The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 115 141
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 13 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 1.42% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.50% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 42 15
Median daily rate £365 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +0.74% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.19% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year -14.89% +163.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2595 3796 3690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.02% 94.33% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 2288 1965
Median daily rate £384 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 151 222
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.80 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.23% +13.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Web Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 10 £365 +4.28% 23
Cheshire +12 2 £330 -25.11% 11
Lancashire +4 2 - - 5
Merseyside 0 2 £400 +45.45% 3
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Web Development
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
4 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (36.00%) User Experience
7 8 (32.00%) HTML5
7 8 (32.00%) jQuery
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) MVC
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.00%) Node.js
10 5 (20.00%) CSS3
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.00%) MySQL
11 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (16.00%) Kanban
11 4 (16.00%) RESTful
11 4 (16.00%) Marketing
11 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
11 4 (16.00%) SDLC
11 4 (16.00%) React
12 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
12 3 (12.00%) Prototyping

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 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (8.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Redis
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Babel
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (8.00%) Mocha
5 1 (4.00%) Bower
5 1 (4.00%) Gatling
5 1 (4.00%) Grunt
5 1 (4.00%) gulp
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (56.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) HTML5
3 8 (32.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) Node.js
6 4 (16.00%) React
6 4 (16.00%) RESTful
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) SVG
7 3 (12.00%) WebSockets
8 2 (8.00%) DOM
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Web Development
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (16.00%) Kanban
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
7 2 (8.00%) DevOps
7 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Web Design
8 1 (4.00%) Android Development
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Groovy
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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