The median contractor rate for a Web Applications Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Developer
UK
Rank 570 602 565
Rank change year-on-year +32 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 23 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 50
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +12.30% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 -

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Web Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Web Applications Developer in the job title.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Applications Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Top 20 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 25 March 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 +11 23 £365 -2.66% 20
London +31 15 £364 -27.25% 3
South East +9 3 £365 +4.28% 5
South West +3 2 £365 +78.04% 2
North West +24 1 £425 -
Berkshire +23 1 £365 -8.75% 1
West Midlands +10 1 - - 5
Surrey +10 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £235 - 1
City of London +4 1 £388 -8.82% 1
Wiltshire +2 1 £355 +222.72%
Swindon 0 1 £355 +222.72%
East of England -1 1 £235 - 1
Birmingham -1 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Peterborough - 1 £235 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 53 (63.86%) JavaScript
2 49 (59.04%) HTML
2 49 (59.04%) CSS
3 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.76%) Finance
5 30 (36.14%) AngularJS
6 25 (30.12%) HTML5
7 23 (27.71%) .NET
8 22 (26.51%) CSS3
9 21 (25.30%) React
10 20 (24.10%) Web Development
10 20 (24.10%) SQL
11 19 (22.89%) Java
12 18 (21.69%) Banking
13 17 (20.48%) C#
14 16 (19.28%) MVC
15 15 (18.07%) User Experience
16 14 (16.87%) jQuery
16 14 (16.87%) Scrum
17 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
17 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
17 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.46%) Redux
19 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
19 11 (13.25%) TDD
20 10 (12.05%) Open Source
20 10 (12.05%) Sass
20 10 (12.05%) Virtual Team
21 9 (10.84%) Web Application Development
21 9 (10.84%) Node.js

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (6.02%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) Drupal
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.20%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
2 3 (3.61%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) DKIM
3 2 (2.41%) DMARC
3 2 (2.41%) SMTP
4 1 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (1.20%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 4 (4.82%) Maven
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.61%) gulp
4 3 (3.61%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.61%) JSUnit
4 3 (3.61%) JUnit
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (3.61%) Mockito
4 3 (3.61%) webpack
5 2 (2.41%) Ant
5 2 (2.41%) Grunt
5 2 (2.41%) JIRA
5 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Front Office
3 7 (8.43%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.04%) CSS
1 49 (59.04%) HTML
2 30 (36.14%) AngularJS
3 25 (30.12%) HTML5
4 23 (27.71%) .NET
5 22 (26.51%) CSS3
6 21 (25.30%) React
7 14 (16.87%) jQuery
8 12 (14.46%) Redux
9 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.05%) Sass
11 9 (10.84%) Node.js
12 7 (8.43%) Reactive Extensions
12 7 (8.43%) REST
12 7 (8.43%) RxJS
12 7 (8.43%) Web Services
13 5 (6.02%) D3.js
13 5 (6.02%) XML
14 4 (4.82%) Ember.js
14 4 (4.82%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) User Experience
2 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.05%) Virtual Team
4 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Life Science
5 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Linux
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Android
2 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) AIX
3 1 (1.20%) webOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) Web Development
3 16 (19.28%) MVC
4 14 (16.87%) Scrum
5 11 (13.25%) TDD
6 10 (12.05%) Open Source
7 9 (10.84%) Web Application Development
8 8 (9.64%) Visualisation
9 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.43%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.43%) OO
9 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.23%) BDD
11 5 (6.02%) SDLC
12 4 (4.82%) Prototyping
12 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
13 3 (3.61%) Strategic Planning
13 3 (3.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.10%) SQL
3 19 (22.89%) Java
4 17 (20.48%) C#
5 7 (8.43%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.23%) PHP
6 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.82%) Apex Code
8 4 (4.82%) ES6
8 4 (4.82%) VBA
9 3 (3.61%) Scala
10 2 (2.41%) Python
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.20%) C
11 1 (1.20%) Delphi
11 1 (1.20%) Groovy
11 1 (1.20%) Perl
11 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe
5 1 (1.20%) Alterian
5 1 (1.20%) Borland
5 1 (1.20%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.20%) Mercator
5 1 (1.20%) Zend