The first table below looks at the demand for Web Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Development over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 24 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Development 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.25% 1.32% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 1.79% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.41% +75.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.59% 74.17% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Web Development
Cheshire

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Development across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Web Development
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Development Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Web Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) OWASP
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.00%) Akamai
8 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security
8 3 (15.00%) LAMP
8 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) SSL
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) IIS

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (15.00%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) LAMP
4 3 (15.00%) JSP
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) OWASP
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Akamai
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Vertica
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) IBM