Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 November 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 163 152
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 53 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.72% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.76% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 48
South West median daily rate £348 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +2.36% -2.31%
10th Percentile £270 £282 £221
90th Percentile £426 £399 £410
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
South West median hourly rate - £21.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +133.33% -60.00%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% +5.00% -33.33%

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 5390 5402 6252
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.97% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3394 3521 4064
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £206 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 344 397
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -4 19 £338 +5.88% 3
Wiltshire +1 12 £350 +12.00% 1
Somerset -1 8 £308 +36.67% 6
Gloucestershire +18 7 £338 -8.78% 1
Dorset +4 1 - - 8
Devon +1 1 - -
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 51 (96.23%) Web Development
2 46 (86.79%) JavaScript
3 33 (62.26%) HTML
4 32 (60.38%) CSS
5 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (50.94%) AngularJS
7 22 (41.51%) MVC
8 21 (39.62%) .NET
9 20 (37.74%) C#
10 17 (32.08%) Scrum
11 16 (30.19%) PHP
12 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
13 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
14 12 (22.64%) HTML5
15 11 (20.75%) jQuery
15 11 (20.75%) TDD
15 11 (20.75%) OO
15 11 (20.75%) React
16 10 (18.87%) TypeScript
16 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (16.98%) Sass
17 9 (16.98%) CSS3
18 8 (15.09%) Linux
18 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
18 8 (15.09%) SQL
18 8 (15.09%) MySQL
19 7 (13.21%) OOP
19 7 (13.21%) Apache
19 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
19 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing

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 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.66%) WordPress
4 2 (3.77%) Drupal
4 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.89%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) NUnit
3 4 (7.55%) Grunt
3 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.66%) GitLab
4 3 (5.66%) gulp
4 3 (5.66%) PhpStorm
4 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.66%) webpack
5 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.77%) FxCop
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Firebug
6 1 (1.89%) git-flow
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) HTML
2 32 (60.38%) CSS
3 27 (50.94%) AngularJS
4 21 (39.62%) .NET
5 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
6 12 (22.64%) HTML5
7 11 (20.75%) jQuery
7 11 (20.75%) React
8 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (16.98%) CSS3
9 9 (16.98%) Sass
10 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.43%) Laravel
11 5 (9.43%) Node.js
11 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (7.55%) Ext JS
12 4 (7.55%) LAMP
12 4 (7.55%) REST
13 3 (5.66%) RESTful
13 3 (5.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Android
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.77%) Debian
3 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) Web Development
2 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (41.51%) MVC
4 17 (32.08%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) OO
5 11 (20.75%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) OOP
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
8 5 (9.43%) Web Application Development
9 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.55%) Information Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) MVVM
9 4 (7.55%) Web Design
10 3 (5.66%) BDD
10 3 (5.66%) Content Management
10 3 (5.66%) Kanban
10 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.66%) SEO
10 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 16 (30.19%) PHP
4 10 (18.87%) TypeScript
5 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 5 (9.43%) ES6
7 4 (7.55%) Java
8 3 (5.66%) Python
9 2 (3.77%) PHP 5
9 2 (3.77%) Ruby
9 2 (3.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Plesk
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Google
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) Sencha
3 1 (1.89%) Dell
3 1 (1.89%) EMC
3 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.89%) Zend