Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 80 70
Rank change year-on-year -28 -10 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Development 2,339 2,749 3,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.31% 2.86% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.42% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,708 1,933 2,220
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £258
90th Percentile £613 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 60
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.03% +1.39% +12.50%
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £46.70 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -4.11% -9.61% +25.21%

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 85,976 80,448 89,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.76% 83.81% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,376 53,341 58,281
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,073 2,220 2,628
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - +24.22%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -3.92% -3.85% +22.35%

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 23 February 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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 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 -25 2,156 £425 +6.25% 1,664
UK excluding London -27 1,226 £375 +3.45% 1,305
London -25 1,080 £475 +5.56% 449
South East -12 455 £400 +5.26% 318
North of England -17 255 £365 +4.36% 373
Midlands -54 152 £370 -1.33% 224
Yorkshire -20 134 £366 +1.03% 129
South West -1 126 £350 - 145
Scotland -34 117 £375 +7.14% 57
North West -11 105 £365 +1.46% 209
West Midlands -36 96 £329 -12.33% 116
East of England -31 84 £405 +15.81% 155
East Midlands -41 58 £400 +8.84% 108
Wales -20 31 £373 -3.87% 22
North East +12 16 £368 +5.00% 35
Northern Ireland -1 9 £450 - 11

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,477 (63.15%) JavaScript
2 1,362 (58.23%) HTML
3 1,330 (56.86%) CSS
4 1,032 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 691 (29.54%) C#
6 678 (28.99%) .NET
7 673 (28.77%) AngularJS
8 651 (27.83%) HTML5
9 600 (25.65%) Java
10 567 (24.24%) MVC
11 538 (23.00%) jQuery
12 502 (21.46%) Git (software)
13 492 (21.03%) TDD
14 442 (18.90%) SQL
15 431 (18.43%) ASP.NET
16 429 (18.34%) SQL Server
17 422 (18.04%) Web Services
18 418 (17.87%) Finance
19 404 (17.27%) CSS3
20 401 (17.14%) React
21 389 (16.63%) Front End Development
22 382 (16.33%) Scrum
23 342 (14.62%) Test Automation
24 332 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
24 332 (14.19%) Linux
25 317 (13.55%) PHP
26 291 (12.44%) Node.js
27 285 (12.18%) User Experience
28 277 (11.84%) REST
29 262 (11.20%) 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
1 164 (7.01%) CMS
2 97 (4.15%) WordPress
3 67 (2.86%) Confluence
4 64 (2.74%) Drupal
5 62 (2.65%) Apache
6 54 (2.31%) IIS
7 48 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 44 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 35 (1.50%) Umbraco
10 25 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (0.98%) nginx
11 23 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.94%) JBoss
13 21 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 18 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
15 17 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.56%) Joomla!
16 13 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 67 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 32 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.34%) InVision
7 8 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.26%) GIMP
8 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.043%) Houdini
12 1 (0.043%) Maya
12 1 (0.043%) NUKE
12 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.043%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.97%) Magento
2 12 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.34%) KANA IQ
4 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.13%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.13%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.086%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.086%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.086%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.086%) Shopify
8 1 (0.043%) CiviCRM
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.043%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 173 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.27%) GitHub
4 46 (1.97%) Serverless
5 44 (1.88%) npm
6 34 (1.45%) SaaS
7 32 (1.37%) Google Analytics
8 24 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (0.90%) PaaS
10 20 (0.86%) IaaS
11 12 (0.51%) Office 365
12 11 (0.47%) CloudBees
13 10 (0.43%) Yarn
14 9 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
15 8 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
16 7 (0.30%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.30%) Google App Engine
17 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.66%) HTTP
2 52 (2.22%) Internet
3 16 (0.68%) SMS
4 13 (0.56%) Intranet
5 11 (0.47%) FTP
6 10 (0.43%) SSH
7 8 (0.34%) SMTP
8 7 (0.30%) DNS
8 7 (0.30%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.26%) Firewall
10 5 (0.21%) CTI
10 5 (0.21%) SSL
11 3 (0.13%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.13%) Skype
11 3 (0.13%) VPN
12 2 (0.086%) Extranet
12 2 (0.086%) IKE
12 2 (0.086%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.043%) 4G
13 1 (0.043%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 223 (9.53%) Relational Database
3 176 (7.52%) MySQL
4 102 (4.36%) NoSQL
5 95 (4.06%) MongoDB
6 73 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 40 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 38 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.11%) Redis
14 24 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (0.98%) Big Data
16 22 (0.94%) KDB
16 22 (0.94%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.73%) MariaDB
18 16 (0.68%) Blockchain
19 10 (0.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 502 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 196 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 142 (6.07%) JIRA
4 131 (5.60%) Subversion
5 99 (4.23%) webpack
6 97 (4.15%) Visual Studio
7 94 (4.02%) Grunt
8 90 (3.85%) gulp
9 86 (3.68%) Selenium
10 74 (3.16%) Jasmine
11 73 (3.12%) JUnit
12 68 (2.91%) Maven
12 68 (2.91%) Mocha
13 60 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 58 (2.48%) Babel
15 47 (2.01%) TeamCity
16 39 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
17 38 (1.62%) Sinon.JS
18 36 (1.54%) IntelliJ
18 36 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 418 (17.87%) Finance
2 188 (8.04%) Banking
3 134 (5.73%) Marketing
4 78 (3.33%) Retail
5 60 (2.57%) Games
6 58 (2.48%) Front Office
6 58 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.67%) Advertising
9 21 (0.90%) Back Office
9 21 (0.90%) Legal
10 18 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.73%) Law
12 16 (0.68%) Electronics
12 16 (0.68%) Publishing
13 13 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.43%) Automotive
15 9 (0.38%) French Language
16 8 (0.34%) Local Government
17 7 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,915 (81.87%) Developer
2 672 (28.73%) Web Developer
3 323 (13.81%) .NET Developer
4 274 (11.71%) C# Developer
4 274 (11.71%) Java Developer
5 261 (11.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 254 (10.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 193 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 162 (6.93%) HTML Developer
9 152 (6.50%) Senior Developer
10 147 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 142 (6.07%) React Developer
12 140 (5.99%) Angular Developer
13 121 (5.17%) PHP Developer
14 103 (4.40%) .NET Web Developer
15 99 (4.23%) HTML CSS Developer
16 87 (3.72%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 81 (3.46%) SQL Developer
18 78 (3.33%) Python Developer
19 77 (3.29%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,362 (58.23%) HTML
2 1,330 (56.86%) CSS
3 678 (28.99%) .NET
4 673 (28.77%) AngularJS
5 651 (27.83%) HTML5
6 538 (23.00%) jQuery
7 431 (18.43%) ASP.NET
8 422 (18.04%) Web Services
9 404 (17.27%) CSS3
10 401 (17.14%) React
11 291 (12.44%) Node.js
12 277 (11.84%) REST
13 251 (10.73%) Sass
14 235 (10.05%) RESTful
15 218 (9.32%) .NET Framework
16 215 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 200 (8.55%) XML
18 188 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web API
18 188 (8.04%) JSON
19 182 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 285 (12.18%) User Experience
2 150 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 70 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 57 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 55 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 55 (2.35%) Fintech
7 47 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 40 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 34 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 33 (1.41%) Equities
11 26 (1.11%) Derivative
12 24 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 23 (0.98%) Social Media
14 22 (0.94%) Virtual Team
15 21 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
16 19 (0.81%) iPad
17 16 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (0.68%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 332 (14.19%) Linux
2 177 (7.57%) Unix
3 105 (4.49%) Windows
4 94 (4.02%) Mac OS X
5 63 (2.69%) Android
6 51 (2.18%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.38%) Nucleus RTOS
9 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.30%) CentOS
10 7 (0.30%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.086%) Fedora
14 2 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,032 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (24.24%) MVC
3 492 (21.03%) TDD
4 389 (16.63%) Front End Development
5 382 (16.33%) Scrum
6 342 (14.62%) Test Automation
7 332 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
8 209 (8.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 208 (8.89%) OO
10 203 (8.68%) Software Engineering
11 201 (8.59%) BDD
12 185 (7.91%) E-Commerce
12 185 (7.91%) SDLC
13 176 (7.52%) Unit Testing
14 157 (6.71%) Microservices
15 133 (5.69%) Web Design
16 128 (5.47%) Configuration Management
17 127 (5.43%) Mentoring
18 124 (5.30%) DevOps
19 114 (4.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,477 (63.15%) JavaScript
2 691 (29.54%) C#
3 600 (25.65%) Java
4 442 (18.90%) SQL
5 317 (13.55%) PHP
6 243 (10.39%) Python
7 163 (6.97%) TypeScript
8 107 (4.57%) ES6
9 78 (3.33%) Ruby
10 69 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 68 (2.91%) Scala
12 54 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 45 (1.92%) C++
14 44 (1.88%) VB.NET
15 39 (1.67%) C
16 31 (1.33%) Groovy
17 24 (1.03%) Bash Shell
18 21 (0.90%) VB
19 19 (0.81%) R
20 18 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (5.00%) Degree
2 66 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.17%) MCP
8 4 (0.17%) PMP
9 3 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.086%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.086%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.086%) HND
10 2 (0.086%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.086%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.086%) MCSD
11 1 (0.043%) CEH
11 1 (0.043%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.63%) QA
2 11 (0.47%) WCAG
3 9 (0.38%) MiFID
4 8 (0.34%) PMO
5 7 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.21%) SLA
8 3 (0.13%) GDPR
8 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.086%) WAI
10 1 (0.043%) Basel II
10 1 (0.043%) UCITS
System Software
1 162 (6.93%) Docker
2 12 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.17%) LXC
3 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.043%) Varnish
5 1 (0.043%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (1.28%) Ansible
1 30 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.56%) Puppet
4 12 (0.51%) Rancher
5 7 (0.30%) Terraform
6 6 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
7 5 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.21%) OpenNebula
8 4 (0.17%) SCCM
8 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.13%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (0.086%) Grafana
10 2 (0.086%) Mesos
10 2 (0.086%) Nagios
10 2 (0.086%) SELinux
11 1 (0.043%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.043%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 262 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 240 (10.26%) Oracle
3 73 (3.12%) Google
4 65 (2.78%) Adobe
5 31 (1.33%) Zend
6 30 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (0.98%) Atlassian
7 23 (0.98%) New Relic
8 21 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 18 (0.77%) SAP
10 17 (0.73%) hybris
11 13 (0.56%) Demandware
11 13 (0.56%) IBM
11 13 (0.56%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.47%) Telerik
13 10 (0.43%) Rackspace
13 10 (0.43%) Splunk
14 9 (0.38%) Intapp
15 8 (0.34%) KANA
16 6 (0.26%) Capita