The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 110 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 38 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 2.79% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 3.01% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 32
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£318 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £214 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £376 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £27.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-62.96% -5.26%
Web Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3316 2623 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.93% 92.55% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1357 1034
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 214 173
Average hourly rate £19.35 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -28 25 £318 +5.83% 35
Cheshire -17 8 £319 -8.92% 14
Lancashire -5 4 £233 -33.57% 9
Merseyside - - - - 7
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 62 (72.09%) HTML
2 61 (70.93%) CSS
3 56 (65.12%) JavaScript
4 44 (51.16%) jQuery
5 31 (36.05%) HTML5
6 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (30.23%) CSS3
8 25 (29.07%) C#
8 25 (29.07%) MVC
9 24 (27.91%) PHP
10 23 (26.74%) .NET
11 20 (23.26%) TDD
12 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
13 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
13 16 (18.60%) Web Development
14 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (16.28%) BDD
15 13 (15.12%) MySQL
15 13 (15.12%) Photoshop
16 12 (13.95%) SQL
16 12 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
17 11 (12.79%) OO
18 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
19 9 (10.47%) Sass
19 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
19 9 (10.47%) CMS
20 8 (9.30%) Subversion
20 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
20 8 (9.30%) Web Services

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (10.47%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Drupal
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) WordPress
3 3 (3.49%) Node.js
4 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.98%) Fireworks
3 4 (4.65%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) MySQL
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.30%) Subversion
4 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (3.49%) JIRA
7 2 (2.33%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (2.33%) Hudson
7 2 (2.33%) QUnit
7 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.33%) Trac
8 1 (1.16%) Grunt
8 1 (1.16%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.16%) Bower
8 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (72.09%) HTML
2 61 (70.93%) CSS
3 44 (51.16%) jQuery
4 31 (36.05%) HTML5
5 26 (30.23%) CSS3
6 23 (26.74%) .NET
7 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
8 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.47%) Sass
12 8 (9.30%) Web Services
13 7 (8.14%) Ajax
13 7 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (6.98%) LINQ
14 6 (6.98%) Django
14 6 (6.98%) LAMP
15 5 (5.81%) XML
15 5 (5.81%) Backbone.js
16 4 (4.65%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Open Source
3 4 (4.65%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.49%) W3C
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) DTV
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) MVC
3 20 (23.26%) TDD
4 16 (18.60%) Web Development
5 14 (16.28%) BDD
6 11 (12.79%) OO
7 8 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.14%) Web Design
8 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.98%) OOP
9 6 (6.98%) MVVM
10 5 (5.81%) Content Management
10 5 (5.81%) Scrum
11 4 (4.65%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.49%) SOA
12 3 (3.49%) OO PHP
13 2 (2.33%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) JavaScript
2 25 (29.07%) C#
3 24 (27.91%) PHP
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 6 (6.98%) Python
5 6 (6.98%) Java
6 4 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) PHP5
8 1 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Adobe
3 3 (3.49%) Twitter
4 2 (2.33%) Google
4 2 (2.33%) Zend
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
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