Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 18 February 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.

Web Application Development
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 201 223
Rank change year-on-year +30 +22 -47
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 30 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 20
North West median daily rate £363 £370 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.03% -27.80% +25.00%
10th Percentile £308 £320 £330
90th Percentile £486 £423 £1,000
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £43.75 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +90.22% -42.50% -5.88%

Web Application 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,400 5,001 6,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.33% 84.28% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,838 3,235 4,134
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 167 288
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £26.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.36% -17.71% +67.10%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £51.50 £51.30
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Web Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Application Development in the North West

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Application Development in the North West

Web Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Application Development in the North West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Application Development in the North West

Web Application Development
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 Web Application Development in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Application Development in the North West

Web Application Development
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 Web Application Development within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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 +30 25 £350 -5.41% 23
Lancashire - 4 £375 - 9
Cheshire -8 1 £500 +25.00% 10
Web Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Web Application Development.

1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) MVC
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
4 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (40.00%) JIRA
6 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
6 11 (36.67%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) jQuery
7 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 9 (30.00%) RESTful
8 9 (30.00%) SOAP
8 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 8 (26.67%) WinForms
9 8 (26.67%) WCF
9 8 (26.67%) WPF
9 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) Degree
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
9 8 (26.67%) AccuRev
10 7 (23.33%) BDD
10 7 (23.33%) Microservices
10 7 (23.33%) Web Services
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (23.33%) C#
10 7 (23.33%) PHP

Web Application Development
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 3 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (20.00%) MySQL
4 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) Redis
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) AccuRev
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) PyCharm
4 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
5 1 (3.33%) gulp
5 1 (3.33%) jMock
5 1 (3.33%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Desktop Support
2 8 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Django Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 9 (30.00%) RESTful
5 9 (30.00%) SOAP
6 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 8 (26.67%) WCF
6 8 (26.67%) WinForms
6 8 (26.67%) WPF
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) Web Services
8 6 (20.00%) HTML5
8 6 (20.00%) J2EE
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) CSS3
9 4 (13.33%) Django
9 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) User Experience
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) MVC
3 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) BDD
5 7 (23.33%) Microservices
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) SOA
7 5 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) Kanban
8 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (13.33%) OOP
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source Development
8 4 (13.33%) Web Development
9 3 (10.00%) Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) PHP
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) BT
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) Zend