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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 117 120
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 5 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.63% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £350 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £376 £375
% change year-on-year -6.79% +0.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Web Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1810 2222 1920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.98% 82.48% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1221 1106
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 108
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Web Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham +1 3 - - 3
Shropshire +30 1 £375 - 1
Web Application Development
England

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) SEO

Web Application Development
Top Related 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) DocumentDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Content Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Designer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft