The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 115 101 129
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Contract jobs citing Web Design 20 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.66% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.94% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 3
Average daily rate £313 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £174 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £300 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £78.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.18 £17.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+36.33% +54.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Web Design
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 13 £325 +19.26% 19
Lancashire -21 3 £185 -35.65% 2
Cheshire -12 2 £300 - 3
Merseyside - - - - 2
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (88.68%) HTML
1 47 (88.68%) CSS
2 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
3 35 (66.04%) HTML5
4 27 (50.94%) jQuery
5 24 (45.28%) XHTML
6 23 (43.40%) CSS3
7 19 (35.85%) .NET
8 18 (33.96%) Adobe
8 18 (33.96%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (32.08%) Web Services
10 16 (30.19%) XML
10 16 (30.19%) Sass
11 14 (26.42%) C#
12 13 (24.53%) Photoshop
12 13 (24.53%) MVC
13 10 (18.87%) Axure RP
13 10 (18.87%) XPath
13 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.87%) Ajax
13 10 (18.87%) Web 2.0
13 10 (18.87%) XSLT
14 9 (16.98%) TDD
15 8 (15.09%) Degree
15 8 (15.09%) SOA
15 8 (15.09%) SOAP
16 7 (13.21%) PHP
16 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
16 7 (13.21%) WSDL
16 7 (13.21%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.77%) Fireworks
4 2 (3.77%) InDesign
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Axure RP
2 5 (9.43%) Grunt
3 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.89%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Mocha
6 1 (1.89%) QUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (33.96%) Web Developer
4 11 (20.75%) UI Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Designer
5 9 (16.98%) Front-End Web Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Web Designer
6 6 (11.32%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior
9 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) HTML
1 47 (88.68%) CSS
2 35 (66.04%) HTML5
3 27 (50.94%) jQuery
4 24 (45.28%) XHTML
5 23 (43.40%) CSS3
6 19 (35.85%) .NET
7 17 (32.08%) Web Services
8 16 (30.19%) XML
8 16 (30.19%) Sass
9 10 (18.87%) Ajax
9 10 (18.87%) XSLT
10 8 (15.09%) SOAP
11 7 (13.21%) WSDL
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (9.43%) OOCSS
13 4 (7.55%) JSON
14 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (5.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Web 2.0
2 7 (13.21%) NHS
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 6 (11.32%) W3C
3 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) iPhone
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (24.53%) MVC
3 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 8 (15.09%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) BDD
7 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) OO
9 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) SEO
9 4 (7.55%) Web Development
10 3 (5.66%) Use Case
11 2 (3.77%) Kanban
11 2 (3.77%) Information Architecture
11 2 (3.77%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (3.77%) Android Development
11 2 (3.77%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
11 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.42%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) XPath
4 7 (13.21%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
7 3 (5.66%) SQL
8 2 (3.77%) PHP5
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Adobe
2 6 (11.32%) Twitter
3 4 (7.55%) Orchard
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
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