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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 252 341 387
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +46
Contract jobs citing Web Design 441 263 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 158 102
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -54.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.75 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+91.78% -54.37%

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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
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 £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 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +75 396 £375 +8.30% 110
London +72 210 £400 +16.78% 28
City of London +41 55 £375 - 12
South East 0 45 £363 +3.57% 15
East of England -11 39 £455 +21.33% 15
Yorkshire +18 29 £295 -1.66% 8
North East -5 28 £375 +53.06% 7
Tyne and Wear -5 28 £375 +53.06% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 27 £375 +53.06% 6
West Yorkshire +14 24 £295 -1.66% 2
Scotland +3 24 £265 -29.33% 6
Leeds +21 23 £295 +31.11% 2
Edinburgh +13 20 £378 +0.66% 4
South West -9 18 £350 +16.66% 11
Essex 0 17 £493 +9.44% 6
North West -3 13 £225 -6.25% 14
West Sussex - 12 £313 - 3
Devon - 10 £375 - 4
Exeter - 10 £375 - 1
Berkshire +9 9 £375 +68.53% 1
East Midlands +9 9 £193 -45.77% 5
Surrey +3 9 £456 +60.79% 4
Gatwick - 9 £356 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -7 8 £493 - 4
Hertfordshire -29 8 £455 +3.40% 1
Norwich -5 7 £350 - 3
Norfolk -6 7 £350 - 3
West Midlands -20 6 £350 +40.00% 7
Wales - 6 £270 - 6
South Wales - 6 £270 - 6

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 668 (84.66%) HTML
2 568 (71.99%) CSS
3 488 (61.85%) JavaScript
4 475 (60.20%) Responsive Web Design
5 320 (40.56%) HTML5
6 282 (35.74%) jQuery
7 240 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
8 238 (30.16%) Web Development
9 217 (27.50%) Java
10 214 (27.12%) CSS3
11 209 (26.49%) Git (software)
12 196 (24.84%) Relational Database
13 191 (24.21%) Linux
14 182 (23.07%) UNIX
15 174 (22.05%) HTTP
16 164 (20.79%) Subversion
17 161 (20.41%) Mac OS X
18 151 (19.14%) Configuration Management
19 150 (19.01%) User Experience
20 133 (16.86%) Photoshop
21 109 (13.81%) .NET
22 100 (12.67%) REST
23 97 (12.29%) PHP
24 89 (11.28%) SQL
24 89 (11.28%) Adobe
25 88 (11.15%) Adobe Illustrator
26 86 (10.90%) Ruby
27 85 (10.77%) Sass
28 83 (10.52%) Python
29 82 (10.39%) XML

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 79 (10.01%) CMS
2 75 (9.51%) Node.js
3 37 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.66%) Apache
5 20 (2.53%) Drupal
6 19 (2.41%) IIS
7 16 (2.03%) Adobe CQ
8 15 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.90%) WordPress
9 13 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (1.39%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.01%) TeamSite
12 7 (0.89%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.63%) lighttpd
14 4 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
14 4 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 133 (16.86%) Photoshop
2 88 (11.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (2.53%) MS Excel
4 18 (2.28%) Fireworks
5 16 (2.03%) MS Office
6 12 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.76%) InDesign
8 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.39%) Magento
2 7 (0.89%) WebTrends
2 7 (0.89%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.63%) Tridion
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) GitHub
2 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 174 (22.05%) HTTP
2 47 (5.96%) Intranet
3 25 (3.17%) Internet
4 9 (1.14%) LDAP
5 2 (0.25%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.13%) SMS
6 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (24.84%) Relational Database
2 71 (9.00%) MongoDB
3 58 (7.35%) Neo4j
4 57 (7.22%) MySQL
5 42 (5.32%) SQL Server
6 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.27%) MariaDB
8 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.76%) Redis
10 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 209 (26.49%) Git (software)
2 164 (20.79%) Subversion
3 30 (3.80%) Grunt
4 27 (3.42%) Jasmine
5 14 (1.77%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.77%) Axure RP
5 14 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.65%) Capybara
7 12 (1.52%) Mocha
7 12 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
8 10 (1.27%) IntelliJ
9 8 (1.01%) Selenium
10 7 (0.89%) Ant
10 7 (0.89%) Maven
10 7 (0.89%) JIRA
10 7 (0.89%) Bower
11 6 (0.76%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.76%) JSUnit
General
1 70 (8.87%) Finance
2 47 (5.96%) Marketing
3 21 (2.66%) Retail
4 20 (2.53%) Publishing
5 18 (2.28%) Banking
6 12 (1.52%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.14%) Games
7 9 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.14%) Advertising
8 5 (0.63%) Legal
9 3 (0.38%) Law
9 3 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.25%) Local Government
10 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Automotive
10 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 585 (74.14%) Developer
2 211 (26.74%) Front-End Developer
3 145 (18.38%) Web Developer
4 128 (16.22%) Designer
5 85 (10.77%) Java Developer
6 70 (8.87%) Web Designer
7 69 (8.75%) Senior Developer
8 68 (8.62%) UI Developer
9 64 (8.11%) UI Programmer
10 55 (6.97%) Front-End Web Developer
11 25 (3.17%) Python Developer
12 22 (2.79%) User Experience Designer
12 22 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (2.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 18 (2.28%) Digital Designer
14 18 (2.28%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.28%) Analyst
14 18 (2.28%) PHP Developer
14 18 (2.28%) Python/Django Developer
15 16 (2.03%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (84.66%) HTML
2 568 (71.99%) CSS
3 320 (40.56%) HTML5
4 282 (35.74%) jQuery
5 214 (27.12%) CSS3
6 109 (13.81%) .NET
7 100 (12.67%) REST
8 85 (10.77%) Sass
9 82 (10.39%) XML
10 76 (9.63%) Ajax
11 72 (9.13%) Web Services
12 71 (9.00%) Hibernate
13 66 (8.37%) ASP.NET
13 66 (8.37%) AngularJS
14 61 (7.73%) JAX-RS
15 58 (7.35%) XHTML
16 44 (5.58%) JSON
17 43 (5.45%) Backbone.js
18 40 (5.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (4.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (19.01%) User Experience
2 69 (8.75%) Visualisation
3 47 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.82%) Open Source
5 34 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (4.06%) Graphic Design
7 30 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 25 (3.17%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.66%) W3C
10 11 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.27%) iPad
11 10 (1.27%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.01%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.76%) Social Media
14 5 (0.63%) Kindle
15 4 (0.51%) Data Integration
16 3 (0.38%) NHS
16 3 (0.38%) Taxonomies
16 3 (0.38%) Animation
16 3 (0.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 191 (24.21%) Linux
2 182 (23.07%) UNIX
3 161 (20.41%) Mac OS X
4 28 (3.55%) Android
5 21 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.03%) Windows
7 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (60.20%) Responsive Web Design
2 240 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (30.16%) Web Development
4 151 (19.14%) Configuration Management
5 81 (10.27%) TDD
6 75 (9.51%) MVC
7 68 (8.62%) Scrum
8 57 (7.22%) E-Commerce
9 51 (6.46%) OO
10 45 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (4.69%) Content Management
12 33 (4.18%) Project Management
13 30 (3.80%) BDD
14 27 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (3.42%) SEO
15 26 (3.30%) Unit Testing
16 24 (3.04%) Web Accessibility
17 19 (2.41%) Usability Testing
18 18 (2.28%) Information Architecture
18 18 (2.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 488 (61.85%) JavaScript
2 217 (27.50%) Java
3 97 (12.29%) PHP
4 89 (11.28%) SQL
5 86 (10.90%) Ruby
6 83 (10.52%) Python
7 76 (9.63%) C#
8 46 (5.83%) Scala
9 33 (4.18%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.03%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.39%) VBScript
12 10 (1.27%) VB
13 7 (0.89%) VBA
13 7 (0.89%) Perl
13 7 (0.89%) PHP5
14 5 (0.63%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.51%) C
16 3 (0.38%) XPath
17 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (9.51%) Degree
2 29 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) CISSP
4 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.13%) CISM
4 1 (0.13%) CEH
4 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.66%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) WCAG
3 10 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.63%) WAI
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.25%) UAG
4 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.27%) Graylog2
2 6 (0.76%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 89 (11.28%) Adobe
2 44 (5.58%) Oracle
3 29 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 28 (3.55%) JBoss
5 22 (2.79%) Sitecore
5 22 (2.79%) Twitter
6 16 (2.03%) Orchard
6 16 (2.03%) VMware
7 14 (1.77%) Google
8 11 (1.39%) hybris
9 10 (1.27%) New Relic
9 10 (1.27%) Akamai
10 7 (0.89%) Zend
10 7 (0.89%) Facebook
11 6 (0.76%) RedDot
12 5 (0.63%) Interwoven
13 4 (0.51%) Open Text
14 3 (0.38%) Citrix
14 3 (0.38%) ATG
15 2 (0.25%) SAP
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
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