTful
17 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
18 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
18 9 (13.04%) REST

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (5.80%) CMS
1 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) Tornado
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) GIMP
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) npm
3 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) ATM
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
1 2 (2.90%) Intranet
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
4 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.90%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Power BI
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) PHPUnit
3 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (4.35%) NUnit
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) JUnit
5 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) GitLab
6 1 (1.45%) Gradle
6 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.45%) Mockito
6 1 (1.45%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 26 (37.68%) Finance
2 24 (34.78%) Front Office
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) AngularJS
2 29 (42.03%) Node.js
3 28 (40.58%) HTML
4 27 (39.13%) CSS
5 22 (31.88%) jQuery
6 16 (23.19%) .NET
7 15 (21.74%) Web Services
8 14 (20.29%) HTML5
9 11 (15.94%) RESTful
9 11 (15.94%) XML
10 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
11 9 (13.04%) CSS3
11 9 (13.04%) REST
12 8 (11.59%) Sass
13 7 (10.14%) JSON
13 7 (10.14%) React
13 7 (10.14%) Spring
13 7 (10.14%) WCF
14 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
14 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Market Risk
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.80%) User Experience
4 3 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Analytics
1 22 (31.88%) Asset Management
1 22 (31.88%) Front End Development
2 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) Web Development
4 15 (21.74%) MVC
5 11 (15.94%) OO
5 11 (15.94%) Quantitative Trading
6 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.14%) TDD
8 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) CRM
10 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Machine Learning
10 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
10 4 (5.80%) OOD
10 4 (5.80%) OOP
10 4 (5.80%) Project Management
10 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) JavaScript
2 35 (50.72%) Java
3 21 (30.43%) C#
4 16 (23.19%) SQL
5 11 (15.94%) Python
6 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.35%) C
8 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.35%) XAML
9 2 (2.90%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Zend
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.45%) Thales
4 1 (1.45%) Xamarin