a largely unskilled Web worker - one with a passable understanding of HTML but little else.
It is often supposed that, in the New Media food chain, there is nothing lower than a webmonkey. Alas, there is: people who barely have the skills to use FrontPage; these people are called "typists".
The B1FF of webmonkeys is personified as Bobo the Webmonkey.
And compare sysape, one-banana problem, scratch monkey, monkey up, and Infinite-Monkey Theorem for other simian allusions.