Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 76 55
Rank change year-on-year -34 -21 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Development 91 109 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.76% 2.49% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.99% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 87 166
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £280 £248 £225
90th Percentile £497 £525 £425
England median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - £9.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £20.32
% change year-on-year -30.59% +109.15% -32.27%

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 4,305 3,648 4,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.40% 83.19% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,583 2,285 2,901
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 135 113
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.41% -24.29%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.00 £38.95
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

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 July 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 18 July 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 -23 33 £429 +32.00% 31
Staffordshire +10 16 £325 -7.14% 30
Coventry -17 12 £356 -5.00% 11
Solihull -6 6 £450 +125.00% 3
Worcestershire -2 5 £313 +25.00% 5
Wolverhampton -7 3 £225 -35.71% 3
Shropshire -28 3 £467 -3.71% 10
Herefordshire +5 1 - -
Warwickshire -14 1 - - 20
Walsall - 1 - - 4
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 54 (59.34%) CSS
2 51 (56.04%) HTML
3 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
4 36 (39.56%) .NET
4 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (35.16%) C#
6 30 (32.97%) AngularJS
7 25 (27.47%) TDD
8 22 (24.18%) HTML5
9 21 (23.08%) MVC
10 20 (21.98%) jQuery
10 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
11 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
11 18 (19.78%) TypeScript
12 17 (18.68%) Docker
12 17 (18.68%) Front End Development
13 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.48%) Linux
14 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (16.48%) CSS3
15 14 (15.38%) React
15 14 (15.38%) User Experience
15 14 (15.38%) BDD
15 14 (15.38%) Java
15 14 (15.38%) PHP
15 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 14 (15.38%) Scrum
16 13 (14.29%) Unix
16 13 (14.29%) REST

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 3 (3.30%) CMS
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) Drupal
2 2 (2.20%) WordPress
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) Marvel
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) GitHub
4 2 (2.20%) npm
4 2 (2.20%) Serverless
5 1 (1.10%) AdWords
5 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.69%) MySQL
5 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) SpecFlow
3 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.89%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.59%) JIRA
5 4 (4.40%) gulp
5 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.30%) Grunt
6 3 (3.30%) Selenium
6 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.10%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.10%) Hudson
8 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.10%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 7 (7.69%) Marketing
2 5 (5.49%) Law
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (80.22%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.78%) Web Developer
4 16 (17.58%) C# Developer
5 15 (16.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Angular Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (9.89%) PHP Developer
8 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Backend Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.30%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.30%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.30%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (59.34%) CSS
2 51 (56.04%) HTML
3 36 (39.56%) .NET
4 30 (32.97%) AngularJS
5 22 (24.18%) HTML5
6 20 (21.98%) jQuery
7 15 (16.48%) CSS3
8 14 (15.38%) React
9 13 (14.29%) REST
10 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
10 11 (12.09%) Sass
11 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
11 10 (10.99%) Angular 2
11 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.89%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (8.79%) .NET Core
13 8 (8.79%) Doctrine
13 8 (8.79%) Node.js
13 8 (8.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) User Experience
2 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.40%) NHS
4 2 (2.20%) Animation
4 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.20%) Robotics
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) iPad
5 1 (1.10%) iPhone
5 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Unix
3 12 (13.19%) Mac OS X
4 8 (8.79%) Android
4 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) TDD
3 21 (23.08%) MVC
4 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
6 17 (18.68%) Front End Development
7 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (15.38%) BDD
8 14 (15.38%) Scrum
9 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.99%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (9.89%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (9.89%) OO
11 9 (9.89%) OO PHP
11 9 (9.89%) Web Design
12 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.59%) Mobile Development
13 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (5.49%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
2 32 (35.16%) C#
3 18 (19.78%) TypeScript
4 14 (15.38%) Java
4 14 (15.38%) PHP
5 11 (12.09%) SQL
6 4 (4.40%) Python
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
6 4 (4.40%) Scala
7 3 (3.30%) ES6
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.20%) VBScript
8 2 (2.20%) XAML
9 1 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) Go
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) PMO
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Zend
3 7 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe
5 2 (2.20%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.20%) Perforce
5 2 (2.20%) Telerik
6 1 (1.10%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.10%) Facebook
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) UiPath
6 1 (1.10%) WooCommerce