Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 January 2019 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 West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 76 84
Rank change year-on-year -30 +8 -30
Contract jobs citing Web Development 136 140 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.14% 2.66% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.22% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 90
South West median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% - -
10th Percentile £250 £215 £281
90th Percentile £538 £472 £451
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South West median hourly rate £70.00 - £21.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -3.57% -20.00%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,462 4,352 4,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.76% 82.56% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,506 2,714 2,949
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £255 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 177 294
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.22 £12.15
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in the South West

Web 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 Development in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in the South West

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in the South West over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in the South West

Web 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 Development in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in the South West

Web Development
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 Development within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 +16 62 £395 +15.75% 48
Gloucestershire -5 18 £375 - 20
Devon +2 16 £320 -5.54% 20
Somerset -9 16 £438 +16.67% 20
Wiltshire -52 11 £400 +6.67% 21
Dorset -2 9 £250 -36.91% 19
Avon -1 1 - - 1
Cornwall -13 1 - - 7
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 91 (66.91%) JavaScript
2 79 (58.09%) CSS
3 75 (55.15%) HTML
4 49 (36.03%) Git (software)
5 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (30.15%) Test Automation
7 37 (27.21%) PHP
8 29 (21.32%) C#
9 28 (20.59%) .NET
10 25 (18.38%) Java
10 25 (18.38%) Linux
11 24 (17.65%) DevOps
12 23 (16.91%) SQL
12 23 (16.91%) MVC
12 23 (16.91%) jQuery
13 22 (16.18%) HTML5
13 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
13 22 (16.18%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (15.44%) AngularJS
14 21 (15.44%) Relational Database
14 21 (15.44%) MySQL
14 21 (15.44%) Scrum
14 21 (15.44%) Marketing
15 20 (14.71%) Selenium
15 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
15 20 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
16 19 (13.97%) Jenkins
16 19 (13.97%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (13.97%) HTTP
17 18 (13.24%) CMS

Web Development
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 18 (13.24%) CMS
2 6 (4.41%) Drupal
2 6 (4.41%) Mule
3 5 (3.68%) Apache
3 5 (3.68%) WordPress
4 4 (2.94%) Confluence
5 2 (1.47%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.47%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.47%) Shopify
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) npm
2 9 (6.62%) GitHub
3 8 (5.88%) Google Analytics
3 8 (5.88%) MailChimp
4 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.15%) NuGet
5 3 (2.21%) SaaS
6 2 (1.47%) Office 365
7 1 (0.74%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.97%) HTTP
2 3 (2.21%) DNS
3 2 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.74%) IPsec
4 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) MySQL
1 21 (15.44%) Relational Database
2 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.21%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.74%) MS Access
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) RethinkDB
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (36.03%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.71%) Selenium
3 19 (13.97%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.29%) Subversion
5 12 (8.82%) Maven
6 11 (8.09%) Bitbucket
6 11 (8.09%) Cucumber
6 11 (8.09%) JIRA
7 9 (6.62%) XMLUnit
8 7 (5.15%) Gradle
8 7 (5.15%) Moq
8 7 (5.15%) SpecFlow
8 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.15%) xUnit.net
9 6 (4.41%) Ant
9 6 (4.41%) Cobertura
9 6 (4.41%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.68%) JMeter
10 5 (3.68%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.21%) PostCSS
General
1 21 (15.44%) Marketing
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.15%) Back Office
4 7 (5.15%) Electronics
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (77.21%) Developer
2 46 (33.82%) Web Developer
3 21 (15.44%) PHP Developer
4 15 (11.03%) .NET Developer
5 14 (10.29%) PHP Web Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.15%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Agile Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL Developer
11 5 (3.68%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (58.09%) CSS
2 75 (55.15%) HTML
3 28 (20.59%) .NET
4 23 (16.91%) jQuery
5 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
5 22 (16.18%) HTML5
6 21 (15.44%) AngularJS
7 18 (13.24%) .NET Framework
8 16 (11.76%) Node.js
9 15 (11.03%) React
9 15 (11.03%) Sass
10 14 (10.29%) SOAP
11 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (9.56%) JSON
11 13 (9.56%) RESTful
11 13 (9.56%) XML
12 12 (8.82%) CSS3
12 12 (8.82%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.82%) REST
13 10 (7.35%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.18%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) User Experience
3 8 (5.88%) Blog
3 8 (5.88%) Photography
3 8 (5.88%) Social Media
4 3 (2.21%) Robotics
5 2 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) W3C
6 1 (0.74%) CESG
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.38%) Linux
2 13 (9.56%) Mac OS X
3 12 (8.82%) Unix
4 6 (4.41%) Windows
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.15%) Test Automation
3 24 (17.65%) DevOps
4 23 (16.91%) MVC
5 21 (15.44%) Scrum
6 20 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
7 19 (13.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (12.50%) Web Design
9 15 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (11.03%) TDD
10 13 (9.56%) Coaching
10 13 (9.56%) Configuration Management
10 13 (9.56%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.82%) Visualisation
12 11 (8.09%) Analytics
12 11 (8.09%) API Development
12 11 (8.09%) Content Management
12 11 (8.09%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (66.91%) JavaScript
2 37 (27.21%) PHP
3 29 (21.32%) C#
4 25 (18.38%) Java
5 23 (16.91%) SQL
6 16 (11.76%) Python
7 14 (10.29%) Ruby
8 10 (7.35%) Scala
9 5 (3.68%) ES6
10 3 (2.21%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.47%) C
11 2 (1.47%) C++
11 2 (1.47%) Java 8
11 2 (1.47%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.74%) ES7
12 1 (0.74%) R
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Degree
2 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (10.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.21%) Kibana
3 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle
2 13 (9.56%) Google
3 11 (8.09%) hybris
4 10 (7.35%) Adobe
5 9 (6.62%) Twitter
6 8 (5.88%) Facebook
6 8 (5.88%) Hootsuite
7 7 (5.15%) SAP
8 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.21%) Zend
10 2 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.47%) Omniture
10 2 (1.47%) Siebel
10 2 (1.47%) Splunk
10 2 (1.47%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.74%) Cisco
11 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.74%) VMware
11 1 (0.74%) Wyse