The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 455 434 475
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 127 111 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 59 61
Average daily rate
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£269 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £127 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £225 £270
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Web Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Web Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Web Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Web Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Web Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Web Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Web Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 41 £263 -4.54% 4
Yorkshire +26 30 £160 -39.04% 13
South East -9 21 £313 +78.57% 9
South West -22 17 £400 +22.69% 2
East Midlands +3 7 £195 -37.60% 9
East of England -36 6 £306 +57.05% 6
West Midlands -10 2 £260 +160.00% 2
North West -12 2 £203 -19.00% 10
Web Designer
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Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 186 (79.83%) HTML
2 175 (75.11%) CSS
3 129 (55.36%) Photoshop
4 118 (50.64%) JavaScript
5 88 (37.77%) Adobe
6 84 (36.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 82 (35.19%) jQuery
8 77 (33.05%) User Experience
9 64 (27.47%) Web Design
10 61 (26.18%) HTML5
11 50 (21.46%) Marketing
12 43 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (17.60%) XHTML
14 40 (17.17%) Flash
14 40 (17.17%) CSS3
15 39 (16.74%) Responsive Web Design
16 37 (15.88%) Dreamweaver
17 32 (13.73%) E-Commerce
18 26 (11.16%) Graphic Design
18 26 (11.16%) Degree
19 24 (10.30%) Ajax
20 22 (9.44%) Web Development
20 22 (9.44%) Fireworks
21 21 (9.01%) CMS
22 19 (8.15%) Content Management
23 18 (7.73%) .NET
24 17 (7.30%) Web Accessibility
24 17 (7.30%) Online Marketing
24 17 (7.30%) InDesign
25 16 (6.87%) Advertising

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (9.01%) CMS
2 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.29%) WordPress
3 3 (1.29%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) IIS
4 2 (0.86%) Drupal
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 129 (55.36%) Photoshop
2 84 (36.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (9.44%) Fireworks
4 17 (7.30%) InDesign
5 11 (4.72%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.29%) MS Office
6 3 (1.29%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.86%) Internet
2 8 (3.43%) Intranet
3 6 (2.58%) Extranet
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) KDB
Development Applications
1 37 (15.88%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (3.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.43%) Axure RP
4 5 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.86%) Firebug
7 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Grunt
7 1 (0.43%) Bower
General
1 50 (21.46%) Marketing
2 16 (6.87%) Advertising
3 11 (4.72%) Finance
4 10 (4.29%) Retail
5 9 (3.86%) Publishing
6 7 (3.00%) Legal
7 6 (2.58%) Games
8 5 (2.15%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.29%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.86%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.43%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (79.83%) HTML
2 175 (75.11%) CSS
3 82 (35.19%) jQuery
4 61 (26.18%) HTML5
5 41 (17.60%) XHTML
6 40 (17.17%) CSS3
6 40 (17.17%) Flash
7 24 (10.30%) Ajax
8 18 (7.73%) .NET
9 13 (5.58%) Sass
10 10 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (3.86%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.00%) XML
13 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET
14 5 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (1.72%) LESS
16 3 (1.29%) Leaflet
16 3 (1.29%) JSON
17 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
17 2 (0.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (33.05%) User Experience
2 26 (11.16%) Graphic Design
3 14 (6.01%) W3C
4 13 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.43%) Social Media
6 6 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.15%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.15%) Open Source
7 5 (2.15%) Animation
8 3 (1.29%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.29%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.86%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.43%) FMCG
10 1 (0.43%) DataPower
10 1 (0.43%) iPad
10 1 (0.43%) Photography
10 1 (0.43%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.72%) Linux
1 4 (1.72%) Android
2 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
2 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.86%) UNIX
2 2 (0.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.47%) Web Design
2 43 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (16.74%) Responsive Web Design
4 32 (13.73%) E-Commerce
5 22 (9.44%) Web Development
6 19 (8.15%) Content Management
7 17 (7.30%) Web Accessibility
7 17 (7.30%) Online Marketing
8 13 (5.58%) Information Architecture
9 12 (5.15%) Usability Testing
10 10 (4.29%) SEO
11 9 (3.86%) Scrum
12 7 (3.00%) B2B
13 6 (2.58%) Migration
14 5 (2.15%) Email Marketing
14 5 (2.15%) Web Usability
14 5 (2.15%) Analytics
14 5 (2.15%) User Stories
15 4 (1.72%) Waterfall
15 4 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (50.64%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.43%) PHP
3 7 (3.00%) C#
4 6 (2.58%) Java
5 3 (1.29%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) C
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) SQL
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (11.16%) Degree
2 11 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.15%) WAI
2 1 (0.43%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Section 508
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 88 (37.77%) Adobe
2 3 (1.29%) Apple
2 3 (1.29%) Orchard
2 3 (1.29%) Google
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.86%) Facebook
3 2 (0.86%) Twitter
3 2 (0.86%) ExactTarget
3 2 (0.86%) Unica
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle
4 1 (0.43%) SAP
4 1 (0.43%) IBM
4 1 (0.43%) Macromedia
4 1 (0.43%) Software AG
4 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.43%) webMethods
4 1 (0.43%) BT
4 1 (0.43%) Zend
4 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
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