The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 132 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 7 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.74% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate
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£373 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Web 2.0
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
852 804 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.53% 28.39% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 421 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 57
Average hourly rate £16.78 £20.00 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web 2.0
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Web 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web 2.0
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web 2.0 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester -15 7 £373 +6.57%
Web 2.0
England

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
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%) UI Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) XHTML
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
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%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
6 2 (22.22%) JPA
6 2 (22.22%) Drools
6 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
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 Phone
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
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%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
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