The first table below looks at the demand for the Web Developer role 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 Developer in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised 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 Developer
Rank 75 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 54 62 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.80% 2.29% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.48% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 45
Average daily rate
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£290 £278 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.82% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 £13.61 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.24% -22.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2805 2503 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.47% 92.46% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1190 1495
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 195 226
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Developer
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 Developer across the North West region.

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Web Developer
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 Developer across the North West region.

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web Developer
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 Developer 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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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
Merseyside - 20 £250 - 6
Manchester -25 19 £375 +35.13% 32
Cheshire -4 12 £275 +10.00% 16
Lancashire -11 3 £275 - 2
Cumbria - - - - 1
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
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 that cited Web Developer in their job title 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 with Web Developer in their job title.

1 97 (74.05%) HTML
2 94 (71.76%) JavaScript
3 91 (69.47%) CSS
4 63 (48.09%) HTML5
5 54 (41.22%) .NET
6 49 (37.40%) jQuery
7 45 (34.35%) C#
8 33 (25.19%) CSS3
8 33 (25.19%) Web Services
9 30 (22.90%) ASP.NET
10 29 (22.14%) Web Development
11 26 (19.85%) SQL
12 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
13 24 (18.32%) MVC
14 22 (16.79%) Web Design
15 21 (16.03%) TDD
15 21 (16.03%) PHP
15 21 (16.03%) XML
15 21 (16.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (14.50%) Oracle
17 16 (12.21%) OO
17 16 (12.21%) Adobe
18 14 (10.69%) Ajax
18 14 (10.69%) Adobe Illustrator
18 14 (10.69%) Scrum
18 14 (10.69%) MySQL
19 13 (9.92%) Photoshop
20 12 (9.16%) WCF
21 11 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008

Web Developer
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 that cited Web Developer in their job title 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 with Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.58%) CMS
2 4 (3.05%) WordPress
3 3 (2.29%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (9.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.76%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Internet
1 2 (1.53%) HTTP
1 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) MySQL
3 11 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Redis
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.29%) PhoneGap
2 3 (2.29%) Maven
3 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Grunt
4 1 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 7 (5.34%) Games
2 4 (3.05%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (74.05%) HTML
2 91 (69.47%) CSS
3 63 (48.09%) HTML5
4 54 (41.22%) .NET
5 49 (37.40%) jQuery
6 33 (25.19%) CSS3
6 33 (25.19%) Web Services
7 30 (22.90%) ASP.NET
8 21 (16.03%) XML
9 14 (10.69%) Ajax
10 12 (9.16%) WCF
11 10 (7.63%) JSON
11 10 (7.63%) Sass
12 9 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (6.87%) WPF
12 9 (6.87%) XHTML
13 8 (6.11%) XSD
13 8 (6.11%) Silverlight
14 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (5.34%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.34%) RIA
2 7 (5.34%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.34%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.58%) Open Source
4 4 (3.05%) W3C
5 3 (2.29%) Replication
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) Animation
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) New Media
7 1 (0.76%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.76%) IPTV
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) Web Development
2 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.32%) MVC
4 22 (16.79%) Web Design
5 21 (16.03%) TDD
5 21 (16.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (12.21%) OO
7 14 (10.69%) Scrum
8 11 (8.40%) User Stories
9 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.63%) Pair Programming
10 8 (6.11%) MVVM
11 7 (5.34%) iOS Development
11 7 (5.34%) OOD
12 5 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.82%) Web Application Development
13 4 (3.05%) SEO
13 4 (3.05%) OOP
14 3 (2.29%) Game Development
14 3 (2.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (71.76%) JavaScript
2 45 (34.35%) C#
3 26 (19.85%) SQL
4 21 (16.03%) PHP
5 11 (8.40%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.40%) Java
6 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.29%) PHP5
9 2 (1.53%) Python
9 2 (1.53%) Ruby
9 2 (1.53%) XPath
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
10 1 (0.76%) VB6
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Varnish
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Oracle
2 16 (12.21%) Adobe
3 11 (8.40%) Orchard
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.82%) Zend
6 4 (3.05%) Twitter
7 3 (2.29%) JBoss
8 2 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.53%) Telerik
8 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.76%) Sony
9 1 (0.76%) Sybase
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