The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 244 202
Rank change year-on-year -3 -42  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 168 204 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.89% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.93% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 144 161
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £319
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.45 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.51% +15.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £22.20 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.10 £26.70 £22.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £13.93
% change year-on-year -14.89% +237.40%  

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 19491 21854 21222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13915 15781 14566
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 251 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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 +5 35 £450 +12.50% 19
Croydon +7 2 £208 -47.13%
Bromley +6 1 £650 +100.00% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £360 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £260 -
Wimbledon - 1 £360 -
Chiswick - 1 £250 -
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 278 (88.54%) Web Development
2 244 (77.71%) JavaScript
3 229 (72.93%) HTML
4 209 (66.56%) CSS
5 143 (45.54%) HTML5
6 125 (39.81%) AngularJS
7 104 (33.12%) Finance
7 104 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (32.48%) CSS3
9 86 (27.39%) React
10 78 (24.84%) jQuery
11 74 (23.57%) Banking
12 65 (20.70%) .NET
13 60 (19.11%) Java
14 58 (18.47%) User Experience
15 56 (17.83%) Node.js
16 50 (15.92%) Front End Development
17 46 (14.65%) Sass
18 43 (13.69%) Scrum
18 43 (13.69%) TDD
19 39 (12.42%) C#
19 39 (12.42%) SQL
20 38 (12.10%) MVC
20 38 (12.10%) REST
21 37 (11.78%) Git (software)
21 37 (11.78%) PHP
22 35 (11.15%) Python
23 34 (10.83%) ASP.NET
24 30 (9.55%) ES6
24 30 (9.55%) 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 21 (6.69%) CMS
2 13 (4.14%) WordPress
3 11 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.59%) Confluence
5 5 (1.59%) Drupal
6 4 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.27%) Apache
6 4 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.27%) IIS
6 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.96%) JBoss
7 3 (0.96%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.64%) Jetty
9 1 (0.32%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (0.32%) SystmOne
1 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.55%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.27%) Heroku
3 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.64%) GitHub
5 2 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.46%) HTTP
2 9 (2.87%) Internet
3 7 (2.23%) DNS
3 7 (2.23%) SSL
4 4 (1.27%) Intranet
5 2 (0.64%) Broadband
6 1 (0.32%) DKIM
6 1 (0.32%) DMARC
6 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.28%) MySQL
3 13 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.27%) Redis
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.96%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.96%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.64%) GIS
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.01%) Selenium
3 19 (6.05%) Maven
4 17 (5.41%) Grunt
5 15 (4.78%) gulp
5 15 (4.78%) Jasmine
6 14 (4.46%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.14%) Jenkins
7 13 (4.14%) JIRA
7 13 (4.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 12 (3.82%) webpack
9 10 (3.18%) Protractor
10 9 (2.87%) Bower
10 9 (2.87%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.55%) JUnit
12 7 (2.23%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.91%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.91%) JSHint
13 6 (1.91%) NUnit
13 6 (1.91%) QUnit
General
1 104 (33.12%) Finance
2 74 (23.57%) Banking
3 20 (6.37%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.73%) Marketing
5 16 (5.10%) Front Office
6 15 (4.78%) Legal
7 12 (3.82%) Games
8 11 (3.50%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.59%) Electronics
9 5 (1.59%) Publishing
9 5 (1.59%) Retail
10 3 (0.96%) Back Office
10 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.64%) Local Government
11 2 (0.64%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (72.93%) HTML
2 209 (66.56%) CSS
3 143 (45.54%) HTML5
4 125 (39.81%) AngularJS
5 102 (32.48%) CSS3
6 86 (27.39%) React
7 78 (24.84%) jQuery
8 65 (20.70%) .NET
9 56 (17.83%) Node.js
10 46 (14.65%) Sass
11 38 (12.10%) REST
12 34 (10.83%) ASP.NET
13 28 (8.92%) JSON
13 28 (8.92%) Web Services
14 27 (8.60%) XML
15 25 (7.96%) Redux
16 22 (7.01%) Backbone.js
17 20 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (6.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 15 (4.78%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.47%) User Experience
2 17 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.18%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.55%) Fintech
6 8 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.23%) Equities
7 7 (2.23%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.91%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.59%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.27%) Derivative
11 3 (0.96%) Linked Data
11 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.64%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.64%) Social Media
12 2 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.73%) Linux
2 10 (3.18%) Unix
2 10 (3.18%) Windows
3 5 (1.59%) Android
3 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (88.54%) Web Development
2 104 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.92%) Front End Development
4 43 (13.69%) Scrum
4 43 (13.69%) TDD
5 38 (12.10%) MVC
6 26 (8.28%) OO
7 21 (6.69%) Open Source
8 20 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (6.05%) BDD
9 19 (6.05%) Web Design
10 18 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (5.41%) OOP
11 17 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (5.41%) Software Engineering
11 17 (5.41%) Web Application Development
12 14 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.46%) Visualisation
13 13 (4.14%) Analytics
14 12 (3.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (77.71%) JavaScript
2 60 (19.11%) Java
3 39 (12.42%) C#
3 39 (12.42%) SQL
4 37 (11.78%) PHP
5 35 (11.15%) Python
6 30 (9.55%) ES6
7 25 (7.96%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.14%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.82%) Ruby
10 6 (1.91%) Perl
11 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.59%) VBA
12 4 (1.27%) ECMAScript
12 4 (1.27%) Korn
12 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.27%) Scala
12 4 (1.27%) XPath
13 3 (0.96%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (5.10%) Degree
2 8 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.91%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) FATCA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (2.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Terraform
2 2 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Kibana
3 1 (0.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (4.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.18%) Google
3 9 (2.87%) Adobe
4 6 (1.91%) Oracle
5 5 (1.59%) Demandware
5 5 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.27%) Solace
6 4 (1.27%) Twitter
7 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.64%) Kofax
7 2 (0.64%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.64%) SAP
7 2 (0.64%) Telerik
7 2 (0.64%) Zend
8 1 (0.32%) Cadence
8 1 (0.32%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.32%) Sybase
8 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
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