Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 68 63
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2336 3163 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.46% 3.23% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.84% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 2276 2329
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £540
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 87
England median hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -39.73% +17.74%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.75 £9.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +86.05% -41.10% +8.23%

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 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 -28 1151 £465 +6.29% 201
South East -5 504 £400 +6.67% 137
North of England -38 238 £375 +7.14% 151
Midlands -38 190 £350 - 105
South West +7 160 £350 +3.70% 59
West Midlands -35 125 £350 -3.45% 61
North West -41 115 £375 +7.14% 84
Yorkshire -35 112 £400 +23.08% 55
East of England -46 92 £400 +14.29% 65
East Midlands -46 65 £392 +12.00% 44
North East +38 11 £550 +41.94% 12
Web Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 1503 (64.34%) JavaScript
2 1408 (60.27%) HTML
3 1347 (57.66%) CSS
4 1108 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
5 688 (29.45%) .NET
6 679 (29.07%) AngularJS
7 671 (28.72%) C#
8 650 (27.83%) HTML5
9 643 (27.53%) MVC
10 618 (26.46%) Java
11 543 (23.24%) Git (software)
12 537 (22.99%) jQuery
13 521 (22.30%) TDD
14 501 (21.45%) Scrum
15 476 (20.38%) SQL
16 440 (18.84%) CSS3
17 438 (18.75%) Front End Development
18 425 (18.19%) Web Services
19 416 (17.81%) SQL Server
20 411 (17.59%) ASP.NET
21 384 (16.44%) Finance
22 373 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
23 356 (15.24%) React
24 344 (14.73%) Test Automation
25 322 (13.78%) PHP
26 319 (13.66%) REST
27 312 (13.36%) Linux
28 311 (13.31%) User Experience
29 297 (12.71%) Node.js
30 281 (12.03%) Microsoft

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
1 177 (7.58%) CMS
2 96 (4.11%) WordPress
3 80 (3.42%) Confluence
4 73 (3.13%) Drupal
5 64 (2.74%) Apache
6 56 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 56 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 52 (2.23%) JBoss
8 42 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 40 (1.71%) IIS
10 38 (1.63%) Umbraco
11 35 (1.50%) nginx
12 32 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 28 (1.20%) WebSphere
14 26 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (0.94%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 17 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (0.60%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 83 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 35 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.39%) InVision
6 9 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (0.21%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.21%) InDesign
8 5 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.17%) GIMP
10 2 (0.086%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 69 (2.95%) Magento
2 20 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.34%) KANA IQ
5 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.13%) Shopify
9 2 (0.086%) Raiser's Edge
10 1 (0.043%) CiviCRM
10 1 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.043%) RMDS
10 1 (0.043%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 153 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (2.31%) npm
4 34 (1.46%) GitHub
5 26 (1.11%) SaaS
6 23 (0.98%) Google Analytics
7 22 (0.94%) Serverless
8 20 (0.86%) Office 365
9 19 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.47%) PaaS
11 10 (0.43%) IaaS
12 7 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.30%) Firebase
13 6 (0.26%) CloudBees
13 6 (0.26%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.26%) Yarn
14 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 100 (4.28%) HTTP
2 47 (2.01%) Internet
3 22 (0.94%) Intranet
4 16 (0.68%) SMS
5 11 (0.47%) LDAP
6 9 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.34%) FTP
8 7 (0.30%) DNS
9 6 (0.26%) Extranet
10 5 (0.21%) CTI
10 5 (0.21%) SMTP
10 5 (0.21%) SSH
10 5 (0.21%) SSL
11 4 (0.17%) DHCP
11 4 (0.17%) Firewall
12 3 (0.13%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.13%) Skype
13 2 (0.086%) Broadband
13 2 (0.086%) VoIP
13 2 (0.086%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 234 (10.02%) Relational Database
3 210 (8.99%) MySQL
4 137 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 133 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 77 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 35 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.33%) Big Data
12 26 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 22 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (0.73%) Redis
16 16 (0.68%) Endeca
16 16 (0.68%) Hadoop
16 16 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
18 14 (0.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 543 (23.24%) Git (software)
2 195 (8.35%) Jenkins
3 158 (6.76%) JIRA
4 153 (6.55%) Subversion
5 114 (4.88%) Grunt
6 103 (4.41%) gulp
6 103 (4.41%) Visual Studio
7 87 (3.72%) Selenium
7 87 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 85 (3.64%) Jasmine
9 74 (3.17%) JUnit
10 70 (3.00%) Maven
11 68 (2.91%) webpack
12 61 (2.61%) IntelliJ
13 57 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
14 45 (1.93%) TeamCity
15 42 (1.80%) Mocha
16 40 (1.71%) Protractor
17 37 (1.58%) Babel
17 37 (1.58%) NUnit
General
1 384 (16.44%) Finance
2 187 (8.01%) Banking
3 132 (5.65%) Marketing
4 81 (3.47%) Retail
5 56 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 49 (2.10%) Games
8 45 (1.93%) Front Office
9 33 (1.41%) Advertising
10 31 (1.33%) Publishing
11 28 (1.20%) Electronics
12 27 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 25 (1.07%) Legal
14 12 (0.51%) Automotive
14 12 (0.51%) Law
15 11 (0.47%) Back Office
16 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.21%) Local Government
19 4 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1954 (83.65%) Developer
2 658 (28.17%) Web Developer
3 329 (14.08%) .NET Developer
4 300 (12.84%) Java Developer
5 287 (12.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 272 (11.64%) C# Developer
7 269 (11.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 169 (7.23%) Senior Developer
9 168 (7.19%) Angular Developer
10 166 (7.11%) HTML Developer
11 154 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 152 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 109 (4.67%) Python Developer
14 108 (4.62%) .NET Web Developer
14 108 (4.62%) PHP Developer
15 105 (4.49%) HTML CSS Developer
16 94 (4.02%) Agile Developer
17 93 (3.98%) SQL Developer
18 91 (3.90%) UI Developer
19 85 (3.64%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1408 (60.27%) HTML
2 1347 (57.66%) CSS
3 688 (29.45%) .NET
4 679 (29.07%) AngularJS
5 650 (27.83%) HTML5
6 537 (22.99%) jQuery
7 440 (18.84%) CSS3
8 425 (18.19%) Web Services
9 411 (17.59%) ASP.NET
10 356 (15.24%) React
11 319 (13.66%) REST
12 297 (12.71%) Node.js
13 248 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 236 (10.10%) Sass
15 232 (9.93%) JSON
16 230 (9.85%) RESTful
17 213 (9.12%) XML
18 212 (9.08%) Spring
19 204 (8.73%) .NET Framework
20 177 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 311 (13.31%) User Experience
2 142 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
4 76 (3.25%) N-Tier
5 65 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 64 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 59 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 46 (1.97%) Fintech
9 38 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 32 (1.37%) Equities
10 32 (1.37%) Social Media
11 30 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.98%) Derivative
14 19 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 16 (0.68%) Animation
16 16 (0.68%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 312 (13.36%) Linux
2 163 (6.98%) Unix
3 109 (4.67%) Windows
4 64 (2.74%) Android
5 56 (2.40%) Mac OS X
6 49 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.43%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.30%) CentOS
10 7 (0.30%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.26%) Debian
11 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
13 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.086%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.086%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1108 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 643 (27.53%) MVC
3 521 (22.30%) TDD
4 501 (21.45%) Scrum
5 438 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 373 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
7 344 (14.73%) Test Automation
8 233 (9.97%) OO
9 230 (9.85%) Software Engineering
10 219 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 216 (9.25%) BDD
12 166 (7.11%) E-Commerce
13 157 (6.72%) Unit Testing
14 136 (5.82%) Kanban
15 135 (5.78%) Web Design
16 130 (5.57%) DevOps
17 127 (5.44%) Project Management
18 123 (5.27%) Microservices
19 121 (5.18%) Open Source
20 116 (4.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1503 (64.34%) JavaScript
2 671 (28.72%) C#
3 618 (26.46%) Java
4 476 (20.38%) SQL
5 322 (13.78%) PHP
6 265 (11.34%) Python
7 137 (5.86%) TypeScript
8 105 (4.49%) Ruby
9 100 (4.28%) Scala
10 91 (3.90%) ES6
11 79 (3.38%) T-SQL
12 50 (2.14%) C++
13 44 (1.88%) Groovy
14 43 (1.84%) VB.NET
15 40 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.33%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.16%) C
17 27 (1.16%) VB
18 18 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 17 (0.73%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 133 (5.69%) Degree
2 83 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.26%) MCP
8 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.086%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.086%) HND
12 2 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.086%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.086%) MBA
12 2 (0.086%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.91%) QA
2 8 (0.34%) WCAG
3 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.26%) MiFID
4 5 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.21%) PMO
4 5 (0.21%) SLA
5 3 (0.13%) UCITS
6 2 (0.086%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.086%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.086%) WAI
7 1 (0.043%) EMIR
7 1 (0.043%) GDPR
7 1 (0.043%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (4.79%) Docker
2 22 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.26%) LXC
4 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.13%) Samba
4 3 (0.13%) Squid
5 2 (0.086%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.086%) Varnish
6 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.043%) NFS
6 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.043%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.043%) zsh
Systems Management
1 34 (1.46%) Ansible
2 21 (0.90%) Puppet
3 19 (0.81%) Terraform
4 18 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (0.26%) Rancher
7 5 (0.21%) Control-M
7 5 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
7 5 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.21%) Nagios
7 5 (0.21%) OpenNebula
8 3 (0.13%) Consul
8 3 (0.13%) Packer
8 3 (0.13%) Webmin
8 3 (0.13%) Xymon
9 2 (0.086%) Icinga
9 2 (0.086%) Kibana
9 2 (0.086%) logstash
9 2 (0.086%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 281 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 257 (11.00%) Oracle
3 88 (3.77%) Adobe
4 67 (2.87%) Google
5 41 (1.76%) New Relic
6 40 (1.71%) Sitecore
7 37 (1.58%) SAP
8 33 (1.41%) hybris
9 25 (1.07%) Telerik
10 21 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.86%) Demandware
12 18 (0.77%) ATG
13 17 (0.73%) DevExpress
14 15 (0.64%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.60%) Xamarin
16 12 (0.51%) Atlassian
17 11 (0.47%) Zend
18 8 (0.34%) Intershop
18 8 (0.34%) KANA
18 8 (0.34%) TIBCO