Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Development 124 243 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.58% 3.97% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 4.78% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 191 96
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £351 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.14% +4.63% +11.67%
10th Percentile £240 £238 £219
90th Percentile £461 £480 £496
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.05 £15.25 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.16% +90.63% -70.91%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +81.82% -39.73% +17.74%

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 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 -30 48 £360 -4.00% 18
Coventry +7 19 £440 +15.79% 3
Warwickshire -1 16 £300 -12.41% 5
Staffordshire -4 10 £325 - 13
Shropshire +17 9 £425 +21.43% 7
Wolverhampton +2 6 £350 +2.94% 1
Worcestershire +2 4 £288 -20.69% 6
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 99 (79.84%) HTML
2 96 (77.42%) CSS
3 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
4 55 (44.35%) .NET
5 51 (41.13%) MVC
6 50 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (38.71%) jQuery
7 48 (38.71%) HTML5
8 45 (36.29%) C#
9 42 (33.87%) CSS3
10 39 (31.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (29.84%) AngularJS
12 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
13 28 (22.58%) User Experience
14 24 (19.35%) Front End Development
15 22 (17.74%) PHP
16 21 (16.94%) SQL
16 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
17 20 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
18 18 (14.52%) .NET Framework
18 18 (14.52%) TDD
19 17 (13.71%) Ajax
19 17 (13.71%) RESTful
19 17 (13.71%) BDD
20 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
20 15 (12.10%) Scrum
21 14 (11.29%) Visual Studio
21 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js

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 12 (9.68%) CMS
2 8 (6.45%) DNN
2 8 (6.45%) WordPress
3 5 (4.03%) Drupal
3 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.23%) Confluence
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) JBoss
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) G Suite
4 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) HTTP
1 6 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) MySQL
3 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.26%) Subversion
4 7 (5.65%) JIRA
5 5 (4.03%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (2.42%) gulp
7 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.61%) Grunt
8 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.61%) JUnit
8 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.61%) Protractor
8 2 (1.61%) Selenium
9 1 (0.81%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.81%) Bower
9 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 6 (4.84%) Retail
2 5 (4.03%) Finance
3 4 (3.23%) Games
4 3 (2.42%) Publishing
5 2 (1.61%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Automotive
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (88.71%) Developer
2 49 (39.52%) Web Developer
3 23 (18.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (10.48%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Angular Developer
6 10 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.06%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (8.06%) HTML Developer
6 10 (8.06%) PHP Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.84%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.03%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.03%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (79.84%) HTML
2 96 (77.42%) CSS
3 55 (44.35%) .NET
4 48 (38.71%) HTML5
4 48 (38.71%) jQuery
5 42 (33.87%) CSS3
6 39 (31.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 37 (29.84%) AngularJS
8 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
9 18 (14.52%) .NET Framework
10 17 (13.71%) Ajax
10 17 (13.71%) RESTful
11 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js
13 12 (9.68%) Entity Framework
13 12 (9.68%) REST
13 12 (9.68%) XML
14 11 (8.87%) Ember.js
14 11 (8.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) User Experience
2 8 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.23%) Animation
4 4 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.42%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.42%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.61%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 9 (7.26%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.84%) Android
3 6 (4.84%) Linux
4 3 (2.42%) Unix
5 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) MVC
2 50 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.35%) Front End Development
4 20 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (14.52%) TDD
5 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
6 17 (13.71%) BDD
7 15 (12.10%) Scrum
8 12 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.68%) Microservices
8 12 (9.68%) Web Application Development
9 11 (8.87%) Migration
9 11 (8.87%) OO
9 11 (8.87%) Web Design
10 10 (8.06%) Progressive Web App
11 9 (7.26%) SDLC
11 9 (7.26%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.65%) Content Management
12 7 (5.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 45 (36.29%) C#
3 22 (17.74%) PHP
4 21 (16.94%) SQL
5 14 (11.29%) TypeScript
6 13 (10.48%) Java
7 5 (4.03%) ES6
8 4 (3.23%) Ruby
8 4 (3.23%) Scala
9 3 (2.42%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.42%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.61%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) Python
11 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Google
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (1.61%) Pega
4 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.61%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.81%) Facebook
5 1 (0.81%) Telerik