Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 159 131
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 52 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.83% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.88% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 42
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £246 £213
90th Percentile £425 £425 £352
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.83 £16.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.94% +100.00% -70.91%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +97.67% +7.50% -30.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4554 5921 4707
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 94.98% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3535 2695
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 238 270
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the West Midlands

Web Developer
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 Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in the West Midlands

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in the West Midlands

Web Developer
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 Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in the West Midlands

Web Developer
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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham +12 25 £325 -7.14% 8
Staffordshire +8 7 £325 +4.00% 7
Wolverhampton - 6 £350 -
Warwickshire -3 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 £400 - 2
Worcestershire +6 1 £125 - 3
Coventry +4 1 £400 +6.67%
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 49 (94.23%) Web Development
2 43 (82.69%) HTML
2 43 (82.69%) CSS
3 39 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (55.77%) MVC
5 28 (53.85%) .NET
6 26 (50.00%) jQuery
7 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
8 22 (42.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (36.54%) HTML5
9 19 (36.54%) CSS3
9 19 (36.54%) C#
10 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
12 14 (26.92%) TDD
13 13 (25.00%) BDD
14 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (23.08%) Microservices
15 11 (21.15%) User Experience
15 11 (21.15%) Backbone.js
15 11 (21.15%) Ember.js
15 11 (21.15%) PHP
15 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
16 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
16 10 (19.23%) Migration
16 10 (19.23%) CMS
16 10 (19.23%) Web Application Development
16 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
16 10 (19.23%) Progressive Web App

Web Developer Skill Set
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 10 (19.23%) CMS
2 8 (15.38%) DNN
3 4 (7.69%) Drupal
3 4 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) G Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (5.77%) gulp
4 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.85%) Grunt
6 1 (1.92%) Bower
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
2 1 (1.92%) Games
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (82.69%) CSS
1 43 (82.69%) HTML
2 28 (53.85%) .NET
3 26 (50.00%) jQuery
4 22 (42.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (36.54%) CSS3
5 19 (36.54%) HTML5
6 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
7 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
7 11 (21.15%) Backbone.js
7 11 (21.15%) Ember.js
8 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.54%) XML
10 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (9.62%) RESTful
10 5 (9.62%) Web Services
11 4 (7.69%) Kendo UI
11 4 (7.69%) Laravel
11 4 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Animation
4 1 (1.92%) Infotainment
4 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (94.23%) Web Development
2 29 (55.77%) MVC
3 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) TDD
5 13 (25.00%) BDD
6 12 (23.08%) Microservices
6 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) Migration
7 10 (19.23%) Progressive Web App
7 10 (19.23%) Web Application Development
8 7 (13.46%) Content Management
8 7 (13.46%) OO
9 6 (11.54%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.62%) OO PHP
11 4 (7.69%) SDLC
11 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (36.54%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) PHP
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.77%) ES6
6 3 (5.77%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Facebook
3 1 (1.92%) Telerik
3 1 (1.92%) Xamarin