The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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.

Web Developer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 237 203
Rank change year-on-year -26 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 355 519 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 1.06% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.11% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 378 380
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £313
% change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +224.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.36 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £13.93
% change year-on-year -12.23% +237.40%  

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
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 1355 1460 1889
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 £11.25 £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 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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 27 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 -16 158 £398 -0.62% 78
South East +8 95 £330 -2.22% 73
North East -2 21 £340 +13.33% 7
East of England -3 16 £325 -10.34% 42
Yorkshire -7 16 £325 +10.16% 32
South West -5 14 £425 +25.92% 28
West Midlands -7 14 £293 -22.00% 32
East Midlands -7 10 £356 +9.61% 30
North West -25 9 £313 -10.71% 53
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 645 (89.96%) Web Development
2 554 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 520 (72.52%) HTML
4 493 (68.76%) CSS
5 292 (40.73%) HTML5
6 266 (37.10%) AngularJS
7 237 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
8 235 (32.78%) CSS3
9 220 (30.68%) jQuery
10 169 (23.57%) .NET
11 155 (21.62%) React
12 147 (20.50%) C#
13 146 (20.36%) MVC
14 143 (19.94%) Finance
15 138 (19.25%) Front End Development
16 120 (16.74%) Git (software)
17 118 (16.46%) User Experience
18 106 (14.78%) PHP
19 104 (14.50%) Java
20 103 (14.37%) Sass
21 97 (13.53%) SQL
22 93 (12.97%) Scrum
22 93 (12.97%) Node.js
23 92 (12.83%) TDD
23 92 (12.83%) ASP.NET
24 90 (12.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 89 (12.41%) Web Services
26 88 (12.27%) SQL Server
27 87 (12.13%) Banking
28 84 (11.72%) Ajax

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 68 (9.48%) CMS
2 37 (5.16%) WordPress
3 29 (4.04%) Drupal
4 18 (2.51%) Apache
5 16 (2.23%) EPiServer
5 16 (2.23%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.26%) IIS
9 7 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.98%) Confluence
9 7 (0.98%) GeoServer
10 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.70%) nginx
11 5 (0.70%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.56%) JBoss
12 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (6.69%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.09%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.42%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) GIMP
6 1 (0.14%) MS Office
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.28%) Magento
1 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.81%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.39%) GitHub
5 7 (0.98%) PaaS
6 5 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.70%) SaaS
7 4 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.56%) IaaS
8 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Office 365
9 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.51%) HTTP
2 15 (2.09%) Internet
3 13 (1.81%) Intranet
4 10 (1.39%) SSL
5 8 (1.12%) DNS
6 5 (0.70%) LDAP
7 2 (0.28%) Broadband
8 1 (0.14%) DKIM
8 1 (0.14%) DMARC
8 1 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.48%) MySQL
3 26 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.53%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.98%) GIS
10 7 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.84%) Redis
12 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.42%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.42%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.28%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 120 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.69%) Subversion
3 35 (4.88%) Selenium
4 32 (4.46%) Grunt
5 27 (3.77%) gulp
6 26 (3.63%) Cucumber
7 25 (3.49%) JIRA
7 25 (3.49%) Maven
8 24 (3.35%) Jasmine
8 24 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (3.21%) Jenkins
10 21 (2.93%) Visual Studio
11 19 (2.65%) Bower
12 17 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
12 17 (2.37%) webpack
13 15 (2.09%) JUnit
14 14 (1.95%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.67%) Protractor
16 11 (1.53%) TeamCity
17 9 (1.26%) RSpec
General
1 143 (19.94%) Finance
2 87 (12.13%) Banking
3 46 (6.42%) Marketing
4 24 (3.35%) Publishing
5 18 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.23%) Legal
8 15 (2.09%) Games
9 13 (1.81%) Retail
10 11 (1.53%) Front Office
11 6 (0.84%) Electronics
11 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.70%) Military
13 4 (0.56%) German Language
13 4 (0.56%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.42%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.42%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.42%) Russian Language
14 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (72.52%) HTML
2 493 (68.76%) CSS
3 292 (40.73%) HTML5
4 266 (37.10%) AngularJS
5 235 (32.78%) CSS3
6 220 (30.68%) jQuery
7 169 (23.57%) .NET
8 155 (21.62%) React
9 103 (14.37%) Sass
10 93 (12.97%) Node.js
11 92 (12.83%) ASP.NET
12 90 (12.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 89 (12.41%) Web Services
14 84 (11.72%) Ajax
15 75 (10.46%) REST
16 74 (10.32%) JSON
17 62 (8.65%) XML
18 56 (7.81%) RESTful
19 49 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
20 46 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 118 (16.46%) User Experience
2 25 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.53%) Linked Data
5 11 (1.53%) Virtual Team
5 11 (1.53%) W3C
6 9 (1.26%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.12%) Fintech
8 7 (0.98%) Graphic Design
9 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.56%) Equities
10 4 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.42%) Social Media
11 3 (0.42%) Wiki
12 2 (0.28%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.86%) Unix
2 41 (5.72%) Linux
3 28 (3.91%) Windows
4 18 (2.51%) Android
5 15 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (89.96%) Web Development
2 237 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (20.36%) MVC
4 138 (19.25%) Front End Development
5 93 (12.97%) Scrum
6 92 (12.83%) TDD
7 57 (7.95%) OO
8 54 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 46 (6.42%) E-Commerce
9 46 (6.42%) Web Design
9 46 (6.42%) Wireframes
10 42 (5.86%) BDD
11 34 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (4.60%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 29 (4.04%) Analytics
14 27 (3.77%) OOP
14 27 (3.77%) Unit Testing
15 26 (3.63%) Open Source
15 26 (3.63%) Web Application Development
16 25 (3.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 554 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 147 (20.50%) C#
3 106 (14.78%) PHP
4 104 (14.50%) Java
5 97 (13.53%) SQL
6 61 (8.51%) Python
7 37 (5.16%) TypeScript
8 33 (4.60%) ES6
9 24 (3.35%) T-SQL
10 20 (2.79%) Ruby
11 11 (1.53%) Perl
11 11 (1.53%) XPath
12 8 (1.12%) Scala
13 6 (0.84%) Groovy
13 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.70%) ECMAScript
14 5 (0.70%) Korn
14 5 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (5.86%) Degree
2 20 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.79%) QA
2 5 (0.70%) FATCA
3 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (1.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.42%) Terraform
2 2 (0.28%) Ansible
2 2 (0.28%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.14%) Kibana
3 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 51 (7.11%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.44%) Oracle
3 32 (4.46%) Google
4 25 (3.49%) Adobe
5 9 (1.26%) Telerik
6 8 (1.12%) Twitter
7 7 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.84%) Xerox
9 5 (0.70%) Solace
9 5 (0.70%) Zend
10 4 (0.56%) Sencha
11 3 (0.42%) Facebook
11 3 (0.42%) IBM
11 3 (0.42%) SAP
12 2 (0.28%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.28%) ESRI
12 2 (0.28%) Kofax
12 2 (0.28%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.14%) Cadence
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