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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Design
Rank 298 286 339
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +53
Contract jobs citing Web Design 371 359 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.89% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 230 141
Average daily rate
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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 £202 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £28.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.34% +130.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £15.24 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.00 £28.75 £59.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%

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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 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.

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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 +6 353 £375 +7.14% 211
London -4 146 £380 -5.00% 74
South East +11 66 £370 +13.84% 29
East of England +24 35 £500 +20.48% 17
City of London -6 34 £388 +1.97% 14
Yorkshire -14 31 £335 +21.81% 19
West Yorkshire -4 30 £330 +7.75% 11
South West +2 26 £338 +9.75% 11
Leeds -5 24 £316 -2.69% 5
Hampshire +10 20 £358 +30.00% 7
East Midlands -10 17 £400 +61.61% 19
West Midlands +7 15 £245 -16.94% 16
Basingstoke +16 13 £343 +30.47% 1
Berkshire +3 13 £375 +15.38% 4
West Sussex -4 13 £550 +95.55% 2
Worthing - 13 £550 -
Essex -4 12 £475 +14.45% 1
Bristol +10 11 £375 +59.57% 2
North West -27 11 £401 +33.50% 23
Scotland -30 10 £278 -14.61% 3
Exeter - 10 £400 -
Devon - 10 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £401 - 5
Cheshire +1 9 £401 +33.50% 10
Northampton -1 8 £358 +78.75% 1
East Sussex -3 8 £315 - 5
Northamptonshire -4 8 £358 +78.75% 1
Edinburgh -10 8 £275 -31.25% 2
Brighton 0 7 £315 - 3
Bedfordshire +11 5 £575 -

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 605 (76.78%) HTML
2 508 (64.47%) CSS
3 456 (57.87%) JavaScript
4 448 (56.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 338 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
6 291 (36.93%) HTML5
7 234 (29.70%) Java
8 232 (29.44%) CSS3
9 227 (28.81%) Git (software)
10 189 (23.98%) Web Development
10 189 (23.98%) HTTP
11 177 (22.46%) Linux
12 173 (21.95%) jQuery
13 165 (20.94%) Relational Database
14 158 (20.05%) User Experience
15 150 (19.04%) Photoshop
16 146 (18.53%) UNIX
16 146 (18.53%) Mac OS X
17 145 (18.40%) Subversion
18 143 (18.15%) TDD
19 142 (18.02%) Configuration Management
20 120 (15.23%) REST
21 117 (14.85%) Adobe
22 116 (14.72%) Sass
23 102 (12.94%) AngularJS
24 83 (10.53%) E-Commerce
24 83 (10.53%) MVC
24 83 (10.53%) Ajax
25 82 (10.41%) Adobe Illustrator
25 82 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 64 (8.12%) CMS
2 58 (7.36%) Node.js
3 23 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 18 (2.28%) WordPress
6 16 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.03%) Apache Solr
7 15 (1.90%) Confluence
7 15 (1.90%) Apache
8 14 (1.78%) JBoss
9 13 (1.65%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.52%) Drupal
11 9 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.89%) IIS
13 7 (0.89%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.76%) Moodle
15 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.51%) Joomla!
16 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 150 (19.04%) Photoshop
2 82 (10.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (2.41%) Fireworks
4 18 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (2.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (1.65%) MS Excel
6 12 (1.52%) InDesign
7 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.63%) MS Office
9 4 (0.51%) MS Project
10 3 (0.38%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.52%) Magento
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) Tridion
3 3 (0.38%) Summit
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.76%) SaaS
3 6 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.63%) GitHub
5 3 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 189 (23.98%) HTTP
2 28 (3.55%) Internet
3 13 (1.65%) Network Security
4 7 (0.89%) LDAP
5 6 (0.76%) Firewall
5 6 (0.76%) Intranet
5 6 (0.76%) NFC
6 5 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.51%) Skype
8 3 (0.38%) SSL
9 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) DNS
10 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (20.94%) Relational Database
2 79 (10.03%) MongoDB
3 64 (8.12%) Neo4j
4 48 (6.09%) MySQL
5 35 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.89%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.51%) Triplestore
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.13%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.13%) SQLite
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 227 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 145 (18.40%) Subversion
3 47 (5.96%) Grunt
4 42 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 31 (3.93%) JIRA
6 27 (3.43%) TeamCity
6 27 (3.43%) Bower
7 25 (3.17%) Jasmine
8 24 (3.05%) IntelliJ
9 23 (2.92%) Capybara
10 22 (2.79%) Jenkins
10 22 (2.79%) Dreamweaver
10 22 (2.79%) Maven
11 18 (2.28%) Axure RP
12 17 (2.16%) gulp
13 16 (2.03%) Mockito
14 13 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.65%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.27%) Selenium
16 7 (0.89%) Mocha
General
1 62 (7.87%) Marketing
2 35 (4.44%) Retail
2 35 (4.44%) Finance
3 25 (3.17%) Banking
4 21 (2.66%) Publishing
5 18 (2.28%) Advertising
6 14 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.27%) Games
8 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.76%) Automotive
8 6 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.63%) Legal
9 5 (0.63%) Military
10 3 (0.38%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 537 (68.15%) Developer
2 159 (20.18%) Designer
3 118 (14.97%) Front-End Developer
4 113 (14.34%) Java Developer
5 94 (11.93%) Web Developer
6 72 (9.14%) Senior Developer
7 66 (8.38%) Web Designer
7 66 (8.38%) UI Developer
7 66 (8.38%) UI Programmer
8 44 (5.58%) UI Designer
9 37 (4.70%) Ruby Developer
10 27 (3.43%) .NET Developer
10 27 (3.43%) PHP Developer
10 27 (3.43%) UI/UX Designer
11 25 (3.17%) UX Designer
12 23 (2.92%) Analyst
13 22 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (2.41%) Scala Developer
16 18 (2.28%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (76.78%) HTML
2 508 (64.47%) CSS
3 291 (36.93%) HTML5
4 232 (29.44%) CSS3
5 173 (21.95%) jQuery
6 120 (15.23%) REST
7 116 (14.72%) Sass
8 102 (12.94%) AngularJS
9 83 (10.53%) Ajax
10 82 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 71 (9.01%) XML
12 66 (8.38%) .NET
13 65 (8.25%) Web Services
13 65 (8.25%) Hibernate
13 65 (8.25%) JAX-RS
14 59 (7.49%) JSON
15 56 (7.11%) Backbone.js
16 55 (6.98%) XHTML
17 44 (5.58%) ASP.NET
18 43 (5.46%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 158 (20.05%) User Experience
2 72 (9.14%) Visualisation
3 38 (4.82%) Graphic Design
4 33 (4.19%) W3C
5 29 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.78%) E-Learning
8 13 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.14%) Social Media
9 9 (1.14%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.14%) Video Editing
10 8 (1.02%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (0.63%) Copywriting
12 4 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.51%) BBC
12 4 (0.51%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.38%) NHS
13 3 (0.38%) Photography
13 3 (0.38%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 177 (22.46%) Linux
2 146 (18.53%) Mac OS X
2 146 (18.53%) UNIX
3 16 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.78%) Windows
4 14 (1.78%) Android
5 7 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.76%) SUSE
7 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (56.85%) Responsive Web Design
2 338 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (23.98%) Web Development
4 143 (18.15%) TDD
5 142 (18.02%) Configuration Management
6 83 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 83 (10.53%) MVC
7 66 (8.38%) BDD
8 62 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (7.49%) Scrum
10 58 (7.36%) OO
11 47 (5.96%) Mentoring
12 46 (5.84%) Open Source
13 39 (4.95%) Content Management
14 38 (4.82%) Information Architecture
14 38 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (4.44%) Unit Testing
16 31 (3.93%) Web Accessibility
17 30 (3.81%) Digital Marketing
18 29 (3.68%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 456 (57.87%) JavaScript
2 234 (29.70%) Java
3 76 (9.64%) Ruby
4 64 (8.12%) PHP
5 56 (7.11%) SQL
6 54 (6.85%) C#
7 41 (5.20%) Scala
8 26 (3.30%) Python
9 16 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.63%) VB
10 5 (0.63%) XPath
10 5 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.51%) SPARQL
11 4 (0.51%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.51%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.25%) VBA
12 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.25%) PHP5
12 2 (0.25%) C++
12 2 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (6.09%) Degree
2 40 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.25%) MCSD
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.38%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.38%) WAI
3 2 (0.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.51%) Varnish
2 4 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (2.92%) Graylog
2 8 (1.02%) Puppet
2 8 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.76%) Kibana
4 4 (0.51%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.13%) Plesk
6 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.13%) StatsD
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 117 (14.85%) Adobe
2 28 (3.55%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.92%) VMware
3 23 (2.92%) Akamai
3 23 (2.92%) New Relic
4 21 (2.66%) hybris
5 20 (2.54%) Oracle
6 14 (1.78%) Macromedia
6 14 (1.78%) Google
7 13 (1.65%) Cisco
8 10 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.27%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.14%) Apple
10 8 (1.02%) ATG
10 8 (1.02%) Twitter
11 7 (0.89%) Zend
12 6 (0.76%) Demandware
12 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.63%) IBM
13 5 (0.63%) ArcSight
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