Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Development
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 72 63
Rank change year-on-year -28 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Development 393 479 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.39% 2.94% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 3.50% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 314 394
South East median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £276 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £529 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 11
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +40.63% +8.47%
England median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.18% +102.38% -40.00%

Web Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,136 13,696 14,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.96% 84.18% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,502 8,196 8,678
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 460 586
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in the South East

Web Development
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 Development in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in the South East

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in the South East

Web Development
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 Development in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in the South East

Web Development
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 Development within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Thames Valley +19 173 £425 +9.68% 124
Berkshire +18 76 £450 +25.87% 50
Hampshire -23 62 £350 -3.78% 47
Surrey -55 54 £450 +5.88% 49
Oxfordshire +2 51 £425 -5.56% 42
Buckinghamshire +38 46 £405 +22.26% 32
East Sussex -11 43 £460 +35.29% 21
Kent +18 31 £313 -10.71% 33
West Sussex -49 20 £391 -31.96% 19
Middlesex +19 10 - -
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 292 (74.30%) JavaScript
2 255 (64.89%) HTML
3 228 (58.02%) CSS
4 168 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (34.86%) AngularJS
6 119 (30.28%) Git (software)
7 116 (29.52%) .NET
8 112 (28.50%) HTML5
9 104 (26.46%) C#
10 103 (26.21%) MVC
11 102 (25.95%) jQuery
12 100 (25.45%) SQL
13 90 (22.90%) CSS3
14 83 (21.12%) PHP
15 75 (19.08%) React
16 74 (18.83%) ASP.NET
17 73 (18.58%) REST
18 72 (18.32%) Front End Development
19 66 (16.79%) User Experience
20 63 (16.03%) Java
21 62 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
22 59 (15.01%) SQL Server
23 58 (14.76%) TDD
24 56 (14.25%) Python
25 55 (13.99%) Web Services
25 55 (13.99%) Scrum
25 55 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
26 54 (13.74%) Microsoft
27 53 (13.49%) Sass
28 52 (13.23%) Linux

Web Development
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 32 (8.14%) CMS
2 25 (6.36%) WordPress
3 19 (4.83%) Apache Spark
4 12 (3.05%) Apache
4 12 (3.05%) Confluence
5 10 (2.54%) Drupal
6 8 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.53%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.53%) IIS
8 5 (1.27%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.27%) Liferay
8 5 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.76%) JBoss
10 3 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.51%) Kentico
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (3.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.82%) GitHub
4 9 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.04%) SaaS
6 5 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
6 5 (1.27%) Serverless
7 3 (0.76%) npm
8 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.25%) Force.com
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.11%) Internet
2 21 (5.34%) HTTP
3 17 (4.33%) SSH
4 16 (4.07%) Firewall
4 16 (4.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.02%) SSL
6 2 (0.51%) Intranet
6 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.25%) MQTT
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.20%) MySQL
3 41 (10.43%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.34%) Redis
5 16 (4.07%) Big Data
6 15 (3.82%) Apache Hive
6 15 (3.82%) Flink
6 15 (3.82%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.31%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.05%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.02%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 119 (30.28%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 34 (8.65%) Subversion
4 29 (7.38%) TeamCity
5 24 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (5.34%) Visual Studio
7 20 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (4.33%) JIRA
9 15 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (3.56%) Selenium
11 13 (3.31%) JUnit
12 11 (2.80%) Jasmine
13 10 (2.54%) Mocha
14 9 (2.29%) webpack
15 8 (2.04%) Babel
15 8 (2.04%) gulp
16 6 (1.53%) Grunt
16 6 (1.53%) ReSharper
16 6 (1.53%) WebDriver
17 5 (1.27%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (10.94%) Finance
2 23 (5.85%) Marketing
3 15 (3.82%) Legal
4 8 (2.04%) Back Office
4 8 (2.04%) Retail
5 7 (1.78%) Advertising
5 7 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.27%) Games
7 3 (0.76%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 346 (88.04%) Developer
2 148 (37.66%) Web Developer
3 81 (20.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 60 (15.27%) JavaScript Developer
5 58 (14.76%) .NET Developer
6 40 (10.18%) PHP Developer
7 38 (9.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 37 (9.41%) C# Developer
9 33 (8.40%) Angular Developer
10 30 (7.63%) HTML Developer
10 30 (7.63%) Java Developer
10 30 (7.63%) React Developer
11 29 (7.38%) HTML CSS Developer
12 27 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 26 (6.62%) PHP Web Developer
14 19 (4.83%) Python Developer
15 18 (4.58%) Django Developer
15 18 (4.58%) Python/Django Developer
16 17 (4.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (64.89%) HTML
2 228 (58.02%) CSS
3 137 (34.86%) AngularJS
4 116 (29.52%) .NET
5 112 (28.50%) HTML5
6 102 (25.95%) jQuery
7 90 (22.90%) CSS3
8 75 (19.08%) React
9 74 (18.83%) ASP.NET
10 73 (18.58%) REST
11 55 (13.99%) Web Services
12 53 (13.49%) Sass
13 51 (12.98%) .NET Framework
14 47 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (11.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 43 (10.94%) Ajax
17 41 (10.43%) Node.js
18 40 (10.18%) RESTful
19 37 (9.41%) JSON
20 32 (8.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.79%) User Experience
2 33 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.27%) Fintech
8 5 (1.27%) NHS
8 5 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.02%) iPad
9 4 (1.02%) Social Media
10 2 (0.51%) Animation
10 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.25%) Blog
11 1 (0.25%) PKI
11 1 (0.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.23%) Linux
2 18 (4.58%) Unix
3 12 (3.05%) Windows
4 8 (2.04%) Android
4 8 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.51%) Debian
6 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (26.21%) MVC
3 72 (18.32%) Front End Development
4 62 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (14.76%) TDD
6 55 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (13.99%) Scrum
7 42 (10.69%) Microservices
7 42 (10.69%) Test Automation
8 37 (9.41%) E-Commerce
9 35 (8.91%) Mentoring
10 31 (7.89%) Open Source
11 28 (7.12%) BDD
11 28 (7.12%) Kanban
12 27 (6.87%) DevOps
13 25 (6.36%) Workflow
14 24 (6.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 24 (6.11%) Unit Testing
14 24 (6.11%) Web Design
15 21 (5.34%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 292 (74.30%) JavaScript
2 104 (26.46%) C#
3 100 (25.45%) SQL
4 83 (21.12%) PHP
5 63 (16.03%) Java
6 56 (14.25%) Python
7 31 (7.89%) TypeScript
8 20 (5.09%) ES6
9 16 (4.07%) Scala
10 14 (3.56%) Ruby
11 13 (3.31%) Go
12 6 (1.53%) C++
13 5 (1.27%) Java 8
13 5 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.02%) Perl
14 4 (1.02%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.02%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.51%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.51%) Rust
Qualifications
1 28 (7.12%) Degree
2 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.25%) APMP
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.82%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) PMO
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (5.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.27%) Puppet
3 3 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 54 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.94%) Oracle
3 33 (8.40%) Google
4 11 (2.80%) Zend
5 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.02%) ATG
6 4 (1.02%) Demandware
6 4 (1.02%) hybris
6 4 (1.02%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.02%) WooCommerce
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe
7 3 (0.76%) Casewise
7 3 (0.76%) webMethods
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.51%) Volusion
9 1 (0.25%) Facebook
9 1 (0.25%) New Relic
9 1 (0.25%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.25%) Tableau