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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Design
Rank 101 91 116
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing Web Design 36 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 1.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.75% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 6
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.44% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +44.73%
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
2317 2001 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.65% 73.22% 66.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1031 941
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 98 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -8 18 £385 +2.66% 14
Lancashire -11 11 £375 +36.36% 4
Cheshire +3 5 £300 -22.07% 5
Merseyside - - - - 1
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (78.33%) HTML
2 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (60.00%) CSS
4 33 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (33.33%) Java
6 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.67%) jQuery
6 19 (31.67%) CSS3
7 17 (28.33%) Linux
8 16 (26.67%) UNIX
8 16 (26.67%) XML
8 16 (26.67%) Mac OS X
8 16 (26.67%) HTML5
9 15 (25.00%) HTTP
9 15 (25.00%) REST
9 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 13 (21.67%) Mobile App
10 13 (21.67%) XHTML
10 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
10 13 (21.67%) JSON
11 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 12 (20.00%) JAX-RS
11 12 (20.00%) Neo4j
12 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
12 11 (18.33%) .NET
12 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
12 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.33%) Web Development
13 10 (16.67%) Python
13 10 (16.67%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 4 (6.67%) SQLite
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Bower
2 6 (10.00%) CasperJS
3 5 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 5 (8.33%) Grunt
3 5 (8.33%) PhantomJS
4 4 (6.67%) Axure RP
5 3 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Xcode
6 2 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.67%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) Mockito
7 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Designer
6 7 (11.67%) Web Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Web Designer
7 6 (10.00%) iOS Developer
8 5 (8.33%) UI Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) UI Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Android Developer
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Creative Web Designer
12 1 (1.67%) Mobile Web Developer
12 1 (1.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 1 (1.67%) Digital Content Designer
12 1 (1.67%) Senior Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) HTML
2 36 (60.00%) CSS
3 19 (31.67%) jQuery
3 19 (31.67%) CSS3
4 16 (26.67%) XML
4 16 (26.67%) HTML5
5 15 (25.00%) REST
6 13 (21.67%) XHTML
6 13 (21.67%) JSON
7 12 (20.00%) JAX-RS
8 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
8 11 (18.33%) .NET
9 9 (15.00%) Sass
9 9 (15.00%) Web Services
9 9 (15.00%) XSLT
10 8 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (10.00%) Haml
11 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.67%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) NHS
3 4 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 4 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) UNIX
2 16 (26.67%) Mac OS X
3 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
4 8 (13.33%) Windows
4 8 (13.33%) Android
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.33%) Web Development
5 10 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 9 (15.00%) Scrum
6 9 (15.00%) TDD
7 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.33%) Kanban
8 5 (8.33%) OOP
8 5 (8.33%) OO
9 4 (6.67%) OOD
9 4 (6.67%) MVC
9 4 (6.67%) Memory Management
9 4 (6.67%) Use Case
10 3 (5.00%) Line Management
10 3 (5.00%) Android Development
11 2 (3.33%) RDF
11 2 (3.33%) Project Management
11 2 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (16.67%) Python
4 9 (15.00%) XPath
4 9 (15.00%) PHP
5 8 (13.33%) Ruby
6 6 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.67%) PHP5
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Kony
2 3 (5.00%) Appcelerator
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
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