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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Design
Rank 291 284 354
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +70
Contract jobs citing Web Design 384 371 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.68% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.91% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 217 125
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £296
% change year-on-year
+21.53% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £28.69 £23.18 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +54.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.21 £17.55 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £31.50 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £23.18 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.80% +36.33%

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
42539 40813 35078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.79% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25477 20902
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1220 1147 1066
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
England -2 362 £400 +6.66% 185
London -28 132 £400 +1.26% 55
Yorkshire +26 74 £425 +41.66% 12
West Yorkshire +37 70 £425 +41.66% 8
Leeds +32 57 £425 +38.21% 4
South East -47 38 £315 -10.00% 40
South West +30 31 £368 +59.78% 4
West Midlands +17 31 £309 -5.00% 11
City of London +21 29 £375 -9.09% 10
North West -11 22 £388 +29.16% 28
East of England +8 21 £425 +6.91% 16
Cheshire +3 13 £401 +33.50% 10
Shropshire - 13 £375 - 1
East Midlands -6 12 £300 -6.97% 17
Devon - 12 - -
Telford - 12 £375 -
Exeter - 12 - -
Essex +11 10 £450 +8.43% 1
Bristol +10 9 £450 +91.48% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £263 +5.00% 7
Berkshire -1 8 £325 +124.13% 8
Birmingham -3 8 £250 -23.07% 3
Manchester -10 8 £350 +7.69% 14
West Sussex -11 8 £450 - 1
Scotland -16 8 £400 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -19 8 £180 -30.76% 9
Warrington -10 7 £425 +41.66% 1
Worthing - 7 £500 -
County Antrim - 7 £375 -
Belfast - 7 £375 -

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 593 (77.82%) HTML
2 454 (59.58%) CSS
3 425 (55.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 403 (52.89%) JavaScript
5 313 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
6 265 (34.78%) Java
7 263 (34.51%) HTML5
8 212 (27.82%) HTTP
9 202 (26.51%) Git (software)
10 201 (26.38%) jQuery
10 201 (26.38%) CSS3
11 192 (25.20%) Linux
12 191 (25.07%) Web Development
13 186 (24.41%) Relational Database
14 163 (21.39%) UNIX
15 162 (21.26%) Mac OS X
15 162 (21.26%) REST
16 156 (20.47%) TDD
17 149 (19.55%) Subversion
18 141 (18.50%) User Experience
19 134 (17.59%) Configuration Management
20 118 (15.49%) Photoshop
21 108 (14.17%) MongoDB
22 98 (12.86%) Sass
23 94 (12.34%) JAX-RS
24 93 (12.20%) Neo4j
24 93 (12.20%) MVC
25 89 (11.68%) Web Services
26 88 (11.55%) BDD
27 87 (11.42%) AngularJS

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 56 (7.35%) CMS
2 52 (6.82%) Node.js
3 18 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (2.36%) WordPress
4 17 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.23%) Drupal
5 16 (2.10%) Apache
5 16 (2.10%) JBoss
6 15 (1.97%) Confluence
6 15 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (1.84%) Apache Solr
8 13 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.92%) IIS
11 7 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.79%) Moodle
13 5 (0.66%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 118 (15.49%) Photoshop
2 62 (8.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (2.49%) MS Excel
4 17 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (2.10%) Fireworks
6 14 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (1.31%) MS Office
8 6 (0.79%) InDesign
8 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.26%) Quicktime
10 2 (0.26%) Maya
10 2 (0.26%) MS Project
11 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.44%) Magento
2 3 (0.39%) osCommerce
2 3 (0.39%) Tridion
3 2 (0.26%) Summit
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.79%) SaaS
4 4 (0.52%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.39%) Office 365
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 212 (27.82%) HTTP
2 22 (2.89%) Internet
3 18 (2.36%) Intranet
4 13 (1.71%) Network Security
5 9 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.92%) LDAP
7 3 (0.39%) ATM
7 3 (0.39%) Firewall
7 3 (0.39%) Skype
8 2 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.26%) NAS
9 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (24.41%) Relational Database
2 108 (14.17%) MongoDB
3 93 (12.20%) Neo4j
4 55 (7.22%) MySQL
5 52 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.92%) MariaDB
11 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.66%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.52%) Triplestore
13 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1 (0.13%) SQL Navigator
16 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 202 (26.51%) Git (software)
2 149 (19.55%) Subversion
3 50 (6.56%) Cucumber
4 36 (4.72%) Maven
5 30 (3.94%) Mockito
5 30 (3.94%) Grunt
6 28 (3.67%) JIRA
7 23 (3.02%) Jasmine
8 21 (2.76%) Jenkins
9 19 (2.49%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.49%) IntelliJ
9 19 (2.49%) Dreamweaver
10 18 (2.36%) Axure RP
10 18 (2.36%) Capybara
11 16 (2.10%) Visual Studio
12 15 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.84%) Bower
14 10 (1.31%) Selenium
15 7 (0.92%) JUnit
15 7 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 43 (5.64%) Marketing
2 38 (4.99%) Finance
3 24 (3.15%) Retail
4 16 (2.10%) Banking
5 11 (1.44%) Advertising
6 9 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.05%) Publishing
7 8 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.66%) Legal
8 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.26%) Military
10 2 (0.26%) Automotive
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 551 (72.31%) Developer
2 147 (19.29%) Java Developer
3 134 (17.59%) Designer
4 121 (15.88%) Front-End Developer
5 92 (12.07%) Web Developer
6 70 (9.19%) Senior Developer
7 54 (7.09%) Web Designer
8 48 (6.30%) UI Developer
9 47 (6.17%) UI Programmer
10 43 (5.64%) UI Designer
11 33 (4.33%) Ruby Developer
12 30 (3.94%) PHP Developer
13 27 (3.54%) .NET Developer
14 23 (3.02%) Analyst
15 22 (2.89%) UX Designer
16 21 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
17 17 (2.23%) Architect
18 16 (2.10%) Project Manager
18 16 (2.10%) Front-End Web Developer
19 15 (1.97%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (77.82%) HTML
2 454 (59.58%) CSS
3 263 (34.51%) HTML5
4 201 (26.38%) CSS3
4 201 (26.38%) jQuery
5 162 (21.26%) REST
6 98 (12.86%) Sass
7 94 (12.34%) JAX-RS
8 89 (11.68%) Web Services
9 87 (11.42%) XML
9 87 (11.42%) AngularJS
10 85 (11.15%) Hibernate
11 84 (11.02%) .NET
12 78 (10.24%) Ajax
13 54 (7.09%) Backbone.js
14 50 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 50 (6.56%) ASP.NET
15 45 (5.91%) JSON
16 39 (5.12%) RESTful
17 37 (4.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (18.50%) User Experience
2 54 (7.09%) Visualisation
3 34 (4.46%) Open Source
4 33 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.81%) Graphic Design
6 17 (2.23%) W3C
6 17 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.97%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.44%) Raspberry Pi
11 9 (1.18%) E-Learning
11 9 (1.18%) Video Editing
12 8 (1.05%) Social Media
13 5 (0.66%) Learning Management System
13 5 (0.66%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.66%) Psychology
13 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 192 (25.20%) Linux
2 163 (21.39%) UNIX
3 162 (21.26%) Mac OS X
4 26 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.10%) Android
6 14 (1.84%) Windows
7 7 (0.92%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.79%) SUSE
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (55.77%) Responsive Web Design
2 313 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (25.07%) Web Development
4 156 (20.47%) TDD
5 134 (17.59%) Configuration Management
6 93 (12.20%) MVC
7 88 (11.55%) BDD
8 70 (9.19%) E-Commerce
9 64 (8.40%) OO
10 50 (6.56%) Mentoring
11 42 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (5.38%) Scrum
13 38 (4.99%) Content Management
14 32 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (3.67%) Unit Testing
16 25 (3.28%) Information Architecture
17 22 (2.89%) Pair Programming
18 20 (2.62%) SOA
18 20 (2.62%) Digital Marketing
19 19 (2.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 403 (52.89%) JavaScript
2 265 (34.78%) Java
3 77 (10.10%) PHP
4 68 (8.92%) C#
4 68 (8.92%) Ruby
5 61 (8.01%) SQL
6 30 (3.94%) Python
7 16 (2.10%) Scala
8 12 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.18%) VBA
10 7 (0.92%) XPath
10 7 (0.92%) VB
11 6 (0.79%) SPARQL
12 5 (0.66%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.66%) VBScript
13 4 (0.52%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.39%) Perl
14 3 (0.39%) C++
14 3 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (6.69%) Degree
2 38 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.39%) MCSD
6 1 (0.13%) ISEB
6 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.81%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) WCAG
2 4 (0.52%) WAI
3 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.79%) Docker
3 5 (0.66%) Varnish
4 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (2.36%) Graylog
2 6 (0.79%) Kibana
2 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.79%) Puppet
3 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.39%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.13%) SCOM
4 1 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 84 (11.02%) Adobe
2 37 (4.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.36%) Oracle
3 18 (2.36%) VMware
3 18 (2.36%) Akamai
3 18 (2.36%) New Relic
4 16 (2.10%) Orchard
5 14 (1.84%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.71%) hybris
6 13 (1.71%) Cisco
6 13 (1.71%) Apple
7 11 (1.44%) Google
8 9 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.05%) Alterian
10 7 (0.92%) Zend
10 7 (0.92%) Twitter
11 6 (0.79%) ATG
12 4 (0.52%) Facebook
13 3 (0.39%) Demandware
13 3 (0.39%) ForgeRock
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