Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 98 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 -32 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,458 2,481 3,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 2.55% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.98% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,793 1,734 2,508
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +2.46%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £263
90th Percentile £637 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 38 38
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.56% +114.29% -41.26%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.38 £11.18
90th Percentile £56.25 £52.15 £44.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +136.84% -48.30%

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 87,849 83,375 90,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.61% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,038 54,987 60,016
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,412 2,057 2,375
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% +2.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -7 2,271 £450 +5.88% 1,581
London +2 1,224 £500 +5.26% 381
UK excluding London -31 1,197 £400 +6.67% 1,270
South East -11 426 £425 +9.68% 272
North of England -17 250 £400 +6.67% 353
Scotland -22 137 £400 +6.67% 42
South West -24 136 £388 +10.71% 176
Midlands -62 130 £388 +3.33% 245
Yorkshire -16 114 £400 - 123
North West -20 112 £375 - 196
East of England -12 98 £350 -6.67% 154
West Midlands -53 78 £375 +7.14% 121
East Midlands -20 52 £400 - 124
North East -3 24 £400 - 34
Wales -37 12 £390 -2.50% 18
Northern Ireland +42 8 £300 - 9

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,579 (64.24%) JavaScript
2 1,419 (57.73%) HTML
3 1,284 (52.24%) CSS
4 1,063 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
5 757 (30.80%) AngularJS
6 651 (26.48%) HTML5
7 621 (25.26%) .NET
8 588 (23.92%) Java
9 569 (23.15%) C#
10 559 (22.74%) Git (software)
11 506 (20.59%) React
12 490 (19.93%) MVC
13 450 (18.31%) SQL
14 443 (18.02%) TDD
15 436 (17.74%) jQuery
16 434 (17.66%) Finance
17 411 (16.72%) PHP
18 387 (15.74%) CSS3
19 381 (15.50%) Node.js
20 374 (15.22%) Scrum
21 362 (14.73%) Front End Development
22 361 (14.69%) User Experience
23 350 (14.24%) Web Services
24 346 (14.08%) ASP.NET
25 344 (14.00%) REST
26 327 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
27 312 (12.69%) SQL Server
28 302 (12.29%) Test Automation
29 297 (12.08%) Linux
30 263 (10.70%) 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
1 158 (6.43%) CMS
2 115 (4.68%) WordPress
3 93 (3.78%) Confluence
4 74 (3.01%) Apache
5 52 (2.12%) Drupal
6 51 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 49 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 33 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 23 (0.94%) JBoss
10 23 (0.94%) nginx
10 23 (0.94%) Umbraco
11 22 (0.90%) IIS
12 20 (0.81%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.61%) EPiServer
13 15 (0.61%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.49%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 91 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 24 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.37%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.33%) InVision
8 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.20%) InDesign
11 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.041%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 49 (1.99%) Magento
2 20 (0.81%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.20%) Shopify
7 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.041%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.041%) Maximo
9 1 (0.041%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.041%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.041%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.041%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 230 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (4.11%) npm
4 79 (3.21%) GitHub
5 60 (2.44%) Serverless
6 57 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 51 (2.07%) Google Analytics
8 23 (0.94%) Office 365
9 21 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
9 21 (0.85%) SaaS
10 19 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (0.65%) Heroku
12 16 (0.65%) NuGet
13 15 (0.61%) PaaS
14 11 (0.45%) IaaS
15 10 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.37%) G Suite
17 8 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 117 (4.76%) HTTP
2 73 (2.97%) Internet
3 53 (2.16%) Intranet
4 38 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.81%) Firewall
6 17 (0.69%) SSH
7 16 (0.65%) SSL
8 11 (0.45%) BIG-IP
8 11 (0.45%) DNS
9 9 (0.37%) SMS
10 7 (0.28%) MQTT
10 7 (0.28%) RTMP
11 4 (0.16%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.16%) WEP
11 4 (0.16%) Wireless
12 3 (0.12%) SNMP
13 2 (0.081%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.081%) FTP
13 2 (0.081%) SMTP
13 2 (0.081%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 230 (9.36%) Relational Database
3 192 (7.81%) MySQL
4 124 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 103 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 92 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (3.21%) Redis
8 51 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 41 (1.67%) Big Data
9 41 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (1.38%) Neo4j
11 32 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 31 (1.26%) Hadoop
13 30 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (1.06%) Oracle Database
15 25 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
18 15 (0.61%) MS Access
19 14 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 559 (22.74%) Git (software)
2 238 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 180 (7.32%) JIRA
4 133 (5.41%) Selenium
5 114 (4.64%) webpack
6 94 (3.82%) Maven
7 92 (3.74%) gulp
8 91 (3.70%) Grunt
8 91 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 90 (3.66%) Subversion
10 89 (3.62%) Visual Studio
11 79 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 78 (3.17%) TeamCity
13 66 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
14 61 (2.48%) Cucumber
15 53 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
16 48 (1.95%) JUnit
16 48 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
17 46 (1.87%) Mocha
18 45 (1.83%) Bitbucket
General
1 434 (17.66%) Finance
2 218 (8.87%) Banking
3 120 (4.88%) Front Office
4 102 (4.15%) Marketing
5 88 (3.58%) Advertising
6 86 (3.50%) Retail
7 71 (2.89%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.87%) Back Office
9 34 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.30%) Games
11 26 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.98%) Law
13 19 (0.77%) Legal
14 12 (0.49%) Publishing
15 10 (0.41%) Automotive
16 8 (0.33%) Electronics
16 8 (0.33%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.28%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.24%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 2,056 (83.65%) Developer
2 723 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 355 (14.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 302 (12.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 275 (11.19%) .NET Developer
6 262 (10.66%) C# Developer
7 241 (9.80%) Java Developer
8 231 (9.40%) React Developer
9 217 (8.83%) Senior Developer
10 205 (8.34%) Full Stack Developer
11 163 (6.63%) Angular Developer
12 154 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 147 (5.98%) PHP Developer
14 134 (5.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 133 (5.41%) Python Developer
16 125 (5.09%) HTML Developer
17 116 (4.72%) UI Developer
18 88 (3.58%) Full Stack Web Developer
19 80 (3.25%) .NET Web Developer
20 78 (3.17%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,419 (57.73%) HTML
2 1,284 (52.24%) CSS
3 757 (30.80%) AngularJS
4 651 (26.48%) HTML5
5 621 (25.26%) .NET
6 506 (20.59%) React
7 436 (17.74%) jQuery
8 387 (15.74%) CSS3
9 381 (15.50%) Node.js
10 350 (14.24%) Web Services
11 346 (14.08%) ASP.NET
12 344 (14.00%) REST
13 239 (9.72%) Sass
14 203 (8.26%) Redux
15 200 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 199 (8.10%) Spring
17 195 (7.93%) RESTful
18 186 (7.57%) .NET Framework
19 183 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
20 158 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 361 (14.69%) User Experience
2 145 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 115 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 103 (4.19%) Fintech
6 71 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 71 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
7 70 (2.85%) Algorithms
8 51 (2.07%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (0.98%) Social Media
12 23 (0.94%) Derivative
13 22 (0.90%) Hedge funds
14 17 (0.69%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.61%) NHS
15 15 (0.61%) N-Tier
16 14 (0.57%) Equities
16 14 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 297 (12.08%) Linux
2 108 (4.39%) Unix
3 85 (3.46%) Windows
4 68 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.95%) Android
6 33 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 13 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.37%) Solaris
11 8 (0.33%) SUSE
11 8 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.24%) CentOS
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.12%) Debian
16 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,063 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (19.93%) MVC
3 443 (18.02%) TDD
4 374 (15.22%) Scrum
5 362 (14.73%) Front End Development
6 327 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
7 302 (12.29%) Test Automation
8 189 (7.69%) OO
9 184 (7.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 183 (7.45%) E-Commerce
10 183 (7.45%) Microservices
11 182 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
12 178 (7.24%) DevOps
13 174 (7.08%) Software Engineering
14 172 (7.00%) Unit Testing
15 165 (6.71%) Analytics
16 153 (6.22%) BDD
17 152 (6.18%) SDLC
18 118 (4.80%) Workflow
19 115 (4.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,579 (64.24%) JavaScript
2 588 (23.92%) Java
3 569 (23.15%) C#
4 450 (18.31%) SQL
5 411 (16.72%) PHP
6 263 (10.70%) Python
7 206 (8.38%) TypeScript
8 149 (6.06%) ES6
9 78 (3.17%) Java 8
10 67 (2.73%) Ruby
11 51 (2.07%) Scala
12 50 (2.03%) C++
13 37 (1.51%) T-SQL
14 34 (1.38%) Perl
15 23 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 21 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 20 (0.81%) C
17 20 (0.81%) Go
18 18 (0.73%) Objective-C
19 16 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 153 (6.22%) Degree
2 96 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 55 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.33%) PhD
7 6 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.20%) MCSE
8 5 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.16%) MCDST
9 4 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.12%) PMP
10 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.081%) HND
11 2 (0.081%) MCP
11 2 (0.081%) MCTS
11 2 (0.081%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.21%) QA
2 10 (0.41%) MiFID
3 9 (0.37%) GDPR
4 7 (0.28%) SLA
4 7 (0.28%) WCAG
5 6 (0.24%) PMO
6 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.16%) WAI
8 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.081%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.081%) PSD2
10 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.041%) EMIR
10 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 215 (8.75%) Docker
2 11 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.45%) HDFS
3 6 (0.24%) vCloud
4 5 (0.20%) LXC
5 4 (0.16%) KVM
5 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.081%) Postfix
6 2 (0.081%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.041%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.041%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.041%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 57 (2.32%) Ansible
3 42 (1.71%) Puppet
4 34 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.37%) Grafana
6 9 (0.37%) Graphite
7 7 (0.28%) CFEngine
7 7 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.24%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.24%) Terraform
9 4 (0.16%) SCCM
10 3 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.12%) Kibana
10 3 (0.12%) Packer
10 3 (0.12%) Salt
11 2 (0.081%) Fail2ban
11 2 (0.081%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.081%) SELinux
Vendors
1 220 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 203 (8.26%) Oracle
3 142 (5.78%) Google
4 87 (3.54%) Adobe
5 45 (1.83%) IBM
6 39 (1.59%) Zend
7 33 (1.34%) SAP
8 26 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 22 (0.90%) Splunk
11 21 (0.85%) ION Trading
12 19 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.73%) hybris
14 15 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.57%) Demandware
16 13 (0.53%) Kony
16 13 (0.53%) MuleSoft
17 11 (0.45%) F5
18 10 (0.41%) Progress
19 9 (0.37%) VMware