Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 68 65
Rank change year-on-year -31 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2534 3394 3488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 3.22% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.84% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1771 2409 2472
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 95
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.05% -41.10% +8.23%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £19.34 £38.64
% change year-on-year +119.78% -49.95% +22.65%

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 87155 88463 92228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.47% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58071 58482 59737
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2066 2352 2726
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.75 £47.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 November 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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -31 2336 £425 +6.25% 685
UK excluding London -23 1360 £375 +7.14% 530
London -28 1151 £465 +6.29% 194
South East -5 504 £400 +6.67% 124
North of England -38 238 £375 +7.14% 137
Midlands -38 190 £350 - 108
South West +7 160 £350 +3.70% 59
Scotland -8 150 £375 +14.50% 30
West Midlands -35 125 £350 -3.45% 60
North West -41 115 £375 +7.14% 77
Yorkshire -35 112 £400 +23.08% 49
East of England -46 92 £400 +14.29% 61
East Midlands -46 65 £392 +12.00% 48
Wales -14 23 £350 -17.65% 8
North East +38 11 £550 +41.94% 11
Northern Ireland -40 5 £400 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1636 (64.56%) JavaScript
2 1544 (60.93%) HTML
3 1467 (57.89%) CSS
4 1207 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
5 740 (29.20%) .NET
6 739 (29.16%) AngularJS
7 719 (28.37%) C#
8 691 (27.27%) HTML5
9 679 (26.80%) MVC
10 668 (26.36%) Java
11 580 (22.89%) jQuery
12 563 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 545 (21.51%) TDD
14 526 (20.76%) SQL
15 521 (20.56%) Scrum
16 479 (18.90%) Front End Development
17 466 (18.39%) CSS3
18 451 (17.80%) Web Services
19 443 (17.48%) ASP.NET
20 436 (17.21%) SQL Server
21 424 (16.73%) Finance
22 398 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
23 392 (15.47%) React
24 360 (14.21%) Test Automation
25 345 (13.61%) User Experience
26 338 (13.34%) Linux
27 335 (13.22%) PHP
28 322 (12.71%) REST
29 317 (12.51%) Node.js
30 306 (12.08%) Microsoft

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
1 190 (7.50%) CMS
2 100 (3.95%) WordPress
3 81 (3.20%) Confluence
4 76 (3.00%) Drupal
5 69 (2.72%) Apache
6 62 (2.45%) Tomcat
7 59 (2.33%) SharePoint
8 58 (2.29%) IIS
9 52 (2.05%) JBoss
10 45 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
11 41 (1.62%) Umbraco
12 36 (1.42%) nginx
13 34 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
14 31 (1.22%) WebSphere
15 26 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 23 (0.91%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 17 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
19 14 (0.55%) Apache Solr
19 14 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (3.35%) Photoshop
2 37 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (0.36%) InVision
7 9 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.20%) InDesign
10 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.16%) GIMP
12 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 70 (2.76%) Magento
2 23 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.32%) KANA IQ
5 6 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.12%) Shopify
9 2 (0.079%) Raiser's Edge
10 1 (0.039%) CiviCRM
10 1 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.039%) RMDS
10 1 (0.039%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 160 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (2.25%) npm
4 35 (1.38%) GitHub
5 31 (1.22%) SaaS
6 23 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 23 (0.91%) Serverless
7 21 (0.83%) Office 365
8 20 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.55%) PaaS
10 12 (0.47%) IaaS
11 8 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.28%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.28%) Firebase
13 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.24%) CloudBees
13 6 (0.24%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.24%) Yarn
14 4 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.14%) HTTP
2 61 (2.41%) Internet
3 22 (0.87%) Intranet
4 18 (0.71%) Firewall
5 17 (0.67%) SMS
6 12 (0.47%) LDAP
7 10 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.36%) FTP
9 8 (0.32%) DNS
10 6 (0.24%) Extranet
10 6 (0.24%) SMTP
10 6 (0.24%) SSH
11 5 (0.20%) CTI
11 5 (0.20%) SSL
12 4 (0.16%) DHCP
13 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.12%) Skype
13 3 (0.12%) VPN
14 2 (0.079%) Broadband
14 2 (0.079%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 249 (9.83%) Relational Database
3 212 (8.37%) MySQL
4 145 (5.72%) MongoDB
5 138 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 79 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 37 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.22%) Big Data
12 27 (1.07%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (0.67%) Redis
15 16 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (0.63%) Endeca
15 16 (0.63%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 563 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 207 (8.17%) Jenkins
3 167 (6.59%) JIRA
4 158 (6.24%) Subversion
5 128 (5.05%) Grunt
6 118 (4.66%) gulp
7 116 (4.58%) Visual Studio
8 95 (3.75%) Selenium
9 93 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 92 (3.63%) Jasmine
11 78 (3.08%) JUnit
12 76 (3.00%) Maven
13 68 (2.68%) webpack
14 61 (2.41%) IntelliJ
15 58 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
16 46 (1.82%) TeamCity
17 43 (1.70%) NUnit
18 42 (1.66%) Mocha
19 41 (1.62%) Protractor
20 38 (1.50%) Babel
General
1 424 (16.73%) Finance
2 203 (8.01%) Banking
3 137 (5.41%) Marketing
4 82 (3.24%) Retail
5 59 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 49 (1.93%) Games
8 45 (1.78%) Front Office
9 41 (1.62%) Publishing
10 35 (1.38%) Advertising
11 29 (1.14%) Electronics
12 28 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 26 (1.03%) Legal
14 12 (0.47%) Automotive
14 12 (0.47%) Law
15 11 (0.43%) Back Office
16 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.20%) Local Government
19 4 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2117 (83.54%) Developer
2 736 (29.04%) Web Developer
3 356 (14.05%) .NET Developer
4 323 (12.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 318 (12.55%) Java Developer
6 285 (11.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 279 (11.01%) C# Developer
8 179 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 178 (7.02%) Angular Developer
10 173 (6.83%) HTML Developer
11 172 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
12 157 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 115 (4.54%) .NET Web Developer
14 114 (4.50%) PHP Developer
15 111 (4.38%) HTML CSS Developer
16 109 (4.30%) Python Developer
17 96 (3.79%) SQL Developer
18 95 (3.75%) Agile Developer
18 95 (3.75%) UI Developer
19 90 (3.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1544 (60.93%) HTML
2 1467 (57.89%) CSS
3 740 (29.20%) .NET
4 739 (29.16%) AngularJS
5 691 (27.27%) HTML5
6 580 (22.89%) jQuery
7 466 (18.39%) CSS3
8 451 (17.80%) Web Services
9 443 (17.48%) ASP.NET
10 392 (15.47%) React
11 322 (12.71%) REST
12 317 (12.51%) Node.js
13 268 (10.58%) Sass
14 257 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 242 (9.55%) JSON
16 241 (9.51%) RESTful
17 234 (9.23%) XML
18 225 (8.88%) Spring
19 223 (8.80%) .NET Framework
20 192 (7.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 345 (13.61%) User Experience
2 145 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (3.08%) N-Tier
5 67 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 67 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 63 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.01%) Fintech
8 39 (1.54%) Fixed Income
9 33 (1.30%) Equities
9 33 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 32 (1.26%) Social Media
11 26 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 23 (0.91%) Derivative
13 19 (0.75%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 19 (0.75%) Virtual Team
14 16 (0.63%) Animation
15 13 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 338 (13.34%) Linux
2 165 (6.51%) Unix
3 137 (5.41%) Windows
4 66 (2.60%) Android
5 60 (2.37%) Mac OS X
6 50 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.28%) CentOS
13 7 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.24%) Debian
15 5 (0.20%) Solaris
16 4 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
16 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1207 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (26.80%) MVC
3 545 (21.51%) TDD
4 521 (20.56%) Scrum
5 479 (18.90%) Front End Development
6 398 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 360 (14.21%) Test Automation
8 242 (9.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 240 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 239 (9.43%) OO
11 226 (8.92%) BDD
12 176 (6.95%) Unit Testing
13 171 (6.75%) E-Commerce
14 151 (5.96%) Web Design
15 147 (5.80%) Project Management
16 143 (5.64%) SDLC
17 138 (5.45%) Kanban
18 132 (5.21%) DevOps
19 130 (5.13%) Microservices
20 126 (4.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1636 (64.56%) JavaScript
2 719 (28.37%) C#
3 668 (26.36%) Java
4 526 (20.76%) SQL
5 335 (13.22%) PHP
6 277 (10.93%) Python
7 147 (5.80%) TypeScript
8 105 (4.14%) Ruby
9 104 (4.10%) Scala
10 100 (3.95%) ES6
11 84 (3.31%) T-SQL
12 63 (2.49%) C++
13 52 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 51 (2.01%) VB.NET
15 48 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 44 (1.74%) Groovy
17 33 (1.30%) VB
18 27 (1.07%) C
19 26 (1.03%) Perl
20 19 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 141 (5.56%) Degree
2 85 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.24%) MCP
8 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.12%) PMP
11 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.079%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.079%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.079%) MBA
12 2 (0.079%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.64%) QA
2 9 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.32%) WCAG
4 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.24%) MiFID
5 5 (0.20%) PMO
5 5 (0.20%) SLA
6 3 (0.12%) UCITS
7 2 (0.079%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.079%) WAI
8 1 (0.039%) EMIR
8 1 (0.039%) GDPR
8 1 (0.039%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (4.54%) Docker
2 27 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.24%) LXC
4 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.16%) NFS
5 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.12%) Samba
5 3 (0.12%) Squid
6 2 (0.079%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.079%) Varnish
7 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.039%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.039%) zsh
Systems Management
1 34 (1.34%) Ansible
2 21 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.83%) Puppet
3 19 (0.75%) Terraform
4 16 (0.63%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.43%) SCCM
7 10 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 7 (0.28%) Netcool
8 7 (0.28%) SCOM
9 6 (0.24%) Rancher
10 5 (0.20%) Control-M
10 5 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.20%) Nagios
10 5 (0.20%) OpenNebula
10 5 (0.20%) WMI
11 3 (0.12%) Packer
11 3 (0.12%) Webmin
Vendors
1 306 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 285 (11.25%) Oracle
3 88 (3.47%) Adobe
4 70 (2.76%) Google
5 42 (1.66%) Sitecore
6 41 (1.62%) New Relic
7 38 (1.50%) SAP
8 33 (1.30%) hybris
9 25 (0.99%) Telerik
10 21 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.79%) Demandware
11 20 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.71%) ATG
12 18 (0.71%) IBM
13 17 (0.67%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.55%) HP
14 14 (0.55%) Xamarin
14 14 (0.55%) Zend
15 12 (0.47%) Atlassian
16 11 (0.43%) Symantec