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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 48 76
Rank change year-on-year -37 +28  
Contract jobs citing Web Development 43 144 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.66% 3.72% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 4.52% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 105 48
Median daily rate £350 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £335
% change year-on-year +6.66% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.32 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +110.52% -15.55%  

Web Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2120 3183 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.04% 82.27% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1929 1547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Web Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 27 £388 +11.51% 72
Merseyside +9 8 £325 - 9
Cheshire -7 6 £298 -15.00% 23
Lancashire +16 2 £325 +4.00% 8
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 70 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 51 (53.68%) HTML
2 51 (53.68%) CSS
3 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 36 (37.89%) .NET
6 35 (36.84%) C#
7 33 (34.74%) HTML5
8 26 (27.37%) Scrum
9 25 (26.32%) MVC
9 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 25 (26.32%) jQuery
10 23 (24.21%) CSS3
11 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 20 (21.05%) CMS
12 17 (17.89%) TDD
12 17 (17.89%) SQL
13 16 (16.84%) Java
14 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
14 15 (15.79%) User Experience
15 13 (13.68%) Web Services
15 13 (13.68%) .NET Framework
15 13 (13.68%) JIRA
16 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (12.63%) React
17 11 (11.58%) REST
17 11 (11.58%) Content Management
18 10 (10.53%) Spring
18 10 (10.53%) Entity Framework
18 10 (10.53%) BDD

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 20 (21.05%) CMS
2 9 (9.47%) Umbraco
3 8 (8.42%) EPiServer
4 6 (6.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (5.26%) Drupal
6 3 (3.16%) Confluence
6 3 (3.16%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) Kentico
7 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.11%) JBoss
7 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Project
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.11%) Slack
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
3 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) MySQL
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.05%) Big Data
8 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.05%) GIS
8 1 (1.05%) KNIME
8 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.68%) JIRA
3 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.42%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.32%) gulp
5 6 (6.32%) Selenium
6 5 (5.26%) Grunt
7 4 (4.21%) Axure RP
7 4 (4.21%) Babel
8 3 (3.16%) JUnit
9 2 (2.11%) Ant
9 2 (2.11%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.11%) EasyMock
9 2 (2.11%) JBehave
9 2 (2.11%) Maven
9 2 (2.11%) Mockito
9 2 (2.11%) PhantomJS
9 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
1 4 (4.21%) Games
1 4 (4.21%) Marketing
2 2 (2.11%) Advertising
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Law
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (77.89%) Developer
2 25 (26.32%) Web Developer
3 14 (14.74%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Angular Developer
5 10 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (7.37%) UI Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.26%) Architect
9 5 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.26%) UX Developer
10 4 (4.21%) CMS Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.68%) CSS
1 51 (53.68%) HTML
2 38 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 36 (37.89%) .NET
4 33 (34.74%) HTML5
5 25 (26.32%) jQuery
6 23 (24.21%) CSS3
7 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 13 (13.68%) .NET Framework
8 13 (13.68%) Web Services
9 12 (12.63%) React
10 11 (11.58%) REST
11 10 (10.53%) Entity Framework
11 10 (10.53%) RESTful
11 10 (10.53%) Spring
12 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (9.47%) Node.js
13 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.37%) JSON
13 7 (7.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) User Experience
2 4 (4.21%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Android
2 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.37%) Scrum
3 25 (26.32%) MVC
4 17 (17.89%) TDD
5 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.58%) Content Management
7 10 (10.53%) BDD
8 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.47%) SDLC
8 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.42%) Kanban
9 8 (8.42%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (8.42%) Wireframes
10 7 (7.37%) Front End Development
10 7 (7.37%) Prototyping
10 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.32%) OO
11 6 (6.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 70 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 35 (36.84%) C#
3 17 (17.89%) SQL
4 16 (16.84%) Java
5 6 (6.32%) PHP
6 5 (5.26%) Python
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.11%) VB
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.05%) ES6
10 1 (1.05%) Groovy
10 1 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) R
10 1 (1.05%) Scala
10 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.05%) CISSP
2 1 (1.05%) ISSAP
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Ansible
2 2 (2.11%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.05%) Kibana
3 1 (1.05%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Sitecore
2 5 (5.26%) hybris
3 3 (3.16%) ATG
3 3 (3.16%) Google
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.05%) ESRI
5 1 (1.05%) Kofax
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.05%) Splunk
5 1 (1.05%) Zend
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