The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web 2.0 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 82 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.77% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 2.98% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
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£373 £329 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £290 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £368 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £298
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +26.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.08% +28.57%
Web 2.0
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
369 302 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.17% 25.86% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 161 171
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web 2.0 across the Manchester region.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Web 2.0
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 across the Manchester region.

Web 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Web 2.0 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 2.0.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) XPath
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) XHTML
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
3 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (55.56%) Axure RP
4 5 (55.56%) WSDL
4 5 (55.56%) Adobe
4 5 (55.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (33.33%) NHS
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 2 (22.22%) Web Design

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Web 2.0 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 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) Liferay
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) XHTML
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (55.56%) WSDL
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) JMS
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (33.33%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
2 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 2 (22.22%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) XPath
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft