Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 49 54
Rank change year-on-year -34 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Development 107 192 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.27% 3.51% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.25% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 149 96
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09% +14.58%
10th Percentile £205 £248 £238
90th Percentile £463 £525 £496
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.66 £15.25 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.05% +90.63% -72.12%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% -17.65% +1.49%

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 3,884 4,516 3,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.38% 82.50% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,484 2,723 2,238
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £244
90th Percentile £545 £550 £548
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 132 169
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £19.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.56% -2.85% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.67 £10.89 £10.99
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.06 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -33 39 £350 -12.61% 30
Coventry +8 21 £400 -6.16% 14
Staffordshire -2 14 £325 -3.70% 23
Warwickshire -4 9 £308 -12.14% 16
Shropshire +3 7 £425 +6.25% 9
Worcestershire -5 4 £288 -23.33% 5
Wolverhampton -4 3 £340 - 5
Solihull +11 1 £250 -28.57% 7
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web 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 Development.

1 77 (71.96%) HTML
2 75 (70.09%) CSS
3 68 (63.55%) JavaScript
4 49 (45.79%) C#
5 47 (43.93%) .NET
6 38 (35.51%) MVC
7 36 (33.64%) AngularJS
8 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (30.84%) HTML5
10 31 (28.97%) jQuery
11 26 (24.30%) SQL
12 25 (23.36%) CSS3
13 22 (20.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
14 20 (18.69%) PHP
15 19 (17.76%) TypeScript
16 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
17 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
17 16 (14.95%) Front End Development
18 15 (14.02%) Java
18 15 (14.02%) TDD
19 14 (13.08%) OO
19 14 (13.08%) User Experience
20 13 (12.15%) Degree
20 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
20 13 (12.15%) RESTful
20 13 (12.15%) BDD
21 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
21 12 (11.21%) Web Services
21 12 (11.21%) XML

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 8 (7.48%) CMS
1 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.54%) WordPress
3 5 (4.67%) IIS
4 4 (3.74%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.87%) DNN
6 2 (1.87%) Drupal
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.87%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) G Suite
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) MySQL
3 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.61%) SpecFlow
2 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.74%) Jasmine
3 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.80%) Grunt
4 3 (2.80%) gulp
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
4 3 (2.80%) Selenium
4 3 (2.80%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.80%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.87%) Protractor
6 1 (0.93%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 7 (6.54%) Games
2 6 (5.61%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
4 4 (3.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (89.72%) Developer
2 41 (38.32%) Web Developer
3 13 (12.15%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (9.35%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Angular Developer
8 8 (7.48%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.54%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (6.54%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (6.54%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (5.61%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (71.96%) HTML
2 75 (70.09%) CSS
3 47 (43.93%) .NET
4 36 (33.64%) AngularJS
5 33 (30.84%) HTML5
6 31 (28.97%) jQuery
7 25 (23.36%) CSS3
8 22 (20.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
10 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
11 13 (12.15%) RESTful
12 12 (11.21%) Web Services
12 12 (11.21%) XML
13 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (8.41%) Ajax
15 9 (8.41%) Laravel
16 8 (7.48%) Entity Framework
16 8 (7.48%) REST
17 7 (6.54%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) User Experience
2 5 (4.67%) Animation
2 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.87%) Infotainment
4 2 (1.87%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Android
2 6 (5.61%) Windows
3 5 (4.67%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) MVC
2 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.95%) Front End Development
4 15 (14.02%) TDD
5 14 (13.08%) OO
6 13 (12.15%) BDD
6 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (8.41%) Scrum
8 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.48%) Microservices
8 8 (7.48%) SDLC
8 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.54%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (6.54%) SOLID
10 6 (5.61%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.61%) OOP
11 5 (4.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (4.67%) OWASP
11 5 (4.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (63.55%) JavaScript
2 49 (45.79%) C#
3 26 (24.30%) SQL
4 20 (18.69%) PHP
5 19 (17.76%) TypeScript
6 15 (14.02%) Java
7 5 (4.67%) ES6
8 4 (3.74%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.80%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.80%) VBA
10 2 (1.87%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.87%) Python
10 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.87%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) Google
2 5 (4.67%) Zend
3 3 (2.80%) Adobe
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) Pega
4 2 (1.87%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
5 1 (0.93%) Telerik
5 1 (0.93%) WooCommerce