The table below looks at the statistics for HTML5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTML5 over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HTML5
Rank 14 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing HTML5 20 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.75% 3.52% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.85% 16.07% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £235 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £24.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
+32.29% -10.78%
HTML5
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.97% 21.88% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 26
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

HTML5
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTML5 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

HTML5 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HTML5
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTML5 across the Merseyside region.

HTML5 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

HTML5
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTML5 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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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
Liverpool +6 20 £325 +3.17% 18
St Helens - - - -
Wirral - - - - 3
HTML5
North West

HTML5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing HTML5 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 HTML5.

1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) C#
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (50.00%) Umbraco
5 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) PHP
6 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) Web Design
7 7 (26.92%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) QA
8 6 (23.08%) Orchard
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 6 (23.08%) CSS3
8 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
8 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (23.08%) Adobe
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) Web Development
11 3 (11.54%) WCF

HTML5
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing HTML5 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 HTML5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Front-End Web Developer
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 14 (53.85%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (11.54%) WCF
9 2 (7.69%) Google Maps API
9 2 (7.69%) Sass
9 2 (7.69%) LESS
9 2 (7.69%) JSON
9 2 (7.69%) Ajax
10 1 (3.85%) LAMP
10 1 (3.85%) WinForms
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Web Design
3 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Content Management
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Adobe
2 6 (23.08%) Orchard
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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