Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 181 202
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Application Development 36 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 24
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +4.85%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £252
90th Percentile £469 £465 £505
England median daily rate £450 £390 £419
% change year-on-year +15.38% -6.87% +10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00

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 5,027 4,529 6,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.61% 83.36% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,160 2,793 3,930
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £245 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 200 234
North West median hourly rate £22.65 £35.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.20% +13.60% +42.63%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.00 £49.45
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -9 28 £386 +3.00% 20
Lancashire -1 4 £375 +9.57% 7
Cheshire -16 3 £450 +12.50% 10
Cumbria - 1 - -
Web Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 21 (58.33%) HTML
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) CSS
4 15 (41.67%) MVC
5 13 (36.11%) .NET
5 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
5 13 (36.11%) JIRA
6 12 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) RESTful
7 11 (30.56%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) J2EE
9 9 (25.00%) C#
9 9 (25.00%) Apache
9 9 (25.00%) Microservices
10 8 (22.22%) User Experience
10 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) SOAP
10 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (22.22%) Ajax
11 7 (19.44%) Django
11 7 (19.44%) Atlassian
11 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (19.44%) Web Services
11 7 (19.44%) MySQL
11 7 (19.44%) PHP
11 7 (19.44%) OO

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 9 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) AMQP
2 1 (2.78%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) GIS
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) JIRA
2 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (19.44%) PyCharm
3 5 (13.89%) AccuRev
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.78%) Grunt
6 1 (2.78%) gulp
6 1 (2.78%) jMock
6 1 (2.78%) Mockito
6 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 5 (13.89%) Django Developer
3 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
4 12 (33.33%) jQuery
5 11 (30.56%) RESTful
6 9 (25.00%) J2EE
7 8 (22.22%) Ajax
7 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 8 (22.22%) SOAP
8 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
8 7 (19.44%) Django
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.89%) HTML5
9 5 (13.89%) LAMP
9 5 (13.89%) WCF
9 5 (13.89%) WinForms
9 5 (13.89%) WPF
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) Microservices
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) OO
7 6 (16.67%) BDD
7 6 (16.67%) OOP
7 6 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (13.89%) Kanban
8 5 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) SOA
8 5 (13.89%) Web Development
9 4 (11.11%) Analytics
9 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (8.33%) Decision-Making
10 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.78%) Erlang
8 1 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Atlassian
2 5 (13.89%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (5.56%) BT
3 2 (5.56%) Zend
4 1 (2.78%) ESRI
4 1 (2.78%) Mapbox
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Saba
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com