The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 18 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 17 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.08% 0.81% 7.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 0.89% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.11% +36.00%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
217 225 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 90.42% 91.09% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 130 89
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £22.60 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Web Developer
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 Web Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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 +13 17 £290 +5.45% 2
Wirral - - - - 2
Web Developer
North West

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
4 12 (46.15%) .NET
5 11 (42.31%) HTML5
6 10 (38.46%) Web Development
6 10 (38.46%) PHP
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) MySQL
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) C#
10 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
10 6 (23.08%) Adobe
10 6 (23.08%) Web Design
10 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (23.08%) Umbraco
10 6 (23.08%) Orchard
11 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
12 2 (7.69%) Web Services
12 2 (7.69%) Java
12 2 (7.69%) SQL
12 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
12 2 (7.69%) Internet
12 2 (7.69%) Degree
12 2 (7.69%) QA
12 2 (7.69%) Symfony

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (23.08%) Umbraco
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) HTML5
5 9 (34.62%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) Laravel
7 2 (7.69%) Symfony
7 2 (7.69%) CakePHP
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Web Development
2 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (23.08%) Web Design
3 1 (3.85%) TDD
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Adobe
2 6 (23.08%) Orchard
3 2 (7.69%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) Telerik
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase