Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 250 210
Rank change year-on-year -40 -40 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 343 440 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.02% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 326 378
London median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £275
90th Percentile £630 £588 £557
England median daily rate £386 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
London median hourly rate £17.01 £27.27 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.63% +35.28% -77.61%
10th Percentile £14.50 £21.50 £16.50
90th Percentile £128.80 £49.76 £23.59
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +123.68% -33.91%

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 39960 43138 43694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.98% 95.10% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28435 31048 30347
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 478 757
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.08 £52.70
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in London

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in London

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in London

Web 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 Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in London

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Developer in London

Web 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 Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
City of London -12 58 £475 +18.75% 19
Twickenham - 4 £345 -
Bromley +8 3 £650 +100.00%
Wimbledon -3 3 £350 -12.50%
Croydon -5 2 £208 -46.45%
Canary Wharf - 2 £393 -
Ilford +2 1 £450 -
Docklands, London - 1 £360 -
Feltham - 1 £460 -
Hounslow - 1 £600 -
Chiswick - 1 £250 -
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 London region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 308 (89.80%) Web Development
2 258 (75.22%) JavaScript
3 219 (63.85%) HTML
4 202 (58.89%) CSS
5 140 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (38.19%) HTML5
7 124 (36.15%) AngularJS
8 113 (32.94%) Finance
9 90 (26.24%) TDD
10 89 (25.95%) Node.js
11 88 (25.66%) Java
12 84 (24.49%) jQuery
13 80 (23.32%) React
14 79 (23.03%) Banking
15 77 (22.45%) .NET
16 73 (21.28%) CSS3
17 61 (17.78%) C#
18 60 (17.49%) User Experience
19 59 (17.20%) Python
20 58 (16.91%) Git (software)
21 53 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (15.16%) RESTful
23 49 (14.29%) SQL
24 45 (13.12%) BDD
24 45 (13.12%) MySQL
25 44 (12.83%) PHP
25 44 (12.83%) Web Services
26 42 (12.24%) REST
26 42 (12.24%) Scrum
27 40 (11.66%) SQL Server

Web 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 28 (8.16%) CMS
2 18 (5.25%) WordPress
3 16 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.62%) Drupal
5 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.04%) JBoss
6 7 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.46%) Confluence
8 4 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.17%) Apache
8 4 (1.17%) IIS
9 3 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.87%) Jetty
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.58%) Kentico
10 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.29%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.29%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.58%) InDesign
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.29%) Shopify
2 1 (0.29%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.33%) SaaS
3 5 (1.46%) Heroku
3 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.58%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.58%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) Akamai
7 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.04%) HTTP
2 6 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) Broadband
3 2 (0.58%) DNS
3 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 2 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.12%) MySQL
2 40 (11.66%) SQL Server
3 34 (9.91%) NoSQL
4 31 (9.04%) Relational Database
5 25 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (7.29%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.21%) Big Data
8 10 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (2.04%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.04%) Presto
10 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.17%) Redis
12 3 (0.87%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.87%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 58 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.75%) Selenium
3 19 (5.54%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.54%) Maven
4 17 (4.96%) NUnit
5 16 (4.66%) Grunt
6 15 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 14 (4.08%) JIRA
7 14 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (4.08%) webpack
8 13 (3.79%) Subversion
9 12 (3.50%) JUnit
10 10 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.92%) Mocha
10 10 (2.92%) Protractor
10 10 (2.92%) Visual Studio
10 10 (2.92%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.62%) gulp
11 9 (2.62%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.04%) Babel
General
1 113 (32.94%) Finance
2 79 (23.03%) Banking
3 38 (11.08%) Investment Banking
4 34 (9.91%) Front Office
5 23 (6.71%) Marketing
6 16 (4.66%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.50%) Electronics
8 10 (2.92%) Retail
9 9 (2.62%) Games
10 8 (2.33%) Manufacturing
11 7 (2.04%) Publishing
12 3 (0.87%) Law
12 3 (0.87%) Legal
12 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.58%) Advertising
13 2 (0.58%) Back Office
13 2 (0.58%) Military
13 2 (0.58%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.29%) Local Government
14 1 (0.29%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (63.85%) HTML
2 202 (58.89%) CSS
3 131 (38.19%) HTML5
4 124 (36.15%) AngularJS
5 89 (25.95%) Node.js
6 84 (24.49%) jQuery
7 80 (23.32%) React
8 77 (22.45%) .NET
9 73 (21.28%) CSS3
10 52 (15.16%) RESTful
11 44 (12.83%) Web Services
12 42 (12.24%) REST
13 34 (9.91%) Sass
14 33 (9.62%) ASP.NET
14 33 (9.62%) JSON
15 27 (7.87%) Redux
16 25 (7.29%) .NET Framework
17 24 (7.00%) XML
18 18 (5.25%) Ajax
18 18 (5.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.49%) User Experience
2 19 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.25%) Fintech
4 17 (4.96%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.50%) Equities
6 12 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.21%) Fixed Income
7 11 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.92%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.04%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.46%) Derivative
11 4 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.87%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.87%) New Media
13 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.12%) Linux
2 12 (3.50%) Windows
3 10 (2.92%) Unix
4 7 (2.04%) Android
5 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (89.80%) Web Development
2 140 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (26.24%) TDD
4 53 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (13.12%) BDD
6 42 (12.24%) Scrum
7 40 (11.66%) Front End Development
8 38 (11.08%) MVC
9 30 (8.75%) Continuous Deployment
10 29 (8.45%) DevOps
11 27 (7.87%) Data Modelling
11 27 (7.87%) Test Automation
12 26 (7.58%) Microservices
12 26 (7.58%) Software Delivery
13 24 (7.00%) OO
13 24 (7.00%) User Stories
14 21 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (5.83%) E-Commerce
15 20 (5.83%) Open Source
15 20 (5.83%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 258 (75.22%) JavaScript
2 88 (25.66%) Java
3 61 (17.78%) C#
4 59 (17.20%) Python
5 49 (14.29%) SQL
6 44 (12.83%) PHP
7 31 (9.04%) ES6
8 27 (7.87%) TypeScript
9 20 (5.83%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.50%) Ruby
11 10 (2.92%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.92%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.46%) Perl
14 4 (1.17%) Scala
15 3 (0.87%) ECMAScript
15 3 (0.87%) Korn
15 3 (0.87%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.87%) XPath
16 2 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.08%) Degree
4 4 (1.17%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.79%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) FATCA
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (9.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (7.29%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.75%) Control-M
3 3 (0.87%) Terraform
4 2 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (3.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.50%) Adobe
3 9 (2.62%) Demandware
3 9 (2.62%) SAP
4 8 (2.33%) Google
4 8 (2.33%) Oracle
5 5 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.17%) Sybase
6 4 (1.17%) Telerik
7 3 (0.87%) Progress
7 3 (0.87%) Solace
7 3 (0.87%) Twitter
8 2 (0.58%) Apple
8 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.58%) Kofax
8 2 (0.58%) Kony
8 2 (0.58%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.58%) Xerox
9 1 (0.29%) Optimizely
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