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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Design
Rank 146 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Design 19 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.96% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £225 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £97 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +40.00%
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
3460 2292 2048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.82% 74.27% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 1268 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Lancashire -2 8 £408 - 1
Cheshire -7 5 £450 +100.00% 8
Manchester -22 4 £274 -4.69% 10
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 38 (92.68%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) Responsive Web Design
3 29 (70.73%) CSS
4 21 (51.22%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (43.90%) HTTP
7 17 (41.46%) Subversion
8 16 (39.02%) jQuery
8 16 (39.02%) HTML5
9 14 (34.15%) User Experience
9 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
9 14 (34.15%) Mac OS X
9 14 (34.15%) Linux
9 14 (34.15%) UNIX
10 11 (26.83%) C#
10 11 (26.83%) .NET
10 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
11 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (24.39%) Python
11 10 (24.39%) Ruby
12 8 (19.51%) TDD
12 8 (19.51%) Internet
12 8 (19.51%) C++
12 8 (19.51%) Web Services
12 8 (19.51%) REST
13 7 (17.07%) Neo4j
13 7 (17.07%) JAX-RS
13 7 (17.07%) JUnit
13 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.88%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) HTTP
2 8 (19.51%) Internet
3 4 (9.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.07%) Neo4j
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.76%) SQLite
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Subversion
2 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) JUnit
3 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.20%) Axure RP
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) NUnit
5 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (9.76%) PHPUnit
6 3 (7.32%) Cactus
6 3 (7.32%) JIRA
7 1 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.44%) Grunt
7 1 (2.44%) Bower
7 1 (2.44%) gulp
General
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) UI Developer
3 7 (17.07%) UI Programmer
4 6 (14.63%) Designer
5 4 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.32%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.44%) User Experience Architect
8 1 (2.44%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) HTML
2 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 16 (39.02%) jQuery
3 16 (39.02%) HTML5
4 11 (26.83%) .NET
5 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 8 (19.51%) REST
6 7 (17.07%) JAX-RS
6 7 (17.07%) XHTML
6 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
6 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.63%) CAML
8 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 5 (12.20%) JSP
9 4 (9.76%) Servlets
9 4 (9.76%) J2EE
9 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (9.76%) Django
10 3 (7.32%) JAX-WS
10 3 (7.32%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) User Experience
2 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Web 2.0
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.44%) Copywriting
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) UNIX
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
1 14 (34.15%) Mac OS X
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) Data Management
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.88%) SEO
9 2 (4.88%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) Ruby
4 8 (19.51%) C++
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
5 6 (14.63%) VB
5 6 (14.63%) FQL
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 4 (9.76%) VBScript
7 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.76%) C
7 4 (9.76%) VBA
8 3 (7.32%) XPath
8 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.88%) ABAP
10 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.76%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) IBM
1 3 (7.32%) Adobe
1 3 (7.32%) Perforce
1 3 (7.32%) hybris
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
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