Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 105 80
Rank change year-on-year -14 -25 -29
Contract jobs citing Web Development 65 92 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.79% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.12% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 86
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £225 £268 £263
90th Percentile £488 £497 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.25 -
England median hourly rate £36.50 £28.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +30.36% -34.12% +123.68%

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 3,971 4,333 3,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.29% 84.12% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,502 2,611 2,298
West Midlands median daily rate £444 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 193 136
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.21 £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.66% -26.19% +14.91%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.05 £35.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +5.26%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Birmingham +3 27 £375 -12.59% 30
Coventry +7 14 £425 +19.30% 6
Solihull +10 8 £369 -26.25% 5
Staffordshire +1 4 £275 -15.38% 13
Warwickshire +2 3 £325 +18.18% 11
Worcestershire -18 3 - - 14
Walsall +6 1 £475 -
Wolverhampton +6 1 £330 +46.67% 1
Herefordshire +6 1 £375 - 3
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 32 (49.23%) CSS
4 31 (47.69%) HTML
5 30 (46.15%) AngularJS
6 27 (41.54%) C#
7 24 (36.92%) .NET
8 21 (32.31%) jQuery
9 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
10 16 (24.62%) PHP
11 15 (23.08%) MVC
11 15 (23.08%) Front End Development
12 14 (21.54%) HTML5
12 14 (21.54%) Scrum
13 13 (20.00%) REST
13 13 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (20.00%) TypeScript
14 12 (18.46%) SQL
15 11 (16.92%) Microservices
16 10 (15.38%) ES6
16 10 (15.38%) Java
16 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
17 9 (13.85%) Node.js
18 8 (12.31%) CSS3
18 8 (12.31%) Sass
18 8 (12.31%) RxJS
18 8 (12.31%) Angular 2
18 8 (12.31%) NgRx

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 7 (10.77%) CMS
1 7 (10.77%) WordPress
2 4 (6.15%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) DNN
3 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.08%) Drupal
4 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Route 53
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) npm
4 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.08%) Redis
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Spanner
5 1 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.77%) Jasmine
3 7 (10.77%) JIRA
4 6 (9.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (7.69%) Subversion
6 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.08%) GitLab
8 2 (3.08%) gulp
8 2 (3.08%) Maven
8 2 (3.08%) MSTest
8 2 (3.08%) Selenium
8 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.54%) Ant
9 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.54%) JUnit
9 1 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 5 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (84.62%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) Web Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (15.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (13.85%) Angular Developer
6 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 3 (4.62%) CRM Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) CSS
2 31 (47.69%) HTML
3 30 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 24 (36.92%) .NET
5 21 (32.31%) jQuery
6 14 (21.54%) HTML5
7 13 (20.00%) REST
7 13 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (13.85%) Node.js
9 8 (12.31%) Angular 2
9 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
9 8 (12.31%) CSS3
9 8 (12.31%) NgRx
9 8 (12.31%) RxJS
9 8 (12.31%) Sass
10 7 (10.77%) .NET Core
10 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.23%) Kendo UI
11 6 (9.23%) React
11 6 (9.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Front End Development
2 15 (23.08%) MVC
3 14 (21.54%) Scrum
4 11 (16.92%) Microservices
5 7 (10.77%) Architectural Design
5 7 (10.77%) Mobile First
5 7 (10.77%) TDD
6 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.62%) Case Management
9 3 (4.62%) DevOps
9 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.62%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (4.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
2 27 (41.54%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) PHP
4 13 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 12 (18.46%) SQL
6 10 (15.38%) ES6
6 10 (15.38%) Java
7 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.15%) Python
9 2 (3.08%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) Elixir
10 1 (1.54%) Erlang
10 1 (1.54%) Go
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) WCAG
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.08%) Packer
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Terraform
3 1 (1.54%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) WooCommerce
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.08%) Telerik
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.54%) Splunk
4 1 (1.54%) Talend
4 1 (1.54%) WSO2