Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 74 47
Rank change year-on-year -53 -27 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Development 80 116 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.56% 2.57% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 3.06% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 190
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £290 £269 £238
90th Percentile £568 £498 £455
England median daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.44 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.47% +115.74% +93.75%
10th Percentile £52.50 £33.44 £14.65
90th Percentile £57.50 £33.44 £35.39
England median hourly rate £33.50 £43.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year -22.09% +97.07% -40.22%

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 4,316 3,794 5,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.07% 83.92% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,571 2,392 3,090
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £245
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 142 121
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.40 £40.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -37 25 £394 +10.92% 31
Staffordshire +5 14 £325 - 18
Coventry -22 13 £513 +28.13% 8
Solihull - 7 £400 - 4
Shropshire -39 6 £475 +26.67% 10
Warwickshire -9 2 £550 +83.33% 12
Worcestershire -10 1 £200 -38.46% 11
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 39 (48.75%) HTML
1 39 (48.75%) CSS
2 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
4 30 (37.50%) .NET
5 28 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 23 (28.75%) C#
6 23 (28.75%) MVC
7 22 (27.50%) jQuery
8 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
9 18 (22.50%) TDD
10 17 (21.25%) Scrum
11 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (20.00%) Front End Development
12 15 (18.75%) React
13 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
13 14 (17.50%) HTML5
13 14 (17.50%) REST
13 14 (17.50%) Docker
13 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
13 14 (17.50%) User Experience
14 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
15 12 (15.00%) SQL
15 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.75%) Java
16 11 (13.75%) Google
16 11 (13.75%) Sass
17 10 (12.50%) Selenium
17 10 (12.50%) CSS3

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 4 (5.00%) Confluence
1 4 (5.00%) WordPress
2 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Marvel
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
1 3 (3.75%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) GitHub
3 5 (6.25%) Google Analytics
4 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.00%) Serverless
5 3 (3.75%) IaaS
5 3 (3.75%) PaaS
6 2 (2.50%) Azure Functions
6 2 (2.50%) npm
7 1 (1.25%) AdWords
7 1 (1.25%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) Selenium
3 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.00%) gulp
5 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.75%) Grunt
5 7 (8.75%) JIRA
6 6 (7.50%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.00%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.00%) Mocha
8 4 (5.00%) PhantomJS
8 4 (5.00%) PHPUnit
8 4 (5.00%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.00%) Sublime Text
8 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (5.00%) webpack
8 4 (5.00%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (8.75%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (2.50%) French Language
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (76.25%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 14 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (11.25%) Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Angular Developer
6 7 (8.75%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Azure Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Backend Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.75%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.75%) CSS
1 39 (48.75%) HTML
2 30 (37.50%) .NET
3 28 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 22 (27.50%) jQuery
5 15 (18.75%) React
6 14 (17.50%) HTML5
6 14 (17.50%) REST
7 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.75%) Sass
9 10 (12.50%) CSS3
10 9 (11.25%) Node.js
11 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.75%) .NET Core
12 7 (8.75%) SOAP
12 7 (8.75%) Web Services
13 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (7.50%) JSON
13 6 (7.50%) LESS
13 6 (7.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) User Experience
2 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Animation
4 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) Robotics
4 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) iPhone
5 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
1 10 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 7 (8.75%) Android
2 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) MVC
3 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (22.50%) TDD
5 17 (21.25%) Scrum
6 16 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (10.00%) Line Management
10 7 (8.75%) OO
11 6 (7.50%) Analytics
11 6 (7.50%) BDD
11 6 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.50%) OO PHP
12 5 (6.25%) API Integration
12 5 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
2 23 (28.75%) C#
3 12 (15.00%) SQL
4 11 (13.75%) Java
5 10 (12.50%) PHP
6 9 (11.25%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.50%) Ruby
7 6 (7.50%) Scala
8 4 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.50%) Python
9 2 (2.50%) VBScript
9 2 (2.50%) XAML
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) ES6
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) PMO
1 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Grafana
1 3 (3.75%) Graphite
1 3 (3.75%) Kibana
2 1 (1.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Google
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) Zend
4 3 (3.75%) Adobe
4 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.75%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.50%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.50%) Perforce
6 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.25%) Facebook
6 1 (1.25%) Telerik
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) UiPath