Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 55 75
Rank change year-on-year -41 +20 -24
Contract jobs citing Web Development 115 229 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.01% 3.34% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.98% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 170 114
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £231 £263
90th Percentile £433 £475 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.38% -57.33% +27.12%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.75 £10.70
90th Percentile £38.75 £34.45 £56.13
England median hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +81.82% -39.73% +17.74%

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 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 November 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 -23 79 £375 +7.14% 49
Merseyside +4 11 £375 +15.38% 6
Cheshire -38 11 £275 -23.61% 16
Lancashire +8 5 £333 -26.11% 8
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Web Development.

1 71 (61.74%) JavaScript
2 64 (55.65%) CSS
3 54 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (44.35%) .NET
5 50 (43.48%) HTML
6 49 (42.61%) C#
7 45 (39.13%) MVC
8 31 (26.96%) TDD
9 29 (25.22%) jQuery
10 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET
11 26 (22.61%) Scrum
11 26 (22.61%) HTML5
12 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
13 21 (18.26%) CSS3
13 21 (18.26%) Front End Development
14 20 (17.39%) AngularJS
15 19 (16.52%) Node.js
16 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
16 18 (15.65%) SQL
17 17 (14.78%) CMS
17 17 (14.78%) PHP
18 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
18 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (13.04%) React
20 14 (12.17%) Unit Testing
21 13 (11.30%) Java
21 13 (11.30%) Sass
22 12 (10.43%) Project Management
23 11 (9.57%) Finance

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 17 (14.78%) CMS
2 9 (7.83%) WordPress
3 6 (5.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (5.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.48%) ExpressionEngine
4 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.74%) Apache
6 2 (1.74%) Commerce Server
6 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) npm
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) GitHub
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) CTI
1 1 (0.87%) DNS
1 1 (0.87%) SMS
1 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) MySQL
3 8 (6.96%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.48%) Endeca
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.74%) SSDT
8 1 (0.87%) Redis
8 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.83%) gulp
3 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.48%) JIRA
4 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.61%) Hudson
5 3 (2.61%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.74%) Mocha
6 2 (1.74%) Selenium
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.74%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.87%) Babel
7 1 (0.87%) GitLab
7 1 (0.87%) Grunt
7 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.87%) JMeter
7 1 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.87%) webpack
General
1 11 (9.57%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (80.87%) Developer
2 41 (35.65%) Web Developer
3 26 (22.61%) .NET Developer
4 18 (15.65%) C# Developer
5 15 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 12 (10.43%) C# Web Developer
8 11 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (6.96%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.96%) PHP Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Magento Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Sitecore Developer
12 6 (5.22%) Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.22%) Digital Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) Digital Business Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (55.65%) CSS
2 51 (44.35%) .NET
3 50 (43.48%) HTML
4 29 (25.22%) jQuery
5 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET
6 26 (22.61%) HTML5
7 21 (18.26%) CSS3
8 20 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 19 (16.52%) Node.js
10 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (13.04%) React
12 13 (11.30%) Sass
13 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (7.83%) .NET Framework
14 9 (7.83%) REST
15 8 (6.96%) Spring
16 7 (6.09%) .NET Core
16 7 (6.09%) Express
17 6 (5.22%) Entity Framework
17 6 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.09%) User Experience
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Interactive TV
5 4 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.61%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.87%) CMDB
8 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Photography
8 1 (0.87%) W3C
8 1 (0.87%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (1.74%) Unix
4 1 (0.87%) Android
4 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.13%) MVC
3 31 (26.96%) TDD
4 26 (22.61%) Scrum
5 21 (18.26%) Front End Development
6 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.17%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.43%) Project Management
10 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.57%) OO
11 8 (6.96%) SMACSS
12 7 (6.09%) Agile Project Management
12 7 (6.09%) Kanban
12 7 (6.09%) OWASP
12 7 (6.09%) Progressive Enhancement
12 7 (6.09%) Refactoring
12 7 (6.09%) User Stories
13 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.74%) JavaScript
2 49 (42.61%) C#
3 18 (15.65%) SQL
4 17 (14.78%) PHP
5 13 (11.30%) Java
6 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.61%) C++
8 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.74%) VB
8 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) ABAP
9 1 (0.87%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.87%) ES6
9 1 (0.87%) Python
9 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.87%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.87%) CCNA
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.48%) FatWire
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe
4 3 (2.61%) hybris
5 2 (1.74%) SAP
5 2 (1.74%) Zend
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco
6 1 (0.87%) Citrix
6 1 (0.87%) Remedy
6 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.87%) Siebel
6 1 (0.87%) Twitter
6 1 (0.87%) Xamarin