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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing Web Development 55 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.45% 2.56% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.11% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 56
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £344 £335
% change year-on-year +4.72% +2.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £25.60
% change year-on-year +110.52% -25.76%  

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 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -2 19 £332 +10.75% 16
Warwickshire +3 12 £363 +20.83% 8
Coventry +9 8 £400 +10.34% 7
Herefordshire -6 6 £293 -40.00%
Shropshire +35 3 £500 - 4
Staffordshire -6 3 £350 +12.00% 11
Worcestershire 0 2 £388 +91.35% 7
Wolverhampton +3 1 £285 - 3
Solihull - 1 £200 - 4
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 112 (78.32%) HTML
2 97 (67.83%) JavaScript
2 97 (67.83%) CSS
3 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (39.16%) .NET
5 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET
5 45 (31.47%) MVC
6 40 (27.97%) SQL
6 40 (27.97%) AngularJS
7 33 (23.08%) HTML5
8 32 (22.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (22.38%) TDD
9 31 (21.68%) PHP
10 30 (20.98%) jQuery
11 28 (19.58%) C#
11 28 (19.58%) BDD
12 27 (18.88%) Java
13 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 26 (18.18%) CMS
14 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (16.78%) Relational Database
16 22 (15.38%) Front End Development
16 22 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (15.38%) Web Design
16 22 (15.38%) Web Services
17 21 (14.69%) Drupal
18 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
18 20 (13.99%) Content Management
19 19 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared

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 26 (18.18%) CMS
2 21 (14.69%) Drupal
3 7 (4.90%) Sitefinity
4 6 (4.20%) WordPress
5 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.80%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.10%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.40%) Apache
7 2 (1.40%) Confluence
7 2 (1.40%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.70%) DNN
8 1 (0.70%) Kentico
8 1 (0.70%) LiveLink
Applications
1 16 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.40%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.70%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.59%) GitHub
3 6 (4.20%) PaaS
4 3 (2.10%) Office 365
5 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.70%) Slack
6 1 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.78%) Relational Database
2 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.89%) MySQL
4 10 (6.99%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.90%) Hazelcast
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.70%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.90%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.20%) JUnit
5 4 (2.80%) git-flow
5 4 (2.80%) gulp
5 4 (2.80%) Subversion
6 3 (2.10%) Capybara
6 3 (2.10%) Grunt
6 3 (2.10%) JIRA
6 3 (2.10%) Mockito
6 3 (2.10%) RSpec
6 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.40%) Selenium
7 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.40%) webpack
8 1 (0.70%) GitLab
8 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.70%) Protractor
General
1 16 (11.19%) Marketing
2 14 (9.79%) Finance
3 10 (6.99%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (93.71%) Developer
2 29 (20.28%) Web Developer
3 19 (13.29%) Drupal Developer
4 18 (12.59%) PHP Developer
5 16 (11.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (10.49%) Angular Developer
7 14 (9.79%) CRM Developer
7 14 (9.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 12 (8.39%) .NET Developer
9 12 (8.39%) HTML Developer
10 11 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 10 (6.99%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (6.29%) UX Developer
13 8 (5.59%) C# Developer
14 7 (4.90%) Agile Developer
14 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Developer
14 7 (4.90%) Senior Developer
15 6 (4.20%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (78.32%) HTML
2 97 (67.83%) CSS
3 56 (39.16%) .NET
4 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET
5 40 (27.97%) AngularJS
6 33 (23.08%) HTML5
7 32 (22.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (20.98%) jQuery
9 22 (15.38%) Web Services
10 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (8.39%) React
11 12 (8.39%) REST
12 11 (7.69%) Angular 2
12 11 (7.69%) Middleware
13 9 (6.29%) RESTful
13 9 (6.29%) Sass
13 9 (6.29%) Spring
13 9 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (5.59%) CSS3
14 8 (5.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) User Experience
2 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.70%) Fintech
4 1 (0.70%) PMI
4 1 (0.70%) RIA
4 1 (0.70%) Social Network
4 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.79%) Linux
2 11 (7.69%) Unix
3 10 (6.99%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.59%) Windows
5 4 (2.80%) Android
5 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.47%) MVC
3 32 (22.38%) TDD
4 28 (19.58%) BDD
5 22 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 22 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 22 (15.38%) Web Design
6 20 (13.99%) Content Management
7 19 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.49%) CRM
8 15 (10.49%) Visualisation
9 14 (9.79%) Campaign Management
9 14 (9.79%) Data Conversion
9 14 (9.79%) Data Migration
9 14 (9.79%) Migration
9 14 (9.79%) OO
10 13 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
10 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (67.83%) JavaScript
2 40 (27.97%) SQL
3 31 (21.68%) PHP
4 28 (19.58%) C#
5 27 (18.88%) Java
6 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.80%) Scala
8 3 (2.10%) Python
8 3 (2.10%) Ruby
9 2 (1.40%) Perl
9 2 (1.40%) PHP 7
9 2 (1.40%) VB
10 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Grafana
1 3 (2.10%) Kibana
1 3 (2.10%) logstash
1 3 (2.10%) rkt
2 2 (1.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.10%) Adobe
2 3 (2.10%) AppDynamics
2 3 (2.10%) Google
2 3 (2.10%) Splunk
2 3 (2.10%) Zend
3 2 (1.40%) Ensighten
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle
3 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.40%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.40%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.70%) Casewise
4 1 (0.70%) OpenText
4 1 (0.70%) Pega
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