The table below looks at the statistics for WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress WebSpeed Workshop
Rank 144 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSpeed 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
409 264 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.00% 9.75% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 134 90
Average daily rate £350 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.53 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.02 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £44.25 £32.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

WebSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSpeed
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Delphi
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) Progress
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Sculptor
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum

WebSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Progress Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Delphi
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Progress
1 3 (100.00%) Sculptor