The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 111 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 26 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.97% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.03% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 28
Median daily rate £350 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.92% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year +136.84% +1.83%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1933 2827 2253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.57% 94.68% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 1682 1364
Median daily rate £388 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 91 140
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Web Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 +23 15 £325 -7.14% 9
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 - 1
Coventry +13 2 £400 - 3
Shropshire - 2 £413 - 2
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 37 (92.50%) Web Development
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 31 (77.50%) CSS
3 30 (75.00%) HTML
4 20 (50.00%) .NET
5 18 (45.00%) MVC
5 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (37.50%) jQuery
7 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
7 14 (35.00%) PHP
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (27.50%) HTML5
9 11 (27.50%) C#
10 10 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (22.50%) CSS3
11 9 (22.50%) OO
11 9 (22.50%) TDD
11 9 (22.50%) CMS
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
12 8 (20.00%) BDD
12 8 (20.00%) DNN
12 8 (20.00%) OO PHP
12 8 (20.00%) User Experience
13 7 (17.50%) Microservices
13 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
13 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.50%) MySQL
13 7 (17.50%) Migration

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 9 (22.50%) CMS
2 8 (20.00%) DNN
3 5 (12.50%) Drupal
4 4 (10.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Trello
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) MySQL
3 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) SSDT
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.00%) gulp
3 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) Grunt
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (5.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.50%) GitLab
6 1 (2.50%) MSTest
6 1 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) CSS
2 30 (75.00%) HTML
3 20 (50.00%) .NET
4 15 (37.50%) jQuery
5 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (27.50%) HTML5
7 10 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (22.50%) CSS3
9 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
10 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
11 6 (15.00%) Ember.js
11 6 (15.00%) LESS
11 6 (15.00%) Web Services
12 4 (10.00%) Doctrine
13 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (7.50%) React
14 2 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
14 2 (5.00%) Laravel
14 2 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Web Development
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) OO
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) BDD
4 8 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Content Management
5 7 (17.50%) Microservices
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Case Management
7 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) PHP
3 11 (27.50%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) PHP 7
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) VB
8 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Zend
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago