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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 74 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 58 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 2.09% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.27% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 33
Average daily rate
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£311 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -27.27%
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
2919 2508 2428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.78% 92.17% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1287 1242
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 178 181
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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
Manchester +2 33 £321 -5.51% 24
Cheshire +4 17 £310 +3.33% 12
Lancashire -21 5 £275 +57.14% 7
Merseyside -8 2 £325 +35.41% 3
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 65 (71.43%) HTML
2 60 (65.93%) JavaScript
3 59 (64.84%) CSS
4 47 (51.65%) jQuery
5 38 (41.76%) HTML5
6 28 (30.77%) MVC
7 27 (29.67%) C#
8 26 (28.57%) PHP
8 26 (28.57%) .NET
9 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (26.37%) CSS3
11 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET
12 16 (17.58%) TDD
13 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
13 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
14 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (15.38%) OO
15 13 (14.29%) CMS
15 13 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (13.19%) BDD
16 12 (13.19%) MySQL
16 12 (13.19%) Java
17 11 (12.09%) SQL
17 11 (12.09%) Subversion
17 11 (12.09%) Web Development
17 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
18 9 (9.89%) Content Management
18 9 (9.89%) Ajax
18 9 (9.89%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (14.29%) CMS
2 8 (8.79%) Umbraco
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.59%) Drupal
4 4 (4.40%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Node.js
5 2 (2.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.49%) Fireworks
3 4 (4.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) MySQL
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.09%) Subversion
3 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.49%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (4.40%) QUnit
5 4 (4.40%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 4 (4.40%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.30%) Trac
6 3 (3.30%) Hudson
6 3 (3.30%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (5.49%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (71.43%) HTML
2 59 (64.84%) CSS
3 47 (51.65%) jQuery
4 38 (41.76%) HTML5
5 26 (28.57%) .NET
6 24 (26.37%) CSS3
7 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET
8 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
11 9 (9.89%) Ajax
11 9 (9.89%) Sass
12 8 (8.79%) Web Services
13 7 (7.69%) XML
14 5 (5.49%) LAMP
14 5 (5.49%) Django
14 5 (5.49%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) E-Learning
1 5 (5.49%) User Experience
1 5 (5.49%) Open Source
2 4 (4.40%) W3C
3 3 (3.30%) IPTV
3 3 (3.30%) Derivative
4 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.20%) NHS
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.20%) UNIX
3 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) MVC
2 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.58%) TDD
4 14 (15.38%) OO
5 12 (13.19%) BDD
6 11 (12.09%) Web Development
7 9 (9.89%) Content Management
8 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.69%) Web Design
10 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.49%) OOP
11 5 (5.49%) MVVM
12 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.40%) SOA
12 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.30%) Scrum
13 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.30%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 60 (65.93%) JavaScript
2 27 (29.67%) C#
3 26 (28.57%) PHP
4 12 (13.19%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) SQL
6 5 (5.49%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.10%) Zend
5 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
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