Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 113 117
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 26 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.92% 1.19% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.26% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 27
Manchester median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £240 £310 £253
90th Percentile £408 £475 £375
North West median daily rate £364 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +6.99% +4.62% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £36.25 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,706 3,010 3,663
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 94.33% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,748 1,924 2,085
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.30%
10th Percentile £229 £233 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 59 139
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.45 £11.10
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Stockport +8 5 £375 +19.05% 3
Bolton 0 3 £250 +11.11% 2
Web Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 21 (80.77%) CSS
1 21 (80.77%) Web Development
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (65.38%) .NET
4 16 (61.54%) C#
4 16 (61.54%) MVC
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (42.31%) Node.js
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
7 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
9 7 (26.92%) React
9 7 (26.92%) REST
9 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
9 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 7 (26.92%) Sass
10 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
10 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
10 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) WPF
11 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
11 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Project Management
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API

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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) npm
2 1 (3.85%) AdWords
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) gulp
3 3 (11.54%) Hudson
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) CSS
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) Node.js
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
7 7 (26.92%) React
7 7 (26.92%) REST
7 7 (26.92%) Sass
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (23.08%) WPF
9 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (19.23%) Express
10 4 (15.38%) .NET Core
10 4 (15.38%) CSS3
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) WCF
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Interactive TV
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Web Development
2 16 (61.54%) MVC
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) OWASP
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (15.38%) SMACSS
7 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) XAML
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google