Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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.

Internet
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 131 98
Rank change year-on-year -12 -33 +27
Contract jobs citing Internet 61 86 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.14% 1.42% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 9.42% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 131
North West median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £219 £274 £263
90th Percentile £525 £663 £700
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £17.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.40% -5.02% -5.95%
10th Percentile £11.75 £15.37 £16.00
90th Percentile £15.63 £19.17 £17.77
England median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -27.03% +4.11% +7.70%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 720 913 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.47% 15.03% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 559 681
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £160 £213 £215
90th Percentile £599 £577 £550
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 107
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £18.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.20% +5.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.08 £44.55 £42.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +4 32 £375 +3.45% 50
Cheshire +9 23 £363 -17.14% 17
Merseyside +3 3 £350 - 8
Lancashire -3 2 £475 -20.83% 7
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 North West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Java
3 13 (21.31%) Python
3 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.31%) DevOps
4 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
5 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.03%) ITIL
6 9 (14.75%) Bitbucket
6 9 (14.75%) Finance
6 9 (14.75%) JIRA
7 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (13.11%) Middleware
7 8 (13.11%) Windows
7 8 (13.11%) Docker
8 7 (11.48%) Analytics
8 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 7 (11.48%) CSS
8 7 (11.48%) HTML
8 7 (11.48%) HTTP
8 7 (11.48%) Banking
9 6 (9.84%) Content Management
9 6 (9.84%) Maven
9 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.84%) CMS
9 6 (9.84%) WAN
9 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
9 6 (9.84%) JBoss

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) CMS
2 6 (9.84%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) Confluence
4 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.28%) SugarCRM
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.64%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (1.64%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) OpenShift
3 5 (8.20%) Google Analytics
4 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.28%) CloudFront
5 2 (3.28%) GitHub
5 2 (3.28%) Office 365
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.64%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
2 6 (9.84%) WAN
3 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 4 (6.56%) Intranet
3 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) Broadband
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.28%) NAS
5 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.28%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) SAN
5 2 (3.28%) Skype
5 2 (3.28%) VLAN
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.64%) HSRP
6 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) Flink
4 1 (1.64%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.75%) Bitbucket
2 9 (14.75%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) Maven
3 6 (9.84%) SonarQube
4 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.20%) Gradle
5 4 (6.56%) Ant
5 4 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) gulp
7 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Automotive
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Content Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Web Content Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Middleware
2 7 (11.48%) CSS
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.56%) HTML5
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 3 (4.92%) CSS3
4 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.92%) jQuery
4 3 (4.92%) Node.js
4 3 (4.92%) Spring
5 2 (3.28%) J2EE
5 2 (3.28%) OOCSS
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.28%) Sass
5 2 (3.28%) Servlets
5 2 (3.28%) Sinatra
5 2 (3.28%) SOAP
5 2 (3.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.92%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.28%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.28%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (3.28%) RIA
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) BYOD
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (21.31%) DevOps
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL
3 7 (11.48%) Analytics
3 7 (11.48%) SDLC
4 6 (9.84%) Content Management
4 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) Change Control
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.56%) Information Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Scrum
6 4 (6.56%) Workflow
7 3 (4.92%) Coaching
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) Front End Development
7 3 (4.92%) Use Case
8 2 (3.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (3.28%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) Python
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Jython
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) Ruby
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) CIPD
3 1 (1.64%) AAT
3 1 (1.64%) ACCA
3 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) CCIE
3 1 (1.64%) CCNP
3 1 (1.64%) CIMA
3 1 (1.64%) CIPFA
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.64%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.64%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.64%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Citrix
3 5 (8.20%) Google
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.28%) Capita
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) F5
5 2 (3.28%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.28%) Kony
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.64%) Aruba
6 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) Siebel
6 1 (1.64%) Tripwire