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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 88 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 50 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.90% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.06% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 44
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£338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £221 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +30.84%
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
2850 2712 3145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.46% 91.81% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1345 1576
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 204 215
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Merseyside +11 17 £300 +9.09% 7
Manchester -18 17 £363 +23.93% 30
Cheshire -6 11 £275 +14.58% 17
Lancashire -16 4 £275 +34.14% 4
Cumbria - - - -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 76 (74.51%) JavaScript
2 75 (73.53%) HTML
3 65 (63.73%) CSS
4 50 (49.02%) HTML5
5 46 (45.10%) jQuery
6 35 (34.31%) .NET
7 27 (26.47%) C#
8 26 (25.49%) CSS3
9 25 (24.51%) PHP
10 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.63%) Web Development
11 19 (18.63%) Web Services
12 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 18 (17.65%) MVC
13 17 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
14 16 (15.69%) Web Design
15 14 (13.73%) OO
15 14 (13.73%) Java
16 13 (12.75%) MySQL
16 13 (12.75%) XML
16 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
16 13 (12.75%) Adobe
17 12 (11.76%) Oracle
17 12 (11.76%) SQL
17 12 (11.76%) TDD
18 11 (10.78%) Photoshop
19 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
19 10 (9.80%) Sass
20 9 (8.82%) Umbraco

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (8.82%) Umbraco
2 6 (5.88%) CMS
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Drupal
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Photoshop
2 9 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.98%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) MySQL
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) Subversion
3 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.96%) QUnit
5 2 (1.96%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.96%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.98%) Trac
6 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.98%) Hudson
6 1 (0.98%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (2.94%) Finance
1 3 (2.94%) Games
2 2 (1.96%) Retail
2 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Front Office
3 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (73.53%) HTML
2 65 (63.73%) CSS
3 50 (49.02%) HTML5
4 46 (45.10%) jQuery
5 35 (34.31%) .NET
6 26 (25.49%) CSS3
7 19 (18.63%) Web Services
8 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
9 13 (12.75%) XML
10 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
10 10 (9.80%) Sass
11 7 (6.86%) WebCenter
12 6 (5.88%) LESS
12 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.88%) WCF
13 5 (4.90%) XHTML
13 5 (4.90%) Dojo
13 5 (4.90%) Ajax
13 5 (4.90%) MooTools
14 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.90%) User Experience
2 5 (4.90%) Open Source
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) IPTV
4 2 (1.96%) RIA
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Animation
4 2 (1.96%) Derivative
5 1 (0.98%) W3C
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) New Media
5 1 (0.98%) Social Media
5 1 (0.98%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.63%) Web Development
3 18 (17.65%) MVC
4 17 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (15.69%) Web Design
6 14 (13.73%) OO
7 12 (11.76%) TDD
8 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.86%) OOP
9 7 (6.86%) Scrum
10 4 (3.92%) User Stories
11 3 (2.94%) SEO
11 3 (2.94%) Content Management
11 3 (2.94%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.94%) BDD
12 2 (1.96%) Test Automation
12 2 (1.96%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.96%) MVVM
12 2 (1.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (74.51%) JavaScript
2 27 (26.47%) C#
3 25 (24.51%) PHP
4 14 (13.73%) Java
5 12 (11.76%) SQL
6 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) PHP5
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Varnish
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
1 13 (12.75%) Adobe
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 9 (8.82%) Orchard
4 5 (4.90%) Zend
5 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) Telerik
6 1 (0.98%) Twitter
6 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
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