Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Responsive Web Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Responsive Web Design over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Responsive Web Design
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 181 192
Rank change year-on-year +40 +11 -46
Contract jobs citing Responsive Web Design 65 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.14% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.64% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 33
North West median daily rate £338 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £289 £231 £268
90th Percentile £450 £425 £487
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +100.00% -39.13%

Responsive Web Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Responsive Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Responsive Web Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Responsive Web Design in the North West

Responsive Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Responsive Web Design in the North West

Responsive Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Responsive Web Design in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Responsive Web Design in the North West

Responsive 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 Responsive Web Design within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +41 44 £325 -7.14% 10
Cheshire +6 13 £375 -6.25% 3
Merseyside - 4 £400 - 3
Lancashire +18 2 £250 -51.22%
Responsive Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Responsive 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 Responsive Web Design.

1 54 (83.08%) HTML
1 54 (83.08%) CSS
2 45 (69.23%) HTML5
3 38 (58.46%) CSS3
3 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (44.62%) Front End Development
5 26 (40.00%) User Experience
6 25 (38.46%) TDD
7 24 (36.92%) Web Design
8 23 (35.38%) Sass
9 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
9 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
11 19 (29.23%) Node.js
12 18 (27.69%) gulp
13 17 (26.15%) React
14 14 (21.54%) BDD
14 14 (21.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (21.54%) Grunt
14 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.54%) CMS
14 14 (21.54%) Adobe
15 13 (20.00%) Photoshop
16 12 (18.46%) .NET
16 12 (18.46%) Adobe Illustrator
16 12 (18.46%) jQuery
17 11 (16.92%) JSON
17 11 (16.92%) C#
18 10 (15.38%) Web Services
18 10 (15.38%) Ajax

Responsive Web Design
Co-occurring 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 14 (21.54%) CMS
2 10 (15.38%) WordPress
3 7 (10.77%) Umbraco
4 4 (6.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.54%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 12 (18.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (10.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.62%) InVision
4 3 (4.62%) UXPin
5 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.08%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) npm
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) gulp
2 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.54%) Grunt
3 8 (12.31%) Jasmine
3 8 (12.31%) SonarQube
4 6 (9.23%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (9.23%) Mocha
5 4 (6.15%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (6.15%) webpack
6 3 (4.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (4.62%) NUnit
6 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.08%) Axure RP
7 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.08%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.54%) Bower
8 1 (1.54%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.54%) JSHint
8 1 (1.54%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 29 (44.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (21.54%) UI Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Designer
4 11 (16.92%) UX Designer
5 6 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.15%) CMS Developer
6 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (6.15%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.08%) CSS Developer
8 2 (3.08%) UI Designer
8 2 (3.08%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (1.54%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (1.54%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (83.08%) CSS
1 54 (83.08%) HTML
2 45 (69.23%) HTML5
3 38 (58.46%) CSS3
4 23 (35.38%) Sass
5 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 19 (29.23%) Node.js
7 17 (26.15%) React
8 14 (21.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (18.46%) .NET
9 12 (18.46%) jQuery
10 11 (16.92%) JSON
11 10 (15.38%) Ajax
11 10 (15.38%) Web Services
12 9 (13.85%) Redux
13 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
14 6 (9.23%) RESTful
15 5 (7.69%) Chai
16 4 (6.15%) Apache Cordova
16 4 (6.15%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Android
1 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
1 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Front End Development
2 25 (38.46%) TDD
3 24 (36.92%) Web Design
4 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
5 14 (21.54%) BDD
6 10 (15.38%) Scrum
6 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.85%) Wireframes
8 8 (12.31%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (12.31%) Prototyping
9 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.69%) Mobile First
9 5 (7.69%) MVC
9 5 (7.69%) SDLC
9 5 (7.69%) Web Development
10 4 (6.15%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 4 (6.15%) Kanban
10 4 (6.15%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.92%) C#
3 6 (9.23%) ES6
3 6 (9.23%) PHP
4 4 (6.15%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Adobe
2 8 (12.31%) Perforce
3 7 (10.77%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.08%) Kony
4 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
5 1 (1.54%) Capita