The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Developer
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 262 201
Rank change year-on-year +10 -61  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 395 454 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 0.92% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.97% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 329 464
Median daily rate £400 £368 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.91% +11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.32 £21.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.45% -3.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £10.40 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £40.50 £32.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year +136.84% +1.83%  

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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 -15 179 £463 +15.62% 55
South East +20 93 £404 +10.61% 70
West Midlands +14 25 £350 +7.69% 30
East Midlands +7 23 £325 - 15
North West +2 22 £350 - 30
East of England -17 19 £360 +10.76% 39
South West -5 15 £340 +7.93% 34
Yorkshire +9 12 £311 -4.23% 21
North East +58 2 £400 - 5
Midlands - 1 £450 - 45
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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.

1 684 (91.57%) Web Development
2 562 (75.23%) JavaScript
3 513 (68.67%) HTML
4 492 (65.86%) CSS
5 275 (36.81%) HTML5
6 271 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
7 258 (34.54%) AngularJS
8 240 (32.13%) jQuery
9 214 (28.65%) CSS3
10 187 (25.03%) .NET
11 172 (23.03%) Finance
12 166 (22.22%) C#
13 163 (21.82%) MVC
14 149 (19.95%) Git (software)
15 147 (19.68%) React
16 140 (18.74%) TDD
17 133 (17.80%) Java
18 131 (17.54%) User Experience
19 130 (17.40%) Web Services
20 129 (17.27%) Node.js
21 120 (16.06%) Python
22 111 (14.86%) Front End Development
22 111 (14.86%) SQL Server
23 110 (14.73%) SQL
24 108 (14.46%) Ajax
25 103 (13.79%) Scrum
26 102 (13.65%) ASP.NET
27 101 (13.52%) PHP
28 92 (12.32%) Banking
28 92 (12.32%) Continuous Integration

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 83 (11.11%) CMS
2 38 (5.09%) WordPress
3 20 (2.68%) Apache
4 18 (2.41%) Drupal
5 17 (2.28%) EPiServer
6 15 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (1.20%) DNN
9 7 (0.94%) IIS
9 7 (0.94%) JBoss
9 7 (0.94%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.80%) Confluence
11 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.54%) GeoServer
12 4 (0.54%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (6.69%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.40%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.40%) InDesign
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.61%) SaaS
4 10 (1.34%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.67%) Heroku
8 4 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.54%) GitHub
9 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.27%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.27%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.27%) Trello
10 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.74%) Internet
2 11 (1.47%) HTTP
3 7 (0.94%) Intranet
4 5 (0.67%) SSL
5 3 (0.40%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) Broadband
6 2 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 90 (12.05%) MySQL
3 51 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 34 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (3.61%) RDBMS
6 23 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.14%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.47%) Big Data
11 9 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.07%) Redis
12 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.80%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.80%) Presto
14 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.40%) GIS
Development Applications
1 149 (19.95%) Git (software)
2 63 (8.43%) Subversion
3 39 (5.22%) Jenkins
4 38 (5.09%) Selenium
5 29 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 27 (3.61%) Grunt
7 26 (3.48%) Maven
8 23 (3.08%) JIRA
8 23 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.81%) gulp
10 20 (2.68%) Jasmine
10 20 (2.68%) TeamCity
11 19 (2.54%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.41%) JUnit
12 18 (2.41%) Karma Test Runner
13 17 (2.28%) NUnit
14 16 (2.14%) webpack
15 14 (1.87%) Mocha
16 13 (1.74%) Protractor
17 11 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 172 (23.03%) Finance
2 92 (12.32%) Banking
3 37 (4.95%) Marketing
4 33 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.75%) Front Office
6 22 (2.95%) Retail
7 20 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.87%) Games
8 14 (1.87%) Publishing
9 13 (1.74%) Legal
10 12 (1.61%) Electronics
11 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.54%) German Language
12 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.40%) Back Office
13 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.40%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.40%) Russian Language
13 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (68.67%) HTML
2 492 (65.86%) CSS
3 275 (36.81%) HTML5
4 258 (34.54%) AngularJS
5 240 (32.13%) jQuery
6 214 (28.65%) CSS3
7 187 (25.03%) .NET
8 147 (19.68%) React
9 130 (17.40%) Web Services
10 129 (17.27%) Node.js
11 108 (14.46%) Ajax
12 102 (13.65%) ASP.NET
13 91 (12.18%) REST
14 83 (11.11%) Sass
15 81 (10.84%) RESTful
16 78 (10.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 77 (10.31%) JSON
18 70 (9.37%) XML
19 63 (8.43%) Django
20 52 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 131 (17.54%) User Experience
2 28 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 22 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.28%) Fintech
7 14 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.34%) Equities
10 10 (1.34%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.34%) W3C
11 8 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.80%) Linked Data
13 5 (0.67%) Derivative
14 4 (0.54%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.54%) iPad
14 4 (0.54%) Social Media
15 3 (0.40%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.23%) Linux
2 45 (6.02%) Unix
3 30 (4.02%) Windows
4 21 (2.81%) Android
5 14 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.40%) Debian
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (91.57%) Web Development
2 271 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (21.82%) MVC
4 140 (18.74%) TDD
5 111 (14.86%) Front End Development
6 103 (13.79%) Scrum
7 92 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (9.64%) BDD
9 65 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 52 (6.96%) Web Design
11 49 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 47 (6.29%) OO
13 44 (5.89%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (5.22%) DevOps
15 38 (5.09%) Wireframes
16 34 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 34 (4.55%) Microservices
17 33 (4.42%) Continuous Deployment
18 32 (4.28%) OOP
19 29 (3.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 562 (75.23%) JavaScript
2 166 (22.22%) C#
3 133 (17.80%) Java
4 120 (16.06%) Python
5 110 (14.73%) SQL
6 101 (13.52%) PHP
7 46 (6.16%) TypeScript
8 39 (5.22%) ES6
9 37 (4.95%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.28%) Ruby
11 12 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.47%) Perl
12 11 (1.47%) XPath
13 7 (0.94%) ECMAScript
14 6 (0.80%) Groovy
14 6 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.80%) Scala
15 5 (0.67%) Korn
15 5 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (6.96%) Degree
2 25 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.21%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) FATCA
3 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (3.21%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.80%) Control-M
3 4 (0.54%) Puppet
4 3 (0.40%) Terraform
5 2 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 54 (7.23%) Oracle
2 45 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.61%) Adobe
4 20 (2.68%) Google
5 16 (2.14%) Telerik
6 12 (1.61%) Demandware
7 10 (1.34%) SAP
8 7 (0.94%) Sencha
8 7 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.67%) Solace
10 5 (0.67%) Twitter
10 5 (0.67%) Zend
11 4 (0.54%) Progress
11 4 (0.54%) Sybase
12 3 (0.40%) IBM
13 2 (0.27%) Apple
13 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.27%) Kofax
13 2 (0.27%) MuleSoft
South East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Day rate dependant on experience.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London Bridge
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Rate: £27,500 - £37,500 depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Warwickshire
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Long term contract
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Rate: From £350 to £390 per day 3 month contract
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SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
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London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
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Verticality Ltd
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Essex
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