Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 January 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 6 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 0.49% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.55% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 40
Reading median daily rate £450 £381 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +31.47% -10.77%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £250
90th Percentile £475 £453 £441
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,181 1,280 1,829
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.58% 90.46% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 672 1,091
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £238 £226
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 73 125
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -47.17% +51.43%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £52.66 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +17.65%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Reading

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Reading

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Reading

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Reading region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Symfony
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 2 (33.33%) SELinux
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Twig
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) Optimizely
5 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (16.67%) Mustache

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) Twig
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Mustache
4 1 (16.67%) SVG
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Omniture
2 1 (16.67%) Optimizely