Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Web Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Application Development over the 6 months to 19 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 Application Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 182 158
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 16 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £323 £325 £253
90th Percentile £405 £375 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +90.22% -42.50% -5.88%

Web Application 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,954 4,340 4,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.24% 82.94% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,494 2,670 2,344
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 142 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.66 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.48 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Web Application Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Web Application Development in the West Midlands

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Application Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Application Development in the West Midlands

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Application Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Application Development in the West Midlands

Web Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Application Development in the West Midlands

Web Application Development
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Coventry - 6 £345 - 2
Shropshire -9 3 - - 2
Warwickshire +3 2 - - 2
Birmingham -5 1 - - 6
Staffordshire - 1 £300 - 2
Web Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Application 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Web Application Development.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Publishing
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Social Media
4 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Node.js
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) SEO
5 4 (25.00%) Legal
5 4 (25.00%) Advertising
6 3 (18.75%) CSS

Web Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) Route 53
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) AccuRev
General
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Designer
3 5 (31.25%) Content Designer
3 5 (31.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Angular Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Web Designer
7 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
7 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 1 (6.25%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
7 1 (6.25%) UX Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Web UI Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web UI/UX Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (25.00%) Node.js
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Social Media
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) SEO
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Web Usability
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
6 1 (6.25%) Process Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
1 1 (6.25%) logstash
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) SaltStack