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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 516 443 473
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 79 129 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 81 31
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£245 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £160 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £388 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.87% +6.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £28.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.95% +30.68%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
South East -14 24 £240 -21.63% 10
London -28 18 £263 -19.23% 13
Yorkshire -40 17 £320 +88.23% 5
West Midlands +5 7 £195 -13.33% 3
South West -11 7 £163 -55.41% 3
North West -25 4 £475 - 4
East Midlands 0 3 £176 -11.87% 5
East of England -1 2 £113 -60.86% 3
Web Designer
UK

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 126 (82.89%) HTML
2 124 (81.58%) CSS
3 79 (51.97%) Photoshop
4 67 (44.08%) Web Design
5 61 (40.13%) User Experience
6 56 (36.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 56 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 55 (36.18%) Adobe
8 35 (23.03%) CSS3
9 34 (22.37%) HTML5
9 34 (22.37%) Graphic Design
10 28 (18.42%) Web Development
10 28 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (15.79%) jQuery
11 24 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (15.79%) Marketing
12 21 (13.82%) Flash
12 21 (13.82%) Information Architecture
13 20 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 19 (12.50%) Fireworks
15 18 (11.84%) Sass
16 16 (10.53%) XHTML
16 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
17 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
17 14 (9.21%) Dreamweaver
17 14 (9.21%) W3C
17 14 (9.21%) CMS
18 13 (8.55%) Web Accessibility
18 13 (8.55%) Usability Testing

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (9.21%) CMS
2 10 (6.58%) WordPress
3 4 (2.63%) Moodle
4 3 (1.97%) Drupal
5 2 (1.32%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 79 (51.97%) Photoshop
2 56 (36.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (12.50%) Fireworks
3 19 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (5.92%) InDesign
5 3 (1.97%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.97%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.66%) MS Office
6 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Magento
2 2 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) Internet
2 6 (3.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQLite
1 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.97%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.32%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (15.79%) Marketing
2 10 (6.58%) Advertising
3 9 (5.92%) Finance
3 9 (5.92%) Retail
4 8 (5.26%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.29%) Publishing
6 3 (1.97%) Games
6 3 (1.97%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (82.89%) HTML
2 124 (81.58%) CSS
3 35 (23.03%) CSS3
4 34 (22.37%) HTML5
5 24 (15.79%) jQuery
6 21 (13.82%) Flash
7 20 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (11.84%) Sass
9 16 (10.53%) XHTML
10 5 (3.29%) XML
10 5 (3.29%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.63%) .NET
12 3 (1.97%) Web Services
12 3 (1.97%) Ajax
13 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.66%) JSON
13 1 (0.66%) LINQ
13 1 (0.66%) Backbone.js
13 1 (0.66%) D3.js
13 1 (0.66%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (40.13%) User Experience
2 34 (22.37%) Graphic Design
3 14 (9.21%) W3C
4 9 (5.92%) Photography
5 6 (3.95%) Video Editing
6 5 (3.29%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.66%) Blog
10 1 (0.66%) iPhone
10 1 (0.66%) Social Media
10 1 (0.66%) iPad
10 1 (0.66%) NHS
10 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.66%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.66%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.08%) Web Design
2 28 (18.42%) Web Development
2 28 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.82%) Information Architecture
5 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.55%) Usability Testing
6 13 (8.55%) Web Accessibility
7 9 (5.92%) Content Management
8 7 (4.61%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (3.95%) SEO
10 4 (2.63%) OO
10 4 (2.63%) Analytics
11 3 (1.97%) Workflow
11 3 (1.97%) UX Design
12 2 (1.32%) Business Transformation
12 2 (1.32%) Data Management
12 2 (1.32%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (1.32%) Scrum
12 2 (1.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 11 (7.24%) PHP
3 4 (2.63%) SQL
4 3 (1.97%) C#
5 2 (1.32%) CFML
6 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.66%) VB
6 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.32%) WCAG
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 55 (36.18%) Adobe
2 10 (6.58%) Macromedia
3 3 (1.97%) Google
4 2 (1.32%) Twitter
4 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle
5 1 (0.66%) hybris
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