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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 116 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Web Design 24 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.53% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £170 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.29 £12.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +136.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+107.14% -6.66%
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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +9 17 £365 +4.28% 17
Cheshire +7 4 £288 +187.50% 4
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 46 (92.00%) HTML
1 46 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (90.00%) CSS
3 27 (54.00%) HTML5
4 26 (52.00%) jQuery
5 25 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (44.00%) CSS3
7 19 (38.00%) XML
8 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.00%) PHP
9 17 (34.00%) XHTML
10 16 (32.00%) Adobe
11 14 (28.00%) JSON
12 13 (26.00%) Photoshop
13 11 (22.00%) MySQL
13 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
14 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
14 10 (20.00%) XPath
14 10 (20.00%) .NET
14 10 (20.00%) Web Services
14 10 (20.00%) XSLT
14 10 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (20.00%) Sass
15 9 (18.00%) Mobile App
15 9 (18.00%) iOS Development
15 9 (18.00%) User Experience
15 9 (18.00%) Orchard
16 8 (16.00%) Android
16 8 (16.00%) Scrum
16 8 (16.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.00%) Node.js
2 4 (8.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.00%) Liferay
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (14.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQLite
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
2 5 (10.00%) Bower
2 5 (10.00%) CasperJS
3 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (8.00%) Grunt
3 4 (8.00%) PhantomJS
3 4 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (6.00%) Xcode
4 3 (6.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (8.00%) Retail
1 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Designer
6 5 (10.00%) iOS Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Web Designer
6 5 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.00%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Python Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Software Manager
10 1 (2.00%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Architect
10 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Development Manager
10 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (92.00%) HTML
2 45 (90.00%) CSS
3 27 (54.00%) HTML5
4 26 (52.00%) jQuery
5 22 (44.00%) CSS3
6 19 (38.00%) XML
7 17 (34.00%) XHTML
8 14 (28.00%) JSON
9 10 (20.00%) Sass
9 10 (20.00%) XSLT
9 10 (20.00%) Web Services
9 10 (20.00%) .NET
10 6 (12.00%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (10.00%) Ajax
11 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.00%) Underscore.js
11 5 (10.00%) Haml
12 4 (8.00%) Worklight
12 4 (8.00%) iOS SDK
12 4 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Mobile App
1 9 (18.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) NHS
3 5 (10.00%) Web 2.0
4 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Android
3 7 (14.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) iOS Development
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 5 (10.00%) Use Case
6 5 (10.00%) OOP
6 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (8.00%) OOD
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
7 4 (8.00%) MVC
7 4 (8.00%) Kanban
7 4 (8.00%) Memory Management
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.00%) OO PHP
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Android Development
8 3 (6.00%) SEO
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.00%) PHP
3 10 (20.00%) XPath
4 7 (14.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) PHP5
8 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.00%) C#
9 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Adobe
2 9 (18.00%) Orchard
3 4 (8.00%) Kony
4 3 (6.00%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.00%) Facebook
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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