The table below looks at the statistics for Web Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Development
Rank 122 72 96
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +24
Contract jobs citing Web Development 36 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 2.06% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.81% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 17
Average daily rate
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£340 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
Web Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Web Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Development
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 Development across the North West region.

Web Development Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Web Development Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Web Development
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 Development across the North West region.

Web Development Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web Development
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 Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Manchester -14 21 £328 -6.42% 38
Cheshire -16 10 £363 +14.17% 17
Lancashire +9 2 £258 -14.16% 14
Merseyside -24 2 £320 +28.00% 14
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development.

1 44 (49.44%) HTML
1 44 (49.44%) CSS
2 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
3 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (34.83%) SQL
5 24 (26.97%) jQuery
6 23 (25.84%) CSS3
7 22 (24.72%) .NET
8 21 (23.60%) HTML5
9 20 (22.47%) Web Services
9 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
10 18 (20.22%) C#
11 17 (19.10%) TDD
12 16 (17.98%) Java
12 16 (17.98%) OO
12 16 (17.98%) MVC
12 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
13 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
14 14 (15.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
16 12 (13.48%) Windows
16 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
17 11 (12.36%) SDLC
17 11 (12.36%) Perl
17 11 (12.36%) JSON
18 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
18 10 (11.24%) PHP
18 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
18 10 (11.24%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Web Development also 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 that cited Web Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.24%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) Node.js
3 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 4 (4.49%) Zope
4 2 (2.25%) AquaLogic
4 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.25%) WordPress
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Office
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) DHCP
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) NAS
3 2 (2.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.11%) MySQL
4 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.12%) MS Access
9 1 (1.12%) DTS
9 1 (1.12%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
1 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Gradle
2 7 (7.87%) Ant
2 7 (7.87%) Maven
3 4 (4.49%) Subversion
4 2 (2.25%) Lombardi
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.12%) Grunt
5 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.12%) Bower
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (5.62%) Retail
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Back Office
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (67.42%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Web Developer
4 13 (14.61%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Leader
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Designer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Perl Software Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.37%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (49.44%) HTML
1 44 (49.44%) CSS
2 24 (26.97%) jQuery
3 23 (25.84%) CSS3
4 22 (24.72%) .NET
5 21 (23.60%) HTML5
6 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
6 20 (22.47%) Web Services
7 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
8 11 (12.36%) JSON
9 10 (11.24%) XML
9 10 (11.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (11.24%) Backbone.js
10 9 (10.11%) Catalyst
11 8 (8.99%) Ember.js
11 8 (8.99%) Spring
12 6 (6.74%) XSLT
12 6 (6.74%) Django
12 6 (6.74%) RESTful
13 5 (5.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.25%) GIS
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Linux
3 6 (6.74%) AIX
3 6 (6.74%) Android
4 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (3.37%) UNIX
7 1 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.12%) SUSE
7 1 (1.12%) Debian
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) TDD
3 16 (17.98%) OO
3 16 (17.98%) MVC
4 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
5 14 (15.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (12.36%) SDLC
7 9 (10.11%) Scrum
7 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (5.62%) BDD
10 5 (5.62%) SIEM
11 4 (4.49%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.49%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.49%) Kanban
11 4 (4.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
2 31 (34.83%) SQL
3 18 (20.22%) C#
4 16 (17.98%) Java
5 11 (12.36%) Perl
6 10 (11.24%) PHP
7 5 (5.62%) VB
8 4 (4.49%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.25%) Jython
10 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 2 (2.25%) Scala
11 1 (1.12%) XPath
11 1 (1.12%) PHP5
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) VBA
11 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) CEH
2 5 (5.62%) CCNP
2 5 (5.62%) CCNA
2 5 (5.62%) CISSP
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.62%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PMP
3 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Sun
2 7 (7.87%) BMC
3 6 (6.74%) HP
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) ArcSight
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) Symantec
5 4 (4.49%) Twitter
6 2 (2.25%) Zend
6 2 (2.25%) Pega
6 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 2 (2.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) Facebook
7 1 (1.12%) Apigee
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