Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 99 69
Rank change year-on-year -18 -30 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,255 2,513 3,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.20% 2.46% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.87% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,613 1,771 2,413
UK median daily rate £445 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +4.96% +4.80%
10th Percentile £286 £288 £263
90th Percentile £633 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 32
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +86.05% -41.10%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.25 £12.83
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £19.34
% change year-on-year -19.08% +123.66% -48.43%

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 88,426 87,561 90,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.36% 85.75% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,504 58,220 59,418
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,281 2,102 2,485
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £24.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year -11.56% +5.86% +0.77%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -19 2,061 £450 +5.88% 1,612
UK excluding London -30 1,141 £400 +6.67% 1,282
London -10 1,080 £500 +7.53% 428
South East -47 369 £414 +3.44% 272
North of England -11 248 £385 +2.67% 370
South West -28 146 £391 +11.79% 136
Scotland -6 145 £400 +6.67% 54
Midlands -54 124 £389 +10.99% 255
North West -8 121 £375 - 176
Yorkshire -13 104 £385 -3.75% 145
East of England +3 85 £355 -8.39% 153
West Midlands -51 78 £381 +8.93% 141
East Midlands -13 45 £400 +2.04% 114
North East +8 23 £390 -29.09% 49
Northern Ireland +38 10 £361 -16.05% 9
Wales -29 10 £381 +12.13% 33
Isle of Man - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 1,395 (61.86%) JavaScript
2 1,259 (55.83%) HTML
3 1,133 (50.24%) CSS
4 994 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
5 736 (32.64%) AngularJS
6 605 (26.83%) HTML5
7 604 (26.78%) .NET
8 574 (25.45%) C#
9 564 (25.01%) Java
10 493 (21.86%) React
11 484 (21.46%) Git (software)
12 453 (20.09%) MVC
13 448 (19.87%) SQL
14 420 (18.63%) TDD
15 411 (18.23%) Finance
16 403 (17.87%) jQuery
17 386 (17.12%) PHP
18 357 (15.83%) Scrum
19 342 (15.17%) CSS3
20 337 (14.94%) Front End Development
21 335 (14.86%) User Experience
22 333 (14.77%) Node.js
23 313 (13.88%) ASP.NET
24 302 (13.39%) Test Automation
25 291 (12.90%) SQL Server
26 264 (11.71%) REST
27 250 (11.09%) Web Services
28 241 (10.69%) Sass
29 239 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
30 229 (10.16%) Continuous Integration

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
1 198 (8.78%) CMS
2 104 (4.61%) WordPress
3 75 (3.33%) Confluence
4 69 (3.06%) Apache
5 61 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 59 (2.62%) SharePoint
7 51 (2.26%) Drupal
8 33 (1.46%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.11%) Apache Solr
9 25 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 25 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.06%) JBoss
11 17 (0.75%) Mule
12 16 (0.71%) IIS
13 14 (0.62%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.53%) Anypoint
15 12 (0.53%) EPiServer
16 11 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 85 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 26 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.40%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.31%) InVision
10 5 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.13%) InDesign
12 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.044%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.044%) Snapchat
13 1 (0.044%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 42 (1.86%) Magento
2 11 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.27%) Shopify
6 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.089%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.089%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.044%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 239 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (4.04%) GitHub
4 77 (3.41%) npm
5 58 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 49 (2.17%) Serverless
7 42 (1.86%) Google Analytics
8 25 (1.11%) Office 365
9 23 (1.02%) SaaS
10 21 (0.93%) Heroku
11 20 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (0.62%) NuGet
13 13 (0.58%) PaaS
14 12 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
14 12 (0.53%) IaaS
15 11 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (0.44%) Google App Engine
17 9 (0.40%) G Suite
18 8 (0.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.39%) HTTP
2 78 (3.46%) Internet
3 45 (2.00%) Intranet
4 41 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.20%) Firewall
6 22 (0.98%) SSH
7 16 (0.71%) SSL
8 13 (0.58%) DNS
9 11 (0.49%) BIG-IP
9 11 (0.49%) SNMP
10 10 (0.44%) SMTP
11 6 (0.27%) MQTT
12 5 (0.22%) RTMP
12 5 (0.22%) SMS
12 5 (0.22%) Wireless
13 4 (0.18%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.13%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.089%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.089%) FTP
15 2 (0.089%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 206 (9.14%) MySQL
3 143 (6.34%) Relational Database
4 93 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 92 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 76 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (1.91%) Big Data
8 33 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (1.37%) Redis
10 28 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 28 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.11%) Neo4j
12 25 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 22 (0.98%) DB2
14 20 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 20 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (0.80%) Apache Hive
15 18 (0.80%) Flink
16 16 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 484 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 167 (7.41%) JIRA
3 156 (6.92%) Jenkins
4 147 (6.52%) Selenium
5 101 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 90 (3.99%) Jasmine
6 90 (3.99%) Subversion
7 81 (3.59%) Maven
7 81 (3.59%) webpack
8 76 (3.37%) gulp
9 73 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 70 (3.10%) Grunt
11 68 (3.02%) TeamCity
12 65 (2.88%) Cucumber
13 62 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
14 52 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
15 51 (2.26%) Bitbucket
15 51 (2.26%) JUnit
16 41 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
17 39 (1.73%) Mocha
General
1 411 (18.23%) Finance
2 152 (6.74%) Banking
3 108 (4.79%) Front Office
4 94 (4.17%) Retail
5 92 (4.08%) Marketing
6 80 (3.55%) Advertising
7 45 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 41 (1.82%) Back Office
9 36 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.37%) Law
11 28 (1.24%) Games
12 27 (1.20%) Legal
13 21 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.67%) Publishing
15 11 (0.49%) Automotive
16 10 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.35%) Electronics
18 4 (0.18%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,886 (83.64%) Developer
2 633 (28.07%) Web Developer
3 335 (14.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 282 (12.51%) .NET Developer
5 272 (12.06%) C# Developer
6 268 (11.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 225 (9.98%) Java Developer
8 215 (9.53%) React Developer
9 201 (8.91%) Senior Developer
10 170 (7.54%) Full Stack Developer
11 157 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 145 (6.43%) Angular Developer
13 137 (6.08%) PHP Developer
14 124 (5.50%) HTML Developer
15 115 (5.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 94 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
17 91 (4.04%) UI Developer
18 83 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
19 78 (3.46%) HTML CSS Developer
20 76 (3.37%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,259 (55.83%) HTML
2 1,133 (50.24%) CSS
3 736 (32.64%) AngularJS
4 605 (26.83%) HTML5
5 604 (26.78%) .NET
6 493 (21.86%) React
7 403 (17.87%) jQuery
8 342 (15.17%) CSS3
9 333 (14.77%) Node.js
10 313 (13.88%) ASP.NET
11 264 (11.71%) REST
12 250 (11.09%) Web Services
13 241 (10.69%) Sass
14 198 (8.78%) RESTful
15 187 (8.29%) Spring
16 178 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 177 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 171 (7.58%) Redux
19 161 (7.14%) .NET Framework
20 160 (7.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 335 (14.86%) User Experience
2 164 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
4 116 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 95 (4.21%) Fintech
6 90 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
7 80 (3.55%) Mobile App
8 52 (2.31%) Algorithms
9 47 (2.08%) Fixed Income
10 34 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
12 26 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.15%) Social Media
13 20 (0.89%) Derivative
14 15 (0.67%) Blog
14 15 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.62%) Equities
16 13 (0.58%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.58%) Minimum Viable Product
16 13 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 212 (9.40%) Linux
2 116 (5.14%) Unix
3 67 (2.97%) Windows
4 61 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.13%) Android
6 30 (1.33%) Mac OS X
7 23 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.44%) zOS
11 9 (0.40%) Solaris
12 7 (0.31%) SUSE
12 7 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.18%) CentOS
15 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.13%) Debian
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (20.09%) MVC
3 420 (18.63%) TDD
4 357 (15.83%) Scrum
5 337 (14.94%) Front End Development
6 302 (13.39%) Test Automation
7 229 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
8 195 (8.65%) E-Commerce
9 192 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
10 190 (8.43%) Microservices
11 180 (7.98%) Responsive Web Design
12 172 (7.63%) Software Engineering
13 167 (7.41%) Analytics
13 167 (7.41%) OO
14 164 (7.27%) BDD
15 163 (7.23%) DevOps
16 154 (6.83%) Unit Testing
17 142 (6.30%) SDLC
18 112 (4.97%) Web Design
19 111 (4.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,395 (61.86%) JavaScript
2 574 (25.45%) C#
3 564 (25.01%) Java
4 448 (19.87%) SQL
5 386 (17.12%) PHP
6 188 (8.34%) Python
7 183 (8.12%) TypeScript
8 126 (5.59%) ES6
9 80 (3.55%) Java 8
10 71 (3.15%) Ruby
11 59 (2.62%) Scala
12 48 (2.13%) C++
13 38 (1.69%) Perl
14 28 (1.24%) T-SQL
15 21 (0.93%) PHP 5
15 21 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 21 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 21 (0.93%) VBA
16 20 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 170 (7.54%) Degree
2 81 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 66 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 53 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.22%) MCDST
7 5 (0.22%) MCSE
8 4 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.13%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.13%) ISEB
9 3 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.089%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.089%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.089%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.089%) PMP
10 2 (0.089%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (2.97%) QA
2 11 (0.49%) WCAG
3 7 (0.31%) MiFID
3 7 (0.31%) PMO
4 6 (0.27%) GDPR
5 4 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.18%) WAI
6 2 (0.089%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.089%) PSD2
7 1 (0.044%) COBIT
7 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 203 (9.00%) Docker
2 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.44%) Time Sharing Option
4 9 (0.40%) HDFS
5 6 (0.27%) vCloud
6 5 (0.22%) LXC
6 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.18%) KVM
8 2 (0.089%) Postfix
9 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.044%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.044%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 54 (2.39%) Ansible
3 42 (1.86%) Puppet
4 33 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.40%) Grafana
6 9 (0.40%) Graphite
7 7 (0.31%) CFEngine
7 7 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.27%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.27%) SCCM
9 5 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.22%) Terraform
10 3 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.13%) Kibana
10 3 (0.13%) Packer
10 3 (0.13%) Rancher
11 2 (0.089%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.089%) Fail2ban
11 2 (0.089%) Nagios
Vendors
1 228 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 140 (6.21%) Oracle
3 126 (5.59%) Google
4 88 (3.90%) Adobe
5 42 (1.86%) IBM
6 32 (1.42%) SAP
6 32 (1.42%) Zend
7 24 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.02%) Splunk
9 22 (0.98%) MuleSoft
10 19 (0.84%) hybris
11 16 (0.71%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.67%) Sitecore
13 14 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.62%) Facebook
13 14 (0.62%) Kony
14 13 (0.58%) Twitter
15 11 (0.49%) Demandware
15 11 (0.49%) F5
15 11 (0.49%) Progress