The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 73 78
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 10 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.70% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.45% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 14
Median daily rate £365 £346 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +9.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £228 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.21% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £13.93
% change year-on-year -14.89% +237.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1346 1719 1558
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.52% 94.66% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 989 806
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 59
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.71 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Web Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Manchester

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Manchester

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Manchester

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Manchester

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Stockport 0 3 - - 2
Bolton - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Wigan - 1 - -
Web Developer
North West

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Web Development
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
5 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
6 9 (50.00%) Scrum
7 8 (44.44%) User Experience
8 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
9 6 (33.33%) JIRA
10 5 (27.78%) jQuery
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 5 (27.78%) Web Services
10 5 (27.78%) HTML5
11 4 (22.22%) Kanban
11 4 (22.22%) Node.js
11 4 (22.22%) CSS3
11 4 (22.22%) .NET
11 4 (22.22%) MySQL
11 4 (22.22%) React
11 4 (22.22%) SDLC
12 3 (16.67%) Babel
12 3 (16.67%) Wireframes
12 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
12 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (16.67%) SVG
12 3 (16.67%) Marketing
12 3 (16.67%) TDD
12 3 (16.67%) MVC
12 3 (16.67%) WebSockets

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) Kentico
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Babel
4 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Gatling
5 1 (5.56%) Grunt
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.56%) Mocha
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) Node.js
5 4 (22.22%) React
6 3 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) SVG
6 3 (16.67%) WebSockets
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) DOM
7 2 (11.11%) SAX
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Web Development
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.56%) API Development
7 1 (5.56%) Content Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Economics
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Groovy
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Scala
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore