Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 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 Development
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 85 65
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 0
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,470 2,494 3,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.73% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.22% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,856 1,777 2,311
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £270 £250
90th Percentile £626 £563 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 51
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.71% +70.00% -12.86%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.68 £9.50
90th Percentile £39.95 £59.65 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -30.59% +123.68% -36.67%

Web 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 85,849 77,433 89,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.78% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,597 50,637 59,106
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,337 2,076 2,273
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Development in the UK

Web 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 Development within the UK over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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 -8 2,287 £450 +9.09% 1,499
UK excluding London -29 1,232 £400 +6.67% 1,151
London -2 1,197 £500 +6.95% 418
South East -10 460 £425 +16.44% 284
North of England -26 276 £375 - 317
Midlands -34 150 £375 - 234
Yorkshire -27 144 £378 -5.63% 109
Scotland -54 120 £400 +6.67% 46
North West -13 103 £375 - 185
South West -23 99 £395 +5.33% 127
East of England -3 98 £393 +12.14% 117
West Midlands -34 85 £375 +3.45% 136
East Midlands -16 66 £375 -6.25% 97
North East -19 29 £388 +10.71% 23
Wales -38 22 £375 +38.89% 17
Northern Ireland - 8 £313 - 8

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Web Development.

1 1,627 (65.87%) JavaScript
2 1,459 (59.07%) HTML
3 1,376 (55.71%) CSS
4 1,098 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
5 791 (32.02%) AngularJS
6 710 (28.74%) HTML5
7 664 (26.88%) .NET
8 617 (24.98%) C#
9 579 (23.44%) Java
10 549 (22.23%) Git (software)
11 542 (21.94%) MVC
12 510 (20.65%) React
13 497 (20.12%) jQuery
14 465 (18.83%) CSS3
15 462 (18.70%) TDD
16 443 (17.94%) Node.js
17 417 (16.88%) Finance
17 417 (16.88%) Front End Development
18 412 (16.68%) Web Services
19 411 (16.64%) ASP.NET
20 393 (15.91%) SQL Server
21 375 (15.18%) Linux
22 374 (15.14%) SQL
23 365 (14.78%) REST
24 363 (14.70%) User Experience
25 354 (14.33%) PHP
26 342 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
27 321 (13.00%) Test Automation
28 298 (12.06%) Scrum
29 296 (11.98%) Python

Web 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
1 126 (5.10%) CMS
2 116 (4.70%) WordPress
3 88 (3.56%) Confluence
4 70 (2.83%) Apache
5 63 (2.55%) Drupal
6 41 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 39 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
8 36 (1.46%) IIS
9 34 (1.38%) SharePoint
10 29 (1.17%) Umbraco
11 28 (1.13%) WebSphere
12 27 (1.09%) nginx
13 22 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 18 (0.73%) Apache Spark
14 18 (0.73%) JBoss
15 16 (0.65%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (0.49%) EPiServer
18 11 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
19 9 (0.36%) Kentico
Applications
1 63 (2.55%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.12%) InDesign
7 3 (0.12%) InVision
7 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.081%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.081%) GIMP
9 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.040%) Houdini
9 1 (0.040%) Maya
9 1 (0.040%) NUKE
9 1 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (1.90%) Magento
2 21 (0.85%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.12%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.081%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (0.081%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.081%) Shopify
7 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.040%) Maximo
7 1 (0.040%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.040%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.040%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 210 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (3.85%) npm
4 85 (3.44%) GitHub
5 71 (2.87%) Serverless
6 45 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 36 (1.46%) Google Analytics
8 26 (1.05%) SaaS
9 24 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (0.89%) Google Tag Manager
11 15 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.61%) Yarn
12 14 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
13 13 (0.53%) Heroku
14 11 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.45%) PaaS
15 10 (0.40%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.40%) IaaS
16 9 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.70%) HTTP
2 48 (1.94%) Internet
3 20 (0.81%) Intranet
4 14 (0.57%) SMS
5 8 (0.32%) DNS
6 6 (0.24%) MQTT
6 6 (0.24%) RTMP
6 6 (0.24%) SSH
6 6 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.16%) Firewall
7 4 (0.16%) Skype
7 4 (0.16%) WEP
8 3 (0.12%) DSL
8 3 (0.12%) FTP
8 3 (0.12%) LAN
8 3 (0.12%) SSL
8 3 (0.12%) WAN
9 2 (0.081%) SMTP
9 2 (0.081%) SNA
10 1 (0.040%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 256 (10.36%) Relational Database
3 149 (6.03%) MySQL
4 121 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 117 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 93 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (3.48%) Redis
8 55 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 43 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 36 (1.46%) Big Data
11 36 (1.46%) Neo4j
12 33 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 31 (1.26%) RDBMS
14 27 (1.09%) Hadoop
15 24 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (0.93%) Blockchain
16 23 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 21 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.81%) KDB
Development Applications
1 549 (22.23%) Git (software)
2 255 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 152 (6.15%) webpack
4 144 (5.83%) JIRA
5 114 (4.62%) Grunt
6 103 (4.17%) Subversion
7 98 (3.97%) Selenium
8 95 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 92 (3.72%) gulp
10 91 (3.68%) Jasmine
10 91 (3.68%) Maven
11 83 (3.36%) Mocha
12 67 (2.71%) Karma Test Runner
13 64 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 59 (2.39%) TeamCity
15 58 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
16 57 (2.31%) Babel
17 53 (2.15%) Cucumber
18 50 (2.02%) JUnit
19 48 (1.94%) Sinon.JS
General
1 417 (16.88%) Finance
2 257 (10.40%) Banking
3 117 (4.74%) Front Office
4 107 (4.33%) Marketing
5 78 (3.16%) Retail
6 73 (2.96%) Advertising
7 70 (2.83%) Investment Banking
8 59 (2.39%) Games
9 43 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.17%) Back Office
11 23 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.77%) Law
13 11 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.45%) Publishing
14 10 (0.40%) Electronics
14 10 (0.40%) French Language
15 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.24%) Automotive
16 6 (0.24%) Legal
16 6 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,049 (82.96%) Developer
2 774 (31.34%) Web Developer
3 351 (14.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 298 (12.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 280 (11.34%) .NET Developer
6 267 (10.81%) C# Developer
7 247 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 237 (9.60%) React Developer
9 235 (9.51%) Full Stack Developer
10 212 (8.58%) Senior Developer
11 173 (7.00%) Angular Developer
12 146 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 144 (5.83%) PHP Developer
14 142 (5.75%) HTML Developer
14 142 (5.75%) Python Developer
15 139 (5.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 107 (4.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
17 102 (4.13%) Django Developer
18 98 (3.97%) Python/Django Developer
19 91 (3.68%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,459 (59.07%) HTML
2 1,376 (55.71%) CSS
3 791 (32.02%) AngularJS
4 710 (28.74%) HTML5
5 664 (26.88%) .NET
6 510 (20.65%) React
7 497 (20.12%) jQuery
8 465 (18.83%) CSS3
9 443 (17.94%) Node.js
10 412 (16.68%) Web Services
11 411 (16.64%) ASP.NET
12 365 (14.78%) REST
13 258 (10.45%) Sass
14 238 (9.64%) RESTful
15 213 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 206 (8.34%) .NET Framework
17 182 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
18 178 (7.21%) Spring
19 175 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 168 (6.80%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 363 (14.70%) User Experience
2 156 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
3 134 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (2.83%) Fintech
5 62 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 54 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 53 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 48 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
9 47 (1.90%) Fixed Income
10 36 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (1.34%) iPad
12 31 (1.26%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 28 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
14 26 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 24 (0.97%) Equities
16 21 (0.85%) Derivative
17 18 (0.73%) NHS
17 18 (0.73%) W3C
18 17 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 375 (15.18%) Linux
2 146 (5.91%) Unix
3 84 (3.40%) Windows
4 74 (3.00%) Mac OS X
5 63 (2.55%) Android
6 62 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.36%) CentOS
9 9 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.20%) Nucleus RTOS
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.20%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.16%) Solaris
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,098 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (21.94%) MVC
3 462 (18.70%) TDD
4 417 (16.88%) Front End Development
5 342 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
6 321 (13.00%) Test Automation
7 298 (12.06%) Scrum
8 227 (9.19%) Microservices
9 225 (9.11%) OO
10 213 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 199 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 192 (7.77%) BDD
13 186 (7.53%) Unit Testing
14 185 (7.49%) SDLC
15 173 (7.00%) DevOps
16 165 (6.68%) Problem-Solving
17 151 (6.11%) Software Engineering
18 142 (5.75%) Workflow
19 133 (5.38%) Open Source
20 129 (5.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,627 (65.87%) JavaScript
2 617 (24.98%) C#
3 579 (23.44%) Java
4 374 (15.14%) SQL
5 354 (14.33%) PHP
6 296 (11.98%) Python
7 198 (8.02%) TypeScript
8 166 (6.72%) ES6
9 65 (2.63%) Java 8
10 64 (2.59%) Ruby
11 47 (1.90%) Scala
12 43 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.58%) Go
14 35 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 30 (1.21%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.01%) C++
17 23 (0.93%) C
18 19 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.65%) ES7
20 15 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (4.17%) Degree
2 87 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 70 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.32%) PhD
7 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.20%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.16%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.12%) PMP
10 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.081%) HND
11 2 (0.081%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.081%) MCP
11 2 (0.081%) MCPD
11 2 (0.081%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (2.79%) QA
2 11 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.36%) GDPR
3 9 (0.36%) PMO
4 7 (0.28%) SLA
4 7 (0.28%) WCAG
5 6 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.24%) GCP
6 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.20%) MiFID
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.12%) WAI
9 2 (0.081%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.040%) Basel II
10 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.040%) EMIR
System Software
1 240 (9.72%) Docker
2 9 (0.36%) HDFS
3 8 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.081%) Postfix
6 2 (0.081%) vCloud
7 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 65 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 33 (1.34%) Ansible
3 24 (0.97%) Puppet
4 23 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.24%) Grafana
5 6 (0.24%) Graphite
6 5 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.20%) Rancher
7 4 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.12%) Nagios
8 3 (0.12%) Salt
8 3 (0.12%) SELinux
8 3 (0.12%) Terraform
9 2 (0.081%) Fail2ban
9 2 (0.081%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.081%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 223 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 199 (8.06%) Oracle
3 103 (4.17%) Google
4 74 (3.00%) Adobe
5 36 (1.46%) Zend
6 33 (1.34%) Atlassian
7 32 (1.30%) IBM
8 31 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (0.89%) Sitecore
10 21 (0.85%) ION Trading
10 21 (0.85%) SAP
11 17 (0.69%) Rackspace
12 12 (0.49%) Telerik
13 11 (0.45%) hybris
13 11 (0.45%) Splunk
14 10 (0.40%) Demandware
15 7 (0.28%) Facebook
15 7 (0.28%) Optimizely
15 7 (0.28%) Perforce
15 7 (0.28%) VMware