Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 147 167
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 -80
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 36 96 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 1.25% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.32% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 70 57
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £250 £223 £202
90th Percentile £403 £500 £390
England median daily rate £386 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +123.68% -33.91%

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 5385 7273 7225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.32% 94.70% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3262 4449 4010
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £225
90th Percentile £544 £538 £550
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 303 413
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +2.81% +8.71%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.26 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.39 £51.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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 -14 24 £370 +10.45% 17
Lancashire +11 5 £350 +16.67% 4
Cheshire -1 4 £330 -22.92% 6
Merseyside -3 3 £283 +2.73% 6
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (91.67%) Web Development
2 28 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 28 (77.78%) CSS
3 24 (66.67%) HTML
4 19 (52.78%) jQuery
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) .NET
6 13 (36.11%) HTML5
7 12 (33.33%) CSS3
7 12 (33.33%) C#
7 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 12 (33.33%) MVC
8 11 (30.56%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) User Experience
9 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
10 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (22.22%) Scrum
12 7 (19.44%) QA
12 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
13 6 (16.67%) WordPress
13 6 (16.67%) PHP
13 6 (16.67%) SMACSS
14 5 (13.89%) React
14 5 (13.89%) Node.js
14 5 (13.89%) MySQL
14 5 (13.89%) Web Services

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 6 (16.67%) WordPress
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (8.33%) Apache
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) gulp
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Mocha
5 1 (2.78%) Gatling
5 1 (2.78%) Grunt
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) CSS
2 24 (66.67%) HTML
3 19 (52.78%) jQuery
4 13 (36.11%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) HTML5
5 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 12 (33.33%) CSS3
6 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (13.89%) Node.js
8 5 (13.89%) React
8 5 (13.89%) Web Services
9 4 (11.11%) .NET Core
9 4 (11.11%) Ajax
9 4 (11.11%) LAMP
9 4 (11.11%) Sass
10 3 (8.33%) DOM
10 3 (8.33%) SVG
10 3 (8.33%) XML
11 2 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Web Development
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) MVC
4 11 (30.56%) TDD
5 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
6 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.67%) SMACSS
9 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
10 4 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) Prototyping
11 3 (8.33%) DevOps
11 3 (8.33%) SEO
11 3 (8.33%) Use Case
11 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago