Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 95 71
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.62% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.72% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Essex median daily rate £475 £475 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.23% +12.73%
10th Percentile £463 £441 £259
90th Percentile £488 £509 £358
East of England median daily rate £415 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +12.16% +13.85% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Essex median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% - -
East of England median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -20.63% -5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 762 832 871
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 95.19% 97.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 550 441
Essex median daily rate £488 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £256 £210
90th Percentile £600 £581 £519
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 165
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +71.05% -41.81%
10th Percentile £14.60 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £60.94 £62.10 £41.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Essex

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Essex

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Essex

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Brentwood +9 2 £475 -
Chelmsford - 1 £475 - 3
Colchester - 1 - - 1
Web Developer
East of England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (20.00%) PHP 7
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (20.00%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Omniture
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Omniture