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 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 Application Development
Rank 126 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 13 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.77% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
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£475 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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
Lancashire - 7 £475 - 2
Cheshire +9 5 £475 +26.66% 10
Manchester - - - - 8
Merseyside - - - - 1
Web Application Development
England

Web Application Development
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 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 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Publishing
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) User Experience
5 4 (20.00%) Web Usability
5 4 (20.00%) Social Media
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) Legal
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Servlets
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) SEO
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) Intranet
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) REST
8 1 (5.00%) PowerMock
8 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS

Web Application Development
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 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 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Informix
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Introscope
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.00%) Mockito
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Designer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Designer
4 5 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Content Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Digital Content Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Content Editor
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 3 (15.00%) Servlets
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) JSP
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) PowerMock
5 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (5.00%) JDBC
5 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Social Media
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Web Usability
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) SEO
5 2 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) DSDM
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Compuware
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Perforce