Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 82 67
Rank change year-on-year -25 -15 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,156 2,531 3,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.31% 2.85% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.39% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,576 1,776 2,107
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 51
England median hourly rate £27.00 £38.25 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +4.79% +15.87%
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.05 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -26.03% +1.39% +12.50%

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 79,094 74,739 82,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.03% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,258 49,884 54,445
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,909 2,039 2,421
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.55 £49.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +24.22%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -25 1,080 £475 +5.56% 462
South East -12 455 £400 +5.26% 326
North of England -17 255 £365 +4.36% 377
Midlands -54 152 £370 -1.33% 232
Yorkshire -20 134 £366 +1.03% 130
South West -1 126 £350 - 159
North West -11 105 £365 +1.46% 210
West Midlands -36 96 £329 -12.33% 126
East of England -31 84 £405 +15.81% 163
East Midlands -41 58 £400 +8.84% 106
North East +12 16 £368 +5.00% 37
Web Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,360 (63.08%) JavaScript
2 1,242 (57.61%) HTML
3 1,222 (56.68%) CSS
4 937 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
5 637 (29.55%) C#
6 624 (28.94%) .NET
7 613 (28.43%) AngularJS
8 602 (27.92%) HTML5
9 557 (25.83%) Java
10 515 (23.89%) MVC
11 497 (23.05%) jQuery
12 479 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 458 (21.24%) TDD
14 413 (19.16%) SQL
15 399 (18.51%) SQL Server
16 391 (18.14%) Finance
17 390 (18.09%) ASP.NET
18 376 (17.44%) Web Services
19 374 (17.35%) CSS3
20 372 (17.25%) React
21 366 (16.98%) Front End Development
22 356 (16.51%) Scrum
23 326 (15.12%) Test Automation
24 313 (14.52%) Linux
25 301 (13.96%) PHP
26 295 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
27 274 (12.71%) Node.js
28 262 (12.15%) REST
28 262 (12.15%) User Experience
29 251 (11.64%) 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
1 148 (6.86%) CMS
2 93 (4.31%) WordPress
3 66 (3.06%) Confluence
4 63 (2.92%) Drupal
5 60 (2.78%) Apache
6 45 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 44 (2.04%) IIS
7 44 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 24 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.02%) JBoss
11 22 (1.02%) nginx
12 21 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 18 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.60%) Joomla!
16 12 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.42%) uWSGI
Applications
1 62 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 28 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.37%) InVision
8 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.28%) GIMP
10 5 (0.23%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.046%) Pipeline Pilot
13 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (2.13%) Magento
2 11 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.37%) KANA IQ
4 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.093%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.093%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.093%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.093%) Shopify
8 1 (0.046%) CiviCRM
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 160 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.37%) GitHub
4 44 (2.04%) Serverless
5 41 (1.90%) npm
6 30 (1.39%) Google Analytics
7 28 (1.30%) SaaS
8 20 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.74%) IaaS
9 16 (0.74%) PaaS
10 11 (0.51%) CloudBees
11 10 (0.46%) Yarn
12 9 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.42%) Office 365
12 9 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
13 8 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
14 7 (0.32%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 6 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.27%) HTTP
2 47 (2.18%) Internet
3 16 (0.74%) SMS
4 13 (0.60%) Intranet
5 10 (0.46%) FTP
6 9 (0.42%) SSH
7 7 (0.32%) DNS
7 7 (0.32%) SMTP
8 6 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.23%) CTI
9 5 (0.23%) SSL
10 3 (0.14%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.14%) Firewall
11 2 (0.093%) Extranet
11 2 (0.093%) IKE
11 2 (0.093%) Skype
11 2 (0.093%) VPN
11 2 (0.093%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.046%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.046%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (18.51%) SQL Server
2 209 (9.69%) Relational Database
3 174 (8.07%) MySQL
4 94 (4.36%) NoSQL
5 86 (3.99%) MongoDB
6 62 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 40 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (1.11%) Redis
13 24 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (1.07%) Big Data
15 22 (1.02%) KDB
16 21 (0.97%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.79%) MariaDB
18 16 (0.74%) Blockchain
19 10 (0.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 479 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 184 (8.53%) Jenkins
3 132 (6.12%) JIRA
4 125 (5.80%) Subversion
5 99 (4.59%) webpack
6 90 (4.17%) Grunt
7 87 (4.04%) gulp
8 86 (3.99%) Visual Studio
9 73 (3.39%) Jasmine
9 73 (3.39%) Selenium
10 71 (3.29%) JUnit
11 67 (3.11%) Mocha
12 58 (2.69%) Babel
13 57 (2.64%) Maven
14 55 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
15 41 (1.90%) TeamCity
16 38 (1.76%) Sinon.JS
17 37 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
18 36 (1.67%) IntelliJ
19 33 (1.53%) Gerrit
General
1 391 (18.14%) Finance
2 175 (8.12%) Banking
3 128 (5.94%) Marketing
4 77 (3.57%) Retail
5 58 (2.69%) Front Office
5 58 (2.69%) Games
6 57 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.72%) Advertising
9 21 (0.97%) Back Office
9 21 (0.97%) Legal
10 17 (0.79%) Law
11 16 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.70%) Electronics
13 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.60%) Publishing
14 10 (0.46%) Automotive
15 9 (0.42%) French Language
16 8 (0.37%) Local Government
17 7 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,773 (82.24%) Developer
2 609 (28.25%) Web Developer
3 289 (13.40%) .NET Developer
4 263 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 260 (12.06%) Java Developer
6 242 (11.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 237 (10.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 180 (8.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 152 (7.05%) HTML Developer
10 140 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 138 (6.40%) React Developer
12 137 (6.35%) Senior Developer
13 136 (6.31%) Angular Developer
14 114 (5.29%) PHP Developer
15 95 (4.41%) HTML CSS Developer
16 93 (4.31%) .NET Web Developer
17 82 (3.80%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 79 (3.66%) SQL Developer
19 78 (3.62%) Python Developer
20 76 (3.53%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,242 (57.61%) HTML
2 1,222 (56.68%) CSS
3 624 (28.94%) .NET
4 613 (28.43%) AngularJS
5 602 (27.92%) HTML5
6 497 (23.05%) jQuery
7 390 (18.09%) ASP.NET
8 376 (17.44%) Web Services
9 374 (17.35%) CSS3
10 372 (17.25%) React
11 274 (12.71%) Node.js
12 262 (12.15%) REST
13 235 (10.90%) Sass
14 210 (9.74%) RESTful
15 203 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 201 (9.32%) .NET Framework
17 183 (8.49%) XML
18 172 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 172 (7.98%) JSON
19 165 (7.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 262 (12.15%) User Experience
2 145 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
4 68 (3.15%) N-Tier
5 56 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (2.41%) Fintech
8 45 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 35 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 34 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 33 (1.53%) Equities
12 26 (1.21%) Derivative
13 23 (1.07%) Social Media
14 21 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
15 19 (0.88%) iPad
16 18 (0.83%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 15 (0.70%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.70%) Virtual Team
19 14 (0.65%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 313 (14.52%) Linux
2 174 (8.07%) Unix
3 96 (4.45%) Windows
4 84 (3.90%) Mac OS X
5 59 (2.74%) Android
6 49 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
9 7 (0.32%) CentOS
9 7 (0.32%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.093%) Fedora
13 2 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.046%) Debian
14 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 937 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (23.89%) MVC
3 458 (21.24%) TDD
4 366 (16.98%) Front End Development
5 356 (16.51%) Scrum
6 326 (15.12%) Test Automation
7 295 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
8 195 (9.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 194 (9.00%) OO
10 186 (8.63%) BDD
11 180 (8.35%) E-Commerce
12 176 (8.16%) Software Engineering
13 158 (7.33%) SDLC
14 153 (7.10%) Microservices
14 153 (7.10%) Unit Testing
15 123 (5.71%) Web Design
16 116 (5.38%) DevOps
17 115 (5.33%) Configuration Management
18 108 (5.01%) Continuous Deployment
18 108 (5.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,360 (63.08%) JavaScript
2 637 (29.55%) C#
3 557 (25.83%) Java
4 413 (19.16%) SQL
5 301 (13.96%) PHP
6 233 (10.81%) Python
7 145 (6.73%) TypeScript
8 103 (4.78%) ES6
9 76 (3.53%) Ruby
10 67 (3.11%) Scala
11 62 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 50 (2.32%) T-SQL
13 43 (1.99%) VB.NET
14 39 (1.81%) C
15 36 (1.67%) C++
16 31 (1.44%) Groovy
17 24 (1.11%) Bash Shell
18 20 (0.93%) VB
19 19 (0.88%) R
20 17 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 109 (5.06%) Degree
2 60 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.19%) MCP
9 3 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.14%) PMP
10 2 (0.093%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.093%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.093%) HND
10 2 (0.093%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.093%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.046%) CEH
11 1 (0.046%) OCA
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.85%) QA
2 11 (0.51%) WCAG
3 9 (0.42%) MiFID
4 8 (0.37%) PMO
5 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.23%) SLA
8 3 (0.14%) GDPR
8 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.093%) WAI
10 1 (0.046%) Basel II
10 1 (0.046%) UCITS
System Software
1 155 (7.19%) Docker
2 10 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.19%) LXC
3 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.046%) Varnish
6 1 (0.046%) zsh
Systems Management
1 29 (1.35%) Ansible
2 28 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.60%) Puppet
5 12 (0.56%) Rancher
6 7 (0.32%) Terraform
7 6 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
8 5 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.23%) OpenNebula
9 3 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.093%) Grafana
10 2 (0.093%) Mesos
10 2 (0.093%) Nagios
10 2 (0.093%) SELinux
11 1 (0.046%) Graphite
11 1 (0.046%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.046%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.046%) Packer
11 1 (0.046%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 251 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 226 (10.48%) Oracle
3 67 (3.11%) Google
4 62 (2.88%) Adobe
5 30 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (1.35%) Zend
7 23 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 23 (1.07%) New Relic
8 21 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 17 (0.79%) hybris
9 17 (0.79%) SAP
10 13 (0.60%) Demandware
11 12 (0.56%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.46%) IBM
12 10 (0.46%) Rackspace
12 10 (0.46%) Splunk
12 10 (0.46%) Telerik
13 9 (0.42%) Intapp
14 8 (0.37%) KANA
15 6 (0.28%) Nimsoft