Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 Developer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 269 206
Rank change year-on-year -81 -63 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 640 825 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.92% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.97% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 605 952
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £235
90th Percentile £588 £529 £525
UK median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.45% +1.15% -32.03%
10th Percentile £20.10 £15.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.80 £38.68
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +70.45% - -23.32%

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 86,733 85,247 94,251
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,185 56,131 61,000
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,529 2,917 3,593
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in England

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in England

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in England

Web 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 Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in England

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Developer in England

Web 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 Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 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 -95 284 £450 +8.43% 167
South East -23 163 £388 +10.71% 139
Midlands +2 74 £325 +6.56% 111
North of England -10 60 £350 +6.06% 148
West Midlands +35 42 £325 -7.14% 61
North West -3 41 £364 +7.38% 81
South West +14 40 £350 +7.69% 66
East Midlands -15 32 £338 +21.62% 50
East of England -40 20 £385 +18.46% 73
Yorkshire -8 19 £343 +17.26% 48
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 England region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 596 (93.13%) Web Development
2 468 (73.13%) JavaScript
3 398 (62.19%) CSS
4 386 (60.31%) HTML
5 227 (35.47%) .NET
6 212 (33.13%) C#
7 198 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (30.94%) AngularJS
8 185 (28.91%) MVC
9 165 (25.78%) jQuery
9 165 (25.78%) HTML5
10 137 (21.41%) ASP.NET
11 136 (21.25%) SQL
12 120 (18.75%) Finance
13 119 (18.59%) Java
14 113 (17.66%) React
15 112 (17.50%) Git (software)
16 109 (17.03%) SQL Server
17 107 (16.72%) PHP
18 102 (15.94%) REST
19 96 (15.00%) Web Services
20 92 (14.38%) TDD
20 92 (14.38%) CSS3
20 92 (14.38%) Sass
20 92 (14.38%) Front End Development
21 82 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
22 77 (12.03%) Microsoft
23 74 (11.56%) Node.js
24 73 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
25 72 (11.25%) .NET Framework

Web 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 42 (6.56%) CMS
2 41 (6.41%) WordPress
3 24 (3.75%) Apache
4 23 (3.59%) IIS
5 17 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.50%) Drupal
6 16 (2.50%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.41%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.09%) JBoss
10 5 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.78%) Confluence
11 4 (0.63%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.31%) DNN
12 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.31%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 24 (3.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.63%) GIMP
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) KANA IQ
2 7 (1.09%) Magento
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.31%) Shopify
4 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.16%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.16%) RMDS
5 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.13%) npm
4 17 (2.66%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.72%) GitHub
6 10 (1.56%) SaaS
7 7 (1.09%) Serverless
8 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.78%) Yarn
9 4 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.63%) PaaS
10 2 (0.31%) Heroku
10 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) G Suite
11 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.16%) Office 365
11 1 (0.16%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.41%) Internet
2 4 (0.63%) Intranet
2 4 (0.63%) SMS
3 3 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.28%) MySQL
3 46 (7.19%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.56%) Big Data
7 8 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.94%) QlikView
8 6 (0.94%) Redis
8 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (0.63%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 112 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 47 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.44%) Jasmine
5 21 (3.28%) gulp
6 20 (3.13%) Grunt
7 19 (2.97%) JUnit
7 19 (2.97%) webpack
8 18 (2.81%) TeamCity
9 16 (2.50%) JIRA
9 16 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 16 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (2.34%) Subversion
10 15 (2.34%) TestNG
11 14 (2.19%) NUnit
12 13 (2.03%) Selenium
13 12 (1.88%) Maven
14 11 (1.72%) Babel
14 11 (1.72%) Protractor
15 10 (1.56%) Mocha
General
1 120 (18.75%) Finance
2 56 (8.75%) Banking
3 46 (7.19%) Marketing
4 36 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 35 (5.47%) Games
6 22 (3.44%) Retail
7 16 (2.50%) Front Office
8 13 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.88%) Electronics
10 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.78%) Advertising
11 5 (0.78%) Publishing
12 4 (0.63%) Automotive
13 3 (0.47%) Law
14 2 (0.31%) Back Office
14 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (62.19%) CSS
2 386 (60.31%) HTML
3 227 (35.47%) .NET
4 198 (30.94%) AngularJS
5 165 (25.78%) HTML5
5 165 (25.78%) jQuery
6 137 (21.41%) ASP.NET
7 113 (17.66%) React
8 102 (15.94%) REST
9 96 (15.00%) Web Services
10 92 (14.38%) CSS3
10 92 (14.38%) Sass
11 82 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (11.56%) Node.js
13 72 (11.25%) .NET Framework
14 64 (10.00%) RESTful
15 57 (8.91%) XML
16 54 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (8.44%) JSON
16 54 (8.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.47%) User Experience
2 28 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (3.28%) Fintech
5 16 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 12 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.72%) Social Media
8 10 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.56%) Derivative
8 10 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.94%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.63%) Animation
11 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.63%) Interactive TV
11 4 (0.63%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.47%) W3C
13 2 (0.31%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.28%) Linux
2 19 (2.97%) Windows
3 13 (2.03%) Android
4 9 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.09%) Unix
5 7 (1.09%) Windows 2000
5 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.31%) Debian
7 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (93.13%) Web Development
2 198 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (28.91%) MVC
4 92 (14.38%) Front End Development
4 92 (14.38%) TDD
5 73 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (9.53%) Scrum
7 57 (8.91%) OO
8 47 (7.34%) E-Commerce
9 42 (6.56%) Test Automation
10 40 (6.25%) SDLC
11 39 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 36 (5.63%) OOP
13 34 (5.31%) Unit Testing
14 32 (5.00%) Web Application Development
15 29 (4.53%) Software Engineering
16 28 (4.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (4.22%) SEO
18 25 (3.91%) Analytics
19 24 (3.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 468 (73.13%) JavaScript
2 212 (33.13%) C#
3 136 (21.25%) SQL
4 119 (18.59%) Java
5 107 (16.72%) PHP
6 54 (8.44%) Python
7 44 (6.88%) TypeScript
8 23 (3.59%) ES6
9 20 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.19%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.72%) ES7
11 11 (1.72%) Ruby
12 10 (1.56%) Scala
13 9 (1.41%) C++
13 9 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.25%) VBScript
15 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.78%) VB
16 4 (0.63%) C
17 3 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (1.88%) Degree
1 12 (1.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.31%) HND
4 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.44%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) WAI
2 2 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (2.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.63%) Control-M
3 2 (0.31%) Grafana
3 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.31%) SELinux
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 77 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.06%) Oracle
3 30 (4.69%) Google
4 18 (2.81%) Adobe
5 8 (1.25%) KANA
5 8 (1.25%) SAP
6 7 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.09%) Zend
7 6 (0.94%) Splunk
8 5 (0.78%) AppDynamics
8 5 (0.78%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.47%) Facebook
9 3 (0.47%) Telerik
10 2 (0.31%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.31%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.31%) Omniture
10 2 (0.31%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.31%) Twitter
10 2 (0.31%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.16%) Xerox