Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 320 260
Rank change year-on-year -39 -60 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 662 715 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.78% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.83% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 533 753
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £276 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 12
England median hourly rate £44.25 £43.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.72% +102.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £29.13 £32.50 £9.78
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £48.25
UK median hourly rate £44.25 £43.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.72% +102.33% +7.50%

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 89,320 86,581 93,675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.87% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,457 57,357 61,708
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,836 2,565 2,977
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.89%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -8 295 £500 +8.11% 142
South East -11 176 £400 - 146
North of England -22 63 £370 +7.25% 143
South West -13 59 £375 +10.29% 67
Midlands -70 41 £350 - 135
Yorkshire +8 35 £395 +26.91% 51
East of England -11 25 £393 +4.67% 82
West Midlands -47 24 £325 -7.14% 73
North West -43 19 £350 - 78
East Midlands -17 17 £356 +9.62% 62
North East +10 9 £400 - 14
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 615 (92.90%) Web Development
2 502 (75.83%) JavaScript
3 427 (64.50%) HTML
4 392 (59.21%) CSS
5 301 (45.47%) AngularJS
6 269 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 190 (28.70%) HTML5
8 180 (27.19%) jQuery
9 161 (24.32%) .NET
9 161 (24.32%) React
10 157 (23.72%) C#
11 141 (21.30%) Java
12 133 (20.09%) PHP
13 132 (19.94%) MVC
14 128 (19.34%) Git (software)
15 125 (18.88%) Node.js
16 117 (17.67%) User Experience
17 116 (17.52%) CSS3
18 106 (16.01%) SQL
19 102 (15.41%) ASP.NET
20 92 (13.90%) Sass
21 91 (13.75%) Scrum
22 87 (13.14%) SQL Server
23 86 (12.99%) Finance
23 86 (12.99%) Microservices
24 85 (12.84%) TDD
25 74 (11.18%) MySQL
26 71 (10.73%) REST
27 70 (10.57%) Web Services
28 69 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure

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 44 (6.65%) CMS
2 40 (6.04%) WordPress
3 26 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.87%) Apache
5 17 (2.57%) Confluence
6 11 (1.66%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.51%) IBM Domino
8 9 (1.36%) Drupal
9 6 (0.91%) JBoss
9 6 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.60%) IIS
11 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.45%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.30%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.30%) Liferay
13 2 (0.30%) nginx
13 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (4.53%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.21%) Fireworks
3 6 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.30%) InDesign
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (2.11%) Magento
2 11 (1.66%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.30%) Shopify
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (5.59%) GitHub
4 18 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (2.11%) npm
5 14 (2.11%) Serverless
6 10 (1.51%) Heroku
7 6 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.76%) Fastly
9 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.60%) PaaS
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.45%) Office 365
10 3 (0.45%) SaaS
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.30%) Route 53
12 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.57%) Intranet
2 11 (1.66%) HTTP
3 7 (1.06%) RTMP
4 6 (0.91%) Internet
5 4 (0.60%) SSL
6 3 (0.45%) SMS
7 2 (0.30%) RTP
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (0.15%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 74 (11.18%) MySQL
3 57 (8.61%) MongoDB
4 38 (5.74%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.57%) Redis
8 10 (1.51%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.36%) Big Data
10 8 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.21%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.06%) HBase
11 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.60%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.45%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 128 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.34%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.34%) JIRA
3 37 (5.59%) gulp
4 32 (4.83%) Jasmine
5 29 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 29 (4.38%) webpack
6 27 (4.08%) Subversion
7 22 (3.32%) Selenium
8 19 (2.87%) Grunt
8 19 (2.87%) Maven
9 16 (2.42%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.96%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (1.66%) Mocha
13 11 (1.66%) PhpStorm
13 11 (1.66%) PHPUnit
General
1 86 (12.99%) Finance
2 58 (8.76%) Banking
3 35 (5.29%) Front Office
4 26 (3.93%) Marketing
5 25 (3.78%) Retail
6 19 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.27%) Games
8 11 (1.66%) Back Office
9 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.36%) Advertising
11 6 (0.91%) Law
12 4 (0.60%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) German Language
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (64.50%) HTML
2 392 (59.21%) CSS
3 301 (45.47%) AngularJS
4 190 (28.70%) HTML5
5 180 (27.19%) jQuery
6 161 (24.32%) .NET
6 161 (24.32%) React
7 125 (18.88%) Node.js
8 116 (17.52%) CSS3
9 102 (15.41%) ASP.NET
10 92 (13.90%) Sass
11 71 (10.73%) REST
12 70 (10.57%) Web Services
13 60 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 54 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (8.01%) RESTful
16 46 (6.95%) Symfony
17 43 (6.50%) Spring
18 40 (6.04%) Laravel
18 40 (6.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 117 (17.67%) User Experience
2 42 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.02%) Fixed Income
5 19 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.42%) Derivative
6 16 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.27%) Fintech
8 13 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.51%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.51%) Social Media
10 8 (1.21%) Equities
10 8 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.76%) W3C
14 4 (0.60%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.16%) Linux
2 18 (2.72%) Unix
3 15 (2.27%) Windows
4 7 (1.06%) Android
4 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (92.90%) Web Development
2 269 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (19.94%) MVC
4 91 (13.75%) Scrum
5 86 (12.99%) Microservices
6 85 (12.84%) TDD
7 65 (9.82%) Front End Development
8 64 (9.67%) Test Automation
9 62 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (9.21%) E-Commerce
11 44 (6.65%) OO
11 44 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (5.59%) UX Design
13 33 (4.98%) SDLC
13 33 (4.98%) Unit Testing
14 32 (4.83%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 32 (4.83%) Software Engineering
15 31 (4.68%) Web Design
16 30 (4.53%) Responsive Web Design
17 29 (4.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 502 (75.83%) JavaScript
2 157 (23.72%) C#
3 141 (21.30%) Java
4 133 (20.09%) PHP
5 106 (16.01%) SQL
6 66 (9.97%) TypeScript
7 41 (6.19%) Python
8 38 (5.74%) ES6
9 37 (5.59%) Go
10 12 (1.81%) Java 8
11 11 (1.66%) Ruby
12 10 (1.51%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.36%) C++
14 6 (0.91%) Scala
15 5 (0.76%) ES7
15 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.76%) R
16 4 (0.60%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.45%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (8.31%) Degree
2 16 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.30%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.02%) QA
2 8 (1.21%) MiFID
3 2 (0.30%) WAI
3 2 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (6.80%) Docker
2 7 (1.06%) HDFS
3 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.51%) Ansible
3 5 (0.76%) Capistrano
3 5 (0.76%) Grafana
3 5 (0.76%) Graphite
4 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.15%) Plesk
5 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 59 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.98%) Oracle
3 32 (4.83%) Google
4 17 (2.57%) Adobe
5 16 (2.42%) Zend
6 12 (1.81%) IBM
7 11 (1.66%) ION Trading
8 9 (1.36%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.06%) Demandware
9 7 (1.06%) MapR
10 6 (0.91%) SAP
10 6 (0.91%) Splunk
11 5 (0.76%) WooCommerce
12 4 (0.60%) BMC
12 4 (0.60%) Facebook
12 4 (0.60%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.60%) Remedy
13 3 (0.45%) Charles River
13 3 (0.45%) Rackspace