The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £289 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
Rank 80 76 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 8 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.79% 1.22% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.26% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 13
Median daily rate £289 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £255 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £313
% change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% +370.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 1345 1099
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.24% 96.48% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 936 725
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Web Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Leeds

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Leeds

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Leeds

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Leeds

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Web Development
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Web Design
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) React
7 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Adobe
8 3 (17.65%) Intranet
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) CMS
8 3 (17.65%) Plone
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) Informatics

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Plone
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SilverStripe
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (5.88%) Mocha
1 1 (5.88%) Protractor
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) React
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (5.88%) JSP
7 1 (5.88%) WSDL
7 1 (5.88%) XHTML
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Web Development
2 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (29.41%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (17.65%) Informatics
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Zend