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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Design
Rank 267 317 367
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +50
Contract jobs citing Web Design 411 278 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 172 100
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £466 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.44% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% +106.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £10.93 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.00 £24.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £30.29 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +116.35%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 350 £375 +7.14% 150
London +27 144 £425 +13.33% 45
North West +9 50 £350 - 26
Scotland +20 42 £338 +8.00% 2
City of London +19 41 £425 +9.67% 16
Yorkshire +16 38 £400 +60.00% 10
West Yorkshire +9 34 £400 +60.00% 6
Leeds +10 33 £400 +60.00% 5
East of England +3 33 £450 +2.85% 15
Manchester -5 28 £350 - 19
South East -42 27 £288 -11.53% 33
Edinburgh -1 21 £281 -10.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -11 18 £370 -22.91% 1
North East -12 18 £370 -22.91% 1
Glasgow +7 17 £413 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 17 £361 -24.83% 1
East Midlands +8 16 £300 - 2
Essex +3 16 £475 - 2
South West -20 14 £325 - 12
West Midlands +4 12 £325 +85.71% 6
Oxfordshire -9 11 £225 - 12
Southend-on-Sea 0 10 £475 -
Cardiff -1 10 £420 -1.17%
South Wales -6 10 £420 -1.17%
Lancashire -13 10 £375 - 4
Wales -14 10 £420 -1.17%
Cheshire +10 9 £300 -22.07% 3
Hertfordshire +3 7 £356 -19.71% 3
Chester +15 6 £300 -
Nottinghamshire +2 6 - -

Web Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 703 (82.90%) HTML
2 562 (66.27%) CSS
3 501 (59.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 480 (56.60%) JavaScript
5 322 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
6 316 (37.26%) HTML5
7 266 (31.37%) jQuery
8 253 (29.83%) Java
9 252 (29.72%) CSS3
10 227 (26.77%) Web Development
11 219 (25.83%) HTTP
12 208 (24.53%) Git (software)
13 193 (22.76%) Linux
14 185 (21.82%) Relational Database
15 172 (20.28%) UNIX
15 172 (20.28%) Mac OS X
16 168 (19.81%) User Experience
17 162 (19.10%) REST
18 150 (17.69%) Configuration Management
19 142 (16.75%) Subversion
20 127 (14.98%) Photoshop
21 123 (14.50%) XML
21 123 (14.50%) TDD
22 114 (13.44%) .NET
23 109 (12.85%) MongoDB
23 109 (12.85%) AngularJS
24 106 (12.50%) MVC
25 105 (12.38%) Hibernate
26 100 (11.79%) JAX-RS
27 96 (11.32%) Neo4j

Web Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (8.61%) CMS
1 73 (8.61%) Node.js
2 40 (4.72%) JBoss
3 26 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.83%) Apache
5 17 (2.00%) WordPress
6 16 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
6 16 (1.89%) IIS
6 16 (1.89%) Drupal
7 15 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.06%) lighttpd
11 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.59%) TeamSite
14 4 (0.47%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 127 (14.98%) Photoshop
2 80 (9.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (2.83%) MS Excel
4 21 (2.48%) MS Office
5 20 (2.36%) Fireworks
6 14 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (1.53%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.47%) InDesign
9 2 (0.24%) Maya
9 2 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.24%) Quicktime
9 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Magento
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.59%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.47%) Tridion
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.24%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.47%) SaaS
1 4 (0.47%) GitHub
1 4 (0.47%) OpenShift
2 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Heroku
3 1 (0.12%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 219 (25.83%) HTTP
2 37 (4.36%) Intranet
3 27 (3.18%) Internet
4 19 (2.24%) LDAP
5 17 (2.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.35%) ATM
7 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 2 (0.24%) NAS
8 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (21.82%) Relational Database
2 109 (12.85%) MongoDB
3 96 (11.32%) Neo4j
4 57 (6.72%) MySQL
5 51 (6.01%) SQL Server
6 20 (2.36%) MariaDB
7 19 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.83%) SQLite
13 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.59%) Redis
14 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 208 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 142 (16.75%) Subversion
3 32 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 32 (3.77%) Grunt
4 29 (3.42%) Jasmine
5 18 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.12%) Maven
6 17 (2.00%) JIRA
6 17 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 15 (1.77%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.77%) Capybara
8 14 (1.65%) Axure RP
8 14 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
8 14 (1.65%) Mockito
9 13 (1.53%) Ant
10 12 (1.42%) IntelliJ
10 12 (1.42%) Xcode
11 9 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.83%) Bower
General
1 61 (7.19%) Finance
2 55 (6.49%) Marketing
3 24 (2.83%) Retail
4 19 (2.24%) Banking
5 13 (1.53%) Publishing
6 10 (1.18%) Multimedia
6 10 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.83%) Advertising
8 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.35%) Law
9 3 (0.35%) Electronics
9 3 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.24%) Front Office
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
10 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Games
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 627 (73.94%) Developer
2 189 (22.29%) Front-End Developer
3 142 (16.75%) Java Developer
4 124 (14.62%) Designer
5 116 (13.68%) Web Developer
6 113 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 74 (8.73%) UI Developer
8 73 (8.61%) Web Designer
9 72 (8.49%) UI Programmer
10 38 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
11 35 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 26 (3.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 25 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 24 (2.83%) PHP Developer
15 23 (2.71%) Architect
16 21 (2.48%) Senior UI Developer
16 21 (2.48%) UX Designer
17 16 (1.89%) Project Manager
17 16 (1.89%) .NET Developer
18 15 (1.77%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (82.90%) HTML
2 562 (66.27%) CSS
3 316 (37.26%) HTML5
4 266 (31.37%) jQuery
5 252 (29.72%) CSS3
6 162 (19.10%) REST
7 123 (14.50%) XML
8 114 (13.44%) .NET
9 109 (12.85%) AngularJS
10 105 (12.38%) Hibernate
11 100 (11.79%) JAX-RS
12 95 (11.20%) Web Services
13 84 (9.91%) Ajax
14 79 (9.32%) Sass
15 66 (7.78%) XHTML
15 66 (7.78%) ASP.NET
16 64 (7.55%) JSON
16 64 (7.55%) Backbone.js
17 50 (5.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 45 (5.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 168 (19.81%) User Experience
2 73 (8.61%) Visualisation
3 52 (6.13%) Mobile App
4 45 (5.31%) Open Source
5 39 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.89%) Computer Science
7 31 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (3.54%) Graphic Design
9 19 (2.24%) W3C
10 18 (2.12%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.00%) iPad
11 17 (2.00%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.65%) Social Media
13 13 (1.53%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.83%) iPhone
14 7 (0.83%) Psychology
15 6 (0.71%) Animation
15 6 (0.71%) NHS
16 5 (0.59%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 193 (22.76%) Linux
2 172 (20.28%) UNIX
2 172 (20.28%) Mac OS X
3 43 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.77%) Android
5 28 (3.30%) Windows
6 8 (0.94%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (59.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 322 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (26.77%) Web Development
4 150 (17.69%) Configuration Management
5 123 (14.50%) TDD
6 106 (12.50%) MVC
7 80 (9.43%) Scrum
8 76 (8.96%) E-Commerce
9 73 (8.61%) OO
10 62 (7.31%) BDD
11 45 (5.31%) Mentoring
12 40 (4.72%) Content Management
13 35 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (3.42%) iOS Development
15 28 (3.30%) Unit Testing
15 28 (3.30%) SEO
16 27 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (2.95%) Web Accessibility
17 25 (2.95%) Project Management
18 22 (2.59%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 480 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 253 (29.83%) Java
3 94 (11.08%) Ruby
4 90 (10.61%) SQL
5 79 (9.32%) C#
6 76 (8.96%) Python
7 70 (8.25%) PHP
8 48 (5.66%) Scala
9 30 (3.54%) PL/SQL
10 28 (3.30%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.12%) VBScript
12 17 (2.00%) VBA
13 14 (1.65%) VB
14 12 (1.42%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.30%) XPath
16 9 (1.06%) Perl
17 8 (0.94%) C++
18 4 (0.47%) C
18 4 (0.47%) R
19 2 (0.24%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 75 (8.84%) Degree
2 32 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.12%) MCSD
4 1 (0.12%) ISEB
4 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.83%) QA
2 8 (0.94%) WCAG
3 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.71%) Docker
3 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.24%) UAG
4 2 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.42%) Graylog2
2 5 (0.59%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.47%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 72 (8.49%) Adobe
2 36 (4.25%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.01%) Oracle
4 19 (2.24%) Twitter
5 17 (2.00%) Google
6 16 (1.89%) Orchard
7 15 (1.77%) VMware
8 13 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.42%) Akamai
9 12 (1.42%) New Relic
10 8 (0.94%) hybris
11 7 (0.83%) Facebook
12 6 (0.71%) Alterian
13 4 (0.47%) Tableau
13 4 (0.47%) SAP
13 4 (0.47%) Apple
13 4 (0.47%) Kony
14 3 (0.35%) ForgeRock
14 3 (0.35%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.35%) Citrix
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