Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 174 133
Rank change year-on-year 0 -41 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 43 26 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.48% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.51% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 75
North West median daily rate £370 £339 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -1.81% +10.40%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £243
90th Percentile £438 £415 £500
England median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -14.89% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £40.00 £29.18
90th Percentile £51.50 £40.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +91.61%

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 5,504 5,105 7,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 94.71% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,429 3,171 4,411
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +4.67%
10th Percentile £238 £219 £228
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 258 331
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.27% +28.80%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.45 £49.58 £47.91
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

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 24 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 April 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 -10 28 £370 +1.37% 42
Cheshire -7 12 £400 +25.49% 15
Merseyside +13 1 - - 9
Lancashire -12 1 £275 -8.33% 8
Cumbria - 1 - - 3
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (93.02%) Web Development
2 26 (60.47%) CSS
3 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
4 23 (53.49%) C#
4 23 (53.49%) HTML
4 23 (53.49%) .NET
5 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (30.23%) MVC
7 12 (27.91%) REST
8 11 (25.58%) jQuery
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
9 10 (23.26%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.60%) SOAP
11 8 (18.60%) HTML5
11 8 (18.60%) User Experience
12 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
13 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.95%) Web Services
13 6 (13.95%) PHP
13 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 6 (13.95%) React
13 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.95%) CSS3
13 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
14 5 (11.63%) Sass
14 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
14 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
14 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
14 5 (11.63%) JIRA

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 5 (11.63%) Umbraco
2 4 (9.30%) WordPress
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) AdWords
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) NUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.65%) PyCharm
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.33%) MSTest
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) CSS
2 23 (53.49%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) HTML
3 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
4 12 (27.91%) REST
5 11 (25.58%) jQuery
6 8 (18.60%) HTML5
6 8 (18.60%) SOAP
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (13.95%) CSS3
7 6 (13.95%) React
7 6 (13.95%) Web Services
8 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.63%) Sass
9 4 (9.30%) JSON
9 4 (9.30%) Node.js
9 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.98%) Ajax
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Web Development
2 13 (30.23%) MVC
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
4 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
5 4 (9.30%) Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Microservices
5 4 (9.30%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) OOP
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) SEO
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.98%) OWASP
6 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (53.49%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) PHP
5 4 (9.30%) Java
5 4 (9.30%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.65%) BT
2 2 (4.65%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.33%) ESRI
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Mapbox
3 1 (2.33%) Saba
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore