The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Web Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Application Development over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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 Application Development
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 132
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 0 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 7
Median daily rate - £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Web Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2211 2375 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 79.19% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1565 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Web Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Application Development in the South West

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Application Development in the South West

Web Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Application Development in the South West