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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 107 82 55
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 36 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.77% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.95% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 51
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £399 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +88.88%
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
2977 2518 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.24% 91.03% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1242 1418
Average daily rate £356 £335 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 198 188
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Manchester -16 17 £363 +13.28% 34
Cheshire +3 8 £275 +2.80% 26
Merseyside -2 8 £350 +27.27% 3
Lancashire -25 2 £148 -28.04% 7
Cumbria - - - -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 73 (81.11%) HTML
2 70 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 62 (68.89%) CSS
4 52 (57.78%) HTML5
5 47 (52.22%) jQuery
6 34 (37.78%) .NET
7 27 (30.00%) CSS3
8 26 (28.89%) PHP
9 25 (27.78%) C#
10 21 (23.33%) MVC
10 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (21.11%) Web Development
11 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
12 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (16.67%) Web Design
15 13 (14.44%) Adobe
15 13 (14.44%) MySQL
15 13 (14.44%) OO
16 12 (13.33%) Photoshop
16 12 (13.33%) SQL
16 12 (13.33%) TDD
17 11 (12.22%) .NET Framework
17 11 (12.22%) Umbraco
18 10 (11.11%) Java
18 10 (11.11%) Web Services
18 10 (11.11%) Sass
19 9 (10.00%) CMS
19 9 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (12.22%) Umbraco
2 9 (10.00%) CMS
3 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (1.11%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) Big Data
4 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.11%) Redis
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Subversion
3 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.33%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.22%) JIRA
5 2 (2.22%) QUnit
5 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.22%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.11%) Hudson
6 1 (1.11%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Trac
6 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
1 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.22%) Games
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (81.11%) HTML
2 62 (68.89%) CSS
3 52 (57.78%) HTML5
4 47 (52.22%) jQuery
5 34 (37.78%) .NET
6 27 (30.00%) CSS3
7 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (12.22%) .NET Framework
9 10 (11.11%) Web Services
9 10 (11.11%) Sass
10 8 (8.89%) XML
10 8 (8.89%) XHTML
10 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (6.67%) Ajax
12 6 (6.67%) LESS
13 5 (5.56%) RESTful
13 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (5.56%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Open Source
1 6 (6.67%) User Experience
2 4 (4.44%) IPTV
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) NHS
3 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.22%) Animation
3 2 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.11%) New Media
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.11%) DTV
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) W3C
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) UNIX
2 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) MVC
1 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) Web Development
3 16 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (16.67%) Web Design
5 13 (14.44%) OO
6 12 (13.33%) TDD
7 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.67%) OOP
9 5 (5.56%) BDD
9 5 (5.56%) Content Management
10 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.33%) SEO
11 3 (3.33%) Scrum
11 3 (3.33%) SOA
12 2 (2.22%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.22%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.22%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 26 (28.89%) PHP
3 25 (27.78%) C#
4 12 (13.33%) SQL
5 10 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (3.33%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.22%) PHP5
8 1 (1.11%) Scala
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Varnish
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Adobe
3 9 (10.00%) Orchard
4 5 (5.56%) Zend
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Twitter
7 1 (1.11%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
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