The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
England / South East
Rank 151 165 161
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 94 99 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.07% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.13% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 81
Median daily rate £330 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £313
% change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.47% -  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the South East

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in the South East

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in the South East

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in the South East

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Developer in the South East

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Surrey +31 30 £360 +51.57% 12
Buckinghamshire -1 22 £400 +33.33% 5
Kent -8 10 £322 -4.66% 7
Berkshire +17 9 £450 +12.50% 10
Hampshire +11 9 £225 -35.71% 16
East Sussex - 5 £238 - 5
West Sussex -3 4 £325 -7.14% 10
Oxfordshire -23 3 £250 -41.17% 11
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 150 (94.94%) Web Development
2 130 (82.28%) JavaScript
3 123 (77.85%) HTML
4 114 (72.15%) CSS
5 70 (44.30%) jQuery
6 67 (42.41%) CSS3
7 60 (37.97%) HTML5
8 53 (33.54%) AngularJS
9 50 (31.65%) C#
10 49 (31.01%) Ajax
11 46 (29.11%) MVC
12 45 (28.48%) Git (software)
13 38 (24.05%) User Experience
14 37 (23.42%) Sass
15 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (22.15%) React
16 33 (20.89%) Subversion
16 33 (20.89%) .NET
17 32 (20.25%) Wireframes
18 29 (18.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (17.72%) Front End Development
20 26 (16.46%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
20 26 (16.46%) Photoshop
20 26 (16.46%) Web Services
20 26 (16.46%) CMS
21 23 (14.56%) ASP.NET
21 23 (14.56%) PHP
21 23 (14.56%) SQL
21 23 (14.56%) Degree
22 22 (13.92%) XML

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (16.46%) CMS
2 16 (10.13%) EPiServer
3 9 (5.70%) Drupal
4 7 (4.43%) Apache
4 7 (4.43%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.53%) IIS
7 3 (1.90%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.90%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.90%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.63%) Perch
8 1 (0.63%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 26 (16.46%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.63%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) LDAP
2 3 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) FTP
4 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) MySQL
1 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.13%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.27%) QGIS
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (28.48%) Git (software)
2 33 (20.89%) Subversion
3 14 (8.86%) Grunt
4 10 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.06%) Bower
7 7 (4.43%) gulp
8 5 (3.16%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.53%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.53%) JUnit
9 4 (2.53%) Maven
10 3 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.90%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.90%) NuGet
10 3 (1.90%) Selenium
10 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.27%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (12.03%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Marketing
3 5 (3.16%) Publishing
3 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.53%) German Language
5 3 (1.90%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.90%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.90%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.90%) Russian Language
5 3 (1.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (77.85%) HTML
2 114 (72.15%) CSS
3 70 (44.30%) jQuery
4 67 (42.41%) CSS3
5 60 (37.97%) HTML5
6 53 (33.54%) AngularJS
7 49 (31.01%) Ajax
8 37 (23.42%) Sass
9 35 (22.15%) React
10 33 (20.89%) .NET
11 29 (18.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (16.46%) Web Services
13 23 (14.56%) ASP.NET
14 22 (13.92%) XML
15 21 (13.29%) Django
15 21 (13.29%) XHTML
16 17 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (8.86%) Node.js
18 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (7.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.05%) User Experience
2 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.16%) W3C
4 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.13%) Unix
2 12 (7.59%) Linux
3 7 (4.43%) Windows
4 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (94.94%) Web Development
2 46 (29.11%) MVC
3 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.25%) Wireframes
5 28 (17.72%) Front End Development
6 26 (16.46%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 15 (9.49%) OO
8 13 (8.23%) TDD
9 12 (7.59%) Content Management
9 12 (7.59%) Scrum
10 9 (5.70%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.06%) BDD
11 8 (5.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (4.43%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (4.43%) Kanban
13 6 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.80%) OOP
13 6 (3.80%) Test Strategy
14 5 (3.16%) Analytics
14 5 (3.16%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 130 (82.28%) JavaScript
2 50 (31.65%) C#
3 23 (14.56%) PHP
3 23 (14.56%) SQL
4 22 (13.92%) Python
5 18 (11.39%) Java
6 6 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.53%) Groovy
7 4 (2.53%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) ES6
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (14.56%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.63%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Oracle
2 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.43%) Adobe
3 7 (4.43%) Google
4 5 (3.16%) Telerik
5 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.27%) Twitter
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) Progress
6 1 (0.63%) Sencha
6 1 (0.63%) Sun
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