The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 107 108 134
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Contract jobs citing Web Design 27 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.05% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £135.37 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.76% +673.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +57.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2096 1910 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.50% 70.92% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 950 1120
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Web Design
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -7 13 £313 +5.04% 11
Cheshire +8 7 £275 -16.66% 8
Lancashire -18 1 - - 2
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 38 (90.48%) HTML
1 38 (90.48%) CSS
2 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (64.29%) HTML5
4 24 (57.14%) jQuery
5 21 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (42.86%) Adobe
7 15 (35.71%) Photoshop
7 15 (35.71%) XHTML
8 13 (30.95%) PHP
8 13 (30.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (30.95%) Orchard
9 12 (28.57%) MySQL
10 11 (26.19%) .NET
11 10 (23.81%) CSS3
11 10 (23.81%) XML
12 8 (19.05%) C#
12 8 (19.05%) Web Services
12 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
13 7 (16.67%) Subversion
13 7 (16.67%) JSON
13 7 (16.67%) Linux
13 7 (16.67%) CMS
13 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.67%) MVC
14 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
15 5 (11.90%) OO
15 5 (11.90%) ISO 9001
15 5 (11.90%) LAMP
15 5 (11.90%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Liferay
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 13 (30.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.38%) InDesign
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Axure RP
4 2 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (11.90%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) Web Developer
2 22 (52.38%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Front-End Web Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Designer
5 6 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Web Designer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) User Experience Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) HTML
1 38 (90.48%) CSS
2 27 (64.29%) HTML5
3 24 (57.14%) jQuery
4 15 (35.71%) XHTML
5 11 (26.19%) .NET
6 10 (23.81%) XML
6 10 (23.81%) CSS3
7 8 (19.05%) Web Services
8 7 (16.67%) JSON
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.90%) LAMP
10 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (11.90%) REST
11 4 (9.52%) Sass
12 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (7.14%) Ajax
12 3 (7.14%) WSDL
12 3 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) W3C
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (11.90%) OO
3 5 (11.90%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) OO PHP
4 4 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (4.76%) SEO
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Workflow Management
7 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Use Case
7 1 (2.38%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Workflow
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.95%) PHP
3 8 (19.05%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) PHP5
5 3 (7.14%) XPath
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Varnish
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Adobe
2 13 (30.95%) Orchard
3 5 (11.90%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago