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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 124 119 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Design 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £128 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £420 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+91.78% -54.37%
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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Cheshire +11 4 £225 +125.00% 2
Manchester -14 4 £225 -36.17% 7
Lancashire -18 2 - - 2
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 30 (88.24%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) jQuery
3 20 (58.82%) HTML5
4 16 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (47.06%) Adobe
5 13 (38.24%) PHP
6 12 (35.29%) MySQL
6 12 (35.29%) Photoshop
7 11 (32.35%) XHTML
7 11 (32.35%) CSS3
8 9 (26.47%) Orchard
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.65%) Web Development
10 6 (17.65%) JSON
10 6 (17.65%) .NET
10 6 (17.65%) Subversion
10 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.71%) CMS
11 5 (14.71%) LAMP
11 5 (14.71%) Marketing
11 5 (14.71%) PHP5
12 4 (11.76%) Sass
12 4 (11.76%) REST
12 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
12 4 (11.76%) OO PHP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (14.71%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.94%) Liferay
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Photoshop
2 9 (26.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) InDesign
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Redis
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
4 3 (8.82%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Front-End Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Web Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Front-End Web Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Designer
5 6 (17.65%) PHP Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Web Designer
7 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 1 (2.94%) User Experience Designer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 30 (88.24%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) jQuery
3 20 (58.82%) HTML5
4 11 (32.35%) XHTML
4 11 (32.35%) CSS3
5 9 (26.47%) XML
6 6 (17.65%) JSON
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) LAMP
8 4 (11.76%) Sass
8 4 (11.76%) REST
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) XSLT
9 3 (8.82%) WSDL
9 3 (8.82%) SOAP
9 3 (8.82%) Ajax
10 2 (5.88%) Django
10 2 (5.88%) RESTful
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (17.65%) Web Development
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) OO PHP
3 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.76%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) SOA
4 3 (8.82%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) SEO
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Content Management
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow Management
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) PHP5
4 4 (11.76%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) XPath
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Adobe
2 9 (26.47%) Orchard
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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