Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 6 months to 14 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 Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 69 42
Rank change year-on-year -56 -27 +21
Contract jobs citing Web Development 81 123 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 2.56% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 3.04% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 86 199
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £250
90th Percentile £541 £461 £476
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.75 £32.05 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.31% +110.16% +90.63%
10th Percentile £53.50 £30.94 £14.65
90th Percentile £62.00 £33.16 £32.94
England median hourly rate £34.25 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -14.38% +86.05% -38.57%

Web 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 4,426 4,040 5,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.09% 84.04% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,701 2,580 3,119
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 171 135 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.09% +32.87% -13.45%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £38.75 £48.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in the West Midlands

Web 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 Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in the West Midlands

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in the West Midlands

Web 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 Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in the West Midlands

Web 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 Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 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
Birmingham -25 28 £388 +9.15% 29
Staffordshire -4 16 £325 - 49
Coventry -13 12 £513 +16.48% 11
Solihull - 8 £400 - 11
Warwickshire +1 5 £323 +7.50% 22
Shropshire -50 5 - - 12
Worcestershire -6 1 £200 -30.43% 10
Walsall - 1 £400 - 2
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web 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 Development.

1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 36 (44.44%) CSS
3 35 (43.21%) .NET
4 32 (39.51%) HTML
5 29 (35.80%) AngularJS
6 26 (32.10%) C#
7 24 (29.63%) MVC
7 24 (29.63%) jQuery
8 19 (23.46%) Scrum
8 19 (23.46%) REST
9 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
10 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
10 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
10 16 (19.75%) SQL
10 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (17.28%) User Experience
13 13 (16.05%) React
13 13 (16.05%) Front End Development
14 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
14 12 (14.81%) HTML5
14 12 (14.81%) CSS3
14 12 (14.81%) Sass
14 12 (14.81%) Docker
14 12 (14.81%) TDD
15 10 (12.35%) PHP
15 10 (12.35%) Selenium
15 10 (12.35%) Mentoring

Web 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 (6.17%) CMS
2 4 (4.94%) Confluence
3 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.70%) WordPress
4 2 (2.47%) Drupal
4 2 (2.47%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Marvel
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
1 3 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) GitHub
3 4 (4.94%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.94%) Serverless
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.70%) IaaS
4 3 (3.70%) PaaS
5 2 (2.47%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) RTP
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Selenium
3 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.64%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.41%) gulp
5 6 (7.41%) Jasmine
5 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.17%) Grunt
6 5 (6.17%) JIRA
6 5 (6.17%) Subversion
6 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.94%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.94%) Mocha
7 4 (4.94%) PhantomJS
7 4 (4.94%) PHPUnit
7 4 (4.94%) Sublime Text
7 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (4.94%) webpack
7 4 (4.94%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) French Language
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (79.01%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Web Developer
3 16 (19.75%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Angular Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.70%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) CSS
2 35 (43.21%) .NET
3 32 (39.51%) HTML
4 29 (35.80%) AngularJS
5 24 (29.63%) jQuery
6 19 (23.46%) REST
7 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
8 13 (16.05%) React
9 12 (14.81%) CSS3
9 12 (14.81%) HTML5
9 12 (14.81%) Sass
10 9 (11.11%) SOAP
10 9 (11.11%) Web Services
11 8 (9.88%) Node.js
11 8 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (8.64%) .NET Core
12 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
12 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.41%) LESS
14 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) User Experience
2 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Robotics
6 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Mac OS X
3 6 (7.41%) Android
4 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.17%) Unix
5 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) MVC
3 19 (23.46%) Scrum
4 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.05%) Front End Development
6 12 (14.81%) TDD
6 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.88%) Line Management
8 8 (9.88%) OO
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.41%) OO PHP
11 5 (6.17%) Analytics
11 5 (6.17%) API Integration
11 5 (6.17%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (6.17%) Microservices
11 5 (6.17%) Prototyping
11 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.10%) C#
3 16 (19.75%) SQL
4 10 (12.35%) PHP
5 8 (9.88%) Java
5 8 (9.88%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.17%) Ruby
6 5 (6.17%) Scala
7 4 (4.94%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) ES6
9 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.23%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) COBIT
1 1 (1.23%) PMO
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Grafana
1 3 (3.70%) Graphite
1 3 (3.70%) Kibana
2 1 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Google
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 4 (4.94%) Zend
5 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.47%) Telerik
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) Twitter