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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Design over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Design
Rank 148 135 120
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Design 18 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.77% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 11
Median daily rate £400 £394 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £308 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £323
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £29.35 £23.86
% change year-on-year
-53.99% +23.01%
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
3184 2840 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.96% 77.47% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1975 1629 1216
Median daily rate £422 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 131 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.09 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Web Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Web Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 8 £400 +14.28% 14
Cheshire -14 8 £381 -4.74% 9
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Web Design.

1 91 (92.86%) HTML
2 81 (82.65%) JavaScript
3 77 (78.57%) CSS
4 72 (73.47%) Responsive Web Design
5 49 (50.00%) HTML5
5 49 (50.00%) Web Development
6 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (46.94%) HTTP
8 39 (39.80%) XML
9 38 (38.78%) Git (software)
10 33 (33.67%) jQuery
11 31 (31.63%) JSON
12 29 (29.59%) SOAP
12 29 (29.59%) Linux
13 26 (26.53%) Unix
13 26 (26.53%) .NET
13 26 (26.53%) Mac OS X
14 25 (25.51%) Java
15 24 (24.49%) Front End Development
16 23 (23.47%) Subversion
17 22 (22.45%) Ajax
17 22 (22.45%) Web Services
17 22 (22.45%) MVC
18 20 (20.41%) C#
19 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
20 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
20 18 (18.37%) CSS3
20 18 (18.37%) ServiceNow
21 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
21 17 (17.35%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.20%) CMS
2 3 (3.06%) ExpressionEngine
2 3 (3.06%) WordPress
3 2 (2.04%) Drupal
3 2 (2.04%) Node.js
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.08%) Fireworks
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.94%) HTTP
2 4 (4.08%) Internet
3 3 (3.06%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) MongoDB
3 12 (12.24%) Neo4j
4 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (38.78%) Git (software)
2 23 (23.47%) Subversion
3 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
4 13 (13.27%) JIRA
5 7 (7.14%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.06%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.04%) Grunt
7 2 (2.04%) Maven
7 2 (2.04%) QUnit
7 2 (2.04%) Selenium
8 1 (1.02%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.02%) JUnit
8 1 (1.02%) NUnit
8 1 (1.02%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Games
2 2 (2.04%) Publishing
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (87.76%) Developer
2 26 (26.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (20.41%) HTML Developer
3 20 (20.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (18.37%) HTML CSS Developer
5 17 (17.35%) Senior Developer
6 16 (16.33%) .NET Developer
6 16 (16.33%) Java Developer
7 14 (14.29%) C# Developer
8 13 (13.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (12.24%) Digital Developer
10 11 (11.22%) UI Developer
10 11 (11.22%) Web Developer
11 9 (9.18%) ServiceNow Developer
12 8 (8.16%) Designer
12 8 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (6.12%) Web Designer
15 4 (4.08%) CSS Developer
15 4 (4.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (92.86%) HTML
2 77 (78.57%) CSS
3 49 (50.00%) HTML5
4 39 (39.80%) XML
5 33 (33.67%) jQuery
6 31 (31.63%) JSON
7 29 (29.59%) SOAP
8 26 (26.53%) .NET
9 22 (22.45%) Ajax
9 22 (22.45%) Web Services
10 18 (18.37%) CSS3
11 15 (15.31%) Underscore.js
12 14 (14.29%) Silverlight
13 13 (13.27%) D3.js
13 13 (13.27%) Handlebars
13 13 (13.27%) Mustache
13 13 (13.27%) RESTful
14 12 (12.24%) Dropwizard
14 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
15 11 (11.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
3 11 (11.22%) User Experience
4 3 (3.06%) NHS
4 3 (3.06%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Animation
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Linux
2 26 (26.53%) Mac OS X
2 26 (26.53%) Unix
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (73.47%) Responsive Web Design
2 49 (50.00%) Web Development
3 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.49%) Front End Development
5 22 (22.45%) MVC
6 17 (17.35%) ITIL
7 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 9 (9.18%) Wireframes
11 7 (7.14%) Scrum
11 7 (7.14%) SEO
12 4 (4.08%) BDD
12 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.08%) TDD
13 3 (3.06%) Graceful Degradation
14 2 (2.04%) Functional Programming
14 2 (2.04%) Game Development
14 2 (2.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 81 (82.65%) JavaScript
2 25 (25.51%) Java
3 20 (20.41%) C#
4 14 (14.29%) Python
4 14 (14.29%) Ruby
4 14 (14.29%) Scala
4 14 (14.29%) XAML
5 9 (9.18%) PHP
5 9 (9.18%) XPath
6 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.06%) SQL
7 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.22%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) ServiceNow
2 14 (14.29%) Telerik
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.04%) WSO2
6 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.02%) Twitter