The table below looks at the statistics for Web Development 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 Web Development over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 27 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Development 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.14% 0.41% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 0.60% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
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£278 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -40.54%
Web Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 166 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 68.05% 68.60% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 96 70
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.88 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +30.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.90 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Web Development
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Web Development Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Web Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Web Development
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 Development within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 - 10 £290 - 1
Web Development
North West

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Umbraco
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Content Management
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (15.79%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) PHP5
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) VBScript
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Laravel
7 2 (10.53%) Symfony
7 2 (10.53%) Zend

Web Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (31.58%) Umbraco
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) Laravel
6 2 (10.53%) Symfony
6 2 (10.53%) CakePHP
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Content Management
1 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Scrum
2 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) PHP5
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) VMware