Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 6 months to 19 November 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 Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 42 61
Rank change year-on-year -38 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Development 9 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.68% 3.89% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 4.52% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 50 44
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +5.88% +7.09%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £296
90th Percentile £390 £453 £400
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +134.38% -57.33% +27.12%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1114 1262 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.08% 86.20% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 905 1168
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £275
90th Percentile £622 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in Cheshire

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in Cheshire

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in Cheshire

Web 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 Development in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in Cheshire

Web 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 Development within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 3 £275 -32.31% 2
Crewe - 2 - - 2
Warrington +13 1 £400 +14.29% 4
Macclesfield +2 1 £225 -29.69%
Web Development
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web 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 Development.

1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) WordPress
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Web 2.0
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Zend
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) XML

Web 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 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) WordPress
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) gulp
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) DOM
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Laravel
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
1 1 (11.11%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Zend