The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 June 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
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 156 133
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23  
Contract jobs citing Web Design 12 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.21% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.26% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
North West median daily rate £300 £250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -39.43%  
10th Percentile £145 £129 £328
90th Percentile £460 £398 £450
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £60.75
% change year-on-year +40.00% -38.27%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2388 3085 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.78% 82.07% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 7691 6241
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £568
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 299
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.73 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Design in the North West

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 Web Design in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Design in the North West

Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Design in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Design in the North West

Web Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Design in the North West

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 Web Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 5 £70 -80.00% 7
Cheshire +20 3 £350 +133.33% 3
Lancashire - 2 £250 - 2
Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Web Design.

1 29 (82.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 27 (77.14%) CSS
2 27 (77.14%) HTML
3 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
4 22 (62.86%) HTML5
5 20 (57.14%) CSS3
5 20 (57.14%) User Experience
5 20 (57.14%) Front End Development
6 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 14 (40.00%) Node.js
9 13 (37.14%) TDD
9 13 (37.14%) Photoshop
10 12 (34.29%) Jasmine
10 12 (34.29%) gulp
10 12 (34.29%) Wireframes
11 11 (31.43%) React
11 11 (31.43%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
11 11 (31.43%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (28.57%) WordPress
12 10 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
13 9 (25.71%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (25.71%) Ionic Framework
13 9 (25.71%) Adobe
14 8 (22.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (20.00%) Mocha
15 7 (20.00%) CMS
15 7 (20.00%) jQuery
15 7 (20.00%) RESTful

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 10 (28.57%) WordPress
2 7 (20.00%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) Joomla!
3 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.71%) Drupal
5 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Photoshop
2 11 (31.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (22.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.71%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) gulp
1 12 (34.29%) Jasmine
2 9 (25.71%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (20.00%) Mocha
4 6 (17.14%) Grunt
4 6 (17.14%) Sinon.JS
5 5 (14.29%) webpack
6 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.57%) JSUnit
8 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
8 2 (5.71%) CasperJS
8 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.71%) Games
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Designer
4 5 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) CSS
1 27 (77.14%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) HTML5
3 20 (57.14%) CSS3
4 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 14 (40.00%) Node.js
6 11 (31.43%) React
7 10 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
8 9 (25.71%) Ionic Framework
9 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) RESTful
10 6 (17.14%) Backbone.js
10 6 (17.14%) Chai
10 6 (17.14%) LESS
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
12 4 (11.43%) Sass
12 4 (11.43%) Web Services
13 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (5.71%) REST
13 2 (5.71%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) User Experience
2 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) TDD
5 12 (34.29%) Wireframes
6 11 (31.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
8 5 (14.29%) Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) Prototyping
9 4 (11.43%) Mobile Development
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.57%) BDD
10 3 (8.57%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 3 (8.57%) SDLC
10 3 (8.57%) Web Development
11 2 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore