The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 482 508
Rank change year-on-year +86 +26  
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 218 174 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 136 100
Median daily rate £423 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.66
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Application Development in the UK

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Application Development over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Application Development in the UK

Web Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Application Development in the UK

Web Application Development
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +60 209 £425 +1.19% 198
London +18 104 £438 -2.77% 42
South East +34 43 £375 +7.14% 43
City of London +11 25 £463 -4.63% 3
Oxfordshire +11 21 £358 -17.34% 5
North West +22 14 £425 +41.66% 28
Oxford +9 14 £355 -17.91% 2
West Midlands +17 13 £350 +3.70% 24
East Midlands +5 11 £400 - 13
Manchester +16 10 £450 +50.00% 15
Surrey +13 9 £374 +8.33% 4
East of England +1 9 £475 +4.39% 19
Scotland +35 8 £285 -12.64% 4
Yorkshire +33 8 £338 -3.57% 15
Berkshire +31 8 £375 -6.25% 3
Edinburgh +28 7 £285 - 3
Reading +26 7 £375 -6.25% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £326 - 6
Tyne and Wear +76 6 £300 - 4
North East +75 6 £300 - 4
Leeds - 6 £338 - 6
Woking - 6 £373 -
Northamptonshire +6 5 £420 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +74 4 £300 - 3
Shropshire +6 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Birmingham +13 3 £360 -4.00% 4
Telford +7 3 £313 -10.71%
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £475 +4.39% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 3 £350 +3.70% 4
Leicestershire - 3 £400 - 4

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Web Application Development.

1 226 (62.09%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (59.07%) JavaScript
3 182 (50.00%) HTML
4 160 (43.96%) CSS
5 141 (38.74%) Java
6 129 (35.44%) AngularJS
7 125 (34.34%) MVC
8 106 (29.12%) TDD
9 102 (28.02%) HTML5
10 86 (23.63%) .NET
11 85 (23.35%) Web Development
12 83 (22.80%) React
13 82 (22.53%) Scrum
14 81 (22.25%) Git (software)
15 75 (20.60%) Front End Development
16 72 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (19.78%) SQL
17 70 (19.23%) Web Services
18 69 (18.96%) SOA
19 67 (18.41%) SQL Server
19 67 (18.41%) User Experience
20 65 (17.86%) C#
21 64 (17.58%) OO
21 64 (17.58%) CSS3
22 63 (17.31%) jQuery
22 63 (17.31%) BDD
23 61 (16.76%) QA
24 60 (16.48%) Software Engineering
25 58 (15.93%) Spring
26 53 (14.56%) Pair Programming

Web Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (9.07%) WebSphere
2 24 (6.59%) CMS
3 19 (5.22%) Apache
4 13 (3.57%) JBoss
5 12 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.47%) nginx
7 7 (1.92%) DNN
7 7 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (1.65%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.37%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.10%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.10%) SAS
10 4 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.10%) WordPress
11 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.92%) InVision
2 4 (1.10%) SPSS
2 4 (1.10%) Stata
3 3 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Eloqua
1 4 (1.10%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.77%) GitHub
3 15 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.10%) AMQP
2 4 (1.10%) Intranet
2 4 (1.10%) LDAP
3 3 (0.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) RTSP
3 3 (0.82%) Skype
4 2 (0.55%) FTP
4 2 (0.55%) HTTP
4 2 (0.55%) SMTP
4 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.41%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 43 (11.81%) NoSQL
4 39 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 27 (7.42%) MySQL
6 14 (3.85%) RavenDB
7 13 (3.57%) CouchDB
8 11 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.47%) Redis
10 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.92%) Big Data
12 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.65%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.65%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.65%) MariaDB
13 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (22.25%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.34%) gulp
3 33 (9.07%) JUnit
4 32 (8.79%) Grunt
5 29 (7.97%) IntelliJ
6 26 (7.14%) Mockito
7 25 (6.87%) Visual Studio
8 21 (5.77%) jMock
8 21 (5.77%) TeamCity
9 19 (5.22%) Jenkins
9 19 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (4.95%) Eclipse
11 14 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (3.85%) SpecFlow
11 14 (3.85%) Subversion
12 12 (3.30%) Jasmine
13 11 (3.02%) Ant
13 11 (3.02%) JIRA
14 9 (2.47%) Mercurial
14 9 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (12.91%) Publishing
2 44 (12.09%) Finance
3 33 (9.07%) Legal
4 20 (5.49%) Banking
5 6 (1.65%) Electronics
5 6 (1.65%) Marketing
6 5 (1.37%) Advertising
7 4 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.55%) Front Office
9 2 (0.55%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 284 (78.02%) Developer
2 81 (22.25%) Java Developer
3 53 (14.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 51 (14.01%) Designer
5 47 (12.91%) Content Designer
6 45 (12.36%) .NET Developer
7 36 (9.89%) Angular Developer
7 36 (9.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 35 (9.62%) C# Developer
9 31 (8.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 31 (8.52%) Senior Developer
10 29 (7.97%) Web Developer
11 27 (7.42%) Agile Developer
11 27 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (7.14%) HTML Developer
13 22 (6.04%) HTML CSS Developer
14 19 (5.22%) UI Developer
15 18 (4.95%) PHP Developer
16 15 (4.12%) Agile .NET Developer
17 12 (3.30%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (50.00%) HTML
2 160 (43.96%) CSS
3 129 (35.44%) AngularJS
4 102 (28.02%) HTML5
5 86 (23.63%) .NET
6 83 (22.80%) React
7 70 (19.23%) Web Services
8 64 (17.58%) CSS3
9 63 (17.31%) jQuery
10 58 (15.93%) Spring
11 42 (11.54%) J2EE
11 42 (11.54%) REST
12 37 (10.16%) Hibernate
13 36 (9.89%) Node.js
14 32 (8.79%) Sass
15 31 (8.52%) JSON
16 30 (8.24%) Dropwizard
16 30 (8.24%) Hystrix
16 30 (8.24%) Scalatra
17 29 (7.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.41%) User Experience
2 30 (8.24%) Social Media
3 28 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 22 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.75%) Equities
8 9 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.92%) Fintech
10 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.10%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.82%) Life Science
12 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.55%) DataPower
13 2 (0.55%) Derivative
13 2 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.55%) Tandem
14 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.87%) Linux
2 19 (5.22%) Windows
3 17 (4.67%) Android
4 10 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.47%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (62.09%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (34.34%) MVC
3 106 (29.12%) TDD
4 85 (23.35%) Web Development
5 82 (22.53%) Scrum
6 75 (20.60%) Front End Development
7 72 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (18.96%) SOA
9 64 (17.58%) OO
10 63 (17.31%) BDD
11 60 (16.48%) Software Engineering
12 53 (14.56%) Pair Programming
13 48 (13.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 46 (12.64%) Test Automation
15 45 (12.36%) Kanban
16 44 (12.09%) Refactoring
16 44 (12.09%) SOLID
17 38 (10.44%) SEO
18 35 (9.62%) Open Source
19 32 (8.79%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 215 (59.07%) JavaScript
2 141 (38.74%) Java
3 72 (19.78%) SQL
4 65 (17.86%) C#
5 31 (8.52%) Groovy
6 24 (6.59%) PHP
7 17 (4.67%) Scala
7 17 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.30%) Python
9 11 (3.02%) R
9 11 (3.02%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.37%) C++
13 5 (1.37%) ES6
13 5 (1.37%) Ruby
14 4 (1.10%) C
14 4 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (6.04%) Degree
2 12 (3.30%) Master's Degree
3 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.37%) MCITP
4 5 (1.37%) MCTS
5 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) HNC
7 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (16.76%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) MiFID
3 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.10%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.02%) Ansible
2 9 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.47%) Puppet
3 7 (1.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.10%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.27%) Marathon
5 1 (0.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 48 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.34%) Oracle
3 30 (8.24%) New Relic
4 16 (4.40%) IBM
5 15 (4.12%) Zend
6 11 (3.02%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.47%) Adobe
8 5 (1.37%) RedGate
9 4 (1.10%) Informatica
9 4 (1.10%) Marketo
9 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.10%) Tableau
9 4 (1.10%) Teradata
10 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.55%) Pega
11 2 (0.55%) SAP
11 2 (0.55%) Sybase
12 1 (0.27%) FatWire
12 1 (0.27%) HP
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