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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 89 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Design 50 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.09% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.50% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.44% +27.27%
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 £30.29 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +116.35%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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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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 -5 28 £350 - 14
Lancashire -13 10 £375 - 4
Cheshire +10 9 £300 -22.07% 3
Merseyside - - - -
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (80.65%) HTML
2 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 39 (62.90%) CSS
4 35 (56.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (38.71%) CSS3
5 24 (38.71%) jQuery
6 21 (33.87%) HTML5
6 21 (33.87%) Java
7 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.81%) XML
9 15 (24.19%) XHTML
9 15 (24.19%) REST
10 14 (22.58%) Linux
11 13 (20.97%) JSON
11 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
12 12 (19.35%) JAX-RS
12 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
12 12 (19.35%) Neo4j
12 12 (19.35%) UNIX
12 12 (19.35%) HTTP
12 12 (19.35%) Mac OS X
13 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
13 11 (17.74%) .NET
13 11 (17.74%) PHP
13 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
13 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
13 11 (17.74%) User Experience
14 10 (16.13%) iOS Development
14 10 (16.13%) Sass
14 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (9.68%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) Liferay
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
1 12 (19.35%) Neo4j
2 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQLite
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Bower
2 6 (9.68%) CasperJS
3 5 (8.06%) Jasmine
3 5 (8.06%) Grunt
3 5 (8.06%) PhantomJS
4 4 (6.45%) Axure RP
4 4 (6.45%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (4.84%) Xcode
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
5 3 (4.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) Mockito
7 1 (1.61%) Maven
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Front-End Web Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Designer
5 6 (9.68%) iOS Developer
6 5 (8.06%) UI Programmer
6 5 (8.06%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Web Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Creative Web Designer
9 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Graphic Designer
10 1 (1.61%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (1.61%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (80.65%) HTML
2 39 (62.90%) CSS
3 24 (38.71%) jQuery
3 24 (38.71%) CSS3
4 21 (33.87%) HTML5
5 16 (25.81%) XML
6 15 (24.19%) XHTML
6 15 (24.19%) REST
7 13 (20.97%) JSON
8 12 (19.35%) JAX-RS
9 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
9 11 (17.74%) .NET
10 10 (16.13%) Sass
11 9 (14.52%) Web Services
11 9 (14.52%) XSLT
12 8 (12.90%) Apache Cordova
13 6 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (9.68%) Underscore.js
13 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
13 6 (9.68%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
2 11 (17.74%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.45%) NHS
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.23%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Mac OS X
2 12 (19.35%) UNIX
3 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Phone
4 8 (12.90%) Windows
4 8 (12.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.13%) iOS Development
4 9 (14.52%) Web Development
4 9 (14.52%) TDD
4 9 (14.52%) Scrum
5 6 (9.68%) OOP
6 5 (8.06%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) Kanban
6 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.45%) Use Case
7 4 (6.45%) Memory Management
7 4 (6.45%) OOD
7 4 (6.45%) MVC
8 3 (4.84%) SEO
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) Android Development
9 2 (3.23%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 21 (33.87%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) PHP
4 9 (14.52%) XPath
5 6 (9.68%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.84%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.61%) PHP5
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Adobe
2 4 (6.45%) Kony
3 3 (4.84%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Orchard
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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