Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 190 153
Rank change year-on-year +25 -37 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 23 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £294 £200
90th Percentile £378 £375 £415
England median daily rate £425 £431 £420
% change year-on-year -1.45% +2.68% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +106.52% -42.50% +45.45%

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 4014 5151 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.13% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 3089 2216
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 137 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 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 22 November 2017. 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 +21 5 £350 +21.74% 3
Wolverhampton - 5 £350 -
Shropshire +3 4 £325 -
Birmingham +10 2 £360 - 3
Warwickshire +4 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
Web Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Web Application Development.

1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) MVC
3 14 (60.87%) BDD
4 13 (56.52%) User Experience
4 13 (56.52%) .NET
5 12 (52.17%) Web Development
6 11 (47.83%) jQuery
6 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
7 10 (43.48%) Microservices
7 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (43.48%) CSS3
7 10 (43.48%) Backbone.js
7 10 (43.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (43.48%) Ember.js
7 10 (43.48%) HTML5
7 10 (43.48%) Progressive Web App
8 9 (39.13%) Migration
8 9 (39.13%) CMS
9 8 (34.78%) DNN
10 7 (30.43%) Content Management
11 5 (21.74%) WCF
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) Publishing

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 9 (39.13%) CMS
2 8 (34.78%) DNN
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) jMock
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Web Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Designer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Content Designer
4 5 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (21.74%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (21.74%) HTML Developer
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (17.39%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Web Designer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
8 1 (4.35%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) Backbone.js
4 10 (43.48%) CSS3
4 10 (43.48%) Ember.js
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (21.74%) WCF
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
6 4 (17.39%) Node.js
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 14 (60.87%) BDD
3 14 (60.87%) MVC
4 12 (52.17%) Web Development
5 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
5 10 (43.48%) Microservices
5 10 (43.48%) Progressive Web App
5 10 (43.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (39.13%) Migration
7 7 (30.43%) Content Management
8 3 (13.04%) SEO
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.70%) Web Usability
9 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
10 1 (4.35%) Content Writing
10 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
10 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (4.35%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft