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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 74 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 56 62 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 2.33% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.52% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 42
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £329 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 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 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +21.49%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2816 2464 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.65% 92.49% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1176 1518
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 187 224
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 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 23 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
Manchester -15 21 £375 +36.36% 34
Merseyside - 20 £250 - 5
Cheshire -3 12 £275 +10.00% 14
Lancashire -11 3 £275 - 3
Cumbria - - - - 1
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 99 (74.44%) HTML
2 95 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 93 (69.92%) CSS
4 66 (49.62%) HTML5
5 56 (42.11%) .NET
6 49 (36.84%) jQuery
7 47 (35.34%) C#
8 35 (26.32%) CSS3
9 34 (25.56%) Web Services
10 31 (23.31%) ASP.NET
11 30 (22.56%) Web Development
12 26 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (19.55%) SQL
13 25 (18.80%) MVC
14 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
15 23 (17.29%) Web Design
16 21 (15.79%) TDD
16 21 (15.79%) XML
16 21 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (15.04%) PHP
18 19 (14.29%) Oracle
19 16 (12.03%) OO
19 16 (12.03%) Adobe
20 15 (11.28%) Ajax
21 14 (10.53%) Scrum
21 14 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
22 13 (9.77%) Photoshop
22 13 (9.77%) MySQL
23 12 (9.02%) WCF
24 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 5 (3.76%) CMS
2 4 (3.01%) WordPress
3 3 (2.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.75%) Drupal
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.75%) Node.js
4 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (9.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) HTTP
1 2 (1.50%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.77%) MySQL
3 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.26%) PhoneGap
2 3 (2.26%) Maven
3 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.75%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (0.75%) Grunt
4 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 7 (5.26%) Games
2 4 (3.01%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Front Office
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (74.44%) HTML
2 93 (69.92%) CSS
3 66 (49.62%) HTML5
4 56 (42.11%) .NET
5 49 (36.84%) jQuery
6 35 (26.32%) CSS3
7 34 (25.56%) Web Services
8 31 (23.31%) ASP.NET
9 21 (15.79%) XML
10 15 (11.28%) Ajax
11 12 (9.02%) WCF
12 10 (7.52%) JSON
12 10 (7.52%) XHTML
12 10 (7.52%) Sass
12 10 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (6.77%) WPF
14 8 (6.02%) Silverlight
14 8 (6.02%) XSD
14 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.26%) RIA
4 6 (4.51%) Open Source
5 5 (3.76%) W3C
6 3 (2.26%) Replication
7 2 (1.50%) Animation
7 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
8 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.75%) New Media
8 1 (0.75%) IPTV
8 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.26%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) Web Development
2 26 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.80%) MVC
4 23 (17.29%) Web Design
5 21 (15.79%) TDD
5 21 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (12.03%) OO
7 14 (10.53%) Scrum
8 11 (8.27%) User Stories
9 10 (7.52%) Pair Programming
9 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.02%) MVVM
11 7 (5.26%) iOS Development
11 7 (5.26%) OOD
12 6 (4.51%) Web Application Development
13 5 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (3.01%) SEO
14 4 (3.01%) OOP
15 3 (2.26%) Project Management
15 3 (2.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 47 (35.34%) C#
3 26 (19.55%) SQL
4 20 (15.04%) PHP
5 11 (8.27%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.27%) Java
6 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.26%) PHP5
9 2 (1.50%) Python
9 2 (1.50%) Ruby
9 2 (1.50%) XPath
10 1 (0.75%) VB6
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Oracle
2 16 (12.03%) Adobe
3 11 (8.27%) Orchard
4 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.76%) Zend
5 5 (3.76%) Twitter
6 3 (2.26%) JBoss
7 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.50%) Telerik
8 1 (0.75%) Sony
8 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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