Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 120 109
Rank change year-on-year -38 -11 -28
Contract jobs citing Web Development 1,148 2,110 2,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 2.13% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.43% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 1,514 1,706
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £294
90th Percentile £636 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 31
UK median hourly rate £27.34 £35.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.89% +29.63% -25.00%
10th Percentile £14.22 £13.50 £17.25
90th Percentile £52.88 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -26.43% - -2.78%

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 58,423 86,674 87,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.03% 87.37% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,759 57,281 58,508
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,925 2,262 2,145
UK median hourly rate £23.35 £23.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +1.52% -3.73%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £53.17 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +3.11%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -43 1,023 £450 - 1,318
UK excluding London -26 645 £400 - 1,060
London -27 474 £500 - 351
South East +8 192 £425 -3.13% 241
North of England -39 133 £375 -11.76% 267
South West +12 128 £400 -5.88% 130
Scotland -6 96 £423 +12.67% 53
North West -24 64 £338 -10.00% 144
Midlands -3 55 £388 +3.33% 217
Yorkshire -31 42 £450 -10.00% 90
West Midlands +17 37 £360 +2.86% 115
East of England +12 33 £400 +8.11% 111
North East +30 27 £410 -9.89% 33
East Midlands -1 16 £388 +3.33% 102
Wales +7 9 £475 +12.43% 27
Northern Ireland +6 1 £375 -11.14% 13

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 628 (54.70%) JavaScript
2 548 (47.74%) HTML
3 529 (46.08%) CSS
4 494 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
5 338 (29.44%) AngularJS
6 322 (28.05%) .NET
7 317 (27.61%) C#
8 247 (21.52%) React
9 237 (20.64%) HTML5
10 230 (20.03%) Java
11 226 (19.69%) Git (software)
12 213 (18.55%) SQL
13 199 (17.33%) Test Automation
14 195 (16.99%) TDD
15 192 (16.72%) SQL Server
16 171 (14.90%) ASP.NET
17 170 (14.81%) MVC
18 163 (14.20%) jQuery
19 156 (13.59%) Web Services
20 153 (13.33%) Azure
21 152 (13.24%) Front End Development
22 151 (13.15%) PHP
23 148 (12.89%) Scrum
23 148 (12.89%) JSON
24 144 (12.54%) REST
25 143 (12.46%) Node.js
26 141 (12.28%) User Experience
27 136 (11.85%) CSS3
28 135 (11.76%) Microservices
28 135 (11.76%) Finance

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 98 (8.54%) CMS
2 38 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (2.96%) WordPress
4 31 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 30 (2.61%) Drupal
6 29 (2.53%) Umbraco
7 23 (2.00%) IIS
8 20 (1.74%) Apache
9 19 (1.66%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.31%) JBoss
11 12 (1.05%) nginx
12 11 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.87%) Confluence
14 9 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.70%) Camunda
16 7 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.44%) Anypoint
19 4 (0.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 20 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.52%) Sketch
8 5 (0.44%) InDesign
8 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.17%) InVision
10 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.17%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.087%) GIMP
11 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.087%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 20 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (1.48%) Magento
3 14 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.44%) Shopify
5 4 (0.35%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.087%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.087%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.087%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.087%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 153 (13.33%) Azure
2 127 (11.06%) AWS
3 73 (6.36%) GitHub
4 37 (3.22%) Serverless
5 36 (3.14%) Power Platform
6 34 (2.96%) Google Analytics
7 25 (2.18%) GCP
8 22 (1.92%) PaaS
9 18 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (1.31%) npm
11 10 (0.87%) Azure Functions
12 9 (0.78%) Azure Stack
12 9 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.78%) Office 365
13 7 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.61%) Firebase
13 7 (0.61%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.52%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.52%) Trello
15 5 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.79%) HTTP
2 28 (2.44%) Intranet
3 26 (2.26%) SSL
4 24 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.92%) Internet
6 20 (1.74%) SNMP
7 9 (0.78%) DNS
8 8 (0.70%) Extranet
9 5 (0.44%) DMZ
10 4 (0.35%) LAN
10 4 (0.35%) WAN
11 3 (0.26%) Network Security
11 3 (0.26%) SSH
12 2 (0.17%) FTP
12 2 (0.17%) SMTP
13 1 (0.087%) Firewall
13 1 (0.087%) H.323
13 1 (0.087%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.087%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 78 (6.79%) MySQL
4 67 (5.84%) MongoDB
5 41 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (2.87%) Power BI
7 32 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.00%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.83%) QlikView
10 21 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.74%) OLAP
12 15 (1.31%) Redis
13 13 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.87%) Big Data
17 9 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
17 9 (0.78%) GIS
18 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 226 (19.69%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.97%) Jenkins
3 74 (6.45%) Selenium
4 66 (5.75%) TeamCity
5 53 (4.62%) Cucumber
6 49 (4.27%) Visual Studio
7 42 (3.66%) JUnit
8 41 (3.57%) JIRA
8 41 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 39 (3.40%) Mockito
10 38 (3.31%) gulp
10 38 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (2.53%) Maven
12 23 (2.00%) Gatling
12 23 (2.00%) Jasmine
12 23 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (1.92%) Grunt
14 20 (1.74%) Bitbucket
15 18 (1.57%) Subversion
15 18 (1.57%) webpack
General
1 135 (11.76%) Finance
2 103 (8.97%) Public Sector
3 72 (6.27%) Marketing
4 52 (4.53%) Retail
5 49 (4.27%) Banking
6 28 (2.44%) Back Office
7 16 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.22%) Advertising
9 12 (1.05%) Legal
10 11 (0.96%) Games
11 10 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.87%) Publishing
12 9 (0.78%) Law
13 8 (0.70%) Automotive
14 6 (0.52%) Electronics
14 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.44%) Front Office
15 5 (0.44%) Local Government
16 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 937 (81.62%) Developer
2 269 (23.43%) Web Developer
3 125 (10.89%) .NET Developer
4 120 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 115 (10.02%) Full Stack Developer
6 93 (8.10%) Java Developer
7 89 (7.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 88 (7.67%) C# Developer
9 83 (7.23%) Senior Developer
10 65 (5.66%) Angular Developer
11 64 (5.57%) PHP Developer
12 59 (5.14%) Software Developer
13 58 (5.05%) React Developer
14 44 (3.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 42 (3.66%) Architect
16 39 (3.40%) Scala Developer
17 38 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
17 38 (3.31%) Designer
17 38 (3.31%) HTML Developer
18 31 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (47.74%) HTML
2 529 (46.08%) CSS
3 338 (29.44%) AngularJS
4 322 (28.05%) .NET
5 247 (21.52%) React
6 237 (20.64%) HTML5
7 171 (14.90%) ASP.NET
8 163 (14.20%) jQuery
9 156 (13.59%) Web Services
10 148 (12.89%) JSON
11 144 (12.54%) REST
12 143 (12.46%) Node.js
13 136 (11.85%) CSS3
14 131 (11.41%) RESTful
15 101 (8.80%) .NET Framework
16 97 (8.45%) Sass
17 92 (8.01%) XML
18 86 (7.49%) Spring
19 71 (6.18%) Vue.js
20 69 (6.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 141 (12.28%) User Experience
2 69 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.05%) Hedge funds
6 29 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.48%) Blog
9 15 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.31%) Social Media
10 13 (1.13%) Graphic Design
11 10 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.78%) Equities
13 8 (0.70%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.52%) iPad
16 5 (0.44%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
17 4 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.01%) Linux
2 43 (3.75%) Windows
3 33 (2.87%) Unix
4 25 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 25 (2.18%) Mac OS X
5 23 (2.00%) Android
6 7 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.087%) AIX
8 1 (0.087%) Debian
8 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.087%) Solaris
8 1 (0.087%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (17.33%) Test Automation
3 195 (16.99%) TDD
4 170 (14.81%) MVC
5 152 (13.24%) Front End Development
6 148 (12.89%) Scrum
7 135 (11.76%) Microservices
8 131 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
10 105 (9.15%) Continuous Deployment
11 98 (8.54%) DevOps
12 87 (7.58%) Unit Testing
13 84 (7.32%) BDD
14 75 (6.53%) SDLC
15 67 (5.84%) E-Commerce
15 67 (5.84%) Open Source
16 65 (5.66%) OO
17 58 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
18 57 (4.97%) Analytics
18 57 (4.97%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 628 (54.70%) JavaScript
2 317 (27.61%) C#
3 230 (20.03%) Java
4 213 (18.55%) SQL
5 151 (13.15%) PHP
6 135 (11.76%) Python
7 118 (10.28%) TypeScript
8 75 (6.53%) Scala
9 61 (5.31%) Ruby
10 39 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 38 (3.31%) Java 8
12 31 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 29 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.35%) ES6
15 26 (2.26%) C++
15 26 (2.26%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.92%) Perl
17 18 (1.57%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.39%) C
19 14 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 98 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 81 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.84%) Degree
4 23 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.26%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.26%) GIAC
8 3 (0.26%) HND
8 3 (0.26%) MCP
8 3 (0.26%) MCPD
8 3 (0.26%) MCTS
8 3 (0.26%) OSCP
8 3 (0.26%) SANS
9 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.087%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.96%) WCAG
2 22 (1.92%) QA
3 14 (1.22%) MiFID
4 12 (1.05%) GDPR
5 4 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.26%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
8 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.087%) WAI
System Software
1 68 (5.92%) Docker
2 12 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (4.18%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.09%) Grafana
3 22 (1.92%) Kibana
4 20 (1.74%) Amdocs OSS
4 20 (1.74%) Netcool
4 20 (1.74%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 6 (0.52%) TeamSite
6 5 (0.44%) Ansible
6 5 (0.44%) Terraform
7 4 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.17%) MIIS
8 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.087%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.087%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.087%) Plesk
9 1 (0.087%) Puppet
9 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 133 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 97 (8.45%) Google
3 73 (6.36%) Oracle
4 26 (2.26%) Adobe
5 24 (2.09%) IBM
6 22 (1.92%) Remedy
7 20 (1.74%) BMC
7 20 (1.74%) Cognos
7 20 (1.74%) Cramer
7 20 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
7 20 (1.74%) ServiceNow
7 20 (1.74%) Siebel
7 20 (1.74%) Tableau
7 20 (1.74%) xMatters
8 18 (1.57%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.13%) Cisco
10 12 (1.05%) Huawei
10 12 (1.05%) Nokia
11 11 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.87%) MuleSoft