The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Development
Rank 68 74 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Contract jobs citing Web Development 67 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 1.78% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.53% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 12
Average daily rate £325 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £33.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.41% +75.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Web Development
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 34 £284 +1.33% 37
Cheshire -13 26 £350 -5.08% 20
Lancashire - 5 £425 - 6
Merseyside -5 1 £301 +100.33% 5
Web Development
England

Web Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (53.77%) HTML
2 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 47 (44.34%) .NET
4 45 (42.45%) CSS
5 38 (35.85%) HTML5
6 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (32.08%) C#
8 31 (29.25%) Java
8 31 (29.25%) TDD
8 31 (29.25%) jQuery
9 26 (24.53%) CSS3
10 24 (22.64%) Web Services
11 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
12 19 (17.92%) E-Commerce
13 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
13 18 (16.98%) MVC
14 16 (15.09%) Project Management
14 16 (15.09%) OO
15 15 (14.15%) SQL
16 14 (13.21%) Scrum
16 14 (13.21%) BDD
16 14 (13.21%) Ajax
17 12 (11.32%) Scala
17 12 (11.32%) Process Management
18 11 (10.38%) CMS
18 11 (10.38%) XML
19 10 (9.43%) PHP
19 10 (9.43%) T-SQL
19 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
19 10 (9.43%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (10.38%) CMS
2 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.66%) WordPress
4 5 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.72%) Node.js
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.77%) IIS
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
6 3 (2.83%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.89%) Drupal
8 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (0.94%) InDesign
3 1 (0.94%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) DNS
1 5 (4.72%) SSL
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
3 3 (2.83%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) Intranet
4 2 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) CouchDB
3 7 (6.60%) MySQL
4 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.83%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Subversion
1 3 (2.83%) Selenium
1 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.89%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Maven
2 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
1 6 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Local Government
3 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (66.98%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Web Developer
3 19 (17.92%) .NET Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.32%) Scala Developer
6 11 (10.38%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Architect
11 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.72%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 4 (3.77%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (53.77%) HTML
2 47 (44.34%) .NET
3 45 (42.45%) CSS
4 38 (35.85%) HTML5
5 31 (29.25%) jQuery
6 26 (24.53%) CSS3
7 24 (22.64%) Web Services
8 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
9 14 (13.21%) Ajax
10 11 (10.38%) XML
11 9 (8.49%) SVG
11 9 (8.49%) Batik
11 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.49%) Play Framework
12 8 (7.55%) Akka
12 8 (7.55%) JSON
12 8 (7.55%) WCF
12 8 (7.55%) XSLT
13 7 (6.60%) Spring
13 7 (6.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.72%) NHS
2 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.72%) Web 2.0
2 5 (4.72%) Open Source
3 4 (3.77%) Social Media
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.83%) Ontologies
4 3 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.83%) Informatics
5 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.94%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.94%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.89%) Windows
1 2 (1.89%) Linux
1 2 (1.89%) Android
1 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) TDD
3 19 (17.92%) E-Commerce
4 18 (16.98%) MVC
5 16 (15.09%) Project Management
5 16 (15.09%) OO
6 14 (13.21%) Scrum
6 14 (13.21%) BDD
7 12 (11.32%) Process Management
8 10 (9.43%) Pair Programming
9 8 (7.55%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.66%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.66%) Content Management
12 5 (4.72%) SEO
12 5 (4.72%) UML
12 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.77%) Information Architecture
13 4 (3.77%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 34 (32.08%) C#
3 31 (29.25%) Java
4 15 (14.15%) SQL
5 12 (11.32%) Scala
6 10 (9.43%) PHP
6 10 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.66%) XPath
8 3 (2.83%) VBScript
8 3 (2.83%) VB
9 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.94%) XAML
10 1 (0.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.94%) PHP5
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
1 10 (9.43%) Adobe
2 5 (4.72%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.77%) hybris
3 4 (3.77%) Endeca
3 4 (3.77%) Twitter
4 3 (2.83%) Akamai
5 2 (1.89%) Vertica
5 2 (1.89%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle
5 2 (1.89%) IBM
5 2 (1.89%) Sony
6 1 (0.94%) ATG
6 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.94%) WSO2
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Zend
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