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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 109 89 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 32 42 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.52% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.66% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 53
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 £178 £224 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £397 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +94.44%
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
2965 2528 2867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.29% 91.76% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1743 1230 1446
Average daily rate £360 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 201 186
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 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 23 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 -19 15 £363 +13.28% 42
Merseyside +2 8 £350 +27.27% 3
Cheshire +2 6 £294 +25.00% 26
Lancashire -22 2 £148 -28.04% 4
Cumbria - - - -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 69 (78.41%) HTML
2 67 (76.14%) JavaScript
3 59 (67.05%) CSS
4 48 (54.55%) HTML5
5 43 (48.86%) jQuery
6 31 (35.23%) .NET
7 26 (29.55%) PHP
8 24 (27.27%) CSS3
9 23 (26.14%) C#
10 19 (21.59%) MVC
10 19 (21.59%) Web Development
11 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
13 16 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
14 15 (17.05%) Web Design
15 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
15 13 (14.77%) Adobe
15 13 (14.77%) MySQL
16 12 (13.64%) Photoshop
16 12 (13.64%) Web Services
16 12 (13.64%) OO
17 11 (12.50%) SQL
17 11 (12.50%) TDD
17 11 (12.50%) Umbraco
18 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
18 10 (11.36%) Java
18 10 (11.36%) Sass
19 9 (10.23%) Adobe Illustrator
19 9 (10.23%) Orchard

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 8 (9.09%) CMS
3 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (1.14%) WordPress
5 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.14%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.41%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.27%) QUnit
4 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.27%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.14%) Trac
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.14%) Hudson
5 1 (1.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (3.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Games
2 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Front Office
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (78.41%) HTML
2 59 (67.05%) CSS
3 48 (54.55%) HTML5
4 43 (48.86%) jQuery
5 31 (35.23%) .NET
6 24 (27.27%) CSS3
7 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
8 12 (13.64%) Web Services
9 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
9 10 (11.36%) Sass
10 8 (9.09%) XHTML
10 8 (9.09%) XML
11 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (6.82%) LESS
11 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.68%) MooTools
12 5 (5.68%) Ajax
12 5 (5.68%) Dojo
13 4 (4.55%) RESTful
13 4 (4.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) User Experience
1 5 (5.68%) Open Source
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.55%) IPTV
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) Derivative
3 2 (2.27%) Animation
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) W3C
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
2 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) MVC
1 19 (21.59%) Web Development
2 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (17.05%) Web Design
5 12 (13.64%) OO
6 11 (12.50%) TDD
7 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.82%) OOP
9 5 (5.68%) Content Management
10 4 (4.55%) BDD
11 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.41%) SEO
11 3 (3.41%) Scrum
12 2 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.14%) Software Testing
13 1 (1.14%) Pay per click
13 1 (1.14%) Refactoring
13 1 (1.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (76.14%) JavaScript
2 26 (29.55%) PHP
3 23 (26.14%) C#
4 11 (12.50%) SQL
5 10 (11.36%) Java
6 3 (3.41%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.27%) PHP5
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
1 13 (14.77%) Adobe
2 9 (10.23%) Orchard
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
4 5 (5.68%) Zend
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.14%) Twitter
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