The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 230 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 16 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 28
Average daily rate £263 £264 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £178 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £314 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -50.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8914 7726 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.86% 92.18% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4911 3836 4443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 609 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.60 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Web Designer
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 9 £263 +61.53% 3
Berkshire -25 6 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 34 (77.27%) HTML
1 34 (77.27%) CSS
2 33 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 32 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (50.00%) Graphic Design
6 19 (43.18%) Ajax
7 18 (40.91%) XHTML
8 17 (38.64%) W3C
9 15 (34.09%) Legal
9 15 (34.09%) Usability Testing
10 13 (29.55%) HTML5
10 13 (29.55%) CSS3
11 12 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
12 11 (25.00%) Flash
13 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
14 6 (13.64%) Fireworks
14 6 (13.64%) Adobe
14 6 (13.64%) Apple
14 6 (13.64%) jQuery
14 6 (13.64%) Web Design
14 6 (13.64%) Marketing
14 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
15 5 (11.36%) Web 2.0
15 5 (11.36%) Quicktime
15 5 (11.36%) QuarkXPress
15 5 (11.36%) .NET
16 4 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
16 4 (9.09%) Service Management
17 3 (6.82%) InDesign

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 32 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (13.64%) Fireworks
4 5 (11.36%) QuarkXPress
4 5 (11.36%) Quicktime
5 3 (6.82%) InDesign
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.27%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (34.09%) Legal
2 6 (13.64%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) HTML
1 34 (77.27%) CSS
2 19 (43.18%) Ajax
3 18 (40.91%) XHTML
4 13 (29.55%) HTML5
4 13 (29.55%) CSS3
5 11 (25.00%) Flash
6 6 (13.64%) jQuery
7 5 (11.36%) .NET
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 17 (38.64%) W3C
3 5 (11.36%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) IPTV
5 1 (2.27%) Animation
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) RIA
5 1 (2.27%) FMCG
5 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Usability Testing
2 12 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
3 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.64%) Web Design
4 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) UML
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience Design
7 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.27%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (2.27%) Analytics
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
2 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Adobe
1 6 (13.64%) Apple
2 1 (2.27%) ATG
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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