The median contractor rate for a Web Applications Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

Web Application Developer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 421 376
Rank change year-on-year +30 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 17 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.084% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 25
Median daily rate £388 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +12.30% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Web Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Applications Developer in London

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Applications Developer in London

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Applications Developer in London

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Applications Developer in London

Web Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 1 £388 -8.82% 1
Web Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Web Applications 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 London region featuring Web Applications Developer in the job title.

1 42 (76.36%) JavaScript
1 42 (76.36%) CSS
2 40 (72.73%) HTML
3 28 (50.91%) Finance
3 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (43.64%) HTML5
4 24 (43.64%) AngularJS
5 22 (40.00%) CSS3
6 19 (34.55%) React
6 19 (34.55%) Web Development
7 18 (32.73%) Banking
8 16 (29.09%) .NET
9 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
9 13 (23.64%) Java
9 13 (23.64%) User Experience
10 11 (20.00%) jQuery
10 11 (20.00%) SQL
10 11 (20.00%) Scrum
10 11 (20.00%) Virtual Team
10 11 (20.00%) Open Source
11 10 (18.18%) Redux
12 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
12 9 (16.36%) Sass
13 8 (14.55%) Web Application Development
13 8 (14.55%) Reactive Extensions
13 8 (14.55%) TypeScript
13 8 (14.55%) RxJS
13 8 (14.55%) Front Office
13 8 (14.55%) MVC

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) DKIM
2 2 (3.64%) DMARC
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) JSUnit
4 2 (3.64%) gulp
4 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) webpack
5 1 (1.82%) Ant
5 1 (1.82%) Grunt
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (50.91%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Front Office
4 6 (10.91%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (76.36%) CSS
2 40 (72.73%) HTML
3 24 (43.64%) AngularJS
3 24 (43.64%) HTML5
4 22 (40.00%) CSS3
5 19 (34.55%) React
6 16 (29.09%) .NET
7 11 (20.00%) jQuery
8 10 (18.18%) Redux
9 9 (16.36%) Sass
10 8 (14.55%) Reactive Extensions
10 8 (14.55%) RxJS
11 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
11 7 (12.73%) Node.js
12 5 (9.09%) D3.js
13 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (7.27%) Ember.js
14 3 (5.45%) Kendo UI
14 3 (5.45%) LESS
15 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
1 13 (23.64%) User Experience
2 11 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) AIX
4 1 (1.82%) webOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Web Development
3 11 (20.00%) Open Source
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
5 8 (14.55%) MVC
5 8 (14.55%) Web Application Development
6 7 (12.73%) OO
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Invoice Processing
9 3 (5.45%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) JavaScript
2 13 (23.64%) Java
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) TypeScript
5 7 (12.73%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) Apex Code
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.27%) VBA
7 3 (5.45%) ES6
7 3 (5.45%) Scala
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) Mercator
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow