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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 68 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 77 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 1.79% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.92% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 17
Average daily rate £350 £286 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £163 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £361 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +75.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2903 2296 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.84% 93.37% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1087 1385
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 184 180
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.51 £54.64 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 46 £300 +3.00% 10
Cheshire +3 22 £350 +14.28% 9
Lancashire -21 5 £350 +69.69% 4
Merseyside +3 3 £290 +85.60% 4
Cumbria - - - -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (72.26%) HTML
2 97 (70.80%) JavaScript
3 93 (67.88%) CSS
4 60 (43.80%) HTML5
5 57 (41.61%) .NET
6 53 (38.69%) C#
7 47 (34.31%) jQuery
8 39 (28.47%) CSS3
9 35 (25.55%) Web Services
10 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
10 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (20.44%) MVC
11 28 (20.44%) XML
12 26 (18.98%) SQL
13 24 (17.52%) TDD
14 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
14 20 (14.60%) PHP
15 19 (13.87%) Ajax
15 19 (13.87%) Web Development
15 19 (13.87%) JSON
16 18 (13.14%) Scrum
16 18 (13.14%) Web Design
17 15 (10.95%) Pair Programming
17 15 (10.95%) Oracle
18 14 (10.22%) Java
18 14 (10.22%) Responsive Web Design
19 13 (9.49%) MVVM
20 12 (8.76%) Sass
20 12 (8.76%) Photoshop
21 11 (8.03%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (5.84%) WordPress
2 7 (5.11%) CMS
3 3 (2.19%) Node.js
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) Apache
4 2 (1.46%) Jadu
4 2 (1.46%) Drupal
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.73%) Mule
5 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.46%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.73%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (6.57%) MySQL
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.65%) Grunt
3 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) Maven
4 2 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.46%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.73%) JIRA
5 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.73%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.73%) Mocha
5 1 (0.73%) QUnit
5 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.73%) NUnit
5 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.73%) JUnit
General
1 6 (4.38%) Games
2 4 (2.92%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Front Office
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (72.26%) HTML
2 93 (67.88%) CSS
3 60 (43.80%) HTML5
4 57 (41.61%) .NET
5 47 (34.31%) jQuery
6 39 (28.47%) CSS3
7 35 (25.55%) Web Services
8 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
9 28 (20.44%) XML
10 19 (13.87%) Ajax
10 19 (13.87%) JSON
11 12 (8.76%) Sass
12 10 (7.30%) XHTML
12 10 (7.30%) WPF
13 9 (6.57%) Silverlight
13 9 (6.57%) WCF
13 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (5.84%) Spring
14 8 (5.84%) XSD
14 8 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.11%) RIA
2 7 (5.11%) W3C
3 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.19%) Open Source
4 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.46%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) Social Media
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.73%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.46%) Windows
2 2 (1.46%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.44%) MVC
3 24 (17.52%) TDD
4 19 (13.87%) Web Development
5 18 (13.14%) Scrum
5 18 (13.14%) Web Design
6 15 (10.95%) Pair Programming
7 14 (10.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (9.49%) MVVM
9 11 (8.03%) OO
10 10 (7.30%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.30%) User Stories
11 8 (5.84%) Web Application Development
12 7 (5.11%) iOS Development
12 7 (5.11%) OOD
13 5 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.65%) SEO
14 4 (2.92%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.19%) Refactoring
15 3 (2.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (70.80%) JavaScript
2 53 (38.69%) C#
3 26 (18.98%) SQL
4 20 (14.60%) PHP
5 14 (10.22%) Java
6 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.84%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.92%) VB
8 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.92%) Ruby
9 3 (2.19%) XPath
10 2 (1.46%) Python
10 2 (1.46%) PHP5
11 1 (0.73%) Scala
11 1 (0.73%) VB6
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) PMP
2 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Plesk
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Oracle
2 11 (8.03%) Adobe
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.38%) Twitter
5 3 (2.19%) JBoss
6 2 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.46%) Telerik
6 2 (1.46%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.46%) Orchard
7 1 (0.73%) Northgate
7 1 (0.73%) Sony
7 1 (0.73%) Perforce
7 1 (0.73%) IBM
7 1 (0.73%) Sybase
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