The first table below looks at the demand for the Web Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 357 378 352
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 44 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 37
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £145 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.00 £18.51
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +18.88%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Web Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Web Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

Web Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Web Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Web Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Web Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Web Designer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
City of London +22 12 £278 +48.00% 1
Bexley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 47 (71.21%) HTML
2 39 (59.09%) CSS
3 27 (40.91%) Photoshop
4 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (30.30%) Adobe
5 20 (30.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (24.24%) jQuery
7 15 (22.73%) HTML5
8 13 (19.70%) Web Design
9 10 (15.15%) InDesign
9 10 (15.15%) Flash
10 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (12.12%) Marketing
11 8 (12.12%) Graphic Design
11 8 (12.12%) Advertising
12 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.09%) Java
12 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
12 6 (9.09%) CSS3
13 5 (7.58%) Degree
13 5 (7.58%) .NET
13 5 (7.58%) XML
13 5 (7.58%) Publishing
14 4 (6.06%) CMS
14 4 (6.06%) Ajax
14 4 (6.06%) Retail
14 4 (6.06%) Finance
14 4 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
14 4 (6.06%) Web Development

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Photoshop
2 20 (30.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (15.15%) InDesign
4 3 (4.55%) Acrobat
4 3 (4.55%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) Extranet
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) KDB
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.03%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.52%) Grunt
4 1 (1.52%) Bower
4 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.52%) Firebug
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.12%) Marketing
1 8 (12.12%) Advertising
2 5 (7.58%) Publishing
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Front Office
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (71.21%) HTML
2 39 (59.09%) CSS
3 16 (24.24%) jQuery
4 15 (22.73%) HTML5
5 10 (15.15%) Flash
6 6 (9.09%) CSS3
7 5 (7.58%) .NET
7 5 (7.58%) XML
8 4 (6.06%) Ajax
9 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.03%) Middleware
10 2 (3.03%) XHTML
10 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
11 1 (1.52%) DOM
11 1 (1.52%) XSLT
11 1 (1.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Graphic Design
2 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.06%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.03%) Copywriting
4 2 (3.03%) Social Media
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.52%) Social Gaming
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Animation
5 1 (1.52%) Biology
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Web Design
2 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 9 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.06%) Web Development
4 4 (6.06%) Business Development
4 4 (6.06%) User Stories
5 3 (4.55%) Information Architecture
5 3 (4.55%) Email Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) OOP
5 3 (4.55%) Content Management
5 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.03%) B2B
6 2 (3.03%) Pay per click
6 2 (3.03%) Web Usability
6 2 (3.03%) System Testing
6 2 (3.03%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (1.52%) Analytics
7 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) PHP
3 3 (4.55%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) C++
4 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Section 508
1 1 (1.52%) WAI
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Adobe
2 2 (3.03%) ExactTarget
3 1 (1.52%) Zend