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 30 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
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 106 141
Rank change year-on-year -5 +35  
Contract jobs citing Web Design 20 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 1.41% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.72% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 37 10
Median daily rate £350 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £495 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £378
% change year-on-year +14.28% -7.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.30 -
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 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 2131 3202 2836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.93% 82.31% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1944 1535
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 116 133
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +12 16 £400 +13.07% 10
Lancashire +10 2 £325 -26.55% 1
Merseyside +2 2 £275 - 2
Web Design
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for Web Design.

1 29 (74.36%) Responsive Web Design
2 28 (71.79%) HTML
2 28 (71.79%) CSS
3 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (56.41%) HTML5
5 20 (51.28%) Front End Development
6 19 (48.72%) CSS3
6 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
7 15 (38.46%) RESTful
7 15 (38.46%) User Experience
8 13 (33.33%) TDD
9 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (25.64%) .NET
10 10 (25.64%) Web Services
10 10 (25.64%) React
10 10 (25.64%) Node.js
10 10 (25.64%) Backbone.js
11 9 (23.08%) C#
11 9 (23.08%) PHP
12 8 (20.51%) Photoshop
12 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
12 8 (20.51%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (20.51%) Apache Cordova
13 7 (17.95%) Analytics
13 7 (17.95%) Jasmine
13 7 (17.95%) Data Analytics
13 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
13 7 (17.95%) SaaS
13 7 (17.95%) gulp
13 7 (17.95%) Karma Test Runner

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 7 (17.95%) WordPress
2 6 (15.38%) CMS
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
4 4 (10.26%) Umbraco
5 3 (7.69%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Photoshop
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) gulp
1 7 (17.95%) Jasmine
1 7 (17.95%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (12.82%) Mocha
3 4 (10.26%) Grunt
3 4 (10.26%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) CasperJS
4 2 (5.13%) MSI
4 2 (5.13%) webpack
5 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (20.51%) UI Developer
4 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web UI Developer
7 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) CSS
1 28 (71.79%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) HTML5
3 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
3 19 (48.72%) CSS3
4 15 (38.46%) RESTful
5 10 (25.64%) .NET
5 10 (25.64%) Backbone.js
5 10 (25.64%) Node.js
5 10 (25.64%) React
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
6 8 (20.51%) Apache Cordova
7 7 (17.95%) Ionic Framework
7 7 (17.95%) jQuery
8 5 (12.82%) LAMP
8 5 (12.82%) Zend Framework
9 4 (10.26%) Chai
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.69%) LESS
10 3 (7.69%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) User Experience
2 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
3 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (51.28%) Front End Development
3 13 (33.33%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (17.95%) Analytics
6 7 (17.95%) Data Analytics
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) OO
7 6 (15.38%) Wireframes
8 5 (12.82%) OOD
8 5 (12.82%) OOP
9 4 (10.26%) Mobile Development
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) SDLC
10 3 (7.69%) Web Development
11 2 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (5.13%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.08%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) PHP
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Zend
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore