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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 491 458 428
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 66 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 52
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £202 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £368 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +16.00%
Web Designer
UK

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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
London -12 23 £276 -7.91% 16
South East -8 20 £250 -15.25% 7
North West -10 8 £275 +57.14% 8
Yorkshire -7 5 £175 - 8
East Midlands +12 4 £213 -19.04% 3
East of England 0 3 £275 - 6
North East - 2 £250 -
South West -17 1 £238 +5.55% 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
Web Designer
UK

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 140 (78.65%) HTML
2 138 (77.53%) CSS
3 101 (56.74%) Photoshop
4 97 (54.49%) JavaScript
5 75 (42.13%) User Experience
6 67 (37.64%) HTML5
7 63 (35.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 60 (33.71%) jQuery
9 56 (31.46%) Web Design
10 52 (29.21%) CSS3
11 44 (24.72%) Adobe
12 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (20.79%) Responsive Web Design
13 35 (19.66%) Dreamweaver
14 29 (16.29%) Flash
15 27 (15.17%) Web Development
15 27 (15.17%) Graphic Design
16 26 (14.61%) Marketing
16 26 (14.61%) E-Commerce
17 20 (11.24%) Fireworks
18 19 (10.67%) XHTML
18 19 (10.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 18 (10.11%) Information Architecture
19 18 (10.11%) Degree
19 18 (10.11%) Finance
20 17 (9.55%) Scrum
20 17 (9.55%) Content Management
21 16 (8.99%) Ajax
22 15 (8.43%) Retail
22 15 (8.43%) .NET

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (5.62%) CMS
1 10 (5.62%) Drupal
2 9 (5.06%) WordPress
3 5 (2.81%) Apache
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.12%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) Moodle
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (56.74%) Photoshop
2 63 (35.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (11.24%) Fireworks
4 19 (10.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (7.87%) InDesign
6 9 (5.06%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.12%) MS Office
8 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) WebTrends
2 4 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Intranet
2 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.12%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 35 (19.66%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.81%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Grunt
6 1 (0.56%) Bower
6 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 26 (14.61%) Marketing
2 18 (10.11%) Finance
3 15 (8.43%) Retail
4 9 (5.06%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.37%) Advertising
5 6 (3.37%) Publishing
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (78.65%) HTML
2 138 (77.53%) CSS
3 67 (37.64%) HTML5
4 60 (33.71%) jQuery
5 52 (29.21%) CSS3
6 29 (16.29%) Flash
7 19 (10.67%) XHTML
8 16 (8.99%) Ajax
9 15 (8.43%) .NET
9 15 (8.43%) Sass
10 13 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (7.30%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.62%) JSON
11 10 (5.62%) XML
12 8 (4.49%) DHTML
12 8 (4.49%) LESS
13 5 (2.81%) Leaflet
13 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (1.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 75 (42.13%) User Experience
2 27 (15.17%) Graphic Design
3 15 (8.43%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.62%) Digital Media
5 9 (5.06%) Human Factors
6 5 (2.81%) Open Source
6 5 (2.81%) Social Media
6 5 (2.81%) W3C
7 4 (2.25%) Photography
8 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.69%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.69%) Animation
9 2 (1.12%) RIA
9 2 (1.12%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (1.12%) STB
9 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.56%) DataPower
10 1 (0.56%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.37%) Linux
2 3 (1.69%) Android
2 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.12%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.46%) Web Design
2 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.79%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (15.17%) Web Development
4 26 (14.61%) E-Commerce
5 18 (10.11%) Information Architecture
6 17 (9.55%) Scrum
6 17 (9.55%) Content Management
7 12 (6.74%) Web Accessibility
8 10 (5.62%) SEO
9 8 (4.49%) Usability Testing
9 8 (4.49%) Online Marketing
9 8 (4.49%) Analytics
10 5 (2.81%) Web Analytics
11 4 (2.25%) B2B
11 4 (2.25%) Waterfall
12 3 (1.69%) Product Management
12 3 (1.69%) Web Usability
12 3 (1.69%) User Stories
12 3 (1.69%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 97 (54.49%) JavaScript
2 9 (5.06%) PHP
3 4 (2.25%) C#
4 2 (1.12%) C
4 2 (1.12%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (10.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
1 3 (1.69%) WAI
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (24.72%) Adobe
2 8 (4.49%) Apple
3 6 (3.37%) Google
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.12%) Unica
5 2 (1.12%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Facebook
6 1 (0.56%) webMethods
6 1 (0.56%) Software AG
6 1 (0.56%) BT
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
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