The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 185 199 215
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 12 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £231 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £376 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
- +206.12%
Web Designer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5463 6690 7160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.22% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4023 4855 5145
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 137 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Designer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Web Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Designer across the City of London region.

Web Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Designer across the City of London region.

Web Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Web Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Designer in their job title.

1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
3 8 (34.78%) Adobe
3 8 (34.78%) User Experience
3 8 (34.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (30.43%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) Web Design
4 7 (30.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 5 (21.74%) Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Google
8 3 (13.04%) InDesign
8 3 (13.04%) Content Management
8 3 (13.04%) Apple
8 3 (13.04%) Publishing
8 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (13.04%) Flash
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.70%) ExactTarget
9 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
9 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Social Gaming

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Web Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
1 8 (34.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (30.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (13.04%) InDesign
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Bower
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Flash
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.35%) JSON
8 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
8 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Copywriting
2 2 (8.70%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Social Gaming
3 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Web Design
2 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Content Management
5 2 (8.70%) Pay per click
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Email Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) MVVM
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) ExactTarget