Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 October 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 206 160
Rank change year-on-year +3 -46 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 172 184 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.16% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 133 238
South East median daily rate £406 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +21.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £475 £475 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 9
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.47% +13.33% -37.50%
10th Percentile £40.38 £9.00 £19.25
90th Percentile £51.38 £46.25 £38.60
England median hourly rate £43.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +97.73% +10.00% -31.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15344 15874 18504
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.30% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9114 9495 10837
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £241 £231 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 778 904
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.18
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 22 October 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 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
Surrey +2 52 £425 +6.25% 4
Thames Valley -55 51 £400 +6.67% 24
Berkshire +6 30 £365 +4.29% 8
East Sussex +26 27 £348 +17.06% 4
Hampshire +21 25 £356 +3.26% 6
Oxfordshire -19 15 £413 +10.00% 10
West Sussex +3 11 £600 +71.43% 3
Buckinghamshire -33 6 £338 +3.85% 6
Kent -16 5 £345 +60.47% 4
Middlesex +6 1 £130 -67.60% 1
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 163 (94.77%) Web Development
2 130 (75.58%) JavaScript
3 125 (72.67%) HTML
3 125 (72.67%) CSS
4 63 (36.63%) REST
5 60 (34.88%) Web Services
6 55 (31.98%) Git (software)
7 51 (29.65%) .NET
8 49 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (27.91%) Finance
10 47 (27.33%) Oracle
10 47 (27.33%) Python
11 45 (26.16%) HTML5
12 44 (25.58%) AngularJS
13 43 (25.00%) Django
13 43 (25.00%) jQuery
14 42 (24.42%) Jenkins
15 41 (23.84%) Relational Database
16 40 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (23.26%) MVC
17 38 (22.09%) Linux
18 37 (21.51%) C#
19 34 (19.77%) CSS3
20 31 (18.02%) Scrum
20 31 (18.02%) Front End Development
21 29 (16.86%) Sass
21 29 (16.86%) PHP
22 27 (15.70%) SQL
23 26 (15.12%) SQL Server
24 25 (14.53%) ASP.NET

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 14 (8.14%) CMS
2 10 (5.81%) IIS
3 8 (4.65%) WordPress
4 7 (4.07%) Drupal
5 6 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.33%) Apache
7 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.16%) Confluence
8 2 (1.16%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.16%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) KANA IQ
2 3 (1.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.33%) SaaS
3 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.74%) npm
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.58%) Firebase
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Heroku
4 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) Twilio
4 1 (0.58%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.84%) Relational Database
2 26 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.56%) MySQL
4 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.58%) Lumira
7 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (31.98%) Git (software)
2 42 (24.42%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.72%) Subversion
4 13 (7.56%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.65%) Protractor
5 8 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.91%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.91%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.91%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.33%) Grunt
7 4 (2.33%) gulp
7 4 (2.33%) JIRA
7 4 (2.33%) Maven
7 4 (2.33%) PostCSS
8 3 (1.74%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.16%) Mocha
9 2 (1.16%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 48 (27.91%) Finance
2 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Advertising
4 2 (1.16%) Automotive
4 2 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (72.67%) CSS
1 125 (72.67%) HTML
2 63 (36.63%) REST
3 60 (34.88%) Web Services
4 51 (29.65%) .NET
5 45 (26.16%) HTML5
6 44 (25.58%) AngularJS
7 43 (25.00%) Django
7 43 (25.00%) jQuery
8 34 (19.77%) CSS3
9 29 (16.86%) Sass
10 25 (14.53%) ASP.NET
11 24 (13.95%) XML
12 23 (13.37%) Ajax
13 16 (9.30%) React
14 14 (8.14%) .NET Framework
14 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (8.14%) RESTful
15 12 (6.98%) LESS
16 9 (5.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) User Experience
2 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (0.58%) Animation
5 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.09%) Linux
2 13 (7.56%) Unix
3 8 (4.65%) Windows
4 7 (4.07%) Windows 2000
4 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.33%) Debian
7 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (94.77%) Web Development
2 49 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (23.26%) MVC
4 31 (18.02%) Front End Development
4 31 (18.02%) Scrum
5 11 (6.40%) TDD
5 11 (6.40%) Unit Testing
6 10 (5.81%) Wireframes
7 9 (5.23%) Change Management
7 9 (5.23%) OOP
7 9 (5.23%) SDLC
7 9 (5.23%) SOA
8 8 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (4.65%) Web Application Development
8 8 (4.65%) Web Design
9 7 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.07%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (4.07%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (4.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 130 (75.58%) JavaScript
2 47 (27.33%) Python
3 37 (21.51%) C#
4 29 (16.86%) PHP
5 27 (15.70%) SQL
6 24 (13.95%) Java
7 18 (10.47%) TypeScript
8 11 (6.40%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.65%) Ruby
10 7 (4.07%) VBScript
11 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.16%) C
12 2 (1.16%) C++
12 2 (1.16%) ECMAScript
12 2 (1.16%) Perl
12 2 (1.16%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.16%) VB
13 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.58%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.49%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (27.33%) Oracle
2 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.65%) KANA
4 6 (3.49%) Telerik
5 3 (1.74%) Demandware
5 3 (1.74%) Zend
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) Facebook
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) Pardot
7 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Thales
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter
7 1 (0.58%) Xamarin