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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 83 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Development 54 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.21% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £366 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -44.68%
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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -10 23 £350 +16.66% 41
Merseyside +14 14 £290 -3.33% 3
Cheshire -1 11 £359 +15.72% 11
Lancashire -19 2 £300 +8.10% 15
Cumbria - - - -
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 67 (57.26%) HTML
2 61 (52.14%) CSS
3 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
4 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (37.61%) .NET
6 36 (30.77%) C#
7 30 (25.64%) ASP.NET
7 30 (25.64%) MVC
7 30 (25.64%) jQuery
8 23 (19.66%) SQL
8 23 (19.66%) Linux
9 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
9 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
9 22 (18.80%) HTML5
10 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
11 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
11 15 (12.82%) Windows
11 15 (12.82%) Web Services
12 14 (11.97%) PHP
12 14 (11.97%) Python
13 13 (11.11%) Apache
13 13 (11.11%) Mac OS X
13 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.11%) CSS3
13 13 (11.11%) WCF
14 12 (10.26%) Subversion
14 12 (10.26%) UNIX
15 11 (9.40%) Degree
15 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
15 11 (9.40%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.11%) Apache
3 9 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (5.98%) CMS
4 7 (5.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (5.13%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.56%) IIS
8 2 (1.71%) Node.js
8 2 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.71%) Drupal
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) InDesign
3 1 (0.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) Firewall
3 5 (4.27%) SSL
3 5 (4.27%) DNS
4 3 (2.56%) HTTP
4 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.56%) VPN
4 3 (2.56%) Wireless
5 2 (1.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.55%) MySQL
4 9 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.71%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Subversion
2 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) Xcode
4 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (6.84%) Retail
2 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Finance
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (58.97%) Developer
2 19 (16.24%) Web Developer
3 15 (12.82%) Analyst
3 15 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.40%) Python Developer
5 9 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (6.84%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.84%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.98%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Security Consultant
11 3 (2.56%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (57.26%) HTML
2 61 (52.14%) CSS
3 44 (37.61%) .NET
4 30 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 30 (25.64%) jQuery
5 22 (18.80%) HTML5
6 15 (12.82%) Web Services
7 13 (11.11%) CSS3
7 13 (11.11%) WCF
8 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (8.55%) Django
8 10 (8.55%) Ajax
9 9 (7.69%) YUI
10 8 (6.84%) XML
11 5 (4.27%) XSLT
11 5 (4.27%) SOAP
11 5 (4.27%) LAMP
11 5 (4.27%) REST
12 4 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.42%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
1 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.42%) Social Media
4 3 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.56%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) NHS
5 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.66%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) Windows
3 13 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 12 (10.26%) UNIX
5 9 (7.69%) AIX
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.64%) MVC
3 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.55%) Time Management
5 10 (8.55%) Project Management
6 9 (7.69%) Scrum
7 7 (5.98%) User Stories
8 6 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (5.13%) Web Design
8 6 (5.13%) TDD
9 5 (4.27%) Content Management
9 5 (4.27%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (3.42%) Web Usability
10 4 (3.42%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.42%) OO
10 4 (3.42%) ITIL
11 3 (2.56%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.77%) C#
3 23 (19.66%) SQL
4 14 (11.97%) PHP
4 14 (11.97%) Python
5 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.55%) Perl
7 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.69%) Java
8 6 (5.13%) VB
9 5 (4.27%) VBScript
10 4 (3.42%) PHP5
10 4 (3.42%) Ruby
10 4 (3.42%) XPath
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.85%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.71%) PMP
2 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) HP
3 9 (7.69%) BMC
3 9 (7.69%) Sun
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle
5 5 (4.27%) Adobe
6 4 (3.42%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.56%) CA
7 3 (2.56%) Symantec
7 3 (2.56%) Endeca
7 3 (2.56%) Twitter
7 3 (2.56%) Akamai
8 2 (1.71%) hybris
8 2 (1.71%) Zend
8 2 (1.71%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.85%) VMware
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook
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