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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 125 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 43 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.46% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.58% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 41
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £117 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £405 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
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
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cheshire +3 19 £340 +23.63% 14
Manchester -20 15 £313 -13.79% 30
Lancashire -8 7 £390 +41.81% 7
Merseyside -23 1 - - 5
Cumbria - 1 £160 -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (87.88%) HTML
2 52 (78.79%) CSS
3 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
4 35 (53.03%) .NET
4 35 (53.03%) jQuery
5 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET
6 31 (46.97%) HTML5
7 29 (43.94%) CSS3
7 29 (43.94%) AngularJS
8 27 (40.91%) MVC
9 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.73%) TypeScript
12 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (21.21%) Scrum
12 14 (21.21%) C#
13 12 (18.18%) PHP
13 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (16.67%) Web Development
15 10 (15.15%) SQL
15 10 (15.15%) MySQL
15 10 (15.15%) XML
16 8 (12.12%) Java
16 8 (12.12%) Ajax
16 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
17 7 (10.61%) TDD
17 7 (10.61%) Android
17 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
17 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (6.06%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) WordPress
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Tridion
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) DTS
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.03%) Hudson
4 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Grunt
5 1 (1.52%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.52%) webpack
5 1 (1.52%) gulp
5 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (87.88%) HTML
2 52 (78.79%) CSS
3 35 (53.03%) .NET
3 35 (53.03%) jQuery
4 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 31 (46.97%) HTML5
6 29 (43.94%) CSS3
6 29 (43.94%) AngularJS
7 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (15.15%) XML
10 8 (12.12%) Ajax
11 6 (9.09%) XHTML
11 6 (9.09%) Web Services
11 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.58%) REST
13 4 (6.06%) SOAP
13 4 (6.06%) Spring
13 4 (6.06%) JSON
14 3 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
3 2 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Android
1 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.03%) UNIX
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) MVC
2 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Scrum
4 11 (16.67%) Web Development
5 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (10.61%) TDD
6 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.06%) Analytics
8 4 (6.06%) SDLC
9 3 (4.55%) Android Development
9 3 (4.55%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.55%) Graceful Degradation
9 3 (4.55%) BDD
9 3 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (4.55%) SEO
9 3 (4.55%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.03%) Data Management
10 2 (3.03%) Content Management
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.73%) TypeScript
3 14 (21.21%) C#
4 12 (18.18%) PHP
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
6 8 (12.12%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.03%) FQL
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) PHP5
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe
2 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.52%) Ektron
2 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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