The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Web Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Design over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Design
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 71
Contract jobs citing Web Design 0 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 2.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.67% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.65 £27.50
% change year-on-year +29.12% -39.45%  

Web Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 448 823 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.90% 83.89% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 521 455
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Web Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Design in Cheshire

Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Design in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Design in Cheshire

Web Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Design in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Web Design.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

Web Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore