Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 102 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 -43 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Development 132 112 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.21% 1.98% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.40% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 162
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £293 £272 £245
90th Percentile £525 £432 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £36.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.48% +141.67% -57.14%
10th Percentile £12.75 £32.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £38.75 £25.40
England median hourly rate £34.25 £36.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -5.52% +46.46% -32.19%

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 4,946 4,673 5,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.89% 82.58% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 3,014 3,562
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £571
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 207 167
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £27.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.93% +12.50% -17.24%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.67 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.55 £53.20
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 0 93 £400 +6.67% 112
Cheshire +5 19 £350 +27.27% 32
Lancashire -14 10 £385 +10.00% 22
Merseyside -8 8 £475 +28.29% 17
Cumbria - 2 - - 2
Web Development
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 68 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 55 (41.67%) HTML
3 53 (40.15%) CSS
4 45 (34.09%) Java
5 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (28.03%) .NET
7 35 (26.52%) C#
8 30 (22.73%) React
9 29 (21.97%) PHP
10 27 (20.45%) SQL
11 25 (18.94%) AngularJS
12 22 (16.67%) XML
12 22 (16.67%) MVC
13 21 (15.91%) JSON
14 20 (15.15%) Web Services
15 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.39%) jQuery
16 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET
16 18 (13.64%) HTML5
17 17 (12.88%) User Experience
17 17 (12.88%) Front End Development
17 17 (12.88%) TDD
18 16 (12.12%) Middleware
19 14 (10.61%) Degree
19 14 (10.61%) Kony
19 14 (10.61%) Node.js
20 13 (9.85%) Advertising
20 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
20 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
21 12 (9.09%) Retail

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 (6.82%) CMS
2 7 (5.30%) WordPress
3 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.03%) Drupal
4 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.27%) JBoss
5 3 (2.27%) Jetty
5 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.52%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Magento
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) GitHub
4 4 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.03%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.27%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.27%) npm
6 2 (1.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.76%) Office 365
7 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Internet
1 5 (3.79%) Intranet
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.58%) MySQL
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.27%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (2.27%) Big Data
7 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.52%) Endeca
8 2 (1.52%) GIS
8 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.82%) JIRA
3 4 (3.03%) Gradle
3 4 (3.03%) gulp
3 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.03%) Maven
4 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.27%) GitLab
4 3 (2.27%) IntelliJ
4 3 (2.27%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.27%) NetBeans
4 3 (2.27%) Subversion
5 2 (1.52%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.52%) Grunt
5 2 (1.52%) Protractor
5 2 (1.52%) PyCharm
5 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.52%) webpack
6 1 (0.76%) Mocha
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (9.85%) Advertising
2 12 (9.09%) Retail
3 11 (8.33%) Finance
4 6 (4.55%) Automotive
4 6 (4.55%) Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Law
5 4 (3.03%) Games
6 3 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (81.06%) Developer
2 22 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 20 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.61%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (7.58%) React Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (6.06%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Web Manager
11 5 (3.79%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.67%) HTML
2 53 (40.15%) CSS
3 37 (28.03%) .NET
4 30 (22.73%) React
5 25 (18.94%) AngularJS
6 22 (16.67%) XML
7 21 (15.91%) JSON
8 20 (15.15%) Web Services
9 19 (14.39%) jQuery
10 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 18 (13.64%) HTML5
11 16 (12.12%) Middleware
12 14 (10.61%) Node.js
13 11 (8.33%) REST
13 11 (8.33%) Spring
14 8 (6.06%) CSS3
14 8 (6.06%) JSP
15 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.30%) RESTful
15 7 (5.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) User Experience
2 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.79%) Blog
5 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.52%) Tandem
7 1 (0.76%) Animation
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.76%) RIA
7 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.30%) Linux
1 7 (5.30%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Android
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.27%) Unix
5 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.67%) MVC
3 17 (12.88%) Front End Development
3 17 (12.88%) TDD
4 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
5 12 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 10 (7.58%) Scrum
6 10 (7.58%) SDLC
7 8 (6.06%) Decision-Making
7 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.06%) OO
8 7 (5.30%) Analytics
8 7 (5.30%) Microservices
8 7 (5.30%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.30%) Project Management
8 7 (5.30%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.55%) BDD
9 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
9 6 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 45 (34.09%) Java
3 35 (26.52%) C#
4 29 (21.97%) PHP
5 27 (20.45%) SQL
6 6 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.03%) Python
7 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.27%) C
8 3 (2.27%) ES6
8 3 (2.27%) Kotlin
8 3 (2.27%) Ruby
8 3 (2.27%) VB
8 3 (2.27%) VB6
9 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.52%) R
9 2 (1.52%) Scala
9 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.52%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) WCAG
3 2 (1.52%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Kony
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.79%) Google
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle
5 3 (2.27%) Adobe
5 3 (2.27%) SAP
6 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.52%) ESRI
6 2 (1.52%) FatWire
6 2 (1.52%) IBM
6 2 (1.52%) Mapbox
6 2 (1.52%) Ping Identity
6 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.52%) Remedy
6 2 (1.52%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.76%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) Pega
7 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow