Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 256 210
Rank change year-on-year -71 -46 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 702 988 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 1.01% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.07% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 730 1003
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 23
England median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.67% +7.50% -30.43%
10th Percentile £25.57 £9.40 £8.00
90th Percentile £52.45 £44.88 £38.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +97.67% +7.50% -30.43%

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 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -121 301 £450 +7.78% 30
South East -2 169 £400 +11.11% 45
Midlands +14 86 £350 +7.69% 40
North of England -7 62 £350 +7.69% 38
South West +19 55 £345 +6.15% 16
West Midlands +29 52 £350 - 21
North West -2 44 £363 +8.21% 26
East Midlands -5 34 £350 +25.00% 19
East of England -37 30 £386 +18.85% 25
Yorkshire -10 18 £343 +14.33% 10
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 651 (92.74%) Web Development
2 514 (73.22%) JavaScript
3 438 (62.39%) CSS
4 428 (60.97%) HTML
5 267 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
6 243 (34.62%) .NET
7 227 (32.34%) C#
8 220 (31.34%) AngularJS
9 212 (30.20%) MVC
10 186 (26.50%) jQuery
11 182 (25.93%) HTML5
12 159 (22.65%) TDD
13 151 (21.51%) Git (software)
14 142 (20.23%) ASP.NET
15 139 (19.80%) Web Services
16 134 (19.09%) SQL
17 129 (18.38%) Java
18 128 (18.23%) SQL Server
18 128 (18.23%) Finance
18 128 (18.23%) REST
19 123 (17.52%) React
20 116 (16.52%) PHP
21 115 (16.38%) CSS3
22 107 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
23 99 (14.10%) Node.js
24 95 (13.53%) Scrum
25 94 (13.39%) RESTful
25 94 (13.39%) Front End Development
26 92 (13.11%) Sass
27 90 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC

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 54 (7.69%) CMS
2 40 (5.70%) WordPress
3 23 (3.28%) Apache
3 23 (3.28%) IIS
4 22 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.99%) Drupal
6 18 (2.56%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.71%) JBoss
9 9 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.14%) DNN
10 8 (1.14%) nginx
10 8 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.71%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
14 3 (0.43%) Confluence
14 3 (0.43%) Kentico
14 3 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 28 (3.99%) Photoshop
2 20 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.57%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.43%) GIMP
6 3 (0.43%) InDesign
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (1.14%) KANA IQ
2 7 (1.00%) Magento
3 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.43%) Shopify
5 2 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.14%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.85%) npm
4 14 (1.99%) SaaS
5 10 (1.42%) Yarn
6 9 (1.28%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.85%) GitHub
8 5 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.71%) Serverless
9 2 (0.28%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) Akamai
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.14%) Office 365
10 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.14%) PaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.85%) Internet
2 6 (0.85%) Intranet
3 3 (0.43%) HTTP
3 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.28%) ATM
4 2 (0.28%) SMS
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) Extranet
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.83%) Relational Database
3 66 (9.40%) MySQL
4 49 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 39 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.28%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.71%) Big Data
9 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.85%) QlikView
12 5 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.71%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.71%) Presto
12 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 151 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 70 (9.97%) Jenkins
3 43 (6.13%) Visual Studio
4 29 (4.13%) Selenium
5 28 (3.99%) Subversion
6 25 (3.56%) Jasmine
7 24 (3.42%) Grunt
7 24 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (3.28%) gulp
8 23 (3.28%) NUnit
9 22 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 21 (2.99%) Maven
10 21 (2.99%) Protractor
10 21 (2.99%) webpack
11 19 (2.71%) JIRA
12 18 (2.56%) TeamCity
13 17 (2.42%) Mocha
14 14 (1.99%) JUnit
15 12 (1.71%) SpecFlow
16 10 (1.42%) WebDriver
General
1 128 (18.23%) Finance
2 66 (9.40%) Banking
3 38 (5.41%) Marketing
4 32 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.99%) Games
6 27 (3.85%) Retail
7 21 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.42%) Front Office
9 14 (1.99%) Electronics
10 11 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.14%) Publishing
12 6 (0.85%) Advertising
13 5 (0.71%) Law
14 3 (0.43%) Automotive
14 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) Back Office
15 2 (0.28%) Legal
15 2 (0.28%) Military
16 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (62.39%) CSS
2 428 (60.97%) HTML
3 243 (34.62%) .NET
4 220 (31.34%) AngularJS
5 186 (26.50%) jQuery
6 182 (25.93%) HTML5
7 142 (20.23%) ASP.NET
8 139 (19.80%) Web Services
9 128 (18.23%) REST
10 123 (17.52%) React
11 115 (16.38%) CSS3
12 99 (14.10%) Node.js
13 94 (13.39%) RESTful
14 92 (13.11%) Sass
15 90 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 85 (12.11%) .NET Framework
17 60 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 54 (7.69%) JSON
19 53 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
19 53 (7.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.26%) User Experience
2 22 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.42%) Fintech
5 17 (2.42%) N-Tier
6 12 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.71%) Derivative
9 5 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.57%) Interactive TV
10 4 (0.57%) Social Media
11 3 (0.43%) Equities
11 3 (0.43%) New Media
11 3 (0.43%) NHS
11 3 (0.43%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.54%) Linux
2 20 (2.85%) Windows
3 18 (2.56%) Unix
4 17 (2.42%) Android
5 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.00%) Windows 2000
6 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.85%) Debian
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (92.74%) Web Development
2 267 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (30.20%) MVC
4 159 (22.65%) TDD
5 107 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (13.53%) Scrum
7 94 (13.39%) Front End Development
8 61 (8.69%) OO
9 57 (8.12%) BDD
10 53 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 50 (7.12%) Unit Testing
12 41 (5.84%) Web Application Development
13 40 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (5.56%) OOP
15 38 (5.41%) E-Commerce
15 38 (5.41%) Software Engineering
16 34 (4.84%) Microservices
17 29 (4.13%) SDLC
18 28 (3.99%) SOA
19 25 (3.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 514 (73.22%) JavaScript
2 227 (32.34%) C#
3 134 (19.09%) SQL
4 129 (18.38%) Java
5 116 (16.52%) PHP
6 82 (11.68%) Python
7 61 (8.69%) TypeScript
8 30 (4.27%) ES6
9 29 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.71%) Ruby
11 17 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.99%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.28%) C++
14 9 (1.28%) VBScript
15 6 (0.85%) Scala
15 6 (0.85%) VB
16 4 (0.57%) PHP 5
17 3 (0.43%) ECMAScript
17 3 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (3.56%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.28%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.99%) Degree
4 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.28%) HND
6 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) CCNA
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.13%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (3.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (1.99%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.28%) Control-M
3 5 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.28%) Ansible
4 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.28%) Plesk
4 2 (0.28%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.40%) Oracle
3 15 (2.14%) Adobe
3 15 (2.14%) Google
4 11 (1.57%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.42%) SAP
6 8 (1.14%) KANA
7 7 (1.00%) Telerik
8 6 (0.85%) Splunk
9 5 (0.71%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.71%) Zend
10 4 (0.57%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.57%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.43%) Sencha
12 2 (0.28%) Facebook
12 2 (0.28%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.28%) Optimizely
12 2 (0.28%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.28%) Sybase
12 2 (0.28%) Twitter