The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 237 223 216
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 24 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
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£240 £306 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% -9.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £199 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £28.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.95% +30.68%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Web Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Web Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Web Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Web Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Web Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Web Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Web Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Hampshire -3 14 £375 +7.14% 5
Berkshire +4 6 £129 -54.01%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £231 -
Surrey -2 1 - - 3
East Sussex -9 1 £240 - 1
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (79.49%) HTML
1 31 (79.49%) CSS
2 26 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (43.59%) Graphic Design
5 16 (41.03%) Web Design
5 16 (41.03%) Adobe
6 12 (30.77%) Marketing
7 11 (28.21%) Flash
7 11 (28.21%) XHTML
7 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (25.64%) Sass
8 10 (25.64%) Web Accessibility
8 10 (25.64%) User Experience
8 10 (25.64%) Macromedia
8 10 (25.64%) W3C
9 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
10 8 (20.51%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (15.38%) Retail
11 6 (15.38%) Multimedia
11 6 (15.38%) jQuery
11 6 (15.38%) Photography
12 5 (12.82%) WordPress
12 5 (12.82%) CMS
13 4 (10.26%) Web Development
13 4 (10.26%) OO
13 4 (10.26%) Intranet
13 4 (10.26%) Internet

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (12.82%) CMS
1 5 (12.82%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 17 (43.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.56%) InDesign
4 1 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Intranet
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (30.77%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) CSS
1 31 (79.49%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) Flash
2 11 (28.21%) XHTML
2 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (25.64%) Sass
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 2 (5.13%) .NET
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Graphic Design
2 10 (25.64%) W3C
2 10 (25.64%) User Experience
3 6 (15.38%) Photography
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Web Design
2 10 (25.64%) Web Accessibility
3 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) Web Development
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) TDD
8 1 (2.56%) Content Management
8 1 (2.56%) B2B
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) SEO
8 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.56%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Adobe
2 10 (25.64%) Macromedia
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter