Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Development
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 90 68
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,276 2,176 2,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.45% 2.60% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 3.07% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,717 1,530 2,078
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £626 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 45
England median hourly rate £26.60 £40.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +62.00% -12.86%
10th Percentile £16.01 £15.00 £9.70
90th Percentile £41.18 £77.50 £48.18
UK median hourly rate £25.34 £40.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -37.43% +62.00% -12.86%

Web Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,687 70,828 81,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.79% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,911 46,750 54,547
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,109 1,871 2,115
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.60 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.64
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in England

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Development in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in England

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in England

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Development in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in England

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Development in England

Web Development
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 Development within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 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 +2 1,202 £500 +8.11% 422
South East -13 445 £425 +21.00% 307
North of England -26 281 £375 - 322
Yorkshire -16 150 £375 -6.25% 104
Midlands -37 150 £375 - 218
North West -5 105 £365 +4.29% 188
South West -23 104 £375 +4.17% 127
East of England -23 87 £400 +14.29% 116
West Midlands -32 87 £363 -3.33% 114
East Midlands -12 64 £375 - 103
North East -25 26 £375 +7.14% 30
Web Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Web Development.

1 1,466 (64.41%) JavaScript
2 1,321 (58.04%) HTML
3 1,275 (56.02%) CSS
4 983 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
5 696 (30.58%) AngularJS
6 655 (28.78%) HTML5
7 597 (26.23%) .NET
8 573 (25.18%) C#
9 536 (23.55%) Java
10 527 (23.15%) Git (software)
11 481 (21.13%) MVC
12 468 (20.56%) jQuery
13 440 (19.33%) TDD
14 436 (19.16%) CSS3
15 425 (18.67%) React
16 419 (18.41%) Finance
17 401 (17.62%) Front End Development
18 393 (17.27%) Node.js
19 386 (16.96%) Web Services
20 365 (16.04%) Linux
21 361 (15.86%) ASP.NET
22 359 (15.77%) SQL
23 349 (15.33%) User Experience
24 348 (15.29%) SQL Server
25 344 (15.11%) REST
26 327 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
27 318 (13.97%) PHP
28 311 (13.66%) Test Automation
29 279 (12.26%) Python
30 261 (11.47%) Scrum

Web Development
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
1 110 (4.83%) CMS
2 100 (4.39%) WordPress
3 88 (3.87%) Confluence
4 68 (2.99%) Apache
5 50 (2.20%) Drupal
6 44 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 36 (1.58%) IIS
8 32 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 30 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 28 (1.23%) nginx
11 23 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 22 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.79%) JBoss
14 17 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.57%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.31%) Joomla!
17 7 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (2.64%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.13%) InDesign
8 3 (0.13%) InVision
9 2 (0.088%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.088%) GIMP
10 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.044%) Pipeline Pilot
10 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (1.76%) Magento
2 19 (0.83%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.13%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.088%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.088%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.088%) Shopify
7 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.044%) Maximo
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.044%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.044%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.044%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 189 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (3.30%) npm
4 73 (3.21%) GitHub
5 69 (3.03%) Serverless
6 39 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 36 (1.58%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
8 21 (0.92%) SaaS
9 17 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
10 14 (0.62%) Yarn
11 10 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.44%) PaaS
12 9 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.40%) IaaS
13 8 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.35%) Route 53
13 8 (0.35%) Slack
14 7 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.13%) HTTP
2 44 (1.93%) Internet
3 15 (0.66%) Intranet
4 14 (0.62%) SMS
5 7 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.26%) SSH
7 5 (0.22%) DNS
8 4 (0.18%) FTP
9 3 (0.13%) DSL
9 3 (0.13%) LAN
9 3 (0.13%) RTMP
9 3 (0.13%) WAN
10 2 (0.088%) Firewall
10 2 (0.088%) IKE
10 2 (0.088%) MQTT
10 2 (0.088%) Skype
10 2 (0.088%) SMTP
10 2 (0.088%) SNA
10 2 (0.088%) SSL
11 1 (0.044%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 225 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 150 (6.59%) MySQL
4 108 (4.75%) MongoDB
5 96 (4.22%) NoSQL
6 77 (3.38%) Redis
7 74 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 51 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 43 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (1.45%) Neo4j
12 29 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.19%) Blockchain
13 27 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.10%) Big Data
14 25 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (1.01%) KDB
16 16 (0.70%) Hadoop
17 14 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 527 (23.15%) Git (software)
2 247 (10.85%) Jenkins
3 141 (6.20%) JIRA
3 141 (6.20%) webpack
4 115 (5.05%) Grunt
5 105 (4.61%) Subversion
6 91 (4.00%) gulp
7 87 (3.82%) Selenium
8 85 (3.73%) Jasmine
9 84 (3.69%) Mocha
10 83 (3.65%) Maven
11 77 (3.38%) Visual Studio
12 61 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
13 59 (2.59%) Babel
14 57 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 55 (2.42%) Sinon.JS
15 55 (2.42%) TeamCity
16 53 (2.33%) JUnit
17 51 (2.24%) Cucumber
18 46 (2.02%) Gerrit
General
1 419 (18.41%) Finance
2 246 (10.81%) Banking
3 118 (5.18%) Marketing
4 109 (4.79%) Front Office
5 79 (3.47%) Retail
6 67 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 59 (2.59%) Advertising
8 54 (2.37%) Games
9 46 (2.02%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.36%) Back Office
11 21 (0.92%) Law
12 18 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.44%) Electronics
14 10 (0.44%) French Language
14 10 (0.44%) Publishing
15 7 (0.31%) Billing
15 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.26%) Legal
16 6 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,892 (83.13%) Developer
2 705 (30.98%) Web Developer
3 316 (13.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 273 (11.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 263 (11.56%) C# Developer
6 243 (10.68%) .NET Developer
7 241 (10.59%) Java Developer
8 230 (10.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 218 (9.58%) React Developer
10 185 (8.13%) Senior Developer
11 158 (6.94%) Angular Developer
12 142 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 142 (6.24%) HTML Developer
13 138 (6.06%) PHP Developer
14 135 (5.93%) Python Developer
15 119 (5.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 106 (4.66%) Django Developer
16 106 (4.66%) Full Stack Web Developer
17 101 (4.44%) Python/Django Developer
18 96 (4.22%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,321 (58.04%) HTML
2 1,275 (56.02%) CSS
3 696 (30.58%) AngularJS
4 655 (28.78%) HTML5
5 597 (26.23%) .NET
6 468 (20.56%) jQuery
7 436 (19.16%) CSS3
8 425 (18.67%) React
9 393 (17.27%) Node.js
10 386 (16.96%) Web Services
11 361 (15.86%) ASP.NET
12 344 (15.11%) REST
13 221 (9.71%) RESTful
14 217 (9.53%) Sass
15 184 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 181 (7.95%) .NET Framework
17 162 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 156 (6.85%) Spring
19 152 (6.68%) Django
20 145 (6.37%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 349 (15.33%) User Experience
2 140 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 127 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (2.68%) Fintech
5 53 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 51 (2.24%) Algorithms
6 51 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 40 (1.76%) Fixed Income
8 35 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 34 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 27 (1.19%) Equities
12 25 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.05%) iPad
13 24 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (0.88%) Derivative
15 19 (0.83%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.70%) NHS
16 16 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 365 (16.04%) Linux
2 144 (6.33%) Unix
3 91 (4.00%) Windows
4 71 (3.12%) Mac OS X
5 54 (2.37%) Android
6 52 (2.28%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.48%) CentOS
9 9 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
12 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.088%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (21.13%) MVC
3 440 (19.33%) TDD
4 401 (17.62%) Front End Development
5 327 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
6 311 (13.66%) Test Automation
7 261 (11.47%) Scrum
8 209 (9.18%) OO
9 201 (8.83%) Microservices
9 201 (8.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 191 (8.39%) BDD
11 187 (8.22%) E-Commerce
12 181 (7.95%) SDLC
13 176 (7.73%) Unit Testing
14 157 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
15 146 (6.41%) DevOps
16 143 (6.28%) Software Engineering
17 137 (6.02%) Workflow
18 123 (5.40%) Configuration Management
19 121 (5.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,466 (64.41%) JavaScript
2 573 (25.18%) C#
3 536 (23.55%) Java
4 359 (15.77%) SQL
5 318 (13.97%) PHP
6 279 (12.26%) Python
7 181 (7.95%) TypeScript
8 153 (6.72%) ES6
9 61 (2.68%) Java 8
10 58 (2.55%) Ruby
11 54 (2.37%) Scala
12 46 (2.02%) PL/SQL
13 40 (1.76%) T-SQL
14 38 (1.67%) VB.NET
15 34 (1.49%) Go
16 25 (1.10%) C
17 24 (1.05%) C++
18 23 (1.01%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.70%) ES7
19 16 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (4.39%) Degree
2 80 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.35%) PhD
7 5 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.13%) MCP
9 3 (0.13%) PMP
10 2 (0.088%) HND
10 2 (0.088%) MCPD
10 2 (0.088%) MCTS
10 2 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.088%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.86%) QA
2 13 (0.57%) MiFID
3 11 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.40%) WCAG
5 8 (0.35%) GDPR
5 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.35%) PMO
6 6 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.22%) SLA
8 3 (0.13%) GCP
8 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.088%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.088%) WAI
10 1 (0.044%) Basel II
10 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.044%) EMIR
System Software
1 221 (9.71%) Docker
2 8 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.13%) HDFS
4 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.044%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 30 (1.32%) Ansible
3 19 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.75%) Puppet
5 6 (0.26%) Rancher
6 5 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.18%) Grafana
7 4 (0.18%) SELinux
8 3 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.13%) Graphite
8 3 (0.13%) Nagios
8 3 (0.13%) Salt
9 2 (0.088%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.088%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.088%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.088%) Terraform
10 1 (0.044%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.044%) Plesk
Vendors
1 211 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 192 (8.44%) Oracle
3 96 (4.22%) Google
4 72 (3.16%) Adobe
5 33 (1.45%) Zend
6 31 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (1.14%) Atlassian
8 22 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 21 (0.92%) SAP
10 20 (0.88%) IBM
11 19 (0.83%) ION Trading
12 15 (0.66%) Rackspace
13 11 (0.48%) hybris
14 9 (0.40%) Telerik
15 8 (0.35%) Demandware
15 8 (0.35%) Splunk
15 8 (0.35%) Xamarin
16 7 (0.31%) New Relic
17 6 (0.26%) CA Agile Central
17 6 (0.26%) Optimizely