The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Web Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Developer
Rank 110 131 101
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 42 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 0.95% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.99% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 20
Median daily rate £325 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £276 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £409 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+41.33% -31.81%
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
3279 4123 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 95.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2068 2463 1603
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 204 186
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Web Developer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 27 £330 +10.00% 23
Cheshire 0 11 £320 -5.88% 4
Lancashire +11 2 £325 -16.66% 7
Merseyside +6 1 - - 1
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 75 (93.75%) Web Development
2 57 (71.25%) JavaScript
2 57 (71.25%) CSS
3 55 (68.75%) HTML
4 45 (56.25%) .NET
5 35 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 33 (41.25%) C#
7 32 (40.00%) HTML5
8 31 (38.75%) MVC
9 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
10 25 (31.25%) AngularJS
11 24 (30.00%) CSS3
12 23 (28.75%) jQuery
13 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (22.50%) TDD
15 15 (18.75%) CMS
15 15 (18.75%) SQL
15 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
17 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
18 12 (15.00%) PHP
19 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 10 (12.50%) Content Management
19 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
19 10 (12.50%) User Experience
20 9 (11.25%) Sass
20 9 (11.25%) MySQL
21 8 (10.00%) CRM
21 8 (10.00%) Finance
21 8 (10.00%) Manufacturing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.75%) CMS
2 5 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 5 (6.25%) WordPress
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) Sitefinity
4 2 (2.50%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Redis
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Grunt
1 8 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA
4 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.50%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.25%) gulp
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.25%) QUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
1 8 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Electronics
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (71.25%) CSS
2 55 (68.75%) HTML
3 45 (56.25%) .NET
4 35 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 32 (40.00%) HTML5
6 25 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 24 (30.00%) CSS3
8 23 (28.75%) jQuery
9 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
11 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 9 (11.25%) Sass
13 7 (8.75%) JSON
13 7 (8.75%) Web Services
13 7 (8.75%) XML
14 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (7.50%) Middleware
15 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.50%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Unix
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (93.75%) Web Development
2 31 (38.75%) MVC
3 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.50%) TDD
5 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (12.50%) Content Management
7 8 (10.00%) CRM
8 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.50%) Analytics
9 6 (7.50%) Line Management
9 6 (7.50%) SEO
10 5 (6.25%) BDD
10 5 (6.25%) Scrum
10 5 (6.25%) Web Design
11 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.00%) Migration
12 3 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (3.75%) Programme Management
12 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) JavaScript
2 33 (41.25%) C#
3 15 (18.75%) SQL
4 12 (15.00%) PHP
5 6 (7.50%) Java
6 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.25%) Delphi
7 1 (1.25%) ES6
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.25%) MCP
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Google
3 5 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Facebook
5 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter
5 1 (1.25%) Xamarin