Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 98 47
Rank change year-on-year -20 -51 +36
Contract jobs citing Web Development 112 117 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.90% 2.04% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.48% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 204
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £251
90th Percentile £468 £465 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £8.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.12% -46.88% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.13 £8.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £8.50 £34.45
England median hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £21.32
% change year-on-year -25.56% +111.07% -39.09%

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 4,921 4,716 6,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.59% 82.05% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,102 2,900 3,900
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 195 185
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.30 £52.80 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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 -8 86 £388 +3.33% 112
Cheshire 0 13 £350 +4.56% 36
Merseyside +3 8 £388 -3.13% 21
Cumbria - 3 - - 5
Lancashire -13 2 £375 +7.14% 23
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 62 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 50 (44.64%) HTML
3 45 (40.18%) CSS
4 39 (34.82%) .NET
5 38 (33.93%) Java
6 37 (33.04%) C#
7 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 28 (25.00%) SQL
10 23 (20.54%) jQuery
11 22 (19.64%) React
12 21 (18.75%) MVC
13 20 (17.86%) Web Services
13 20 (17.86%) HTML5
14 19 (16.96%) ASP.NET
15 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
15 18 (16.07%) JSON
16 17 (15.18%) XML
17 16 (14.29%) PHP
17 16 (14.29%) Retail
17 16 (14.29%) Front End Development
18 15 (13.39%) User Experience
18 15 (13.39%) Middleware
19 13 (11.61%) Spring
19 13 (11.61%) Kony
20 12 (10.71%) WebSphere
21 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
21 11 (9.82%) Degree
21 11 (9.82%) Node.js
21 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.93%) CMS
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.46%) Commerce Server
4 5 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.57%) Drupal
5 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.57%) WordPress
6 3 (2.68%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.89%) Magento
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) GitHub
4 2 (1.79%) npm
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.89%) Office 365
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
1 2 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.89%) SMS
2 1 (0.89%) SSH
2 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) MySQL
2 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.57%) Endeca
4 3 (2.68%) GIS
4 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.79%) Big Data
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) Firebird
6 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.68%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.79%) Grunt
4 2 (1.79%) gulp
4 2 (1.79%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.79%) webpack
5 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.89%) Protractor
5 1 (0.89%) Selenium
5 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (14.29%) Retail
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 8 (7.14%) Advertising
3 8 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (2.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Digital Economy
5 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Law
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (82.14%) Developer
2 19 (16.96%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Web Manager
7 6 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (4.46%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.46%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (44.64%) HTML
2 45 (40.18%) CSS
3 39 (34.82%) .NET
4 32 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 23 (20.54%) jQuery
6 22 (19.64%) React
7 20 (17.86%) HTML5
7 20 (17.86%) Web Services
8 19 (16.96%) ASP.NET
9 18 (16.07%) JSON
10 17 (15.18%) XML
11 15 (13.39%) Middleware
12 13 (11.61%) Spring
13 11 (9.82%) Node.js
14 10 (8.93%) CSS3
15 9 (8.04%) JSP
15 9 (8.04%) REST
16 8 (7.14%) .NET Framework
17 7 (6.25%) J2EE
17 7 (6.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) User Experience
2 9 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.57%) Blog
7 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.89%) Fintech
8 1 (0.89%) Life Science
8 1 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.68%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.75%) MVC
3 16 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
5 10 (8.93%) TDD
6 9 (8.04%) Decision-Making
6 9 (8.04%) SDLC
7 8 (7.14%) Analytics
7 8 (7.14%) Scrum
8 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.36%) Content Management
9 6 (5.36%) OO
9 6 (5.36%) Workflow
10 5 (4.46%) High Availability
10 5 (4.46%) OOP
10 5 (4.46%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (4.46%) Performance Testing
10 5 (4.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 38 (33.93%) Java
3 37 (33.04%) C#
4 28 (25.00%) SQL
5 16 (14.29%) PHP
6 6 (5.36%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.46%) Python
7 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.57%) Ruby
9 3 (2.68%) C
9 3 (2.68%) C++
10 2 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.79%) Java 8
10 2 (1.79%) LotusScript
10 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.79%) VBA
11 1 (0.89%) ES6
11 1 (0.89%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.68%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) WCAG
3 2 (1.79%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.89%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Kony
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle
4 5 (4.46%) Google
5 4 (3.57%) FatWire
6 3 (2.68%) ESRI
6 3 (2.68%) hybris
6 3 (2.68%) IBM
6 3 (2.68%) Mapbox
6 3 (2.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe
7 2 (1.79%) Lotus
7 2 (1.79%) Ping Identity
7 2 (1.79%) Remedy
7 2 (1.79%) Saba
7 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.89%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.89%) Sage
8 1 (0.89%) Twitter
8 1 (0.89%) WooCommerce