The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 132 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.44% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£199 £100 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.75% -63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £100 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £100 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £235
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £36.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-72.60% +160.71%
Web Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2931 2512 2838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.97% 90.39% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1219 1430
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 191 192
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.57 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Designer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Designer
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 Designer across the North West region.

Web Designer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Web Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Web Designer
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 Designer across the North West region.

Web Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web Designer
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 Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 November 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 £250 - 4
Lancashire - 1 £148 - 3
Merseyside - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Cumbria - - - - 1
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Web Designer in their job title 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 with Web Designer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (40.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (40.00%) Flash
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Magento
4 1 (20.00%) Orchard
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Web Designer in their job title 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 with Web Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Flash
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Orchard