Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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.

Web Design
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 210 211
Rank change year-on-year +47 +1 -70
Contract jobs citing Web Design 40 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 25
North West median daily rate £440 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £225 £208 £313
90th Percentile £570 £420 £488
England median daily rate £425 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +3.28% +2.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £33.44 £28.53 £21.32
% change year-on-year +17.23% +33.79% +30.88%

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 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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 +25 21 £325 -7.14% 7
Merseyside +11 8 £500 -
Cheshire +11 6 £450 +200.00% 1
Lancashire +14 2 £250 -51.22% 1
Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (72.50%) CSS
2 28 (70.00%) HTML
3 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (57.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (50.00%) User Experience
6 17 (42.50%) HTML5
7 16 (40.00%) CSS3
7 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (37.50%) Front End Development
9 11 (27.50%) jQuery
9 11 (27.50%) Sass
10 10 (25.00%) Adobe
11 9 (22.50%) WordPress
11 9 (22.50%) Android
11 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
12 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) React
12 8 (20.00%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
12 8 (20.00%) TDD
12 8 (20.00%) Wireframes
13 7 (17.50%) gulp
13 7 (17.50%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (17.50%) CMS
13 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services
13 7 (17.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (17.50%) Node.js
14 6 (15.00%) REST

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 9 (22.50%) WordPress
2 7 (17.50%) CMS
3 3 (7.50%) Drupal
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.50%) InVision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) gulp
2 6 (15.00%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.50%) Grunt
4 4 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (10.00%) Mocha
4 4 (10.00%) webpack
5 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
6 2 (5.00%) JSUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Babel
7 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.50%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (22.50%) Designer
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Digital Architect
5 5 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 5 (12.50%) UX Designer
6 4 (10.00%) UI Designer
7 3 (7.50%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (7.50%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.50%) User Experience Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) CSS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (5.00%) User Experience Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Marketing Executive
9 1 (2.50%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) CSS
2 28 (70.00%) HTML
3 17 (42.50%) HTML5
4 16 (40.00%) CSS3
5 11 (27.50%) jQuery
5 11 (27.50%) Sass
6 8 (20.00%) React
6 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (17.50%) Node.js
7 7 (17.50%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.00%) Java EE
8 6 (15.00%) JSF
8 6 (15.00%) JSON
8 6 (15.00%) JSP
8 6 (15.00%) REST
8 6 (15.00%) Servlets
9 4 (10.00%) Chai
10 3 (7.50%) Redux
10 3 (7.50%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Android
1 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 6 (15.00%) Adaptive Web Design
5 6 (15.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) BDD
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) SEO
8 2 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Adobe
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore