Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 140 164
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 58 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.90% 0.99% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.04% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 23
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £288
90th Percentile £468 £425 £403
England median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South West median hourly rate £70.00 - £21.00
England median hourly rate £48.25 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.63% +90.48% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 6,100 5,275 5,328
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.08% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,898 3,315 3,489
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £209 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 249 357
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +3.77% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £46.20
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the South West

Web Developer
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 Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in the South West

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in the South West

Web Developer
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 Developer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in the South West

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 10 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
Bristol -11 16 £363 +6.23% 23
Gloucestershire -2 15 £375 +11.11% 5
Devon +8 10 £390 - 10
Dorset +7 7 £250 - 4
Wiltshire -31 5 £375 +7.14% 4
Somerset -13 3 £388 +26.02% 10
Avon - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £250 - 6
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 West region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 57 (98.28%) Web Development
2 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
3 36 (62.07%) HTML
3 36 (62.07%) CSS
4 27 (46.55%) PHP
5 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
5 21 (36.21%) AngularJS
6 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (31.03%) MySQL
8 16 (27.59%) jQuery
9 15 (25.86%) HTML5
10 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
10 14 (24.14%) SQL
10 14 (24.14%) Linux
11 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.97%) C#
13 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
13 10 (17.24%) Degree
13 10 (17.24%) React
14 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
14 9 (15.52%) Java
14 9 (15.52%) CMS
15 8 (13.79%) MVC
15 8 (13.79%) .NET
15 8 (13.79%) JIRA
15 8 (13.79%) Marketing
15 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
16 7 (12.07%) Confluence
16 7 (12.07%) REST

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (15.52%) CMS
2 7 (12.07%) Confluence
3 4 (6.90%) Drupal
4 3 (5.17%) ColdFusion
4 3 (5.17%) WordPress
5 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) GitHub
1 5 (8.62%) npm
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) MySQL
2 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) RethinkDB
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) JIRA
3 7 (12.07%) Bitbucket
4 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.90%) PostCSS
6 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) Subversion
7 2 (3.45%) Grunt
8 1 (1.72%) CMake
8 1 (1.72%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.72%) GitLab
8 1 (1.72%) Gradle
8 1 (1.72%) Maven
8 1 (1.72%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.72%) Selenium
8 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Marketing
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) CSS
1 36 (62.07%) HTML
2 21 (36.21%) AngularJS
3 16 (27.59%) jQuery
4 15 (25.86%) HTML5
5 10 (17.24%) React
6 8 (13.79%) .NET
6 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.07%) REST
7 7 (12.07%) Sass
7 7 (12.07%) Web Services
8 6 (10.34%) CSS3
8 6 (10.34%) SOAP
8 6 (10.34%) Symfony
9 5 (8.62%) Laravel
9 5 (8.62%) RESTful
9 5 (8.62%) Zend Framework
10 4 (6.90%) LAMP
10 4 (6.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) CESG
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Web Development
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.79%) MVC
4 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 5 (8.62%) Deadline-Driven
5 5 (8.62%) OOP
5 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.62%) Scrum
5 5 (8.62%) Web Design
6 4 (6.90%) Content Management
6 4 (6.90%) Functional Programming
6 4 (6.90%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) OO PHP
6 4 (6.90%) TDD
6 4 (6.90%) Use Case
6 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
2 27 (46.55%) PHP
3 14 (24.14%) SQL
4 11 (18.97%) C#
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) ES6
7 3 (5.17%) R
8 2 (3.45%) PHP 7
8 2 (3.45%) Python
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) ES7
9 1 (1.72%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (1.72%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
1 5 (8.62%) Google
1 5 (8.62%) Zend
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Omniture
4 2 (3.45%) Splunk
4 2 (3.45%) WooCommerce
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter