Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 162 197
Rank change year-on-year -24 +35 -43
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 19 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 4
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £294
90th Percentile £404 £378 £375
England median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.63% +106.52% -42.50%

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 4,354 4,022 5,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.98% 83.95% 84.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 2,574 3,141
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 141 154
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% +46.54% -14.70%
10th Percentile £11.04 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £42.25 £48.75 £39.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Shropshire -41 9 £342 +5.23% 3
Staffordshire -2 8 £325 +8.33% 1
Birmingham -4 1 - - 6
Wolverhampton -5 1 £463 +32.14%
Web Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Publishing
3 8 (42.11%) User Experience
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) WinForms
4 5 (26.32%) Social Media
4 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (26.32%) Web Usability
4 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (26.32%) WCF
4 5 (26.32%) WPF
5 4 (21.05%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) SEO
5 4 (21.05%) Legal
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Strategic Thinking
6 3 (15.79%) HTML

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 9 (47.37%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Content Designer
1 9 (47.37%) Designer
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Content Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Designer
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 5 (26.32%) WCF
2 5 (26.32%) WinForms
2 5 (26.32%) WPF
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Social Media
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Web Usability
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) SEO
3 4 (21.05%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (15.79%) Facilities Management
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Service Design
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle