Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 95 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,347 2,347 3,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.52% 2.66% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.10% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,732 1,621 2,321
England median daily rate £450 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £256
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 48 43
England median hourly rate £32.25 £41.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% +117.11% -41.61%
10th Percentile £15.23 £13.68 £9.10
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.15 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £41.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year -23.03% +132.39% -45.00%

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 80,429 75,773 85,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.27% 85.76% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,516 49,967 56,950
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,176 1,868 2,067
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +3 1,246 £500 +6.95% 371
South East -13 445 £425 +13.33% 259
North of England -28 267 £375 - 303
Midlands -53 143 £375 +3.45% 216
South West -25 129 £388 +7.64% 168
Yorkshire -28 125 £400 - 103
North West -21 119 £375 - 175
East of England -9 109 £363 +2.11% 132
West Midlands -48 84 £375 +7.14% 121
East Midlands -33 58 £400 - 95
North East -3 23 £404 +5.49% 25
Web Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1,536 (65.45%) JavaScript
2 1,365 (58.16%) HTML
3 1,256 (53.52%) CSS
4 1,034 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
5 748 (31.87%) AngularJS
6 668 (28.46%) HTML5
7 588 (25.05%) .NET
8 556 (23.69%) Git (software)
9 552 (23.52%) Java
10 550 (23.43%) C#
11 498 (21.22%) React
12 490 (20.88%) MVC
13 446 (19.00%) TDD
14 437 (18.62%) jQuery
15 425 (18.11%) CSS3
16 401 (17.09%) Finance
17 394 (16.79%) Node.js
18 393 (16.74%) User Experience
19 384 (16.36%) SQL
20 374 (15.94%) Front End Development
21 360 (15.34%) PHP
22 355 (15.13%) Web Services
23 349 (14.87%) REST
24 338 (14.40%) ASP.NET
25 331 (14.10%) Scrum
26 319 (13.59%) Linux
27 315 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
28 306 (13.04%) SQL Server
29 283 (12.06%) Test Automation
30 253 (10.78%) Python

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
1 131 (5.58%) CMS
2 107 (4.56%) WordPress
3 85 (3.62%) Confluence
4 75 (3.20%) Apache
5 54 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 49 (2.09%) Drupal
7 32 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 31 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.02%) Apache Spark
10 22 (0.94%) nginx
11 21 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.81%) IIS
13 18 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.68%) JBoss
14 16 (0.68%) Umbraco
15 12 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.47%) IBM Domino
17 10 (0.43%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.43%) EPiServer
Applications
1 81 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 21 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.34%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.34%) InVision
9 6 (0.26%) InDesign
9 6 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.085%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 44 (1.87%) Magento
2 21 (0.89%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.21%) Shopify
5 4 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.043%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.043%) Maximo
7 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.043%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.043%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.043%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 202 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 184 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (4.47%) npm
4 82 (3.49%) GitHub
5 69 (2.94%) Serverless
6 59 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (1.75%) Google Analytics
8 24 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (0.89%) Google Tag Manager
10 20 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.68%) SaaS
12 15 (0.64%) Heroku
13 14 (0.60%) PaaS
14 13 (0.55%) NuGet
15 12 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (0.47%) Office 365
17 10 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
17 10 (0.43%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.43%) IaaS
18 8 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 119 (5.07%) HTTP
2 62 (2.64%) Internet
3 44 (1.87%) Intranet
4 27 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.55%) SSL
6 8 (0.34%) BIG-IP
6 8 (0.34%) DNS
6 8 (0.34%) Firewall
6 8 (0.34%) SMS
6 8 (0.34%) SSH
7 7 (0.30%) MQTT
7 7 (0.30%) RTMP
8 4 (0.17%) Wireless
9 3 (0.13%) DSL
9 3 (0.13%) FTP
9 3 (0.13%) LAN
9 3 (0.13%) SNA
9 3 (0.13%) WAN
10 2 (0.085%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.085%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 213 (9.08%) Relational Database
3 166 (7.07%) MySQL
4 134 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 114 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 100 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (3.49%) Redis
8 52 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (1.66%) Neo4j
10 38 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (1.41%) Big Data
12 30 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 24 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (0.77%) Blockchain
17 18 (0.77%) Oracle Database
18 17 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 556 (23.69%) Git (software)
2 234 (9.97%) Jenkins
3 156 (6.65%) JIRA
4 137 (5.84%) Selenium
5 126 (5.37%) webpack
6 95 (4.05%) gulp
6 95 (4.05%) Maven
7 92 (3.92%) Grunt
8 90 (3.83%) Subversion
9 86 (3.66%) Jasmine
10 84 (3.58%) Visual Studio
11 83 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 68 (2.90%) TeamCity
13 61 (2.60%) Cucumber
14 59 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
15 55 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
16 50 (2.13%) Mocha
17 48 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
18 44 (1.87%) JUnit
19 33 (1.41%) Babel
General
1 401 (17.09%) Finance
2 233 (9.93%) Banking
3 126 (5.37%) Front Office
4 106 (4.52%) Marketing
5 83 (3.54%) Retail
6 78 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 67 (2.85%) Advertising
8 43 (1.83%) Games
9 38 (1.62%) Back Office
10 34 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 23 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.81%) Law
13 11 (0.47%) Publishing
14 9 (0.38%) Automotive
14 9 (0.38%) Legal
15 8 (0.34%) Electronics
16 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.26%) Digital Economy
17 6 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,949 (83.04%) Developer
2 718 (30.59%) Web Developer
3 366 (15.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 294 (12.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 252 (10.74%) React Developer
6 247 (10.52%) C# Developer
7 241 (10.27%) .NET Developer
8 228 (9.71%) Java Developer
9 214 (9.12%) Full Stack Developer
10 199 (8.48%) Senior Developer
11 185 (7.88%) Angular Developer
12 148 (6.31%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 141 (6.01%) PHP Developer
14 135 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
15 129 (5.50%) HTML Developer
16 128 (5.45%) Python Developer
17 97 (4.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
18 94 (4.01%) UI Developer
19 85 (3.62%) Django Developer
20 83 (3.54%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,365 (58.16%) HTML
2 1,256 (53.52%) CSS
3 748 (31.87%) AngularJS
4 668 (28.46%) HTML5
5 588 (25.05%) .NET
6 498 (21.22%) React
7 437 (18.62%) jQuery
8 425 (18.11%) CSS3
9 394 (16.79%) Node.js
10 355 (15.13%) Web Services
11 349 (14.87%) REST
12 338 (14.40%) ASP.NET
13 234 (9.97%) Sass
14 194 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 188 (8.01%) RESTful
16 180 (7.67%) Redux
17 176 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 175 (7.46%) Spring
19 170 (7.24%) .NET Framework
20 162 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 393 (16.74%) User Experience
2 139 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 127 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (4.05%) Fintech
5 94 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 68 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 65 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
8 62 (2.64%) Algorithms
9 50 (2.13%) Fixed Income
10 36 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
11 32 (1.36%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.11%) Derivative
13 23 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.72%) Equities
15 17 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (0.72%) Video on Demand
15 17 (0.72%) W3C
16 16 (0.68%) Hedge funds
16 16 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 319 (13.59%) Linux
2 118 (5.03%) Unix
3 79 (3.37%) Windows
4 64 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 50 (2.13%) Android
6 39 (1.66%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.38%) Solaris
11 8 (0.34%) CentOS
11 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.30%) SUSE
12 7 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,034 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (20.88%) MVC
3 446 (19.00%) TDD
4 374 (15.94%) Front End Development
5 331 (14.10%) Scrum
6 315 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
7 283 (12.06%) Test Automation
8 194 (8.27%) Microservices
9 183 (7.80%) OO
9 183 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 176 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
11 171 (7.29%) DevOps
12 170 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 165 (7.03%) BDD
14 164 (6.99%) Unit Testing
15 161 (6.86%) SDLC
16 149 (6.35%) Software Engineering
17 135 (5.75%) Analytics
18 131 (5.58%) Workflow
19 119 (5.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,536 (65.45%) JavaScript
2 552 (23.52%) Java
3 550 (23.43%) C#
4 384 (16.36%) SQL
5 360 (15.34%) PHP
6 253 (10.78%) Python
7 184 (7.84%) TypeScript
8 161 (6.86%) ES6
9 72 (3.07%) Java 8
10 63 (2.68%) Ruby
11 47 (2.00%) Scala
12 35 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 30 (1.28%) C++
14 27 (1.15%) Go
15 20 (0.85%) C
15 20 (0.85%) PL/SQL
16 19 (0.81%) PowerShell
16 19 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.68%) Perl
18 15 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 144 (6.14%) Degree
2 87 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.34%) PhD
7 6 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.21%) MCSE
8 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.17%) MCDST
10 3 (0.13%) PMP
10 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.085%) HND
11 2 (0.085%) MCP
11 2 (0.085%) MCPD
11 2 (0.085%) MCTS
11 2 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.37%) QA
2 15 (0.64%) GCP
3 11 (0.47%) MiFID
4 9 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.34%) PMO
5 8 (0.34%) SLA
6 7 (0.30%) GDPR
7 6 (0.26%) WCAG
8 4 (0.17%) WAI
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.085%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.085%) PSD2
11 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.043%) EMIR
11 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 228 (9.71%) Docker
2 12 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.47%) HDFS
4 5 (0.21%) vCloud
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.13%) LXC
7 2 (0.085%) KVM
8 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (3.20%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.17%) Ansible
3 36 (1.53%) Puppet
4 27 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.43%) Grafana
5 10 (0.43%) Graphite
5 10 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.26%) CFEngine
6 6 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.26%) Terraform
7 4 (0.17%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.17%) Nagios
7 4 (0.17%) SCCM
8 3 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.13%) Kibana
8 3 (0.13%) Packer
8 3 (0.13%) Salt
9 2 (0.085%) Rancher
9 2 (0.085%) SELinux
Vendors
1 210 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 186 (7.93%) Oracle
3 124 (5.28%) Google
4 75 (3.20%) Adobe
5 36 (1.53%) Zend
6 32 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (1.32%) IBM
8 30 (1.28%) SAP
9 23 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 23 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 21 (0.89%) ION Trading
11 17 (0.72%) Splunk
12 13 (0.55%) Capita
12 13 (0.55%) Kony
13 11 (0.47%) Demandware
13 11 (0.47%) hybris
13 11 (0.47%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.43%) WooCommerce
15 9 (0.38%) Rackspace
16 8 (0.34%) F5