The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 377 379 369
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 43 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 26
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £225 £270
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +206.12%
Web Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 19 September 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 19 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
City of London +14 13 £250 +8.10% 1
Mayfair - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (77.78%) HTML
2 54 (66.67%) CSS
3 36 (44.44%) Photoshop
4 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (40.74%) User Experience
5 28 (34.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (34.57%) HTML5
6 27 (33.33%) Adobe
7 22 (27.16%) jQuery
8 21 (25.93%) Web Design
9 20 (24.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (23.46%) CSS3
10 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.28%) InDesign
12 13 (16.05%) Marketing
13 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
13 12 (14.81%) Flash
14 10 (12.35%) Degree
15 9 (11.11%) Ajax
16 8 (9.88%) Dreamweaver
16 8 (9.88%) .NET
16 8 (9.88%) Advertising
16 8 (9.88%) Publishing
17 7 (8.64%) Information Architecture
17 7 (8.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 6 (7.41%) Axure RP
18 6 (7.41%) Content Management
18 6 (7.41%) Web Development
18 6 (7.41%) Graphic Design
18 6 (7.41%) CMS

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (7.41%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 28 (34.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (17.28%) InDesign
4 6 (7.41%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.47%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.47%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
1 2 (2.47%) Extranet
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (8.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (7.41%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) Firebug
6 1 (1.23%) Grunt
6 1 (1.23%) Bower
6 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (16.05%) Marketing
2 8 (9.88%) Advertising
2 8 (9.88%) Publishing
3 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.23%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (77.78%) HTML
2 54 (66.67%) CSS
3 28 (34.57%) HTML5
4 22 (27.16%) jQuery
5 19 (23.46%) CSS3
6 12 (14.81%) Flash
7 9 (11.11%) Ajax
8 8 (9.88%) .NET
9 6 (7.41%) XML
9 6 (7.41%) Sass
10 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.94%) LESS
12 3 (3.70%) JSON
13 2 (2.47%) XHTML
14 1 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (1.23%) Classic ASP
14 1 (1.23%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.74%) User Experience
2 6 (7.41%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.94%) Social Media
3 4 (4.94%) Open Source
3 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.47%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) W3C
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) DataPower
6 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.23%) Animation
6 1 (1.23%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) UNIX
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.23%) AIX
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Web Design
2 20 (24.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.64%) Information Architecture
6 6 (7.41%) Content Management
6 6 (7.41%) Web Development
6 6 (7.41%) B2B
7 5 (6.17%) Web Usability
8 4 (4.94%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.94%) MVC
8 4 (4.94%) User Stories
9 3 (3.70%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.70%) People Management
9 3 (3.70%) MVVM
9 3 (3.70%) Email Marketing
10 2 (2.47%) Pay per click
10 2 (2.47%) Business Development
10 2 (2.47%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.94%) C#
3 3 (3.70%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) PHP
3 3 (3.70%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) C++
4 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Section 508
1 1 (1.23%) WAI
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (3.70%) Apple
2 3 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (2.47%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.23%) Facebook
4 1 (1.23%) Twitter
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Software AG
4 1 (1.23%) webMethods
4 1 (1.23%) Zend