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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Designer
Rank 138 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Average daily rate £238 £275 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £256 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £22.50
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
3575 3050 2610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.03% 94.25% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2152 1706 1324
Average daily rate £380 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 182 195
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.28 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £40.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 9 £250 -38.46% 4
Cheshire -3 4 £243 -19.16% 3
Merseyside - 1 £225 - 3
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Adobe
3 9 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) Graphic Design
5 5 (23.81%) User Experience
5 5 (23.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Retail
6 4 (19.05%) Web Design
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.52%) LESS
8 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (9.52%) SEO
8 2 (9.52%) PHP
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) XSLT
9 1 (4.76%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 8 (38.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (23.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.76%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) LESS
4 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) Sass
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Graphic Design
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
1 4 (19.05%) Web Design
2 3 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) SEO
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Online Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (4.76%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Coremetrics
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