The first table below looks at the demand for Web Application Development skills 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 Application Development over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Development
Rank 122 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 6 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.94% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 12
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2107 1912 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.21% 70.63% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 954 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 92 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Web Application Development
England

Web Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Web Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Application Development
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 Application Development across the North West region.

Web Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web Application Development
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 Application Development across the North West region.

Web Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web Application Development
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 Application Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Manchester -8 6 £381 +8.92% 13
Cheshire - - - - 9
Lancashire - - - - 4
Merseyside - - - - 2
Web Application Development
England

Web Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Web Application 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 Application Development.

1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) XHTML
5 4 (23.53%) Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) W3C
5 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (23.53%) Twitter
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (17.65%) Social Media
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Publishing
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) Degree

Web Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Web Application 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Designer
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Content Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) XHTML
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) J2EE
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) JSP
7 2 (11.76%) Servlets
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) W3C
3 3 (17.65%) Social Media
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (5.88%) GIS
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
5 1 (5.88%) DSDM
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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