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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 111 120 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Design 22 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £353 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% +28.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
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
2209 2044 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.22% 64.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1038 1130
Average daily rate £365 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 101 108
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 September 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 1 September 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 -3 10 £288 -18.43% 14
Cheshire +8 4 £225 - 6
Lancashire -10 2 - -
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (92.68%) HTML
2 37 (90.24%) CSS
3 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
4 26 (63.41%) HTML5
5 24 (58.54%) jQuery
6 20 (48.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (48.78%) Adobe
7 16 (39.02%) Photoshop
8 14 (34.15%) PHP
8 14 (34.15%) XHTML
9 13 (31.71%) MySQL
9 13 (31.71%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (31.71%) Orchard
10 11 (26.83%) CSS3
11 10 (24.39%) XML
12 8 (19.51%) Linux
12 8 (19.51%) .NET
12 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
13 7 (17.07%) JSON
13 7 (17.07%) CMS
13 7 (17.07%) Subversion
14 6 (14.63%) LAMP
14 6 (14.63%) C#
14 6 (14.63%) Web Services
14 6 (14.63%) Marketing
14 6 (14.63%) Web Development
14 6 (14.63%) PHP5
15 5 (12.20%) REST
15 5 (12.20%) OO PHP
15 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (17.07%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Liferay
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Photoshop
2 13 (31.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.44%) InDesign
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Subversion
3 4 (9.76%) Axure RP
4 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Web Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Front-End Web Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Designer
5 7 (17.07%) Web Designer
5 7 (17.07%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (2.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.44%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) HTML
2 37 (90.24%) CSS
3 26 (63.41%) HTML5
4 24 (58.54%) jQuery
5 14 (34.15%) XHTML
6 11 (26.83%) CSS3
7 10 (24.39%) XML
8 8 (19.51%) .NET
9 7 (17.07%) JSON
10 6 (14.63%) LAMP
10 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 5 (12.20%) REST
12 4 (9.76%) Sass
13 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
13 3 (7.32%) SOAP
13 3 (7.32%) Ajax
13 3 (7.32%) WSDL
13 3 (7.32%) XSLT
14 2 (4.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) W3C
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (14.63%) Web Development
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) OO
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
3 5 (12.20%) OO PHP
4 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) SOA
5 3 (7.32%) SEO
6 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Transformation
7 1 (2.44%) OOP
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
2 14 (34.15%) PHP
3 6 (14.63%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) PHP5
4 3 (7.32%) XPath
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Adobe
2 13 (31.71%) Orchard
3 3 (7.32%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Facebook
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