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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 87 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 49 63 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 2.18% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.35% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 50
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £221 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £338 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 £19.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +11.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.87% +32.00%
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
2900 2679 3058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.50% 92.54% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1313 1560
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 201 224
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -23 19 £363 +25.54% 34
Merseyside +15 18 £290 +5.45% 6
Cheshire -11 8 £275 +14.58% 21
Lancashire -12 4 £275 +29.41% 3
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 91 (74.59%) HTML
1 91 (74.59%) JavaScript
2 83 (68.03%) CSS
3 57 (46.72%) HTML5
4 51 (41.80%) jQuery
5 46 (37.70%) .NET
6 37 (30.33%) C#
7 30 (24.59%) CSS3
8 26 (21.31%) Web Services
9 25 (20.49%) Web Development
10 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET
11 22 (18.03%) PHP
11 22 (18.03%) SQL
11 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
12 21 (17.21%) Web Design
12 21 (17.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (14.75%) TDD
14 17 (13.93%) MVC
14 17 (13.93%) Oracle
14 17 (13.93%) XML
14 17 (13.93%) Adobe
15 16 (13.11%) MySQL
16 14 (11.48%) Photoshop
16 14 (11.48%) Adobe Illustrator
17 12 (9.84%) OO
18 11 (9.02%) Scrum
18 11 (9.02%) Orchard
19 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
19 10 (8.20%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (5.74%) CMS
2 6 (4.92%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.46%) WordPress
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) Apache
4 2 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.82%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Node.js
5 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Photoshop
1 14 (11.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.82%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.11%) MySQL
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.82%) Redis
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.46%) Subversion
3 2 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.64%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.82%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (0.82%) Grunt
4 1 (0.82%) JUnit
4 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.92%) Games
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Front Office
4 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (74.59%) HTML
2 83 (68.03%) CSS
3 57 (46.72%) HTML5
4 51 (41.80%) jQuery
5 46 (37.70%) .NET
6 30 (24.59%) CSS3
7 26 (21.31%) Web Services
8 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET
9 17 (13.93%) XML
10 10 (8.20%) Sass
11 9 (7.38%) WCF
12 8 (6.56%) Ajax
12 8 (6.56%) XHTML
13 7 (5.74%) LESS
13 7 (5.74%) WebCenter
13 7 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.92%) XSD
14 6 (4.92%) .NET Framework
14 6 (4.92%) JSON
14 6 (4.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Mainframe
1 7 (5.74%) Open Source
2 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.28%) RIA
5 2 (1.64%) Animation
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) IPTV
5 2 (1.64%) W3C
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Linux
1 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.64%) UNIX
2 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.82%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Web Development
2 21 (17.21%) Responsive Web Design
2 21 (17.21%) Web Design
3 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.75%) TDD
4 17 (13.93%) MVC
5 12 (9.84%) OO
6 11 (9.02%) Scrum
7 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.56%) User Stories
9 7 (5.74%) Pair Programming
10 5 (4.10%) SEO
10 5 (4.10%) iOS Development
10 5 (4.10%) MVVM
11 4 (3.28%) OOP
11 4 (3.28%) OOD
11 4 (3.28%) Content Management
12 3 (2.46%) Refactoring
12 3 (2.46%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 91 (74.59%) JavaScript
2 37 (30.33%) C#
3 22 (18.03%) PHP
3 22 (18.03%) SQL
4 9 (7.38%) Java
5 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.28%) Python
7 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.46%) PHP5
9 2 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) VB6
10 1 (0.82%) Scala
10 1 (0.82%) VB
10 1 (0.82%) C++
10 1 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Oracle
1 17 (13.93%) Adobe
2 11 (9.02%) Orchard
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.10%) Zend
5 2 (1.64%) Telerik
5 2 (1.64%) Twitter
5 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.82%) Sony
6 1 (0.82%) Sybase
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