Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 90 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 -41 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Development 105 134 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.95% 2.26% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.68% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 102 168
North West median daily rate £365 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +5.88% +4.62%
10th Percentile £250 £264 £250
90th Percentile £456 £475 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +60.00% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £17.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.00 £54.86
England median hourly rate £27.00 £38.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year -29.41% +4.79% +15.87%

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 4,492 4,999 6,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 84.23% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,894 3,255 4,119
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 169 288
North West median hourly rate £24.56 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.69% -15.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £51.50 £50.24
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +5 73 £375 - 100
Cheshire -14 22 £325 -9.72% 51
Merseyside +10 5 £370 +13.93% 23
Lancashire +3 3 £403 -10.56% 38
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 67 (63.81%) CSS
2 57 (54.29%) HTML
3 56 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 44 (41.90%) C#
5 43 (40.95%) .NET
6 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.76%) MVC
8 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET
8 23 (21.90%) jQuery
9 22 (20.95%) AngularJS
9 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
9 22 (20.95%) SQL
10 21 (20.00%) Node.js
10 21 (20.00%) React
11 20 (19.05%) Front End Development
11 20 (19.05%) HTML5
12 19 (18.10%) PHP
13 18 (17.14%) TDD
14 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
14 17 (16.19%) CSS3
15 16 (15.24%) REST
16 15 (14.29%) Sass
17 13 (12.38%) Scrum
18 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
18 12 (11.43%) User Experience
19 11 (10.48%) Java
20 10 (9.52%) SOAP
20 10 (9.52%) Web Services
20 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
20 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API

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 9 (8.57%) CMS
2 8 (7.62%) WordPress
3 7 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.81%) IIS
5 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.90%) Commerce Server
6 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) GitHub
1 3 (2.86%) npm
2 1 (0.95%) AdWords
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (0.95%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) SMS
2 1 (0.95%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.62%) MySQL
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.90%) Endeca
7 2 (1.90%) Redis
8 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.76%) gulp
3 5 (4.76%) JIRA
4 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.86%) Grunt
6 2 (1.90%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.90%) JMeter
6 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.90%) Mocha
6 2 (1.90%) NUnit
6 2 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
6 2 (1.90%) Subversion
7 1 (0.95%) Babel
7 1 (0.95%) Codeception
7 1 (0.95%) Gatling
7 1 (0.95%) GitLab
7 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
1 7 (6.67%) Retail
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 42 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 14 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (9.52%) React Developer
6 9 (8.57%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.71%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Magento Developer
8 6 (5.71%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (63.81%) CSS
2 57 (54.29%) HTML
3 43 (40.95%) .NET
4 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET
4 23 (21.90%) jQuery
5 22 (20.95%) AngularJS
6 21 (20.00%) Node.js
6 21 (20.00%) React
7 20 (19.05%) HTML5
8 17 (16.19%) CSS3
9 16 (15.24%) REST
10 15 (14.29%) Sass
11 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (9.52%) SOAP
11 10 (9.52%) Web Services
12 8 (7.62%) Ajax
12 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.62%) XML
13 6 (5.71%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) User Experience
2 10 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.95%) Digital Signage
5 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.95%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) W3C
5 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.76%) MVC
3 20 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 18 (17.14%) TDD
5 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.38%) Scrum
7 8 (7.62%) OO
7 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.67%) Kanban
8 7 (6.67%) OWASP
9 6 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (5.71%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.71%) SEO
9 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.71%) User Stories
9 6 (5.71%) Visualisation
10 5 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 44 (41.90%) C#
3 22 (20.95%) SQL
4 19 (18.10%) PHP
5 11 (10.48%) Java
6 8 (7.62%) VB
7 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.90%) C++
9 2 (1.90%) Python
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) Scala
9 2 (1.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.95%) Erlang
10 1 (0.95%) ES6
10 1 (0.95%) Groovy
10 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Ansible
1 1 (0.95%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.86%) Adobe
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle
2 3 (2.86%) Zend
3 2 (1.90%) BT
3 2 (1.90%) FatWire
3 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.95%) Citrix
4 1 (0.95%) Google
4 1 (0.95%) HP
4 1 (0.95%) hybris
4 1 (0.95%) IBM
4 1 (0.95%) SAP
4 1 (0.95%) Siebel
4 1 (0.95%) Twitter
4 1 (0.95%) Xamarin