Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 108 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 -32 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,116 2,290 2,860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 2.32% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.70% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,506 1,618 1,997
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £269
90th Percentile £613 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 29
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -1.82% -22.54%
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.63 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.25 £45.70 £44.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £21.65
% change year-on-year -3.45% +67.48% -40.70%

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 85,951 84,789 81,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.98% 85.86% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,761 56,693 54,034
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,167 2,007 2,375
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.08 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -0.86% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.37 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.81% +6.67% -10.00%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Top 17 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 21 January 2019. 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 -12 1,921 £450 +5.88% 1,597
UK excluding London -15 1,113 £400 +6.67% 1,253
London -8 975 £500 +5.26% 430
South East -43 327 £435 +16.00% 268
North of England +17 282 £410 +10.07% 368
Scotland +8 140 £375 - 46
South West -31 132 £395 +12.86% 150
Yorkshire 0 130 £475 +33.33% 150
North West +21 128 £375 - 186
Midlands -28 120 £375 +7.14% 279
East of England -4 74 £350 -13.08% 105
West Midlands -48 65 £375 +12.78% 161
East Midlands +2 52 £388 +1.04% 116
North East +10 24 £450 +12.50% 32
Wales -23 22 £444 +19.13% 34
Northern Ireland +22 8 £422 -6.22% 6
Isle of Man - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 1,274 (60.21%) JavaScript
2 1,155 (54.58%) HTML
3 1,030 (48.68%) CSS
4 1,007 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
5 593 (28.02%) AngularJS
6 579 (27.36%) .NET
7 533 (25.19%) Java
8 521 (24.62%) HTML5
9 513 (24.24%) C#
10 459 (21.69%) Git (software)
11 448 (21.17%) SQL
12 447 (21.12%) TDD
13 445 (21.03%) React
14 414 (19.57%) MVC
15 381 (18.01%) Test Automation
16 349 (16.49%) Finance
17 338 (15.97%) PHP
18 331 (15.64%) jQuery
19 324 (15.31%) Front End Development
20 313 (14.79%) Node.js
21 299 (14.13%) CSS3
22 298 (14.08%) Scrum
23 283 (13.37%) ASP.NET
24 276 (13.04%) Microsoft
25 274 (12.95%) SQL Server
26 271 (12.81%) User Experience
27 260 (12.29%) REST
28 259 (12.24%) Web Services
29 236 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
30 232 (10.96%) Linux

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
1 183 (8.65%) CMS
2 91 (4.30%) Confluence
3 88 (4.16%) WordPress
4 66 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 59 (2.79%) Apache
6 41 (1.94%) Drupal
7 32 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (1.47%) Umbraco
9 29 (1.37%) JBoss
10 27 (1.28%) Apache Spark
11 20 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 20 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.90%) IIS
12 19 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.80%) Mule
14 15 (0.71%) nginx
15 13 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.57%) Anypoint
17 11 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 69 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 30 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.28%) InVision
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.14%) InDesign
12 1 (0.047%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.047%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 43 (2.03%) Magento
2 11 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.28%) Shopify
5 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.19%) CiviCRM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.095%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.047%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 236 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 177 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (5.62%) GitHub
4 49 (2.32%) Google Analytics
5 42 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 42 (1.98%) SaaS
6 37 (1.75%) npm
7 34 (1.61%) PaaS
8 27 (1.28%) Office 365
9 25 (1.18%) Serverless
10 19 (0.90%) Heroku
11 14 (0.66%) Google App Engine
11 14 (0.66%) IaaS
12 12 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
14 10 (0.47%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.43%) G Suite
16 8 (0.38%) MailChimp
17 7 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.63%) HTTP
2 68 (3.21%) Internet
3 50 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 42 (1.98%) Intranet
5 35 (1.65%) Firewall
6 26 (1.23%) SSH
7 19 (0.90%) SSL
8 14 (0.66%) DNS
9 12 (0.57%) SMTP
10 11 (0.52%) SNMP
11 10 (0.47%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.24%) Wireless
13 4 (0.19%) FTP
13 4 (0.19%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.14%) DHCP
14 3 (0.14%) MQTT
14 3 (0.14%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.095%) IPsec
15 2 (0.095%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 204 (9.64%) MySQL
3 136 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 104 (4.91%) MongoDB
5 87 (4.11%) NoSQL
6 63 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (1.75%) Big Data
8 36 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (1.56%) Neo4j
10 30 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (1.37%) Redis
12 25 (1.18%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.13%) DB2
13 24 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (1.09%) Apache Hive
14 23 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (0.99%) Flink
16 16 (0.76%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 459 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 179 (8.46%) JIRA
3 146 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 127 (6.00%) Selenium
5 114 (5.39%) Subversion
6 105 (4.96%) Jasmine
7 93 (4.40%) Cucumber
7 93 (4.40%) Maven
8 88 (4.16%) Visual Studio
9 74 (3.50%) Grunt
10 64 (3.02%) Bitbucket
11 59 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 58 (2.74%) JUnit
12 58 (2.74%) webpack
13 53 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
13 53 (2.50%) TeamCity
14 52 (2.46%) gulp
15 49 (2.32%) Mocha
15 49 (2.32%) Mockito
16 38 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 349 (16.49%) Finance
2 111 (5.25%) Banking
3 94 (4.44%) Front Office
4 89 (4.21%) Marketing
5 75 (3.54%) Retail
6 72 (3.40%) Advertising
7 36 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.42%) Back Office
9 29 (1.37%) Games
10 27 (1.28%) Law
10 27 (1.28%) Legal
11 23 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.99%) Publishing
13 20 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.66%) Electronics
15 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.38%) Automotive
16 8 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.14%) French Language
18 2 (0.095%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,742 (82.33%) Developer
2 533 (25.19%) Web Developer
3 268 (12.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 247 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 230 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 218 (10.30%) C# Developer
7 199 (9.40%) Java Developer
8 183 (8.65%) React Developer
9 180 (8.51%) Senior Developer
10 153 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
11 133 (6.29%) PHP Developer
12 121 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 100 (4.73%) .NET Web Developer
14 97 (4.58%) Angular Developer
15 96 (4.54%) HTML Developer
16 81 (3.83%) C# Web Developer
16 81 (3.83%) UI Developer
17 76 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
18 69 (3.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 64 (3.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,155 (54.58%) HTML
2 1,030 (48.68%) CSS
3 593 (28.02%) AngularJS
4 579 (27.36%) .NET
5 521 (24.62%) HTML5
6 445 (21.03%) React
7 331 (15.64%) jQuery
8 313 (14.79%) Node.js
9 299 (14.13%) CSS3
10 283 (13.37%) ASP.NET
11 260 (12.29%) REST
12 259 (12.24%) Web Services
13 231 (10.92%) RESTful
14 209 (9.88%) Sass
15 175 (8.27%) Redux
15 175 (8.27%) Spring
16 154 (7.28%) XML
17 141 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC
18 138 (6.52%) .NET Framework
19 134 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 271 (12.81%) User Experience
2 163 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
4 75 (3.54%) Fintech
5 74 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 67 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 40 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (1.65%) Fixed Income
9 29 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.18%) Social Media
11 23 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 18 (0.85%) iPad
15 16 (0.76%) Blog
16 14 (0.66%) Cloud Native
16 14 (0.66%) Management Information System
17 11 (0.52%) Mainframe
17 11 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 232 (10.96%) Linux
2 152 (7.18%) Unix
3 72 (3.40%) Windows
4 68 (3.21%) Mac OS X
5 52 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.08%) Android
7 22 (1.04%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.47%) zOS
11 8 (0.38%) CentOS
12 7 (0.33%) Solaris
12 7 (0.33%) SUSE
12 7 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.19%) Debian
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.095%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,007 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (21.12%) TDD
3 414 (19.57%) MVC
4 381 (18.01%) Test Automation
5 324 (15.31%) Front End Development
6 298 (14.08%) Scrum
7 201 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
8 198 (9.36%) BDD
9 191 (9.03%) Microservices
10 185 (8.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 180 (8.51%) DevOps
12 169 (7.99%) E-Commerce
13 160 (7.56%) Analytics
14 157 (7.42%) Continuous Deployment
14 157 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
15 152 (7.18%) Software Engineering
16 150 (7.09%) SDLC
17 148 (6.99%) OO
18 130 (6.14%) Unit Testing
19 127 (6.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,274 (60.21%) JavaScript
2 533 (25.19%) Java
3 513 (24.24%) C#
4 448 (21.17%) SQL
5 338 (15.97%) PHP
6 209 (9.88%) Python
7 183 (8.65%) TypeScript
8 108 (5.10%) Ruby
9 92 (4.35%) ES6
10 69 (3.26%) Java 8
11 67 (3.17%) Scala
12 39 (1.84%) C++
12 39 (1.84%) Perl
13 36 (1.70%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.51%) VB.NET
15 26 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.09%) VBA
18 22 (1.04%) PHP 5
18 22 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (7.28%) Degree
2 105 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 73 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.24%) MCDST
8 5 (0.24%) MCSE
8 5 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.14%) ISEB
10 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.14%) PMP
11 2 (0.095%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.095%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.095%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.047%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.12%) QA
2 15 (0.71%) WCAG
3 10 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.33%) GDPR
5 4 (0.19%) PMO
5 4 (0.19%) PSD2
6 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.095%) SLA
8 1 (0.047%) COBIT
8 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.047%) FATCA
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 168 (7.94%) Docker
2 22 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.19%) KVM
5 4 (0.19%) LXC
6 3 (0.14%) vCloud
7 2 (0.095%) Squid
7 2 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.047%) HDFS
8 1 (0.047%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.047%) vSphere
8 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.36%) Ansible
3 40 (1.89%) Puppet
4 29 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.57%) Grafana
5 12 (0.57%) Kibana
5 12 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.43%) SCCM
7 7 (0.33%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.33%) Rancher
8 6 (0.28%) CFEngine
8 6 (0.28%) Graphite
9 5 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.14%) Packer
10 3 (0.14%) Terraform
11 2 (0.095%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.047%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.047%) Istio
12 1 (0.047%) Nagios
Vendors
1 276 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 135 (6.38%) Oracle
3 132 (6.24%) Google
4 80 (3.78%) Adobe
5 43 (2.03%) Splunk
6 34 (1.61%) SAP
7 28 (1.32%) IBM
8 26 (1.23%) MuleSoft
9 23 (1.09%) hybris
10 18 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 18 (0.85%) Twitter
11 16 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (0.66%) Facebook
13 12 (0.57%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.47%) F5
15 10 (0.47%) webMethods
15 10 (0.47%) Zend
16 9 (0.43%) Progress
17 8 (0.38%) ION Trading