The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WebSpeed skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSpeed over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress WebSpeed
UK / England
Rank - 616 600
Contract jobs citing WebSpeed 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.014% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WebSpeed is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

WebSpeed
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WebSpeed as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSpeed in England

WebSpeed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSpeed in England

WebSpeed
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSpeed in England