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 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 92 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Development 49 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 1.78% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.41% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £33.72 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +24.44%
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
2377 2073 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.03% 73.75% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1029 1019
Average daily rate £378 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 125 96
Average hourly rate £28.13 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 October 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 31 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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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 -3 27 £350 +16.66% 46
Cheshire 0 11 £375 +11.11% 10
Merseyside -1 5 £300 -4.76% 4
Lancashire -26 2 £224 +1.70% 7
Cumbria - - - -
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 72 (65.45%) HTML
2 69 (62.73%) CSS
3 64 (58.18%) JavaScript
4 41 (37.27%) .NET
5 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (33.64%) C#
7 34 (30.91%) MVC
8 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 30 (27.27%) jQuery
9 29 (26.36%) SQL
10 25 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 24 (21.82%) Linux
12 21 (19.09%) HTML5
13 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
13 17 (15.45%) PHP
13 17 (15.45%) Web Services
14 16 (14.55%) Python
15 15 (13.64%) WCF
16 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
16 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (12.73%) Windows
16 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
16 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (11.82%) Apache
17 13 (11.82%) UNIX
17 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
17 13 (11.82%) Mac OS X
17 13 (11.82%) Scrum
17 13 (11.82%) CSS3
17 13 (11.82%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 13 (11.82%) Apache
2 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.36%) CMS
3 7 (6.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (6.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.45%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.55%) Node.js
6 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.82%) WordPress
7 2 (1.82%) IIS
7 2 (1.82%) Drupal
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
1 4 (3.64%) Firewall
2 3 (2.73%) Wireless
2 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.73%) VPN
3 2 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.09%) MySQL
4 9 (8.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) Big Data
6 1 (0.91%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.91%) Subversion
3 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.82%) Ant
4 2 (1.82%) NUnit
4 2 (1.82%) MSTest
4 2 (1.82%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) Grunt
4 2 (1.82%) Bower
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.82%) CasperJS
5 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.91%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (5.45%) Banking
2 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (66.36%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) Web Developer
3 13 (11.82%) Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 8 (7.27%) PHP Developer
5 8 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.36%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Python/Django Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Graduate
10 3 (2.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (65.45%) HTML
2 69 (62.73%) CSS
3 41 (37.27%) .NET
4 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 30 (27.27%) jQuery
5 21 (19.09%) HTML5
6 17 (15.45%) Web Services
7 15 (13.64%) WCF
8 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (11.82%) CSS3
9 13 (11.82%) Ajax
10 11 (10.00%) XML
11 10 (9.09%) Django
12 9 (8.18%) YUI
12 9 (8.18%) REST
13 7 (6.36%) XSLT
13 7 (6.36%) XHTML
14 5 (4.55%) SOAP
14 5 (4.55%) Sass
15 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.64%) User Experience
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.82%) NHS
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.91%) Open Source
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.91%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Linux
2 14 (12.73%) Windows
3 13 (11.82%) Mac OS X
3 13 (11.82%) UNIX
4 9 (8.18%) AIX
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) MVC
3 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.82%) Scrum
5 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.18%) TDD
6 9 (8.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (6.36%) User Stories
7 7 (6.36%) Time Management
7 7 (6.36%) Web Design
7 7 (6.36%) Project Management
8 6 (5.45%) Content Management
9 5 (4.55%) OO
10 4 (3.64%) ITIL
10 4 (3.64%) Kanban
10 4 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.64%) BDD
10 4 (3.64%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (2.73%) DevOps
11 3 (2.73%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) JavaScript
2 37 (33.64%) C#
3 29 (26.36%) SQL
4 17 (15.45%) PHP
5 16 (14.55%) Python
6 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.09%) Perl
7 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.27%) Java
9 7 (6.36%) Ruby
10 6 (5.45%) XPath
11 5 (4.55%) VB
12 4 (3.64%) PHP5
13 3 (2.73%) VBScript
14 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.91%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.91%) VBA
14 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) PMP
2 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (2.73%) SCCM
1 3 (2.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) HP
3 9 (8.18%) BMC
3 9 (8.18%) Sun
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle
5 3 (2.73%) Adobe
5 3 (2.73%) CA
5 3 (2.73%) Symantec
5 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.82%) Twitter
6 2 (1.82%) Zend
6 2 (1.82%) Endeca
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Facebook
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
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