The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Development
Rank 147 143 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 22 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +21.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
Web Application Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3278 3105 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.09% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1716 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 146 134
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Application Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Web Application Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 17 £400 +14.28% 14
Cheshire -12 4 £394 +12.50% 6
Lancashire +1 1 - - 2
Web Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) TDD
3 21 (84.00%) Java
4 20 (80.00%) CSS
4 20 (80.00%) jQuery
5 18 (72.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (56.00%) Finance
6 14 (56.00%) Banking
6 14 (56.00%) Spring
7 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (48.00%) Online Banking
9 11 (44.00%) JDBC
9 11 (44.00%) XML
9 11 (44.00%) XSLT
10 10 (40.00%) J2EE
11 9 (36.00%) HTML
11 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
12 8 (32.00%) JIRA
12 8 (32.00%) Web Development
12 8 (32.00%) Java EE
13 7 (28.00%) Retail Banking
13 7 (28.00%) Retail
13 7 (28.00%) JSP
13 7 (28.00%) Servlets
13 7 (28.00%) OO
14 6 (24.00%) SQL
14 6 (24.00%) MVC
15 5 (20.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Confluence
1 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Checkstyle
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) FindBugs
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) Mockito
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Moq
4 1 (4.00%) MSTest
4 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (56.00%) Banking
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 7 (28.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (12.00%) UX Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) CSS
1 20 (80.00%) jQuery
2 14 (56.00%) Spring
3 11 (44.00%) JDBC
3 11 (44.00%) XML
3 11 (44.00%) XSLT
4 10 (40.00%) J2EE
5 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) Java EE
7 7 (28.00%) JSP
7 7 (28.00%) Servlets
8 5 (20.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 4 (16.00%) Spring MVC
9 4 (16.00%) Spring Security
9 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) Ajax
11 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Online Banking
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (88.00%) TDD
2 18 (72.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Web Development
6 7 (28.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) OOD
9 4 (16.00%) OOP
9 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
11 1 (4.00%) BDD
11 1 (4.00%) CQRS
11 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Perforce