Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 158 153
Rank change year-on-year -43 -5 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 19 47 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.84% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.88% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 50
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £236
90th Percentile £449 £388 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% - +7.14%
England median hourly rate £44.25 £43.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.72% +102.33% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,584 5,335 6,831
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.10% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,470 3,337 4,341
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £242 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £553
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 247 256
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +14.93% -11.56%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £45.70 £48.30 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the North West

Web Developer
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 Developer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in the North West

Web Developer
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 Developer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in the North West

Web Developer
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 Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 £350 -3.45% 42
Cheshire -1 5 £350 +6.22% 17
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Merseyside +10 1 - - 4
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Web Development
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) CSS
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) JIRA
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
8 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (21.05%) PHP
9 4 (21.05%) GitHub
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
10 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) RESTful
10 3 (15.79%) WordPress
10 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
10 3 (15.79%) Docker
10 3 (15.79%) TypeScript

Web Developer Skill Set
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 (15.79%) WordPress
2 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) npm
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) PyCharm
3 2 (10.53%) AccuRev
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Django
7 3 (15.79%) React
7 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) OpenLayers
8 2 (10.53%) Sass
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.26%) Ajax
9 1 (5.26%) JSON
9 1 (5.26%) MEAN Stack
9 1 (5.26%) Redux
9 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Web Development
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) API Integration
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) Microservices
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (5.26%) Secure Coding
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) ESRI
2 2 (10.53%) Mapbox
3 1 (5.26%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (5.26%) Saba
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) WooCommerce