Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 88 54
Rank change year-on-year -48 -34 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Development 64 106 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.31% 2.25% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.69% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 74 147
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £329 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -15.16% +10.71%
10th Percentile £281 £211 £245
90th Percentile £504 £463 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.75 £30.49 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.72% +99.90% +90.63%
10th Percentile £53.50 £22.04 £14.65
90th Percentile £62.00 £32.61 £32.94
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year +29.63% -2.70% -20.71%

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 4,229 3,947 4,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.84% 83.64% 83.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,635 2,525 2,776
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £547 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 144 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £23.99 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.31% +26.66% -5.30%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.37 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Coventry -10 14 £344 -14.06% 5
Birmingham -17 14 £388 +6.90% 42
Staffordshire -14 12 £375 +15.38% 25
Warwickshire +7 9 £325 +12.07% 13
Solihull +17 8 £405 +62.00% 5
Shropshire -56 4 - - 2
Walsall - 1 £400 - 4
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 31 (48.44%) .NET
4 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (43.75%) HTML
5 28 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 23 (35.94%) MVC
6 23 (35.94%) C#
7 19 (29.69%) jQuery
8 17 (26.56%) SQL
8 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
9 16 (25.00%) React
10 15 (23.44%) Front End Development
10 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
10 15 (23.44%) Scrum
11 13 (20.31%) REST
12 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 12 (18.75%) User Experience
13 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (15.63%) Node.js
14 10 (15.63%) Selenium
14 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.06%) Games
15 9 (14.06%) Web Services
15 9 (14.06%) TDD
15 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
15 9 (14.06%) CSS3
15 9 (14.06%) Sass

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 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.69%) Confluence
2 3 (4.69%) WordPress
3 2 (3.13%) Drupal
3 2 (3.13%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.56%) InDesign
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Magento
1 3 (4.69%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) GitHub
2 4 (6.25%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.69%) IaaS
3 3 (4.69%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Functions
4 2 (3.13%) Serverless
5 1 (1.56%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.25%) Power BI
3 3 (4.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.63%) Selenium
3 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.38%) Jasmine
5 6 (9.38%) PhantomJS
5 6 (9.38%) Subversion
5 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.81%) gulp
7 4 (6.25%) Grunt
7 4 (6.25%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.25%) JIRA
7 4 (6.25%) Mocha
7 4 (6.25%) Sublime Text
7 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.25%) webpack
7 4 (6.25%) WebStorm
8 3 (4.69%) Ant
General
1 9 (14.06%) Games
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (85.94%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 12 (18.75%) .NET Web Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (14.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Architect
8 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 6 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 4 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) CSS
2 31 (48.44%) .NET
3 28 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 28 (43.75%) HTML
4 19 (29.69%) jQuery
5 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
6 16 (25.00%) React
7 13 (20.31%) REST
8 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (15.63%) Node.js
9 9 (14.06%) CSS3
9 9 (14.06%) Sass
9 9 (14.06%) Web Services
10 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.94%) SOAP
11 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (10.94%) Vue.js
11 7 (10.94%) XML
12 6 (9.38%) HTML5
13 5 (7.81%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) User Experience
2 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.13%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Animation
6 1 (1.56%) Blog
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) MVC
3 15 (23.44%) Front End Development
3 15 (23.44%) Scrum
4 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.06%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.81%) API Integration
8 5 (7.81%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (7.81%) SDLC
9 4 (6.25%) Analytics
9 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.25%) Line Management
9 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.25%) Microservices
9 4 (6.25%) OO
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 23 (35.94%) C#
3 17 (26.56%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) PHP
4 6 (9.38%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby
6 4 (6.25%) Scala
7 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) COBIT
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Grafana
1 3 (4.69%) Graphite
1 3 (4.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Google
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.13%) Telerik
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com