Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 527 559
Rank change year-on-year +39 +32 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 439 401 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 264 245
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £309 £310 £292
90th Percentile £575 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 13
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -15.63% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +40.74% -15.63% +45.45%

Web Application 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Web Application Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Application Development over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Application Development in the UK

Web Application Development
Top 16 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 6 months to 17 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
England +44 425 £425 - 161
London +19 225 £453 -7.18% 43
UK excluding London +49 214 £360 -4.00% 127
South East +18 93 £413 +15.79% 45
Midlands +29 39 £350 -16.67% 17
North of England +57 37 £350 -5.41% 26
West Midlands +21 23 £350 - 10
East of England -16 21 £525 +5.00% 20
North West +26 20 £369 +2.43% 18
East Midlands +5 16 £328 -22.02% 7
North East +73 11 £275 -34.52% 3
South West +9 10 £350 +2.19% 10
Scotland -7 9 £275 -12.35% 2
Yorkshire +17 6 £344 -8.33% 5
Wales +6 4 £350 -22.22% 7
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 280 (63.78%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (60.36%) JavaScript
3 225 (51.25%) HTML
4 193 (43.96%) CSS
5 187 (42.60%) MVC
6 166 (37.81%) TDD
7 159 (36.22%) Java
7 159 (36.22%) AngularJS
8 157 (35.76%) .NET
9 138 (31.44%) HTML5
10 122 (27.79%) Scrum
11 121 (27.56%) C#
11 121 (27.56%) Web Development
12 120 (27.33%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (25.28%) BDD
13 111 (25.28%) SQL
14 107 (24.37%) Git (software)
15 96 (21.87%) SQL Server
16 95 (21.64%) Microsoft
17 89 (20.27%) Web Services
18 86 (19.59%) jQuery
19 84 (19.13%) Software Engineering
20 81 (18.45%) SOA
21 78 (17.77%) QA
21 78 (17.77%) React
22 77 (17.54%) Front End Development
23 74 (16.86%) CSS3
24 72 (16.40%) OO
25 71 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
26 69 (15.72%) Spring

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 23 (5.24%) CMS
2 22 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.19%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.96%) Apache
4 13 (2.96%) JBoss
4 13 (2.96%) WordPress
5 12 (2.73%) Drupal
6 11 (2.51%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.51%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.82%) DNN
7 8 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (1.59%) Confluence
9 5 (1.14%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.14%) nginx
10 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.91%) IIS
10 4 (0.91%) Liferay
11 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.68%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) HipChat
2 1 (0.23%) InVision
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.23%) SPSS
2 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.91%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.68%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.46%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 71 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.42%) npm
4 8 (1.82%) GitHub
5 7 (1.59%) Office 365
6 6 (1.37%) PaaS
7 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.91%) Serverless
8 3 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.68%) Dialogflow
8 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.68%) Route 53
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.23%) Force.com
10 1 (0.23%) iTunes
10 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.42%) Intranet
2 8 (1.82%) LDAP
3 7 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.91%) Internet
5 3 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.68%) RTSP
6 2 (0.46%) Skype
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.49%) NoSQL
3 65 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 37 (8.43%) MySQL
5 28 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.87%) RavenDB
8 16 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.73%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.51%) Big Data
13 10 (2.28%) GIS
13 10 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 107 (24.37%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.16%) gulp
3 47 (10.71%) Grunt
4 44 (10.02%) IntelliJ
5 36 (8.20%) Visual Studio
6 34 (7.74%) Jenkins
7 33 (7.52%) JUnit
8 32 (7.29%) JIRA
9 27 (6.15%) SpecFlow
10 23 (5.24%) Mockito
11 22 (5.01%) NUnit
12 21 (4.78%) jMock
12 21 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (4.33%) Jasmine
13 19 (4.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (4.33%) TeamCity
14 17 (3.87%) Subversion
15 15 (3.42%) Selenium
16 14 (3.19%) webpack
17 13 (2.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 47 (10.71%) Finance
2 38 (8.66%) Publishing
3 24 (5.47%) Banking
4 11 (2.51%) Games
5 10 (2.28%) Marketing
6 9 (2.05%) Legal
6 9 (2.05%) Retail
7 8 (1.82%) Advertising
8 7 (1.59%) Law
9 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Electronics
10 3 (0.68%) Front Office
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 335 (76.31%) Developer
2 82 (18.68%) Java Developer
3 60 (13.67%) .NET Developer
4 52 (11.85%) C# Developer
4 52 (11.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 51 (11.62%) Senior Developer
6 46 (10.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 44 (10.02%) Web Developer
8 40 (9.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (8.20%) Agile Developer
9 36 (8.20%) Angular Developer
10 33 (7.52%) Designer
11 30 (6.83%) Content Designer
12 21 (4.78%) HTML Developer
13 20 (4.56%) PHP Developer
14 19 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (3.64%) Agile .NET Developer
15 16 (3.64%) HTML CSS Developer
15 16 (3.64%) Software Developer
16 15 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (51.25%) HTML
2 193 (43.96%) CSS
3 159 (36.22%) AngularJS
4 157 (35.76%) .NET
5 138 (31.44%) HTML5
6 89 (20.27%) Web Services
7 86 (19.59%) jQuery
8 78 (17.77%) React
9 74 (16.86%) CSS3
10 69 (15.72%) Spring
11 66 (15.03%) .NET Framework
12 64 (14.58%) REST
13 58 (13.21%) ASP.NET
14 48 (10.93%) XML
15 45 (10.25%) J2EE
16 44 (10.02%) Dropwizard
17 43 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (9.79%) Node.js
17 43 (9.79%) Play Framework
18 42 (9.57%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.62%) Mobile App
2 41 (9.34%) User Experience
3 21 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.51%) Social Media
7 8 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.82%) Equities
8 5 (1.14%) Tandem
8 5 (1.14%) W3C
9 4 (0.91%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.91%) DataPower
9 4 (0.91%) Fintech
10 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.46%) Life Science
11 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.43%) Linux
2 35 (7.97%) Windows
3 23 (5.24%) Android
3 23 (5.24%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.96%) Unix
5 6 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (63.78%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (42.60%) MVC
3 166 (37.81%) TDD
4 122 (27.79%) Scrum
5 121 (27.56%) Web Development
6 120 (27.33%) Continuous Integration
7 111 (25.28%) BDD
8 84 (19.13%) Software Engineering
9 81 (18.45%) SOA
10 77 (17.54%) Front End Development
11 72 (16.40%) OO
12 68 (15.49%) Pair Programming
13 65 (14.81%) Test Automation
14 61 (13.90%) Open Source
15 60 (13.67%) SOLID
16 53 (12.07%) Kanban
17 52 (11.85%) Microservices
18 48 (10.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 48 (10.93%) Refactoring
19 42 (9.57%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 265 (60.36%) JavaScript
2 159 (36.22%) Java
3 121 (27.56%) C#
4 111 (25.28%) SQL
5 48 (10.93%) Groovy
6 35 (7.97%) PHP
7 23 (5.24%) Python
8 22 (5.01%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.19%) Scala
9 14 (3.19%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.73%) Ruby
11 10 (2.28%) C
11 10 (2.28%) ECMAScript
11 10 (2.28%) ES6
11 10 (2.28%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.05%) C++
12 9 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (8.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.69%) Degree
3 20 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.91%) MCITP
7 4 (0.91%) MCTS
7 4 (0.91%) PMP
8 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.46%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (17.77%) QA
2 7 (1.59%) MiFID
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (5.01%) Docker
2 17 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.46%) Varnish
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.96%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.82%) Ansible
2 8 (1.82%) SCOrch
3 6 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) Mesos
5 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.53%) Oracle
3 42 (9.57%) New Relic
4 16 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.28%) IBM
7 9 (2.05%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.37%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.91%) Google
9 4 (0.91%) RedGate
9 4 (0.91%) Zend
10 3 (0.68%) Adobe
10 3 (0.68%) Marketo
11 2 (0.46%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.46%) hybris
11 2 (0.46%) SAP
11 2 (0.46%) Splunk
11 2 (0.46%) Tableau
11 2 (0.46%) Workday
12 1 (0.23%) Databricks