Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 300 238
Rank change year-on-year -20 -62 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 719 700 1,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.82% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.87% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 497 808
England median daily rate £413 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £263 £238 £227
90th Percentile £638 £540 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 13
England median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +91.61%
10th Percentile £17.05 £15.00 £15.06
90th Percentile £42.43 £59.40 £47.33
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -18.75% +13.48% +65.92%

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 87,879 80,837 92,824
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.87% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,271 52,846 60,730
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,714 2,738 3,043
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.98 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% -2.67% +14.71%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -24 355 £450 +7.78% 122
South East -24 156 £386 +14.44% 187
North of England +9 90 £375 +11.94% 198
Midlands -17 57 £302 -2.74% 156
Yorkshire +1 45 £394 +31.25% 68
North West +4 42 £365 +7.75% 112
South West +12 33 £350 +1.08% 106
West Midlands +4 31 £321 +5.33% 89
East of England -17 29 £400 +14.29% 101
East Midlands -8 27 £300 -3.23% 67
North East +5 3 £205 -40.58% 18
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 685 (95.27%) Web Development
2 494 (68.71%) JavaScript
3 451 (62.73%) CSS
4 430 (59.81%) HTML
5 257 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
5 257 (35.74%) AngularJS
6 242 (33.66%) .NET
7 225 (31.29%) C#
8 210 (29.21%) MVC
9 204 (28.37%) HTML5
10 197 (27.40%) jQuery
11 155 (21.56%) Front End Development
12 145 (20.17%) SQL
12 145 (20.17%) ASP.NET
13 133 (18.50%) User Experience
14 125 (17.39%) Finance
15 122 (16.97%) Java
15 122 (16.97%) React
16 120 (16.69%) PHP
17 118 (16.41%) CSS3
18 115 (15.99%) SQL Server
19 96 (13.35%) Git (software)
19 96 (13.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 91 (12.66%) TDD
20 91 (12.66%) Web Services
20 91 (12.66%) Microsoft
20 91 (12.66%) REST
21 89 (12.38%) Sass
22 88 (12.24%) Node.js
23 79 (10.99%) E-Commerce

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 41 (5.70%) WordPress
2 35 (4.87%) Apache
3 29 (4.03%) CMS
4 27 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.09%) Drupal
6 12 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.67%) IIS
7 9 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.83%) Confluence
11 5 (0.70%) JBoss
12 4 (0.56%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.42%) nginx
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.42%) Predix
14 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.28%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (3.62%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.28%) GIMP
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (1.81%) Magento
2 8 (1.11%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.42%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.03%) GitHub
4 18 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.95%) Google Analytics
6 11 (1.53%) Google Tag Manager
7 9 (1.25%) Serverless
8 8 (1.11%) SaaS
9 7 (0.97%) npm
10 6 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.56%) PaaS
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.14%) AdWords
13 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.14%) Fastly
13 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.14%) Heroku
13 1 (0.14%) Slack
13 1 (0.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.11%) HTTP
2 5 (0.70%) Internet
2 5 (0.70%) Intranet
3 4 (0.56%) SMS
4 3 (0.42%) DNS
4 3 (0.42%) LAN
4 3 (0.42%) WAN
5 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.51%) MySQL
3 32 (4.45%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 27 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.11%) Big Data
8 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.83%) Redis
10 5 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (0.56%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.56%) QlikView
12 3 (0.42%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.42%) GIS
12 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.28%) Presto
Development Applications
1 96 (13.35%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.98%) gulp
3 42 (5.84%) Visual Studio
4 32 (4.45%) Grunt
5 31 (4.31%) webpack
6 30 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 28 (3.89%) JUnit
8 25 (3.48%) TestNG
9 22 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (2.50%) JIRA
10 18 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.95%) Selenium
12 13 (1.81%) Jasmine
12 13 (1.81%) NUnit
12 13 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.53%) Subversion
13 11 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (1.11%) MSTest
15 7 (0.97%) Mocha
16 6 (0.83%) PhpStorm
General
1 125 (17.39%) Finance
2 70 (9.74%) Banking
3 45 (6.26%) Marketing
4 38 (5.29%) Front Office
4 38 (5.29%) Games
5 28 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.78%) Retail
8 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.97%) Electronics
10 5 (0.70%) Law
11 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.42%) Automotive
12 3 (0.42%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Legal
14 1 (0.14%) Persian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (62.73%) CSS
2 430 (59.81%) HTML
3 257 (35.74%) AngularJS
4 242 (33.66%) .NET
5 204 (28.37%) HTML5
6 197 (27.40%) jQuery
7 145 (20.17%) ASP.NET
8 122 (16.97%) React
9 118 (16.41%) CSS3
10 96 (13.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 91 (12.66%) REST
11 91 (12.66%) Web Services
12 89 (12.38%) Sass
13 88 (12.24%) Node.js
14 77 (10.71%) RESTful
15 62 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 51 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 48 (6.68%) .NET Framework
18 45 (6.26%) JSON
18 45 (6.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (18.50%) User Experience
2 44 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.31%) Fintech
5 23 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.23%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.39%) Derivative
9 10 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (1.25%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.25%) Social Media
11 8 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.11%) W3C
12 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.83%) Equities
13 6 (0.83%) iPad
13 6 (0.83%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.54%) Linux
2 16 (2.23%) Windows
3 14 (1.95%) Unix
4 9 (1.25%) Android
4 9 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (95.27%) Web Development
2 257 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (29.21%) MVC
4 155 (21.56%) Front End Development
5 91 (12.66%) TDD
6 79 (10.99%) E-Commerce
7 68 (9.46%) Microservices
8 66 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (9.04%) Test Automation
10 60 (8.34%) OO
11 54 (7.51%) SDLC
12 50 (6.95%) Responsive Web Design
13 41 (5.70%) Scrum
14 40 (5.56%) SOLID
15 38 (5.29%) OOP
16 35 (4.87%) B2C
16 35 (4.87%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (4.73%) Web Application Development
18 33 (4.59%) Analytics
19 32 (4.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 494 (68.71%) JavaScript
2 225 (31.29%) C#
3 145 (20.17%) SQL
4 122 (16.97%) Java
5 120 (16.69%) PHP
6 42 (5.84%) TypeScript
7 33 (4.59%) Python
8 28 (3.89%) ES6
9 24 (3.34%) T-SQL
10 20 (2.78%) Go
11 12 (1.67%) Scala
12 6 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.83%) Ruby
12 6 (0.83%) VB
13 5 (0.70%) ES7
13 5 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.56%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.42%) C
15 3 (0.42%) Java 8
15 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (3.06%) Degree
2 9 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) HND
5 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
5 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.81%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) GDPR
3 2 (0.28%) MiFID
3 2 (0.28%) WAI
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (3.48%) Docker
2 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.70%) Ansible
3 4 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.28%) Grafana
5 2 (0.28%) SELinux
6 1 (0.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 91 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.54%) Google
3 38 (5.29%) Oracle
4 22 (3.06%) Adobe
5 8 (1.11%) ION Trading
6 7 (0.97%) SAP
6 7 (0.97%) Splunk
7 4 (0.56%) Capita
7 4 (0.56%) Mapbox
7 4 (0.56%) Omniture
7 4 (0.56%) Telerik
7 4 (0.56%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.56%) Zend
8 3 (0.42%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.42%) Cerner
8 3 (0.42%) IBM
8 3 (0.42%) Optimizely
8 3 (0.42%) Sencha
8 3 (0.42%) Twitter
9 2 (0.28%) Facebook