The table below looks at the statistics for Web Design skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Design over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 252 321 376
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +55
Contract jobs citing Web Design 462 302 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 189 106
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £16.29 £14.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% -30.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.70 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.62 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+107.14% -30.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Web Design
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Design within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Design
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Design within the UK.

Web Design Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Design
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Design within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Web Design Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Design
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Design within the UK.

Web Design Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Design
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Design within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Web Design Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Design
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Design within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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
England +43 407 £385 +10.00% 147
London +31 199 £425 +17.24% 32
City of London +37 54 £380 +4.82% 9
East of England +12 54 £475 +46.15% 14
South East -38 38 £325 -7.14% 29
Scotland +17 36 £300 - 1
North East -9 36 £375 -13.79% 4
Tyne and Wear -14 36 £375 -13.79% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 34 £375 -13.79% 4
Essex +5 30 £475 +5.55% 2
Edinburgh +15 24 £281 -
South West -15 24 £350 +40.00% 10
Yorkshire -3 23 £325 -7.14% 12
North West -3 22 £350 +7.69% 32
West Yorkshire -7 18 £310 -16.21% 5
Leeds +3 17 £325 -9.09% 4
Southend-on-Sea -11 17 £475 - 2
Manchester +2 16 £358 +2.14% 22
Wales -13 12 £295 - 1
South Wales - 12 £295 - 1
Glasgow +1 11 £413 -
Cardiff - 11 £295 - 1
Surrey +2 10 £351 +75.62% 6
Norfolk 0 10 £350 - 1
Devon - 10 £375 - 6
Hertfordshire -17 9 £455 +40.00% 8
Exeter - 9 £375 -
Oxfordshire -2 8 £325 -13.33% 3
East Midlands -2 7 £185 -47.88% 4
Wiltshire -9 7 £338 +35.00%

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Design also 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 that cited Web Design.

1 698 (84.20%) HTML
2 601 (72.50%) CSS
3 512 (61.76%) JavaScript
4 497 (59.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 332 (40.05%) HTML5
6 281 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
7 277 (33.41%) jQuery
8 244 (29.43%) Web Development
9 237 (28.59%) CSS3
10 221 (26.66%) Java
11 217 (26.18%) Git (software)
12 206 (24.85%) HTTP
13 191 (23.04%) Relational Database
14 190 (22.92%) Linux
15 176 (21.23%) UNIX
16 165 (19.90%) Mac OS X
17 160 (19.30%) Configuration Management
18 154 (18.58%) Subversion
19 148 (17.85%) User Experience
20 137 (16.53%) Photoshop
21 119 (14.35%) XML
22 115 (13.87%) .NET
23 107 (12.91%) REST
24 105 (12.67%) Ruby
25 98 (11.82%) MVC
26 96 (11.58%) TDD
27 95 (11.46%) Python
28 92 (11.10%) SQL
29 91 (10.98%) Visualisation
30 88 (10.62%) Adobe Illustrator

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Design also 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 that cited Web Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 84 (10.13%) Node.js
2 80 (9.65%) CMS
3 45 (5.43%) JBoss
4 37 (4.46%) SharePoint
5 30 (3.62%) Apache
6 19 (2.29%) IIS
6 19 (2.29%) Drupal
7 16 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
8 15 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.69%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.57%) WordPress
11 9 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.09%) lighttpd
11 9 (1.09%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.97%) TeamSite
13 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 137 (16.53%) Photoshop
2 88 (10.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (2.53%) Fireworks
5 17 (2.05%) MS Office
6 11 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.36%) InDesign
8 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Magento
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.84%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.60%) Tridion
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.60%) GitHub
2 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 206 (24.85%) HTTP
2 43 (5.19%) Intranet
3 24 (2.90%) Internet
4 19 (2.29%) LDAP
5 9 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (23.04%) Relational Database
2 72 (8.69%) MongoDB
3 65 (7.84%) MySQL
4 56 (6.76%) Neo4j
5 45 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 20 (2.41%) MariaDB
7 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.84%) SQLite
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.72%) Redis
12 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.36%) DTS
14 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 217 (26.18%) Git (software)
2 154 (18.58%) Subversion
3 29 (3.50%) Grunt
4 25 (3.02%) Jasmine
5 19 (2.29%) TeamCity
6 18 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.93%) Axure RP
7 16 (1.93%) Capybara
8 13 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.57%) Xcode
9 12 (1.45%) IntelliJ
9 12 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
9 12 (1.45%) Ant
10 8 (0.97%) JIRA
10 8 (0.97%) Bower
11 7 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (0.84%) Maven
11 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.72%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 74 (8.93%) Finance
2 50 (6.03%) Marketing
3 21 (2.53%) Banking
4 19 (2.29%) Retail
4 19 (2.29%) Publishing
5 11 (1.33%) Multimedia
6 10 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.84%) Advertising
8 5 (0.60%) Games
9 3 (0.36%) Law
9 3 (0.36%) Legal
9 3 (0.36%) French Language
10 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Local Government
10 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 617 (74.43%) Developer
2 202 (24.37%) Front-End Developer
3 133 (16.04%) Designer
4 132 (15.92%) Web Developer
5 95 (11.46%) Senior Developer
6 91 (10.98%) Java Developer
7 82 (9.89%) UI Developer
8 78 (9.41%) UI Programmer
9 75 (9.05%) Web Designer
10 50 (6.03%) Front-End Web Developer
11 26 (3.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 26 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
12 24 (2.90%) PHP Developer
12 24 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (2.41%) UX Designer
13 20 (2.41%) Senior UI Developer
14 18 (2.17%) Python Developer
15 17 (2.05%) Digital Designer
15 17 (2.05%) Analyst
16 16 (1.93%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (84.20%) HTML
2 601 (72.50%) CSS
3 332 (40.05%) HTML5
4 277 (33.41%) jQuery
5 237 (28.59%) CSS3
6 119 (14.35%) XML
7 115 (13.87%) .NET
8 107 (12.91%) REST
9 88 (10.62%) Web Services
10 87 (10.49%) AngularJS
11 81 (9.77%) Sass
12 78 (9.41%) Ajax
13 75 (9.05%) Hibernate
14 71 (8.56%) XHTML
15 68 (8.20%) ASP.NET
16 61 (7.36%) JAX-RS
17 59 (7.12%) JSON
18 55 (6.63%) Backbone.js
19 47 (5.67%) Spring
20 43 (5.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 148 (17.85%) User Experience
2 91 (10.98%) Visualisation
3 46 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.43%) Open Source
5 42 (5.07%) Mobile App
6 40 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.62%) Graphic Design
8 28 (3.38%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.93%) W3C
10 14 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.69%) iPad
11 13 (1.57%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.45%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.97%) Social Media
14 7 (0.84%) NHS
15 6 (0.72%) Animation
16 5 (0.60%) Web 2.0
16 5 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 4 (0.48%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 190 (22.92%) Linux
2 176 (21.23%) UNIX
3 165 (19.90%) Mac OS X
4 31 (3.74%) Android
4 31 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.90%) Windows
6 8 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (59.95%) Responsive Web Design
2 281 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (29.43%) Web Development
4 160 (19.30%) Configuration Management
5 98 (11.82%) MVC
6 96 (11.58%) TDD
7 87 (10.49%) Scrum
8 64 (7.72%) E-Commerce
9 63 (7.60%) OO
10 41 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (4.58%) Content Management
12 33 (3.98%) Project Management
12 33 (3.98%) BDD
12 33 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (3.62%) Mentoring
14 29 (3.50%) Unit Testing
15 28 (3.38%) SEO
16 26 (3.14%) Web Accessibility
17 20 (2.41%) Waterfall
17 20 (2.41%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 512 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 221 (26.66%) Java
3 105 (12.67%) Ruby
4 95 (11.46%) Python
5 92 (11.10%) SQL
6 86 (10.37%) PHP
7 75 (9.05%) C#
8 54 (6.51%) Scala
9 40 (4.83%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.57%) VBScript
12 12 (1.45%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.33%) VBA
14 10 (1.21%) XPath
15 9 (1.09%) VB
15 9 (1.09%) Perl
16 7 (0.84%) C++
17 6 (0.72%) PHP5
18 4 (0.48%) C
19 3 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (9.41%) Degree
2 27 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.12%) CISSP
4 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.12%) CISM
4 1 (0.12%) CEH
4 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.90%) QA
2 12 (1.45%) WCAG
3 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.48%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) UAG
4 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.45%) Graylog2
2 7 (0.84%) Puppet
2 7 (0.84%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 86 (10.37%) Adobe
2 48 (5.79%) Oracle
3 30 (3.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.77%) Twitter
5 19 (2.29%) VMware
5 19 (2.29%) Google
6 16 (1.93%) Orchard
7 15 (1.81%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.45%) Akamai
8 12 (1.45%) New Relic
9 8 (0.97%) hybris
10 6 (0.72%) Facebook
10 6 (0.72%) Zend
10 6 (0.72%) RedDot
11 5 (0.60%) Interwoven
12 4 (0.48%) SAP
12 4 (0.48%) Open Text
12 4 (0.48%) Kony
13 3 (0.36%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.36%) Citrix
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £ Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £345 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £16k - 18k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Thinking Recruitment
Rate: From £150 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £23 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago