The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 54 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 18 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.93% 1.22% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.29% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 15
Average daily rate £350 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £333 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.86% +27.51%
Web Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
850 696 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.30% 94.18% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 406 418
Average daily rate £400 £376 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 71
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.45 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Developer across the Cheshire region.

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer across the Cheshire region.

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 4 £350 +9.80% 1
Wilmslow - 3 £300 - 2
Warrington -15 1 £430 +43.33% 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £300 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £290 - 3
Web Developer
North West

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Developer in their job title.

1 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) Front End Development
4 11 (40.74%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 6 (22.22%) CMS
6 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (18.52%) WordPress
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Content Management
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) Drupal
8 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
8 4 (14.81%) User Experience
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (11.11%) DevOps
9 3 (11.11%) Node.js
9 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) CMS
2 5 (18.52%) WordPress
3 4 (14.81%) Drupal
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
4 5 (18.52%) Ajax
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP
6 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
6 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) XHTML
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.70%) Ember.js
8 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE
8 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Front End Development
2 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (18.52%) Content Management
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Coremetrics
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