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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 266 345 383
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +38
Contract jobs citing Web Design 395 249 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 149 118
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
- +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £23.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.50%

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
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +52 335 £375 +9.89% 111
London +55 181 £390 +16.41% 40
City of London +34 48 £375 - 14
South East -4 38 £325 -10.34% 16
Scotland +11 36 £368 +3.15% 3
Edinburgh +9 30 £390 +9.47% 1
Yorkshire +21 25 £295 +2.60% 10
North West +8 24 £275 +2.80% 17
West Yorkshire +22 22 £295 -21.33% 4
Leeds +25 21 £295 -21.33% 1
East of England -26 21 £451 +20.33% 7
South West -29 15 £350 +16.66% 9
East Midlands +8 12 £200 -43.66% 7
North East - 12 £378 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 12 £378 - 3
Berkshire +1 11 £375 +70.45% 2
Manchester -9 11 £313 +16.82% 11
Devon -3 10 £375 - 4
Exeter - 10 £375 - 1
Northamptonshire +8 9 £193 -66.52% 1
West Sussex - 9 £313 -
Northampton +5 8 £193 -66.52% 1
Essex 0 8 £448 +6.86% 3
Hampshire -15 8 £275 -38.88% 1
Wales - 8 £270 - 2
South Wales - 8 £270 -
Hertfordshire -24 7 £415 +12.16% 1
West Midlands -15 6 £350 +40.00% 2
Cardiff - 6 £318 -
Cheshire +8 5 £225 - 5

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 626 (82.91%) HTML
2 548 (72.58%) CSS
3 467 (61.85%) JavaScript
4 451 (59.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 333 (44.11%) HTML5
6 282 (37.35%) jQuery
7 212 (28.08%) CSS3
8 209 (27.68%) Web Development
9 188 (24.90%) Java
10 179 (23.71%) Git (software)
11 169 (22.38%) Relational Database
12 168 (22.25%) Linux
13 160 (21.19%) UNIX
14 145 (19.21%) Subversion
15 132 (17.48%) HTTP
16 123 (16.29%) Photoshop
17 121 (16.03%) Mac OS X
18 116 (15.36%) Configuration Management
19 114 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
20 107 (14.17%) PHP
20 107 (14.17%) .NET
21 98 (12.98%) SQL
21 98 (12.98%) Adobe
22 97 (12.85%) Finance
23 92 (12.19%) Sass
24 81 (10.73%) CMS
25 79 (10.46%) Web Services
26 77 (10.20%) Python
27 75 (9.93%) E-Commerce
27 75 (9.93%) MVC

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 81 (10.73%) CMS
2 70 (9.27%) Node.js
3 39 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.65%) Drupal
5 19 (2.52%) WordPress
5 19 (2.52%) Apache
6 18 (2.38%) IIS
6 18 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (2.12%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.59%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.06%) TeamSite
11 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.40%) Documentum
14 3 (0.40%) lighttpd
Applications
1 123 (16.29%) Photoshop
2 73 (9.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (2.52%) MS Excel
4 18 (2.38%) Fireworks
5 17 (2.25%) MS Office
6 12 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.19%) InDesign
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Magento
2 7 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.93%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.66%) Tridion
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.66%) GitHub
2 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 132 (17.48%) HTTP
2 49 (6.49%) Intranet
3 22 (2.91%) Internet
4 5 (0.66%) LDAP
5 2 (0.26%) SMS
5 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) SMTP
6 1 (0.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (22.38%) Relational Database
2 49 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 47 (6.23%) MySQL
4 36 (4.77%) Neo4j
5 35 (4.64%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.79%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.40%) Redis
12 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 179 (23.71%) Git (software)
2 145 (19.21%) Subversion
3 29 (3.84%) Grunt
4 27 (3.58%) Jasmine
5 13 (1.72%) Axure RP
6 12 (1.59%) Mocha
7 11 (1.46%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
9 9 (1.19%) Maven
9 9 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.06%) Capybara
10 8 (1.06%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.06%) Bower
11 7 (0.93%) JIRA
11 7 (0.93%) Selenium
12 6 (0.79%) JSUnit
12 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.66%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 97 (12.85%) Finance
2 50 (6.62%) Marketing
3 25 (3.31%) Retail
4 19 (2.52%) Publishing
5 16 (2.12%) Banking
6 13 (1.72%) Games
7 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.19%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.06%) Advertising
10 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.66%) Legal
12 3 (0.40%) Law
12 3 (0.40%) Local Government
12 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 545 (72.19%) Developer
2 202 (26.75%) Front-End Developer
3 145 (19.21%) Web Developer
4 135 (17.88%) Designer
5 64 (8.48%) UI Developer
6 62 (8.21%) Web Designer
7 59 (7.81%) Java Developer
7 59 (7.81%) UI Programmer
8 51 (6.75%) Front-End Web Developer
9 40 (5.30%) Python Developer
9 40 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 29 (3.84%) User Experience Designer
11 23 (3.05%) PHP Developer
12 21 (2.78%) Python/Django Developer
13 20 (2.65%) Digital Designer
14 19 (2.52%) Analyst
15 18 (2.38%) UI Designer
16 17 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 14 (1.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (82.91%) HTML
2 548 (72.58%) CSS
3 333 (44.11%) HTML5
4 282 (37.35%) jQuery
5 212 (28.08%) CSS3
6 107 (14.17%) .NET
7 92 (12.19%) Sass
8 79 (10.46%) Web Services
9 72 (9.54%) REST
10 68 (9.01%) XML
11 66 (8.74%) Ajax
12 62 (8.21%) ASP.NET
13 60 (7.95%) XHTML
14 53 (7.02%) AngularJS
15 47 (6.23%) Hibernate
16 40 (5.30%) JSON
17 39 (5.17%) JSP
17 39 (5.17%) JAX-RS
18 38 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (5.03%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.36%) Visualisation
2 43 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (4.90%) Graphic Design
4 36 (4.77%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.97%) Open Source
6 28 (3.71%) W3C
7 27 (3.58%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.32%) Social Media
10 8 (1.06%) iPad
11 7 (0.93%) Psychology
12 5 (0.66%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.53%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.53%) Animation
14 3 (0.40%) Taxonomies
14 3 (0.40%) Web 2.0
14 3 (0.40%) NHS
14 3 (0.40%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 168 (22.25%) Linux
2 160 (21.19%) UNIX
3 121 (16.03%) Mac OS X
4 32 (4.24%) Android
5 27 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.25%) Windows
7 4 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (59.74%) Responsive Web Design
2 209 (27.68%) Web Development
3 116 (15.36%) Configuration Management
4 114 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (9.93%) E-Commerce
5 75 (9.93%) MVC
6 73 (9.67%) TDD
7 55 (7.28%) Scrum
8 54 (7.15%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (6.62%) OO
10 34 (4.50%) Project Management
10 34 (4.50%) Content Management
11 30 (3.97%) BDD
12 27 (3.58%) Unit Testing
13 23 (3.05%) SEO
14 22 (2.91%) Analytics
15 20 (2.65%) Information Architecture
15 20 (2.65%) User Experience Design
16 18 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 467 (61.85%) JavaScript
2 188 (24.90%) Java
3 107 (14.17%) PHP
4 98 (12.98%) SQL
5 77 (10.20%) Python
6 70 (9.27%) C#
7 64 (8.48%) Ruby
8 40 (5.30%) PL/SQL
9 33 (4.37%) Scala
10 13 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.32%) VBScript
12 9 (1.19%) VB
13 8 (1.06%) PHP5
14 6 (0.79%) VBA
15 5 (0.66%) Perl
16 4 (0.53%) C
17 3 (0.40%) XPath
17 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
19 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (9.40%) Degree
2 24 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.13%) ISEB
5 1 (0.13%) CISSP
5 1 (0.13%) CISM
5 1 (0.13%) CEH
5 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.52%) QA
2 14 (1.85%) WCAG
3 10 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.79%) WAI
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) UAG
4 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.79%) Puppet
1 6 (0.79%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.66%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 98 (12.98%) Adobe
2 56 (7.42%) Oracle
3 29 (3.84%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.58%) Sitecore
5 20 (2.65%) Orchard
5 20 (2.65%) Twitter
6 19 (2.52%) JBoss
7 13 (1.72%) Google
8 12 (1.59%) hybris
9 11 (1.46%) VMware
10 6 (0.79%) Facebook
10 6 (0.79%) Zend
10 6 (0.79%) RedDot
11 5 (0.66%) Interwoven
11 5 (0.66%) Akamai
11 5 (0.66%) New Relic
12 4 (0.53%) Open Text
12 4 (0.53%) ATG
13 3 (0.40%) SAP
13 3 (0.40%) Citrix
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