Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 160 142
Rank change year-on-year -25 -18 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 35 35 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.62% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.66% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 68
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £288 £244 £220
90th Percentile £409 £403 £500
England median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -14.89% -
England median hourly rate £31.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +6.25% +119.18%

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 5,830 5,339 7,290
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.36% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,624 3,239 4,447
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £225 £247
90th Percentile £575 £545 £539
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 287 306
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +13.20% +2.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.28
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.50 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 July 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 -13 27 £350 -6.67% 39
Cheshire -2 7 £400 +21.40% 24
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 31 (88.57%) Web Development
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (60.00%) HTML
3 21 (60.00%) .NET
3 21 (60.00%) CSS
4 20 (57.14%) C#
5 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (37.14%) MVC
7 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) jQuery
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.86%) JIRA
9 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) REST
10 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (17.14%) HTML5
12 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (14.29%) Finance
12 5 (14.29%) Scrum
12 5 (14.29%) SOAP
12 5 (14.29%) Sass
12 5 (14.29%) User Experience
13 4 (11.43%) Docker
13 4 (11.43%) Microservices
13 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (11.43%) Web Services
13 4 (11.43%) VB
13 4 (11.43%) PHP

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 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
1 2 (5.71%) WordPress
2 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) GitHub
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.86%) npm
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) PyCharm
4 2 (5.71%) AccuRev
4 2 (5.71%) NUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Grunt
5 1 (2.86%) gulp
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
1 21 (60.00%) CSS
1 21 (60.00%) HTML
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (31.43%) jQuery
4 7 (20.00%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.14%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Sass
6 5 (14.29%) SOAP
7 4 (11.43%) JSON
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
8 3 (8.57%) Django
8 3 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (8.57%) React
8 3 (8.57%) RESTful
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Animation
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Web Development
2 13 (37.14%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Microservices
6 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Decision-Making
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.57%) SEO
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (57.14%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) VB
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.71%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) ES6
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.86%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) BT
3 2 (5.71%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.86%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (2.86%) ESRI
4 1 (2.86%) Mapbox
4 1 (2.86%) Saba