Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 66 61
Rank change year-on-year -30 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2522 3457 3578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.54% 3.25% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.88% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1769 2470 2562
UK median daily rate £420 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +5.44% +5.00%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £243
90th Percentile £575 £548 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 98
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -42.47% +7.35%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.55 £9.78
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.15 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £18.34 £36.50
% change year-on-year +139.95% -49.76% +17.74%

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 83989 89204 93076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.84% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55776 58980 60310
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2336 2701
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.72 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +7.80% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.37 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +12.50%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -27 2333 £425 +9.68% 557
UK excluding London -20 1369 £375 +7.14% 433
London -24 1129 £466 +9.71% 145
South East -9 479 £375 - 124
North of England -26 257 £375 +7.14% 109
Midlands -38 203 £360 +2.86% 84
South West +13 160 £350 +7.69% 45
Scotland +5 145 £375 +8.70% 7
Yorkshire -20 126 £400 +23.08% 53
West Midlands -35 119 £350 - 44
North West -38 116 £375 +7.14% 50
East of England -35 100 £385 +10.00% 50
East Midlands -21 82 £400 +14.29% 39
Wales -26 22 £400 - 13
North East +36 15 £400 +6.67% 6
Northern Ireland -49 3 £460 +47.20% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Web Development.

1 1645 (65.23%) JavaScript
2 1535 (60.86%) HTML
3 1454 (57.65%) CSS
4 1204 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
5 757 (30.02%) AngularJS
6 719 (28.51%) .NET
7 683 (27.08%) C#
7 683 (27.08%) HTML5
8 664 (26.33%) MVC
9 657 (26.05%) Java
10 597 (23.67%) jQuery
11 595 (23.59%) Git (software)
12 528 (20.94%) TDD
13 522 (20.70%) Front End Development
14 519 (20.58%) SQL
15 503 (19.94%) Scrum
16 474 (18.79%) CSS3
17 440 (17.45%) Web Services
18 435 (17.25%) ASP.NET
19 425 (16.85%) Finance
20 409 (16.22%) SQL Server
21 397 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
22 388 (15.38%) React
23 365 (14.47%) User Experience
24 357 (14.16%) Test Automation
25 342 (13.56%) Linux
26 340 (13.48%) Node.js
27 327 (12.97%) PHP
28 299 (11.86%) Python
29 296 (11.74%) REST

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
1 176 (6.98%) CMS
2 95 (3.77%) WordPress
3 81 (3.21%) Drupal
4 79 (3.13%) Confluence
5 71 (2.82%) Apache
6 61 (2.42%) JBoss
6 61 (2.42%) Tomcat
7 57 (2.26%) IIS
8 52 (2.06%) SharePoint
9 47 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (1.51%) nginx
11 35 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 34 (1.35%) Umbraco
13 31 (1.23%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 24 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 15 (0.59%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
18 14 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 36 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (0.28%) InDesign
7 7 (0.28%) InVision
8 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.12%) GIMP
12 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 61 (2.42%) Magento
2 25 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.32%) KANA IQ
5 7 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.16%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.12%) Shopify
10 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.040%) RMDS
10 1 (0.040%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.18%) npm
4 34 (1.35%) GitHub
5 32 (1.27%) SaaS
6 24 (0.95%) Serverless
7 23 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.83%) Google Analytics
9 20 (0.79%) Office 365
10 11 (0.44%) PaaS
11 10 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.32%) IaaS
13 7 (0.28%) Firebase
14 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.24%) Yarn
15 4 (0.16%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.16%) Trello
16 3 (0.12%) Force.com
17 2 (0.079%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.80%) HTTP
2 68 (2.70%) Internet
3 24 (0.95%) Firewall
3 24 (0.95%) Intranet
4 16 (0.63%) DNS
5 13 (0.52%) SMS
6 12 (0.48%) LDAP
7 11 (0.44%) DHCP
8 10 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.28%) Extranet
10 6 (0.24%) FTP
10 6 (0.24%) WAN
11 5 (0.20%) CTI
11 5 (0.20%) LAN
11 5 (0.20%) VLAN
11 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.16%) SSL
13 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.12%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 272 (10.79%) Relational Database
3 230 (9.12%) MySQL
4 138 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 130 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 89 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 38 (1.51%) Big Data
9 37 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 23 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.71%) Redis
15 16 (0.63%) Endeca
16 14 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.56%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.56%) MariaDB
16 14 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 595 (23.59%) Git (software)
2 187 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 187 (7.41%) Subversion
3 150 (5.95%) JIRA
4 146 (5.79%) Grunt
5 130 (5.15%) gulp
6 118 (4.68%) Visual Studio
7 107 (4.24%) Jasmine
8 92 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 88 (3.49%) Selenium
10 76 (3.01%) Maven
11 74 (2.93%) JUnit
12 68 (2.70%) IntelliJ
13 61 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
14 60 (2.38%) webpack
15 51 (2.02%) Mocha
16 49 (1.94%) TeamCity
17 44 (1.74%) NUnit
18 39 (1.55%) Protractor
19 34 (1.35%) Babel
General
1 425 (16.85%) Finance
2 212 (8.41%) Banking
3 127 (5.04%) Marketing
4 75 (2.97%) Retail
5 62 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 51 (2.02%) Front Office
8 46 (1.82%) Games
9 44 (1.74%) Publishing
10 40 (1.59%) Electronics
11 39 (1.55%) Advertising
12 36 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.87%) Legal
14 12 (0.48%) Automotive
14 12 (0.48%) Back Office
15 11 (0.44%) Law
16 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
18 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2135 (84.66%) Developer
2 725 (28.75%) Web Developer
3 346 (13.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 336 (13.32%) .NET Developer
5 320 (12.69%) Java Developer
6 285 (11.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 266 (10.55%) C# Developer
8 210 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 170 (6.74%) HTML Developer
10 165 (6.54%) Angular Developer
10 165 (6.54%) Full Stack Developer
11 152 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 125 (4.96%) PHP Developer
13 112 (4.44%) Python Developer
14 101 (4.00%) UI Developer
15 100 (3.97%) HTML CSS Developer
16 96 (3.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 94 (3.73%) .NET Web Developer
18 89 (3.53%) SQL Developer
19 83 (3.29%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1535 (60.86%) HTML
2 1454 (57.65%) CSS
3 757 (30.02%) AngularJS
4 719 (28.51%) .NET
5 683 (27.08%) HTML5
6 597 (23.67%) jQuery
7 474 (18.79%) CSS3
8 440 (17.45%) Web Services
9 435 (17.25%) ASP.NET
10 388 (15.38%) React
11 340 (13.48%) Node.js
12 296 (11.74%) REST
13 268 (10.63%) Sass
14 249 (9.87%) RESTful
15 248 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 242 (9.60%) XML
17 240 (9.52%) JSON
18 223 (8.84%) Spring
19 212 (8.41%) Ajax
20 208 (8.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 365 (14.47%) User Experience
2 133 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 77 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 67 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 62 (2.46%) N-Tier
8 53 (2.10%) Fintech
9 37 (1.47%) Fixed Income
10 36 (1.43%) Equities
11 35 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 29 (1.15%) Social Media
13 24 (0.95%) Algorithms
13 24 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (0.83%) Virtual Team
15 20 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.67%) RIA
17 16 (0.63%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.59%) Animation
18 15 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 342 (13.56%) Linux
2 180 (7.14%) Unix
3 144 (5.71%) Windows
4 62 (2.46%) Mac OS X
5 55 (2.18%) Android
6 34 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 19 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.36%) CentOS
13 7 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.24%) Debian
14 6 (0.24%) Solaris
15 2 (0.079%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.079%) Fedora
15 2 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1204 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (26.33%) MVC
3 528 (20.94%) TDD
4 522 (20.70%) Front End Development
5 503 (19.94%) Scrum
6 397 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
7 357 (14.16%) Test Automation
8 257 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 256 (10.15%) OO
10 240 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 231 (9.16%) BDD
12 188 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 171 (6.78%) E-Commerce
14 168 (6.66%) DevOps
15 165 (6.54%) Web Design
16 132 (5.23%) Project Management
17 129 (5.11%) SDLC
18 128 (5.08%) Continuous Deployment
19 124 (4.92%) Kanban
19 124 (4.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1645 (65.23%) JavaScript
2 683 (27.08%) C#
3 657 (26.05%) Java
4 519 (20.58%) SQL
5 327 (12.97%) PHP
6 299 (11.86%) Python
7 147 (5.83%) TypeScript
8 122 (4.84%) Ruby
9 109 (4.32%) Scala
10 98 (3.89%) ES6
11 97 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 62 (2.46%) C++
13 58 (2.30%) VB.NET
14 49 (1.94%) Groovy
15 47 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 42 (1.67%) PL/SQL
17 33 (1.31%) VB
18 26 (1.03%) Perl
19 22 (0.87%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (5.55%) Degree
2 97 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 74 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.28%) MCP
11 4 (0.16%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.079%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.079%) PMP
13 2 (0.079%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.83%) QA
2 14 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.32%) WCAG
4 7 (0.28%) MiFID
5 6 (0.24%) PMO
6 4 (0.16%) SLA
7 3 (0.12%) UCITS
8 2 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.079%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.040%) EMIR
9 1 (0.040%) GDPR
9 1 (0.040%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.040%) GxP
9 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 108 (4.28%) Docker
2 27 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.20%) Varnish
4 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.16%) LXC
4 4 (0.16%) NFS
4 4 (0.16%) Samba
4 4 (0.16%) Squid
5 2 (0.079%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.040%) zsh
Systems Management
1 35 (1.39%) Ansible
2 31 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 28 (1.11%) Puppet
4 24 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.63%) Terraform
6 12 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (0.44%) SCCM
8 10 (0.40%) IBM BigFix
9 7 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 7 (0.28%) Netcool
9 7 (0.28%) SCOM
10 6 (0.24%) Nagios
11 5 (0.20%) Consul
11 5 (0.20%) Control-M
11 5 (0.20%) WMI
12 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.16%) Webmin
12 4 (0.16%) Xymon
13 3 (0.12%) Packer
14 2 (0.079%) Mesos
Vendors
1 292 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 263 (10.43%) Oracle
3 87 (3.45%) Adobe
4 62 (2.46%) Google
5 52 (2.06%) SAP
6 50 (1.98%) Sitecore
7 45 (1.78%) New Relic
8 33 (1.31%) hybris
9 30 (1.19%) Telerik
10 25 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 21 (0.83%) IBM
12 20 (0.79%) ATG
12 20 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.71%) Demandware
13 18 (0.71%) Zend
14 17 (0.67%) DevExpress
15 15 (0.59%) Sybase
16 14 (0.56%) Xamarin
17 13 (0.52%) HP
18 12 (0.48%) Atlassian