The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
England / South West
Rank 122 116 106
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 14 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.79% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.82% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 29
Median daily rate £425 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £392 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £313
% change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% +370.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2476 2799 2990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.45% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1807 1867
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 186 145
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Web Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire 0 5 £425 +21.42% 3
Bristol +5 4 £438 - 6
Cornwall - 4 £250 - 1
Devon -9 1 £438 +34.61% 5
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 26 (89.66%) Web Development
2 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 21 (72.41%) HTML
4 18 (62.07%) CSS
5 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 10 (34.48%) HTML5
7 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
7 9 (31.03%) PHP
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (24.14%) WordPress
9 6 (20.69%) MySQL
9 6 (20.69%) TDD
10 5 (17.24%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) CSS3
10 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
11 4 (13.79%) React
11 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
11 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
11 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
11 4 (13.79%) Ext JS
11 4 (13.79%) Selenium
11 4 (13.79%) MVVM
11 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
11 4 (13.79%) BDD
11 4 (13.79%) Sencha
11 4 (13.79%) Finance

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (24.14%) WordPress
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) Drupal
3 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.45%) Railo
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) nopCommerce
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
1 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) WiX
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
6 7 (24.14%) .NET
6 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (17.24%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) Ext JS
8 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
8 4 (13.79%) React
9 3 (10.34%) Node.js
9 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.90%) Django
10 2 (6.90%) JSP
10 2 (6.90%) Servlets
10 2 (6.90%) WebSockets
11 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
1 3 (10.34%) W3C
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Web Development
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) MVVM
6 3 (10.34%) SEO
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.45%) Open Source
8 1 (3.45%) Product Management
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) PHP
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PHP 5
5 1 (3.45%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Sencha
2 2 (6.90%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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