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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 37 54
Rank change year-on-year -36 +17  
Contract jobs citing Web Development 43 126 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.14% 4.17% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 5.05% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 99 56
Median daily rate £368 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +157.14% -41.66%  

Web Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2495 1842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.64% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1489 1158
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.05 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Web Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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 17 £325 +8.33% 18
Coventry +2 5 £420 +5.00% 8
Shropshire - 5 £470 - 3
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 70 (71.43%) HTML
2 65 (66.33%) CSS
3 59 (60.20%) JavaScript
4 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (37.76%) .NET
6 33 (33.67%) MVC
6 33 (33.67%) AngularJS
7 28 (28.57%) jQuery
8 26 (26.53%) HTML5
9 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
10 22 (22.45%) PHP
11 21 (21.43%) SQL
11 21 (21.43%) Java
11 21 (21.43%) TDD
12 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
12 20 (20.41%) CSS3
13 18 (18.37%) C#
14 17 (17.35%) BDD
15 16 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (16.33%) Test Automation
16 15 (15.31%) Scrum
16 15 (15.31%) MySQL
16 15 (15.31%) User Experience
17 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
18 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
18 13 (13.27%) Web Services
19 11 (11.22%) OO
19 11 (11.22%) Finance
19 11 (11.22%) RESTful

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 10 (10.20%) CMS
2 9 (9.18%) DNN
3 8 (8.16%) Drupal
4 7 (7.14%) WordPress
5 5 (5.10%) Confluence
6 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.02%) JBoss
8 1 (1.02%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) PaaS
2 4 (4.08%) Trello
3 3 (3.06%) GitHub
4 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.04%) Office 365
5 1 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.31%) MySQL
3 9 (9.18%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.08%) Hazelcast
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.06%) SSDT
8 1 (1.02%) DocumentDB
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.18%) JIRA
4 7 (7.14%) gulp
5 6 (6.12%) Subversion
6 5 (5.10%) Grunt
6 5 (5.10%) JUnit
7 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.06%) Mockito
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.04%) Maven
8 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.04%) webpack
9 1 (1.02%) GitLab
9 1 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.02%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.02%) VersionOne
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (89.80%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Web Developer
3 16 (16.33%) PHP Developer
4 12 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.22%) PHP Web Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Angular Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.12%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Architect
9 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (71.43%) HTML
2 65 (66.33%) CSS
3 37 (37.76%) .NET
4 33 (33.67%) AngularJS
5 28 (28.57%) jQuery
6 26 (26.53%) HTML5
7 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
7 20 (20.41%) CSS3
8 16 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (13.27%) Web Services
10 11 (11.22%) REST
10 11 (11.22%) RESTful
11 9 (9.18%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (8.16%) Backbone.js
12 8 (8.16%) JSON
12 8 (8.16%) LESS
12 8 (8.16%) React
12 8 (8.16%) Spring
13 7 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) User Experience
2 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Fintech
4 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.02%) PMI
4 1 (1.02%) RIA
4 1 (1.02%) Social Network
4 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) MVC
3 21 (21.43%) TDD
4 17 (17.35%) BDD
5 16 (16.33%) Test Automation
6 15 (15.31%) Scrum
7 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.22%) OO
9 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.20%) Microservices
9 10 (10.20%) Migration
9 10 (10.20%) SDLC
10 9 (9.18%) OO PHP
10 9 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (8.16%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.16%) Content Management
12 7 (7.14%) Front End Development
12 7 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.12%) SOLID
13 6 (6.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.45%) PHP
3 21 (21.43%) Java
3 21 (21.43%) SQL
4 18 (18.37%) C#
5 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.12%) Scala
7 4 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (2.04%) Perl
8 2 (2.04%) PHP 7
8 2 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.02%) PHP 4
9 1 (1.02%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Grafana
1 3 (3.06%) Kibana
1 3 (3.06%) logstash
1 3 (3.06%) rkt
2 2 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Google
3 5 (5.10%) Zend
4 3 (3.06%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.06%) Splunk
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) ATG
6 1 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.02%) hybris
6 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
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