The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Web Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Application Development over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Application Development
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 80 62
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18  
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.30% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.36% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £376 £375
% change year-on-year -5.45% +0.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Web Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 453 845 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.04% 84.08% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 541 447
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Web Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Application Development in Cheshire

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Application Development in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Application Development in Cheshire

Web Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Application Development in Cheshire

Web Application Development
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Application Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 4 £400 - 1
Web Application Development
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Web Application Development.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) B2B
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Zend
3 4 (57.14%) Zend Framework
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Magento
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) AMQP
3 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (57.14%) Modular Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
5 2 (28.57%) C#

Web Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) LAMP
1 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (57.14%) Zend Framework
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) MvvmCross
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) B2B
3 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Modular Programming
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Zend
2 2 (28.57%) Xamarin