The median contractor rate for a Web Applications Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Application Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 605 573
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 28 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.082% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 64
UK median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
10th Percentile £313 £319 £281
90th Percentile £501 £700 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £338
% change year-on-year -7.89% +12.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Web Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Web Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +15 26 £430 +1.17% 25
UK excluding London +53 14 £350 -7.89% 24
London -1 12 £468 -18.69% 2
North of England +54 3 - - 2
South East +11 3 £400 +10.34% 6
Midlands +14 2 £325 -16.12% 8
East of England -6 2 £420 -13.84% 3
South West - 2 £350 - 4
Scotland +31 1 £350 -21.78%
Wales - 1 £313 -

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Web Applications 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 featuring Web Applications Developer in the job title.

1 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 34 (65.38%) HTML
3 32 (61.54%) CSS
4 30 (57.69%) AngularJS
5 28 (53.85%) Java
6 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (44.23%) Web Development
7 22 (42.31%) HTML5
8 19 (36.54%) .NET
9 17 (32.69%) Finance
9 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
9 17 (32.69%) React
10 15 (28.85%) CSS3
11 14 (26.92%) Front Office
11 14 (26.92%) C#
11 14 (26.92%) SQL
12 13 (25.00%) Node.js
12 13 (25.00%) User Experience
13 12 (23.08%) TypeScript
13 12 (23.08%) MVC
13 12 (23.08%) jQuery
13 12 (23.08%) Banking
14 11 (21.15%) Scrum
14 11 (21.15%) Web Services
14 11 (21.15%) Redux
15 10 (19.23%) RxJS
15 10 (19.23%) Reactive Extensions
15 10 (19.23%) Open Source
15 10 (19.23%) TDD
15 10 (19.23%) Virtual Team

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
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 4 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) Tornado
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.85%) Bluemix
3 2 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) JUnit
3 3 (5.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.85%) gulp
4 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.85%) Mockito
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) webpack
5 1 (1.92%) Babel
5 1 (1.92%) git-flow
5 1 (1.92%) Gradle
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.92%) Mocha
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Front Office
3 12 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) CSS
3 30 (57.69%) AngularJS
4 22 (42.31%) HTML5
5 19 (36.54%) .NET
6 17 (32.69%) React
7 15 (28.85%) CSS3
8 13 (25.00%) Node.js
9 12 (23.08%) jQuery
10 11 (21.15%) Redux
10 11 (21.15%) Web Services
11 10 (19.23%) Reactive Extensions
11 10 (19.23%) RxJS
12 9 (17.31%) REST
12 9 (17.31%) Spring
13 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
13 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (11.54%) Angular 2
14 6 (11.54%) Sass
15 4 (7.69%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 13 (25.00%) User Experience
3 10 (19.23%) Virtual Team
4 5 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.69%) Market Risk
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.85%) Life Science
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Android
2 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (44.23%) Web Development
2 12 (23.08%) MVC
3 11 (21.15%) Scrum
4 10 (19.23%) Open Source
4 10 (19.23%) TDD
5 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.46%) Web Application Development
6 6 (11.54%) Analytics
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.54%) Front End Development
6 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.62%) BDD
7 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) Machine Learning
7 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 28 (53.85%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) TypeScript
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) ES6
7 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin