Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Applications Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 760 773
Rank change year-on-year -40 +13 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 75 136 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 91 92
UK median daily rate £400 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £308 £318 £287
90th Percentile £518 £700 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +56.25% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 6 months to 19 November 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 14 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 6 months to 19 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 -38 69 £400 -3.61% 12
London -71 40 £450 - 2
UK excluding London +8 33 £363 -3.33% 10
South East -4 10 £388 +10.71% 3
Midlands +27 7 £350 +4.48% 1
North of England +55 6 £250 -37.50% 3
East Midlands +9 5 £325 -1.52%
East of England -12 5 £463 +5.71% 2
North West +24 4 £250 -25.37% 2
South West +7 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Scotland -5 3 £363 -23.68%
West Midlands +28 2 £475 +40.74% 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £325 -25.71%
Wales +15 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 56 (74.67%) JavaScript
2 38 (50.67%) AngularJS
3 36 (48.00%) Java
4 31 (41.33%) HTML
5 30 (40.00%) CSS
6 29 (38.67%) Node.js
7 26 (34.67%) Finance
8 25 (33.33%) C#
9 24 (32.00%) Front Office
9 24 (32.00%) jQuery
10 23 (30.67%) Front End Development
11 22 (29.33%) Analytics
11 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (29.33%) Asset Management
12 21 (28.00%) Market Risk
13 19 (25.33%) .NET
14 18 (24.00%) Web Development
15 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
15 16 (21.33%) SQL
15 16 (21.33%) Web Services
15 16 (21.33%) MVC
16 15 (20.00%) HTML5
17 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
18 12 (16.00%) XML
18 12 (16.00%) RESTful
19 11 (14.67%) OO
19 11 (14.67%) Python
19 11 (14.67%) Quantitative Trading
20 10 (13.33%) CSS3
21 9 (12.00%) Sass

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 (5.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (5.33%) CMS
1 4 (5.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Tornado
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) GIMP
1 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) npm
3 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) ATM
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) Power BI
5 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.67%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) PHPUnit
3 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (4.00%) NUnit
4 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.67%) GitLab
5 2 (2.67%) JUnit
5 2 (2.67%) PhpStorm
5 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.33%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) Gradle
6 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.33%) Mockito
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Front Office
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) AngularJS
2 31 (41.33%) HTML
3 30 (40.00%) CSS
4 29 (38.67%) Node.js
5 24 (32.00%) jQuery
6 19 (25.33%) .NET
7 16 (21.33%) Web Services
8 15 (20.00%) HTML5
9 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
10 12 (16.00%) RESTful
10 12 (16.00%) XML
11 10 (13.33%) CSS3
12 9 (12.00%) REST
12 9 (12.00%) Sass
13 8 (10.67%) JSON
14 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (9.33%) React
14 7 (9.33%) Spring
14 7 (9.33%) WCF
15 6 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Market Risk
2 6 (8.00%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Front End Development
2 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Analytics
2 22 (29.33%) Asset Management
3 18 (24.00%) Web Development
4 16 (21.33%) MVC
5 11 (14.67%) OO
5 11 (14.67%) Quantitative Trading
6 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.67%) CRM
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
8 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Coaching
9 4 (5.33%) Machine Learning
9 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.33%) OOD
9 4 (5.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (74.67%) JavaScript
2 36 (48.00%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) C#
4 16 (21.33%) SQL
5 11 (14.67%) Python
6 7 (9.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.00%) C
8 3 (4.00%) C++
8 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.00%) XAML
9 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Zend
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Splunk
5 1 (1.33%) Thales
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin