The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 191 145
Rank change year-on-year +34 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 94 80 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 0.89% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.93% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 100
Median daily rate £408 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £163 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £538 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £44.25 £25.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.52% -11.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £10.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £18.66
% change year-on-year +76.47% +36.67%  

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 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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
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 22 June 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 +29 39 £425 -20.93% 7
East Sussex +12 14 £313 -3.84% 11
Berkshire +13 13 £358 -4.66% 14
Hampshire +14 10 £331 -1.85% 17
Oxfordshire -12 7 £413 +83.33% 9
West Sussex +15 5 £475 +5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £408 +25.38% 4
Kent -4 2 - - 9
Middlesex - 1 £130 -
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 180 (96.77%) Web Development
2 139 (74.73%) HTML
3 137 (73.66%) JavaScript
4 129 (69.35%) CSS
5 75 (40.32%) jQuery
6 69 (37.10%) CSS3
7 63 (33.87%) Ajax
8 59 (31.72%) HTML5
9 55 (29.57%) Git (software)
9 55 (29.57%) Web Services
10 51 (27.42%) Django
10 51 (27.42%) Python
11 50 (26.88%) MVC
12 49 (26.34%) AngularJS
13 44 (23.66%) Finance
14 41 (22.04%) C#
15 40 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (21.51%) Subversion
15 40 (21.51%) REST
16 39 (20.97%) Oracle
16 39 (20.97%) User Experience
17 34 (18.28%) CMS
18 33 (17.74%) .NET
18 33 (17.74%) Sass
18 33 (17.74%) Wireframes
19 31 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 31 (16.67%) React
19 31 (16.67%) Photoshop
20 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
21 27 (14.52%) XHTML

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 34 (18.28%) CMS
2 17 (9.14%) EPiServer
3 8 (4.30%) WordPress
4 7 (3.76%) Apache
5 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.15%) Drupal
6 4 (2.15%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.08%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.08%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.08%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.54%) DNN
8 1 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.54%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) Intranet
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 2 (1.08%) LDAP
3 2 (1.08%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.75%) MySQL
4 15 (8.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.08%) QGIS
8 1 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.54%) GIS
8 1 (0.54%) Lumira
8 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (29.57%) Git (software)
2 40 (21.51%) Subversion
3 14 (7.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.38%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.23%) Maven
6 5 (2.69%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.61%) Grunt
8 2 (1.08%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.08%) JUnit
8 2 (1.08%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.08%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.54%) gulp
9 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (23.66%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Marketing
3 4 (2.15%) German Language
3 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.61%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.61%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.61%) Korean Language
4 3 (1.61%) Publishing
4 3 (1.61%) Russian Language
4 3 (1.61%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (74.73%) HTML
2 129 (69.35%) CSS
3 75 (40.32%) jQuery
4 69 (37.10%) CSS3
5 63 (33.87%) Ajax
6 59 (31.72%) HTML5
7 55 (29.57%) Web Services
8 51 (27.42%) Django
9 49 (26.34%) AngularJS
10 40 (21.51%) REST
11 33 (17.74%) .NET
11 33 (17.74%) Sass
12 31 (16.67%) React
13 27 (14.52%) XHTML
14 23 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (11.83%) XML
16 19 (10.22%) ASP.NET
17 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (4.30%) Razor View Engine
18 8 (4.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.97%) User Experience
2 10 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.69%) W3C
5 4 (2.15%) iPad
6 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.54%) Animation
7 1 (0.54%) iPhone
7 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.44%) Unix
2 23 (12.37%) Linux
3 6 (3.23%) Windows
4 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.08%) Debian
5 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (96.77%) Web Development
2 50 (26.88%) MVC
3 40 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (17.74%) Wireframes
5 31 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 21 (11.29%) Front End Development
7 20 (10.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 16 (8.60%) Scrum
9 15 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.99%) Content Management
11 11 (5.91%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (4.84%) OO
12 9 (4.84%) Web Design
13 8 (4.30%) OOP
14 7 (3.76%) Workflow
15 6 (3.23%) Analytics
15 6 (3.23%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.23%) Test Strategy
16 5 (2.69%) Migration
16 5 (2.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 137 (73.66%) JavaScript
2 51 (27.42%) Python
3 41 (22.04%) C#
4 26 (13.98%) PHP
4 26 (13.98%) SQL
5 19 (10.22%) Java
6 12 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.15%) Groovy
9 3 (1.61%) PHP 7
9 3 (1.61%) Ruby
10 2 (1.08%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.08%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
11 1 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.44%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (20.97%) Oracle
2 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.30%) Telerik
4 6 (3.23%) Adobe
4 6 (3.23%) Google
5 3 (1.61%) Demandware
6 2 (1.08%) Twitter
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) Pardot
7 1 (0.54%) Progress
7 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.54%) Zend
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