Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 122 105
Rank change year-on-year -32 -17 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Development 773 1,862 2,431
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 2.07% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.38% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 1,379 1,893
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £299 £293 £300
90th Percentile £625 £606 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 19
Median hourly rate £28.01 £35.00 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% +45.29% -39.78%
10th Percentile £18.38 £13.88 £16.01
90th Percentile £43.38 £59.75 £39.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.30 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.57% +7.69% -23.53%

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 38,415 78,400 87,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.56% 87.21% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,187 51,500 57,490
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,333 2,135 2,298
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.76 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.19% +12.52% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.98 £20.83
% change year-on-year -4.08% +15.12% -17.71%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Web Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Development.

Daily rate trend for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Development over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Development.

Hourly rate trend for Web Development in the UK

Web Development
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Web Development over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 -31 681 £475 +1.50% 363
UK excluding London -21 384 £425 +6.25% 285
London -5 355 £500 - 92
South East -1 109 £450 +5.88% 51
North of England -48 81 £480 +9.71% 96
South West +31 73 £428 +2.09% 33
Scotland +9 62 £400 +14.29% 8
Yorkshire -18 41 £520 +4.00% 26
Work from Home +1 34 £400 +33.33% 54
North West -26 33 £400 +3.23% 56
East of England +29 26 £400 +6.67% 31
Midlands +8 26 £405 +15.71% 60
West Midlands +25 20 £410 +17.14% 32
North East +19 7 £388 -16.22% 14
Wales +10 7 £500 +18.34% 6
East Midlands +10 6 £350 -4.76% 28
Northern Ireland +12 2 £300 -15.79%

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 378 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (48.77%) JavaScript
3 335 (43.34%) HTML
4 303 (39.20%) CSS
5 221 (28.59%) Java
6 191 (24.71%) .NET
7 185 (23.93%) AngularJS
8 181 (23.42%) Azure
9 180 (23.29%) C#
10 171 (22.12%) Test Automation
11 155 (20.05%) AWS
12 154 (19.92%) TDD
13 141 (18.24%) HTML5
14 132 (17.08%) React
15 131 (16.95%) Microservices
16 125 (16.17%) Security Cleared
17 124 (16.04%) Git (software)
17 124 (16.04%) SQL
17 124 (16.04%) Python
18 121 (15.65%) Web Services
18 121 (15.65%) SQL Server
19 120 (15.52%) User Experience
20 115 (14.88%) Continuous Deployment
21 106 (13.71%) SC Cleared
21 106 (13.71%) BDD
22 105 (13.58%) Front End Development
23 102 (13.20%) Public Sector
23 102 (13.20%) Scrum
24 98 (12.68%) Docker
25 95 (12.29%) 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 47 (6.08%) CMS
2 31 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.46%) Umbraco
5 17 (2.20%) Drupal
6 14 (1.81%) IIS
7 10 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.29%) WordPress
8 8 (1.03%) Confluence
9 5 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.52%) Apache
10 4 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.52%) Camunda
10 4 (0.52%) Magnolia
10 4 (0.52%) nginx
10 4 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.78%) Sketch
4 5 (0.65%) Figma
5 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.26%) InDesign
7 2 (0.26%) InVision
7 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (1.29%) Magento
4 5 (0.65%) Shopify
5 3 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 181 (23.42%) Azure
2 155 (20.05%) AWS
3 35 (4.53%) GitHub
4 33 (4.27%) Serverless
5 28 (3.62%) GCP
6 19 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (2.46%) Power Platform
7 17 (2.20%) npm
8 16 (2.07%) PaaS
9 13 (1.68%) OpenShift
10 11 (1.42%) Google Analytics
11 9 (1.16%) SaaS
12 8 (1.03%) Azure Functions
12 8 (1.03%) Office 365
13 7 (0.91%) Logic Apps
14 6 (0.78%) IaaS
15 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.65%) Firebase
15 5 (0.65%) Google App Maker
16 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.17%) HTTP
2 18 (2.33%) Intranet
3 17 (2.20%) SNMP
4 9 (1.16%) Internet
5 8 (1.03%) SSL
6 5 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.39%) Firewall
8 2 (0.26%) DMZ
8 2 (0.26%) Extranet
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) H.323
9 1 (0.13%) Network Security
9 1 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 39 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.92%) MySQL
5 35 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.81%) Big Data
8 13 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.42%) Power BI
9 11 (1.42%) Redis
10 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.65%) BigQuery
13 5 (0.65%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2017
14 4 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 124 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.67%) Mockito
3 45 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 35 (4.53%) Visual Studio
5 32 (4.14%) JIRA
6 31 (4.01%) Selenium
7 26 (3.36%) Jasmine
8 24 (3.10%) Cucumber
9 22 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (2.59%) webpack
11 19 (2.46%) Maven
11 19 (2.46%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.94%) Subversion
13 14 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (1.68%) gulp
14 13 (1.68%) JUnit
15 12 (1.55%) Ant
15 12 (1.55%) git-flow
15 12 (1.55%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 102 (13.20%) Public Sector
2 89 (11.51%) Finance
3 46 (5.95%) Banking
4 32 (4.14%) Marketing
5 25 (3.23%) Retail
6 12 (1.55%) Back Office
6 12 (1.55%) Front Office
6 12 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.16%) Publishing
8 9 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.03%) Advertising
9 8 (1.03%) Electronics
9 8 (1.03%) Games
9 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.78%) Local Government
11 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.65%) Law
12 3 (0.39%) Legal
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 639 (82.66%) Developer
2 154 (19.92%) Web Developer
3 116 (15.01%) Java Developer
4 85 (11.00%) .NET Developer
5 79 (10.22%) Full Stack Developer
6 66 (8.54%) Senior Developer
7 65 (8.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 51 (6.60%) Angular Developer
8 51 (6.60%) React Developer
9 48 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 44 (5.69%) C# Developer
11 34 (4.40%) Python Developer
12 33 (4.27%) PHP Developer
12 33 (4.27%) Software Developer
13 32 (4.14%) Designer
14 31 (4.01%) Architect
15 25 (3.23%) UI Developer
16 23 (2.98%) SQL Developer
17 22 (2.85%) HTML Developer
18 20 (2.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (43.34%) HTML
2 303 (39.20%) CSS
3 191 (24.71%) .NET
4 185 (23.93%) AngularJS
5 141 (18.24%) HTML5
6 132 (17.08%) React
7 121 (15.65%) Web Services
8 92 (11.90%) Node.js
9 86 (11.13%) ASP.NET
10 84 (10.87%) REST
11 82 (10.61%) jQuery
12 74 (9.57%) .NET Framework
13 68 (8.80%) RESTful
14 57 (7.37%) Sass
15 56 (7.24%) CSS3
16 53 (6.86%) JAX-RS
17 48 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 47 (6.08%) SOAP
19 46 (5.95%) ActiveMQ
19 46 (5.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 120 (15.52%) User Experience
2 43 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.55%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.03%) Blog
7 8 (1.03%) Graphic Design
7 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.03%) Social Media
8 7 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 7 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.65%) Animation
10 5 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (0.65%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.29%) Linux
2 60 (7.76%) Mac OS X
2 60 (7.76%) Unix
3 19 (2.46%) Android
3 19 (2.46%) Windows
4 18 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Debian
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (22.12%) Test Automation
3 154 (19.92%) TDD
4 131 (16.95%) Microservices
5 115 (14.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 106 (13.71%) BDD
7 105 (13.58%) Front End Development
8 102 (13.20%) Scrum
9 92 (11.90%) DevOps
10 84 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
11 80 (10.35%) Unit Testing
12 77 (9.96%) MVC
13 76 (9.83%) Web Design
14 72 (9.31%) Responsive Web Design
15 69 (8.93%) Pair Programming
15 69 (8.93%) SDLC
16 64 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (5.17%) Open Source
18 38 (4.92%) CRM
19 36 (4.66%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 377 (48.77%) JavaScript
2 221 (28.59%) Java
3 180 (23.29%) C#
4 124 (16.04%) Python
4 124 (16.04%) SQL
5 93 (12.03%) PHP
6 76 (9.83%) TypeScript
7 71 (9.18%) Java 8
8 26 (3.36%) Ruby
9 25 (3.23%) ES6
10 21 (2.72%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.20%) Perl
13 16 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.94%) Scala
15 13 (1.68%) C
15 13 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.55%) Groovy
16 12 (1.55%) Kotlin
17 10 (1.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 125 (16.17%) Security Cleared
2 106 (13.71%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.08%) Degree
4 22 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.81%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.52%) MCAD
8 4 (0.52%) MCITP
8 4 (0.52%) MCPD
9 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CIPD
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) MCP
11 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.72%) QA
2 9 (1.16%) GDPR
3 8 (1.03%) WCAG
4 3 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.39%) MiFID
4 3 (0.39%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 98 (12.68%) Docker
2 5 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 88 (11.38%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.20%) Amdocs OSS
2 17 (2.20%) Netcool
2 17 (2.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (0.65%) Grafana
3 5 (0.65%) Kibana
4 4 (0.52%) Ansible
4 4 (0.52%) Terraform
5 3 (0.39%) MIIS
6 2 (0.26%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.13%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) Plesk
7 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.99%) Google
3 38 (4.92%) Oracle
4 22 (2.85%) Adobe
5 21 (2.72%) BMC
6 19 (2.46%) Siebel
7 18 (2.33%) IBM
8 17 (2.20%) Cramer
8 17 (2.20%) Remedy
8 17 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 17 (2.20%) xMatters
9 16 (2.07%) Cisco
9 16 (2.07%) Sitecore
10 12 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.42%) Huawei
11 11 (1.42%) Nokia
12 10 (1.29%) SAP
13 8 (1.03%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.65%) Mapbox
14 5 (0.65%) Zend