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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Developer
Rank 118 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 36 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.73% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.85% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 29
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £171 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £13.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.07 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% -17.85%
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
3469 2871 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.33% 93.46% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 1556 1082
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 167 172
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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
Cheshire -9 16 £340 +18.26% 13
Manchester -18 16 £310 -17.33% 34
Merseyside -26 2 £200 +105.12% 7
Lancashire +5 1 £225 +21.62% 4
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 63 (84.00%) HTML
2 59 (78.67%) CSS
3 54 (72.00%) JavaScript
4 43 (57.33%) jQuery
5 32 (42.67%) .NET
6 30 (40.00%) HTML5
6 30 (40.00%) CSS3
7 27 (36.00%) MVC
8 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 24 (32.00%) AngularJS
10 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (28.00%) Web Development
12 18 (24.00%) PHP
13 17 (22.67%) C#
13 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (21.33%) Scrum
15 15 (20.00%) SQL
15 15 (20.00%) MySQL
16 14 (18.67%) TDD
17 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
17 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (17.33%) TypeScript
18 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (13.33%) XML
19 10 (13.33%) OO
20 9 (12.00%) Photoshop
20 9 (12.00%) BDD
21 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
21 8 (10.67%) Web Services
22 7 (9.33%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (5.33%) Apache
1 4 (5.33%) Node.js
2 3 (4.00%) WordPress
2 3 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.67%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) DTS
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.33%) Grunt
5 1 (1.33%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.33%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.33%) Bower
5 1 (1.33%) gulp
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
2 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (84.00%) HTML
2 59 (78.67%) CSS
3 43 (57.33%) jQuery
4 32 (42.67%) .NET
5 30 (40.00%) HTML5
5 30 (40.00%) CSS3
6 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 24 (32.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (13.33%) XML
11 8 (10.67%) Web Services
12 7 (9.33%) Ajax
13 6 (8.00%) LAMP
13 6 (8.00%) Django
14 5 (6.67%) Backbone.js
15 4 (5.33%) Laravel
15 4 (5.33%) Sass
15 4 (5.33%) Celery
15 4 (5.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (2.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.33%) Derivative
3 1 (1.33%) Social Media
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Android
1 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) MVC
2 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.00%) Web Development
4 16 (21.33%) Scrum
5 14 (18.67%) TDD
6 10 (13.33%) OO
7 9 (12.00%) BDD
8 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.33%) OOP
9 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.33%) Content Management
10 4 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.33%) Analytics
10 4 (5.33%) SDLC
11 3 (4.00%) OO PHP
11 3 (4.00%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.00%) SEO
12 2 (2.67%) Web Design
12 2 (2.67%) Open Source
12 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.00%) PHP
3 17 (22.67%) C#
4 15 (20.00%) SQL
5 13 (17.33%) TypeScript
6 7 (9.33%) Python
7 5 (6.67%) Java
8 4 (5.33%) C++
9 3 (4.00%) PHP5
10 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
1 1 (1.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle
1 3 (4.00%) Adobe
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.67%) Twitter
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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