The median contractor rate for a Website Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 624 622
Rank change year-on-year +45 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Website Developer 23 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 17
Median daily rate £475 £423 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% +26.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £330 £335
% change year-on-year - -1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.80 -

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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Website Developer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Website Developer in the UK

Website Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +36 23 £475 +12.42% 2
London +10 20 £475 +11.76% 1
South East +10 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -

Website Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 32 (96.97%) JavaScript
2 27 (81.82%) E-Commerce
3 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 19 (57.58%) CSS
4 17 (51.52%) Web Design
4 17 (51.52%) HTML5
5 16 (48.48%) CMS
6 14 (42.42%) User Experience
7 13 (39.39%) Node.js
8 12 (36.36%) XML
8 12 (36.36%) Demandware
9 11 (33.33%) React
10 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 5 (15.15%) CSS3
12 4 (12.12%) React Native
13 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (9.09%) OO
13 3 (9.09%) jQuery
13 3 (9.09%) Retail
13 3 (9.09%) Content Management
14 2 (6.06%) Marketing
14 2 (6.06%) Maven
14 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
14 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
14 2 (6.06%) UX Design
14 2 (6.06%) Progressive Enhancement
14 2 (6.06%) WordPress
14 2 (6.06%) Apache
14 2 (6.06%) Java

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 16 (48.48%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) CSS
1 19 (57.58%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) HTML5
3 13 (39.39%) Node.js
4 12 (36.36%) XML
5 11 (33.33%) React
6 5 (15.15%) CSS3
7 4 (12.12%) React Native
8 3 (9.09%) jQuery
9 2 (6.06%) Sass
9 2 (6.06%) Web Services
10 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.03%) Java EE
10 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
10 1 (3.03%) REST
10 1 (3.03%) SOAP
10 1 (3.03%) Spring
10 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
10 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) E-Commerce
2 17 (51.52%) Web Design
3 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (18.18%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Content Management
4 3 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile First
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (6.06%) SEO
5 2 (6.06%) UX Design
5 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
6 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) PHP 5
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Demandware
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Twitter
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian