The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 259 207
Rank change year-on-year +14 -52  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 426 510 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.96% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 362 480
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.32 £19.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.45% +3.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £10.40 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £108.00 £40.50 £29.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year +136.84% +1.83%  

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +12 390 £400 +8.84% 302
London -10 177 £461 +15.31% 54
South East +50 92 £400 +9.58% 71
Surrey +25 38 £425 -11.68% 9
Scotland +28 29 £375 +15.38% 11
City of London -7 28 £475 +26.66% 9
Redhill - 27 £425 -
West Midlands +20 25 £350 +7.69% 31
East Midlands +1 23 £325 -5.45% 16
North West +6 21 £350 - 32
East of England -17 19 £360 +10.76% 40
Edinburgh +4 16 £400 +48.14% 3
East Sussex +14 15 £292 -10.15% 9
South West -8 15 £340 +7.93% 33
Birmingham +18 14 £325 -7.14% 7
Brighton +13 14 £313 -3.84% 8
Manchester +7 14 £365 +4.28% 17
Berkshire +15 13 £358 -4.66% 9
Glasgow +7 12 £363 +1.75% 4
Yorkshire +6 12 £311 -4.23% 21
Hampshire +10 9 £331 -1.85% 16
Hertfordshire +3 9 £350 +7.69% 6
Leicestershire -3 9 £300 -7.69%
West Yorkshire +11 8 £313 -3.84% 12
Leeds +8 7 £318 -2.30% 5
Oxfordshire -14 7 £413 +60.97% 8
Northamptonshire 0 6 £435 +3.57% 5
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £395 +12.85% 14
West Sussex +20 5 £475 +5.55% 7
Wiltshire +7 5 £378 +162.60% 3

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Web 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 Developer in the job title.

1 787 (92.26%) Web Development
2 635 (74.44%) JavaScript
3 579 (67.88%) HTML
4 553 (64.83%) CSS
5 324 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (35.99%) HTML5
7 304 (35.64%) AngularJS
8 272 (31.89%) jQuery
9 236 (27.67%) CSS3
10 219 (25.67%) .NET
11 191 (22.39%) MVC
11 191 (22.39%) Finance
12 188 (22.04%) C#
13 170 (19.93%) React
14 166 (19.46%) Git (software)
15 153 (17.94%) Java
16 150 (17.58%) User Experience
17 149 (17.47%) Node.js
18 141 (16.53%) TDD
19 139 (16.30%) Web Services
20 136 (15.94%) Front End Development
21 130 (15.24%) SQL
22 125 (14.65%) ASP.NET
23 123 (14.42%) SQL Server
24 122 (14.30%) Python
24 122 (14.30%) Ajax
25 115 (13.48%) PHP
26 114 (13.36%) Scrum
27 102 (11.96%) MySQL
28 101 (11.84%) Continuous Integration

Web 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 98 (11.49%) CMS
2 43 (5.04%) WordPress
3 29 (3.40%) Apache
4 20 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.23%) Drupal
6 18 (2.11%) EPiServer
7 16 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.06%) DNN
9 9 (1.06%) GeoServer
9 9 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.82%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.82%) IIS
10 7 (0.82%) JBoss
11 6 (0.70%) Confluence
12 5 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 51 (5.98%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.35%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.35%) InDesign
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.41%) SaaS
4 11 (1.29%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.70%) GitHub
6 6 (0.70%) PaaS
7 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.59%) Heroku
8 4 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.23%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.23%) Trello
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.52%) Internet
2 11 (1.29%) HTTP
3 7 (0.82%) Intranet
4 5 (0.59%) SSH
4 5 (0.59%) SSL
5 3 (0.35%) DNS
6 2 (0.23%) Broadband
6 2 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 102 (11.96%) MySQL
3 55 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 38 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 23 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 21 (2.46%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.29%) Big Data
12 9 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.94%) Redis
13 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.82%) QGIS
15 6 (0.70%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.70%) Presto
16 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 166 (19.46%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.50%) Subversion
3 44 (5.16%) Jenkins
4 42 (4.92%) Selenium
5 32 (3.75%) Grunt
6 30 (3.52%) Maven
6 30 (3.52%) Visual Studio
7 25 (2.93%) JIRA
8 24 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 23 (2.70%) gulp
10 21 (2.46%) TeamCity
11 20 (2.34%) Jasmine
12 18 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
13 17 (1.99%) JUnit
13 17 (1.99%) NUnit
14 16 (1.88%) webpack
15 14 (1.64%) Mocha
16 13 (1.52%) Protractor
17 11 (1.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 191 (22.39%) Finance
2 100 (11.72%) Banking
3 37 (4.34%) Marketing
4 33 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.40%) Front Office
6 24 (2.81%) Retail
7 22 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.64%) Games
8 14 (1.64%) Publishing
9 13 (1.52%) Legal
10 12 (1.41%) Electronics
11 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.47%) German Language
12 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.35%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.35%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.35%) Russian Language
13 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (67.88%) HTML
2 553 (64.83%) CSS
3 307 (35.99%) HTML5
4 304 (35.64%) AngularJS
5 272 (31.89%) jQuery
6 236 (27.67%) CSS3
7 219 (25.67%) .NET
8 170 (19.93%) React
9 149 (17.47%) Node.js
10 139 (16.30%) Web Services
11 125 (14.65%) ASP.NET
12 122 (14.30%) Ajax
13 99 (11.61%) Sass
14 93 (10.90%) REST
15 91 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 84 (9.85%) RESTful
17 80 (9.38%) JSON
18 71 (8.32%) XML
19 70 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
20 63 (7.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 150 (17.58%) User Experience
2 30 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (2.81%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (1.99%) Fintech
6 17 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.29%) W3C
9 10 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.17%) Equities
9 10 (1.17%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.17%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.94%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.70%) Linked Data
12 5 (0.59%) Derivative
13 4 (0.47%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.47%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.47%) iPad
13 4 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.03%) Linux
2 48 (5.63%) Unix
3 30 (3.52%) Windows
4 21 (2.46%) Android
5 14 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.35%) Debian
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (92.26%) Web Development
2 324 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (22.39%) MVC
4 141 (16.53%) TDD
5 136 (15.94%) Front End Development
6 114 (13.36%) Scrum
7 101 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (8.44%) BDD
9 71 (8.32%) Test Automation
9 71 (8.32%) Web Design
10 62 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 50 (5.86%) E-Commerce
11 50 (5.86%) OO
12 48 (5.63%) Wireframes
13 47 (5.51%) Microservices
14 41 (4.81%) DevOps
15 39 (4.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 39 (4.57%) OOP
16 38 (4.45%) Continuous Deployment
17 34 (3.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 635 (74.44%) JavaScript
2 188 (22.04%) C#
3 153 (17.94%) Java
4 130 (15.24%) SQL
5 122 (14.30%) Python
6 115 (13.48%) PHP
7 62 (7.27%) TypeScript
8 39 (4.57%) ES6
9 37 (4.34%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.23%) Ruby
11 13 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.41%) Perl
12 12 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.29%) XPath
14 9 (1.06%) Scala
15 7 (0.82%) ECMAScript
15 7 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.70%) Groovy
16 6 (0.70%) VB
17 5 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 54 (6.33%) Degree
2 27 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.81%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) FATCA
3 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 48 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.70%) Control-M
3 4 (0.47%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.35%) Terraform
5 2 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (7.15%) Oracle
2 58 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.40%) Adobe
4 26 (3.05%) Google
5 17 (1.99%) Telerik
6 12 (1.41%) Demandware
7 10 (1.17%) SAP
7 10 (1.17%) Zend
8 9 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.82%) Sencha
10 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.70%) Sybase
10 6 (0.70%) Twitter
11 5 (0.59%) Solace
12 4 (0.47%) Progress
13 3 (0.35%) IBM
14 2 (0.23%) Apple
14 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.23%) Kofax
14 2 (0.23%) MuleSoft
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Day rate dependant on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £27,500 - £37,500 depending on experience
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Warwickshire
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
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London
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Long term contract
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Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
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London
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Verticality Ltd
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Essex
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Berkshire
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