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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 244 296 365
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +69
Contract jobs citing Web Design 482 310 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.81% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 196 106
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £22.65 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.75% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £9.70 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.62 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+107.14% -6.66%

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
42805 38338 38752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 74.18% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27653 23841 22623
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1158 1420
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +45 427 £388 +10.71% 148
London +30 198 £425 +15.25% 45
City of London +40 57 £390 +5.74% 10
East of England +12 53 £475 +26.66% 13
North East -7 42 £375 -13.79% 3
Tyne and Wear -10 42 £375 -13.79% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 40 £375 -13.79% 2
Yorkshire +5 38 £368 +5.00% 10
South East -37 38 £325 -7.14% 23
Scotland +28 35 £300 - 7
West Yorkshire 0 32 £385 +4.05% 5
Leeds +9 31 £425 +18.88% 3
Essex +2 30 £475 - 2
North West -4 23 £350 - 23
Edinburgh +11 22 £263 - 3
South West -21 22 £350 +40.00% 13
Manchester -3 17 £365 +4.28% 16
Southend-on-Sea -11 17 £475 - 2
South Wales -4 14 £295 -30.58% 3
Wales -15 14 £295 -30.58% 3
Cardiff -3 13 £295 -30.58% 1
Glasgow +10 12 £413 - 3
Norfolk +4 10 £350 - 3
Norwich +2 10 £350 - 2
Surrey -1 10 £351 +65.29% 4
Oxfordshire -12 9 £325 -13.33% 4
Hertfordshire -13 9 £455 -12.50% 5
East Midlands +2 8 £243 -31.20% 5
West Midlands -9 8 £438 +105.88% 13
Devon - 8 £363 - 5

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 714 (83.61%) HTML
2 608 (71.19%) CSS
3 517 (60.54%) JavaScript
4 516 (60.42%) Responsive Web Design
5 339 (39.70%) HTML5
6 302 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (32.79%) jQuery
8 249 (29.16%) Web Development
9 247 (28.92%) CSS3
10 234 (27.40%) Java
11 226 (26.46%) Git (software)
12 219 (25.64%) HTTP
13 201 (23.54%) Linux
14 200 (23.42%) Relational Database
15 187 (21.90%) UNIX
16 176 (20.61%) Mac OS X
17 171 (20.02%) Configuration Management
18 162 (18.97%) Subversion
19 153 (17.92%) User Experience
20 135 (15.81%) Photoshop
21 124 (14.52%) XML
22 120 (14.05%) .NET
23 117 (13.70%) REST
24 111 (13.00%) Ruby
25 102 (11.94%) TDD
25 102 (11.94%) MVC
26 99 (11.59%) Python
27 95 (11.12%) AngularJS
28 93 (10.89%) Visualisation
29 92 (10.77%) SQL

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (9.84%) CMS
1 84 (9.84%) Node.js
2 45 (5.27%) JBoss
3 37 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.51%) Apache
5 20 (2.34%) Drupal
6 19 (2.22%) IIS
7 16 (1.87%) WordPress
7 16 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (1.76%) Adobe CQ
8 15 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.76%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.05%) lighttpd
9 9 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.94%) TeamSite
11 7 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.47%) Confluence
12 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 135 (15.81%) Photoshop
2 87 (10.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (3.28%) MS Excel
4 22 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (2.46%) Fireworks
6 20 (2.34%) MS Office
7 11 (1.29%) Adobe After Effects
7 11 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.35%) InDesign
9 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Magento
2 7 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (0.82%) WebTrends
2 7 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.59%) Tridion
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.59%) GitHub
2 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 219 (25.64%) HTTP
2 44 (5.15%) Intranet
3 26 (3.04%) Internet
4 19 (2.22%) LDAP
5 11 (1.29%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (23.42%) Relational Database
2 83 (9.72%) MongoDB
3 66 (7.73%) Neo4j
4 63 (7.38%) MySQL
5 50 (5.85%) SQL Server
6 20 (2.34%) MariaDB
7 16 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (0.82%) SQLite
14 6 (0.70%) Redis
15 3 (0.35%) DTS
16 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 226 (26.46%) Git (software)
2 162 (18.97%) Subversion
3 32 (3.75%) Grunt
4 26 (3.04%) Jasmine
5 20 (2.34%) Cucumber
6 19 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 16 (1.87%) Axure RP
7 16 (1.87%) Capybara
8 15 (1.76%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.52%) Xcode
10 12 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
10 12 (1.41%) IntelliJ
10 12 (1.41%) Ant
11 10 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.05%) Bower
12 9 (1.05%) Maven
12 9 (1.05%) JIRA
13 8 (0.94%) Jenkins
14 7 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (0.59%) CasperJS
General
1 71 (8.31%) Finance
2 53 (6.21%) Marketing
3 22 (2.58%) Banking
4 19 (2.22%) Retail
4 19 (2.22%) Publishing
5 11 (1.29%) Multimedia
6 10 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.47%) Games
9 3 (0.35%) Law
9 3 (0.35%) Legal
9 3 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.23%) Local Government
10 2 (0.23%) Back Office
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
10 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 640 (74.94%) Developer
2 211 (24.71%) Front-End Developer
3 131 (15.34%) Web Developer
4 128 (14.99%) Designer
5 104 (12.18%) Java Developer
6 98 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 82 (9.60%) UI Developer
8 78 (9.13%) UI Programmer
9 72 (8.43%) Web Designer
10 50 (5.85%) Front-End Web Developer
11 26 (3.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 26 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
12 24 (2.81%) PHP Developer
13 23 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
14 21 (2.46%) UX Designer
14 21 (2.46%) Senior UI Developer
15 17 (1.99%) Analyst
16 16 (1.87%) Architect
16 16 (1.87%) Digital Designer
16 16 (1.87%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (83.61%) HTML
2 608 (71.19%) CSS
3 339 (39.70%) HTML5
4 280 (32.79%) jQuery
5 247 (28.92%) CSS3
6 124 (14.52%) XML
7 120 (14.05%) .NET
8 117 (13.70%) REST
9 95 (11.12%) AngularJS
10 91 (10.66%) Web Services
11 84 (9.84%) Hibernate
11 84 (9.84%) Sass
12 80 (9.37%) Ajax
13 74 (8.67%) ASP.NET
14 73 (8.55%) XHTML
15 70 (8.20%) JAX-RS
16 62 (7.26%) JSON
17 56 (6.56%) Backbone.js
18 46 (5.39%) RESTful
19 45 (5.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 153 (17.92%) User Experience
2 93 (10.89%) Visualisation
3 47 (5.50%) Open Source
4 46 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.80%) Mobile App
6 38 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.51%) Computer Science
8 29 (3.40%) Graphic Design
9 17 (1.99%) iPad
10 16 (1.87%) W3C
10 16 (1.87%) N-Tier
11 14 (1.64%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.41%) Social Media
13 11 (1.29%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.82%) NHS
14 7 (0.82%) iPhone
15 6 (0.70%) Animation
16 5 (0.59%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.59%) Web 2.0
17 4 (0.47%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 201 (23.54%) Linux
2 187 (21.90%) UNIX
3 176 (20.61%) Mac OS X
4 36 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 30 (3.51%) Android
6 28 (3.28%) Windows
7 8 (0.94%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (60.42%) Responsive Web Design
2 302 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (29.16%) Web Development
4 171 (20.02%) Configuration Management
5 102 (11.94%) TDD
5 102 (11.94%) MVC
6 87 (10.19%) Scrum
7 71 (8.31%) E-Commerce
8 65 (7.61%) OO
9 42 (4.92%) Content Management
10 40 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (4.45%) Mentoring
12 37 (4.33%) BDD
13 34 (3.98%) Project Management
14 33 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (3.63%) SEO
16 26 (3.04%) Unit Testing
17 25 (2.93%) Web Accessibility
18 22 (2.58%) iOS Development
19 20 (2.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 517 (60.54%) JavaScript
2 234 (27.40%) Java
3 111 (13.00%) Ruby
4 99 (11.59%) Python
5 92 (10.77%) SQL
6 88 (10.30%) PHP
7 80 (9.37%) C#
8 57 (6.67%) Scala
9 39 (4.57%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.58%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.87%) VBScript
12 14 (1.64%) VBA
13 13 (1.52%) VB
13 13 (1.52%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.17%) XPath
15 9 (1.05%) Perl
15 9 (1.05%) C++
16 6 (0.70%) PHP5
17 5 (0.59%) C
18 3 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (8.90%) Degree
2 29 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) CEH
4 1 (0.12%) CISM
4 1 (0.12%) CISSP
4 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.81%) QA
2 11 (1.29%) WCAG
3 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.23%) UAG
4 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.41%) Graylog2
2 8 (0.94%) Puppet
3 7 (0.82%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.12%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 84 (9.84%) Adobe
2 45 (5.27%) Oracle
3 35 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.69%) Twitter
5 20 (2.34%) Google
6 19 (2.22%) VMware
7 16 (1.87%) Orchard
8 15 (1.76%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.41%) Akamai
9 12 (1.41%) New Relic
10 8 (0.94%) hybris
11 7 (0.82%) Facebook
12 6 (0.70%) Zend
12 6 (0.70%) RedDot
13 5 (0.59%) Interwoven
14 4 (0.47%) SAP
14 4 (0.47%) Open Text
14 4 (0.47%) Kony
15 3 (0.35%) Appcelerator
15 3 (0.35%) Citrix
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
ITF Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £351.56 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £16k - 18k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago