The median contractor rate for a Website Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Website Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 613 610
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Website Developer 10 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.051% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.053% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 20
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £323 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.01 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Website Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Website Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Website Developer in the UK

Website Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Website Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Website Developer in the UK

Website Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Website Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Website Developer in the UK

Website Developer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Website Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 10 £475 +11.76% 6
London +33 7 £475 +11.76% 2
South East - 3 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Slough - 2 £450 -

Website Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Website Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Website Developer in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 17 (58.62%) CSS
2 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
3 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) React
4 15 (51.72%) HTML5
4 15 (51.72%) CSS3
5 9 (31.03%) Front End Development
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) React Native
7 6 (20.69%) Node.js
8 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (13.79%) MVC
8 4 (13.79%) CMS
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Web Design
9 3 (10.34%) Maven
9 3 (10.34%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) Content Management
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development
9 3 (10.34%) .NET
9 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
10 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.90%) User Experience
10 2 (6.90%) Twitter
10 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
10 2 (6.90%) UX Design

Website Developer Skill Set
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 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Drupal
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) React
3 15 (51.72%) CSS3
3 15 (51.72%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) Node.js
4 6 (20.69%) React Native
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.45%) Java EE
7 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Sass
7 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
1 2 (6.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
2 9 (31.03%) Front End Development
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.34%) Content Management
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Web Design
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) SEO
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) UX Design
6 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
7 1 (3.45%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Go
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) PHP 5
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe
1 2 (6.90%) Twitter
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
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