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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Design
Rank 135 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Design 19 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.02% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 9
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£413 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.58% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £135.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
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
2844 2249 1784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.51% 73.21% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1194 875
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.23 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 July 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 July 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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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 -3 15 £413 +37.58% 9
Manchester -16 4 £400 +14.28% 10
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 26 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (70.59%) CSS
4 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
5 16 (47.06%) HTML5
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) Java
7 13 (38.24%) jQuery
8 11 (32.35%) User Experience
9 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 10 (29.41%) UNIX
9 10 (29.41%) HTTP
9 10 (29.41%) Mac OS X
10 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
10 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
11 8 (23.53%) REST
11 8 (23.53%) CSS3
11 8 (23.53%) Subversion
12 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
12 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
12 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
12 7 (20.59%) JAX-RS
12 7 (20.59%) Neo4j
12 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
13 6 (17.65%) Axure RP
13 6 (17.65%) Web Services
14 5 (14.71%) Python
14 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
14 5 (14.71%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) WordPress
3 1 (2.94%) Liferay
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) Neo4j
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Subversion
3 6 (17.65%) Axure RP
4 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.82%) Cactus
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.94%) Xcode
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.94%) Grunt
7 1 (2.94%) Bower
7 1 (2.94%) gulp
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Designer
3 6 (17.65%) UI Programmer
3 6 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) UI Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Photoshop Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Django Developer
6 2 (5.88%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 24 (70.59%) CSS
3 16 (47.06%) HTML5
4 13 (38.24%) jQuery
5 8 (23.53%) REST
5 8 (23.53%) CSS3
6 7 (20.59%) JAX-RS
6 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
7 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 5 (14.71%) JSP
9 4 (11.76%) Servlets
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
10 3 (8.82%) SOAP
10 3 (8.82%) DOM
10 3 (8.82%) XSLT
10 3 (8.82%) Spring
10 3 (8.82%) JSF
10 3 (8.82%) Ajax
10 3 (8.82%) JAX-WS
10 3 (8.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.82%) Web 2.0
4 2 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.88%) Blog
5 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Mac OS X
1 10 (29.41%) UNIX
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.71%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Line Management
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) Android Development
7 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) XPath
5 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Perforce
1 3 (8.82%) hybris
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
1 3 (8.82%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter
2 1 (2.94%) Kony