Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Development
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 105 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 -56 +39
Contract jobs citing Web Development 101 98 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 1.80% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.17% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 74 200
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £246 £266 £250
90th Percentile £453 £465 £475
England median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £27.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +45.99% -
England median hourly rate £23.80 £42.50 £29.63
% change year-on-year -44.01% +43.42% +3.29%

Web Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,995 4,520 6,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.53% 82.80% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,129 2,759 3,925
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 211 214
North West median hourly rate £22.65 £34.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.38% +4.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.35 £53.00 £49.93
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Web Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in the North West

Web Development
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 Development in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in the North West

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in the North West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in the North West

Web Development
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 Development in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in the North West

Web Development
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 Development within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 June 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 -4 76 £358 -4.67% 111
Cheshire -5 15 £370 +13.06% 41
Lancashire -3 5 £403 +27.78% 12
Merseyside -4 4 £381 +8.93% 16
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Web Development.

1 63 (62.38%) HTML
2 62 (61.39%) JavaScript
2 62 (61.39%) CSS
3 42 (41.58%) .NET
4 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (37.62%) C#
6 31 (30.69%) SQL
7 26 (25.74%) AngularJS
8 24 (23.76%) User Experience
8 24 (23.76%) jQuery
8 24 (23.76%) MVC
8 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET
9 22 (21.78%) HTML5
9 22 (21.78%) Front End Development
10 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
11 20 (19.80%) Java
11 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
11 20 (19.80%) React
12 18 (17.82%) REST
12 18 (17.82%) Web Services
13 16 (15.84%) PHP
13 16 (15.84%) TDD
13 16 (15.84%) Node.js
13 16 (15.84%) CSS3
14 14 (13.86%) SOAP
15 13 (12.87%) Finance
16 10 (9.90%) JIRA
16 10 (9.90%) Greenfield Project
17 9 (8.91%) Decision-Making
17 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering

Web Development
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 8 (7.92%) CMS
1 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.95%) Commerce Server
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.96%) Apache
5 3 (2.97%) Drupal
5 3 (2.97%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.98%) WordPress
7 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.99%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) GitHub
2 2 (1.98%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.99%) AdWords
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) SMS
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) MySQL
3 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.98%) Endeca
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) JIRA
2 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) AccuRev
4 3 (2.97%) Grunt
4 3 (2.97%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.97%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.97%) NUnit
4 3 (2.97%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.97%) webpack
5 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) MSTest
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (85.15%) Developer
2 29 (28.71%) Web Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (13.86%) .NET Developer
4 14 (13.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.90%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.92%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.92%) HTML Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.93%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (4.95%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Designer
9 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (62.38%) HTML
2 62 (61.39%) CSS
3 42 (41.58%) .NET
4 26 (25.74%) AngularJS
5 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET
5 24 (23.76%) jQuery
6 22 (21.78%) HTML5
7 20 (19.80%) React
8 18 (17.82%) REST
8 18 (17.82%) Web Services
9 16 (15.84%) CSS3
9 16 (15.84%) Node.js
10 14 (13.86%) SOAP
11 9 (8.91%) XML
12 8 (7.92%) Ajax
12 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.92%) Sass
13 7 (6.93%) JSP
14 6 (5.94%) JSON
14 6 (5.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) User Experience
2 10 (9.90%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Fintech
6 1 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Android
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Unix
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) MVC
3 22 (21.78%) Front End Development
4 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
5 16 (15.84%) TDD
6 9 (8.91%) Decision-Making
6 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.92%) Performance Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (7.92%) Scrum
8 7 (6.93%) Migration
8 7 (6.93%) OO
9 5 (4.95%) Analytics
9 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.95%) High Availability
9 5 (4.95%) Open Source
9 5 (4.95%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (4.95%) SDLC
9 5 (4.95%) SEO
9 5 (4.95%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (61.39%) JavaScript
2 38 (37.62%) C#
3 31 (30.69%) SQL
4 20 (19.80%) Java
5 16 (15.84%) PHP
6 8 (7.92%) TypeScript
6 8 (7.92%) VB
7 4 (3.96%) Python
8 3 (2.97%) ES6
8 3 (2.97%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.98%) C
9 2 (1.98%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) Java 8
9 2 (1.98%) LotusScript
9 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) Adobe
3 3 (2.97%) Google
3 3 (2.97%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (1.98%) BT
4 2 (1.98%) FatWire
4 2 (1.98%) hybris
4 2 (1.98%) Lotus
4 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) ESRI
5 1 (0.99%) Hotjar
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Mapbox
5 1 (0.99%) Saba
5 1 (0.99%) Twitter
5 1 (0.99%) Zend