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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 375 374 376
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 27 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £218 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £405 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +63.33%
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
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 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
City of London +7 2 £199 -47.69%
Paddington - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 41 (78.85%) HTML
2 39 (75.00%) CSS
3 37 (71.15%) User Experience
4 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 20 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (30.77%) CSS3
6 16 (30.77%) Photoshop
6 16 (30.77%) Graphic Design
7 15 (28.85%) Adobe
8 14 (26.92%) jQuery
8 14 (26.92%) Web Design
8 14 (26.92%) HTML5
9 10 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (17.31%) Information Architecture
11 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.46%) JSON
12 7 (13.46%) Human Factors
12 7 (13.46%) Flash
12 7 (13.46%) DHTML
13 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (11.54%) Advertising
14 5 (9.62%) Web Development
14 5 (9.62%) XHTML
14 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
15 4 (7.69%) Analytics
15 4 (7.69%) InDesign
15 4 (7.69%) Marketing
16 3 (5.77%) Publishing
16 3 (5.77%) Axure RP

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) WordPress
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 10 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.69%) InDesign
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.85%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.92%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Advertising
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) HTML
2 39 (75.00%) CSS
3 16 (30.77%) CSS3
4 14 (26.92%) jQuery
4 14 (26.92%) HTML5
5 7 (13.46%) JSON
5 7 (13.46%) Flash
5 7 (13.46%) DHTML
6 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.62%) XHTML
8 3 (5.77%) Sass
9 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.85%) Ajax
10 1 (1.92%) LINQ
10 1 (1.92%) .NET
10 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.92%) D3.js
10 1 (1.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (71.15%) User Experience
2 16 (30.77%) Graphic Design
3 7 (13.46%) Human Factors
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.92%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.92%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) BBC
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (26.92%) Web Design
3 9 (17.31%) Information Architecture
4 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Web Development
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (3.85%) ETL
7 2 (3.85%) UX Design
7 2 (3.85%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Web Analytics
8 1 (1.92%) Pay per click
8 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.92%) SEO
8 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.92%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.92%) User Stories
8 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter