The table below looks at the statistics for Web Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Design over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Design
Rank 129 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Design 21 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.75% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.03% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+23.41% +20.00%
Web Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2831 2128 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.01% 72.45% 70.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1097 839
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 127 86
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Web Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Design across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Design Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Design
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Design across the North West region.

Web Design Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Design across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Web Design Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Web Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Design across the North West region.

Web Design Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web Design
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 12 £425 +30.76% 13
Cheshire +1 7 £425 +41.66% 5
Lancashire +2 1 £275 - 2
Merseyside - - - - 2
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Web Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Design.

1 58 (81.69%) HTML
2 44 (61.97%) Responsive Web Design
3 42 (59.15%) JavaScript
3 42 (59.15%) CSS
4 29 (40.85%) Java
5 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (30.99%) REST
7 21 (29.58%) jQuery
7 21 (29.58%) UNIX
7 21 (29.58%) Linux
7 21 (29.58%) HTTP
7 21 (29.58%) Mac OS X
8 20 (28.17%) CSS3
8 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
9 18 (25.35%) JAX-RS
9 18 (25.35%) Neo4j
9 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
9 18 (25.35%) HTML5
9 18 (25.35%) Configuration Management
10 17 (23.94%) Hibernate
10 17 (23.94%) XML
11 14 (19.72%) JSON
12 13 (18.31%) .NET
12 13 (18.31%) Mobile App
13 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
13 12 (16.90%) Web Services
13 12 (16.90%) XHTML
13 12 (16.90%) Web Development
13 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.49%) Python

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Web Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) Node.js
2 2 (2.82%) WordPress
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.23%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
2 18 (25.35%) Neo4j
2 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.04%) SQLite
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) Bower
3 6 (8.45%) CasperJS
3 6 (8.45%) Grunt
4 5 (7.04%) Jasmine
4 5 (7.04%) PhantomJS
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) Xcode
5 4 (5.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (4.23%) Axure RP
6 3 (4.23%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) Mockito
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (85.92%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Designer
5 7 (9.86%) iOS Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.45%) UI Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Web Designer
6 6 (8.45%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Photoshop Designer
8 2 (2.82%) Creative Web Designer
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Web Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) HTML
2 42 (59.15%) CSS
3 22 (30.99%) REST
4 21 (29.58%) jQuery
5 20 (28.17%) CSS3
6 18 (25.35%) JAX-RS
6 18 (25.35%) HTML5
7 17 (23.94%) Hibernate
7 17 (23.94%) XML
8 14 (19.72%) JSON
9 13 (18.31%) .NET
10 12 (16.90%) Web Services
10 12 (16.90%) XHTML
11 10 (14.08%) Sass
12 9 (12.68%) XSLT
13 8 (11.27%) Apache Cordova
14 7 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
15 6 (8.45%) Haml
15 6 (8.45%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.49%) User Experience
3 5 (7.04%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.63%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.63%) NHS
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.82%) Blog
5 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.82%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.41%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) UNIX
1 21 (29.58%) Linux
1 21 (29.58%) Mac OS X
2 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
3 9 (12.68%) Android
3 9 (12.68%) Windows
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Responsive Web Design
2 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.35%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.90%) Web Development
5 11 (15.49%) iOS Development
5 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.08%) TDD
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 6 (8.45%) OO
9 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.04%) Memory Management
9 5 (7.04%) OOP
9 5 (7.04%) MVC
9 5 (7.04%) OOD
9 5 (7.04%) Kanban
10 4 (5.63%) Use Case
10 4 (5.63%) Android Development
11 3 (4.23%) Line Management
11 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) JavaScript
2 29 (40.85%) Java
3 11 (15.49%) Python
4 9 (12.68%) Ruby
4 9 (12.68%) XPath
4 9 (12.68%) PHP
5 7 (9.86%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.23%) SQL
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.82%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Kony
2 4 (5.63%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) hybris
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Google
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