The median contractor rate for a Web Applications Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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 Application Developer
UK / England
Rank 551 571 534
Rank change year-on-year +20 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 23 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.090% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 51
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +12.30% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Web Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Web Applications Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 15 £364 -27.25% 3
South East +15 3 £365 +4.28% 5
South West +3 2 £365 +78.04% 2
North West +26 1 £425 -
West Midlands +11 1 - - 5
East of England -2 1 £235 - 1
Web Applications Developer
UK

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 48 (58.54%) HTML
2 48 (58.54%) CSS
3 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (40.24%) Finance
5 30 (36.59%) AngularJS
6 24 (29.27%) HTML5
7 23 (28.05%) .NET
8 21 (25.61%) CSS3
8 21 (25.61%) React
9 20 (24.39%) SQL
10 19 (23.17%) Web Development
11 18 (21.95%) Java
11 18 (21.95%) Banking
12 17 (20.73%) C#
13 16 (19.51%) MVC
14 15 (18.29%) User Experience
15 14 (17.07%) Scrum
16 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
16 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
16 13 (15.85%) jQuery
16 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
17 12 (14.63%) Redux
18 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
18 11 (13.41%) TDD
19 10 (12.20%) Open Source
19 10 (12.20%) Sass
19 10 (12.20%) Virtual Team
20 9 (10.98%) Web Application Development
20 9 (10.98%) Node.js

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (6.10%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) Drupal
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (2.44%) IaaS
3 2 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) DKIM
3 2 (2.44%) DMARC
3 2 (2.44%) SMTP
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.22%) Intranet
4 1 (1.22%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.66%) gulp
3 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.66%) JSUnit
3 3 (3.66%) JUnit
3 3 (3.66%) Maven
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (3.66%) Mockito
3 3 (3.66%) webpack
4 2 (2.44%) Grunt
4 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.22%) git-flow
General
1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Front Office
3 7 (8.54%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (58.54%) CSS
1 48 (58.54%) HTML
2 30 (36.59%) AngularJS
3 24 (29.27%) HTML5
4 23 (28.05%) .NET
5 21 (25.61%) CSS3
5 21 (25.61%) React
6 13 (15.85%) jQuery
7 12 (14.63%) Redux
8 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.20%) Sass
10 9 (10.98%) Node.js
11 7 (8.54%) Reactive Extensions
11 7 (8.54%) REST
11 7 (8.54%) RxJS
11 7 (8.54%) Web Services
12 5 (6.10%) D3.js
12 5 (6.10%) XML
13 4 (4.88%) Ember.js
13 4 (4.88%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) User Experience
2 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.20%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Life Science
5 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Linux
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Android
2 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) AIX
3 1 (1.22%) webOS
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) Web Development
3 16 (19.51%) MVC
4 14 (17.07%) Scrum
5 11 (13.41%) TDD
6 10 (12.20%) Open Source
7 9 (10.98%) Web Application Development
8 8 (9.76%) Visualisation
9 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.54%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.54%) OO
9 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.32%) BDD
11 5 (6.10%) SDLC
12 4 (4.88%) Prototyping
12 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.66%) Migration
13 3 (3.66%) Service Management
13 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.39%) SQL
3 18 (21.95%) Java
4 17 (20.73%) C#
5 7 (8.54%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.32%) PHP
6 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) Apex Code
8 4 (4.88%) ES6
8 4 (4.88%) VBA
9 3 (3.66%) Scala
10 2 (2.44%) Python
10 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.22%) C
11 1 (1.22%) Delphi
11 1 (1.22%) Groovy
11 1 (1.22%) Perl
11 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.22%) Borland
5 1 (1.22%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.22%) Mercator
5 1 (1.22%) Zend