The first table below looks at the demand for Web Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 18 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 South 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 130 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Web Design 14 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Average daily rate £230 £200 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -58.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £105 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £320 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.18 £17.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+36.33% +54.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £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 South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Design across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Web Design
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Design across the South West region.

Web Design Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Web Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Design across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Design Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Web Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Design across the South West region.

Web Design Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Web Design
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Wiltshire -7 12 £225 -
Bristol -12 1 £235 +17.50% 1
Somerset - 1 £540 - 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Web Design
England

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
7 6 (26.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 6 (26.09%) DOM
8 5 (21.74%) Marketing
9 4 (17.39%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
10 3 (13.04%) .NET
10 3 (13.04%) Java
11 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (8.70%) CSS3
11 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (8.70%) C#
11 2 (8.70%) Web Development
11 2 (8.70%) MS Office
11 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
11 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (8.70%) Intranet
12 1 (4.35%) Internet
12 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 1 (4.35%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Designer
3 6 (26.09%) Web Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Intranet Editor
5 2 (8.70%) Content Editor
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) DOM
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.35%) Mustache
8 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) DevExpress