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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 121 118
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.50% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.60% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +3.57% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1699 2488 1862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.65% 82.63% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1486 1172
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 75
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Application Development in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 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
Birmingham +17 4 £405 +8.00% 4
Shropshire +13 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 -
Coventry +16 1 £325 - 4
Web Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 8 (42.11%) User Experience
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) Web Development
7 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) CSS3
8 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
8 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (26.32%) Microservices
8 5 (26.32%) Ember.js
8 5 (26.32%) BDD
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) DNN
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) Content Management
8 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
8 5 (26.32%) Publishing
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) CMS
9 4 (21.05%) SEO
9 4 (21.05%) Legal

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 5 (26.32%) CMS
1 5 (26.32%) DNN
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) DocumentDB
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) jMock
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Content Designer
3 5 (26.32%) Designer
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (21.05%) HTML Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Content Editor
7 1 (5.26%) Copywriter
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Content Editor
7 1 (5.26%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
5 5 (26.32%) Ember.js
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.79%) J2EE
7 3 (15.79%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) Spring
7 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.53%) LESS
9 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Web Development
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Content Management
5 5 (26.32%) Microservices
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source Development
6 4 (21.05%) SEO
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
8 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
9 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft