Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 77 62
Rank change year-on-year -48 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Development 360 467 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 2.77% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.28% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 295 382
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 6
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +13.92% +41.07%
10th Percentile £30.75 £34.80 £17.96
90th Percentile £38.25 £50.25 £49.75
England median hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.67% +36.36% -18.57%

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 14,562 14,247 13,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.77% 84.46% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,763 8,571 8,195
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.53%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 462 574
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -3.38% -5.04%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.30 £50.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

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 15 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in the South East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 December 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 +13 159 £433 +23.57% 104
Berkshire +18 80 £475 +18.75% 29
Hampshire -28 60 £394 +5.00% 31
Buckinghamshire +27 47 £433 +28.15% 31
East Sussex -14 42 £455 +33.82% 11
Surrey -60 33 £388 -8.82% 40
Oxfordshire +3 32 £310 -29.14% 44
Kent +7 30 £400 +14.29% 44
West Sussex -39 25 £408 -18.50% 16
Middlesex +18 8 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 258 (71.67%) JavaScript
2 228 (63.33%) HTML
3 211 (58.61%) CSS
4 154 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (31.11%) Git (software)
6 111 (30.83%) HTML5
7 109 (30.28%) SQL
8 107 (29.72%) AngularJS
9 106 (29.44%) .NET
10 104 (28.89%) C#
11 98 (27.22%) jQuery
12 93 (25.83%) MVC
13 82 (22.78%) CSS3
14 75 (20.83%) REST
15 72 (20.00%) React
16 70 (19.44%) PHP
17 69 (19.17%) Java
18 59 (16.39%) Front End Development
19 58 (16.11%) SQL Server
19 58 (16.11%) Sass
20 57 (15.83%) User Experience
20 57 (15.83%) ASP.NET
20 57 (15.83%) TDD
21 56 (15.56%) Scrum
22 55 (15.28%) MySQL
23 53 (14.72%) Microsoft
23 53 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
24 50 (13.89%) .NET Framework
25 46 (12.78%) Ajax
26 45 (12.50%) Node.js

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 30 (8.33%) CMS
2 23 (6.39%) WordPress
3 21 (5.83%) Apache Spark
4 18 (5.00%) Apache
5 15 (4.17%) Confluence
6 11 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.50%) Drupal
8 6 (1.67%) IIS
8 6 (1.67%) JBoss
8 6 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.39%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.11%) Liferay
10 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.83%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (3.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.11%) GitHub
3 21 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.22%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.94%) SaaS
6 6 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.67%) npm
7 5 (1.39%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (1.11%) Serverless
9 3 (0.83%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.56%) Google Play
10 2 (0.56%) iTunes
10 2 (0.56%) PaaS
11 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.78%) HTTP
1 28 (7.78%) Internet
2 21 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.56%) SSH
4 18 (5.00%) Firewall
5 7 (1.94%) SSL
6 3 (0.83%) Intranet
6 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) MQTT
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 55 (15.28%) MySQL
3 29 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.83%) Big Data
5 19 (5.28%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.00%) Apache Hive
6 18 (5.00%) Flink
6 18 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.50%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.22%) Redis
11 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.11%) Power BI
13 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.83%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 112 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.11%) Subversion
3 26 (7.22%) Selenium
4 25 (6.94%) Jenkins
5 22 (6.11%) TeamCity
6 21 (5.83%) JIRA
6 21 (5.83%) JUnit
6 21 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (5.28%) Jasmine
7 19 (5.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (5.00%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.89%) Mocha
10 13 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (2.78%) Grunt
12 9 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (2.50%) WebDriver
13 8 (2.22%) gulp
13 8 (2.22%) webpack
14 7 (1.94%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.94%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (9.44%) Finance
2 18 (5.00%) Legal
3 17 (4.72%) Marketing
4 14 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.94%) Back Office
6 6 (1.67%) Retail
7 4 (1.11%) Advertising
7 4 (1.11%) Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (87.22%) Developer
2 118 (32.78%) Web Developer
3 64 (17.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 63 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 54 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 32 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 32 (8.89%) React Developer
7 30 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 30 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 29 (8.06%) C# Developer
8 29 (8.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 29 (8.06%) HTML CSS Developer
9 26 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (5.83%) Angular Developer
10 21 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.83%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.89%) Analytics Developer
12 14 (3.89%) PHP Web Developer
12 14 (3.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (63.33%) HTML
2 211 (58.61%) CSS
3 111 (30.83%) HTML5
4 107 (29.72%) AngularJS
5 106 (29.44%) .NET
6 98 (27.22%) jQuery
7 82 (22.78%) CSS3
8 75 (20.83%) REST
9 72 (20.00%) React
10 58 (16.11%) Sass
11 57 (15.83%) ASP.NET
12 50 (13.89%) .NET Framework
13 46 (12.78%) Ajax
14 45 (12.50%) Node.js
15 44 (12.22%) JSON
16 42 (11.67%) RESTful
17 39 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (10.83%) Web Services
18 35 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (8.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.83%) User Experience
2 35 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.67%) iPad
8 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.11%) NHS
9 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.11%) Social Media
10 3 (0.83%) RIA
11 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.56%) Fintech
11 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.28%) Animation
12 1 (0.28%) Blog
12 1 (0.28%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.00%) Linux
2 21 (5.83%) Unix
3 12 (3.33%) Windows
4 7 (1.94%) Android
4 7 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.56%) Debian
7 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (25.83%) MVC
3 59 (16.39%) Front End Development
4 57 (15.83%) TDD
5 56 (15.56%) Scrum
6 53 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (12.22%) Test Automation
8 43 (11.94%) Open Source
9 40 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 36 (10.00%) Microservices
11 32 (8.89%) BDD
12 31 (8.61%) Mentoring
13 26 (7.22%) Analytics
13 26 (7.22%) Web Design
14 25 (6.94%) Computer Science
14 25 (6.94%) DevOps
15 23 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (6.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 23 (6.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 258 (71.67%) JavaScript
2 109 (30.28%) SQL
3 104 (28.89%) C#
4 70 (19.44%) PHP
5 69 (19.17%) Java
6 38 (10.56%) Python
7 34 (9.44%) TypeScript
8 23 (6.39%) Scala
9 20 (5.56%) Ruby
10 16 (4.44%) ES6
11 7 (1.94%) Java 8
11 7 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.67%) C++
12 6 (1.67%) Perl
13 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.11%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.11%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.83%) Groovy
15 3 (0.83%) Haskell
15 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.06%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) WCAG
3 2 (0.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.94%) Puppet
3 3 (0.83%) Grafana
3 3 (0.83%) Kibana
Vendors
1 53 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.39%) Google
3 28 (7.78%) Oracle
4 6 (1.67%) Adobe
4 6 (1.67%) webMethods
5 4 (1.11%) ATG
5 4 (1.11%) Automation Anywhere
5 4 (1.11%) Demandware
5 4 (1.11%) hybris
5 4 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.11%) Tableau
5 4 (1.11%) UiPath
5 4 (1.11%) WooCommerce
5 4 (1.11%) Zend
6 3 (0.83%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 3 (0.83%) HP
6 3 (0.83%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.56%) Casewise
7 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.56%) SAP