The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Web Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Designer
Rank 584 554 496
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 59 87 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 76
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £113 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £520 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Web Designer in the job title.

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Designer within the UK.

Web Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Web Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Designer within the UK.

Web Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Designer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 59 £300 -7.69% 42
London +14 22 £300 -14.28% 14
South East -1 13 £300 -20.00% 7
South West -4 9 £195 -59.79% 5
Devon -2 8 £250 -48.55% 1
North West -10 8 £300 +56.86% 4
West Sussex - 6 £300 -
Worthing - 6 £300 -
Exeter -1 5 £315 -21.25% 1
Manchester -11 5 £250 +132.55%
West Midlands -25 4 £338 +38.46% 2
West Yorkshire -2 3 £356 +11.32% 2
Hampshire -8 3 £288 -28.12% 3
Berkshire -10 3 - -
Yorkshire -12 3 £356 +11.32% 7
Barnstaple - 3 £195 -
Cheshire -5 2 £338 +22.72% 1
Chester -6 2 £338 +22.72% 1
Leeds -15 2 £375 +17.18% 1
Telford - 2 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £290 -
Reading - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £350 -
City of London +39 1 £338 +58.82% 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £215 +86.95% 1
Birmingham -6 1 £325 +15.55%
Basingstoke -15 1 - -
Colne - 1 £275 - 2
Stockport - 1 £250 -
Tamworth - 1 £215 -

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Web Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Web Designer in the job title.

1 90 (70.87%) HTML
2 85 (66.93%) CSS
3 73 (57.48%) User Experience
4 51 (40.16%) Web Design
5 48 (37.80%) Photoshop
6 44 (34.65%) JavaScript
6 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (29.92%) HTML5
8 34 (26.77%) Adobe Illustrator
9 30 (23.62%) Adobe
10 28 (22.05%) Wireframes
11 27 (21.26%) CSS3
12 25 (19.69%) Web Development
13 24 (18.90%) jQuery
13 24 (18.90%) Prototyping
14 22 (17.32%) Front End Development
15 21 (16.54%) Degree
16 19 (14.96%) CMS
17 18 (14.17%) Marketing
17 18 (14.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 17 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
19 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
19 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
20 12 (9.45%) Finance
20 12 (9.45%) Information Architecture
21 11 (8.66%) Fireworks
22 10 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 9 (7.09%) Mobile App
23 9 (7.09%) Graphic Design
23 9 (7.09%) Content Management

Web Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.96%) CMS
2 6 (4.72%) WordPress
3 4 (3.15%) Drupal
4 2 (1.57%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.57%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) concrete5
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (37.80%) Photoshop
2 34 (26.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (14.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (8.66%) Fireworks
5 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
6 7 (5.51%) MS Office
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.57%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.57%) InfoPath
8 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.79%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) SAP hybris
2 2 (1.57%) Shopify
3 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.79%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Intranet
2 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (3.94%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 18 (14.17%) Marketing
2 12 (9.45%) Finance
3 9 (7.09%) Publishing
4 6 (4.72%) Legal
5 5 (3.94%) Retail
6 4 (3.15%) Games
7 3 (2.36%) Advertising
8 2 (1.57%) Banking
9 1 (0.79%) French Language
9 1 (0.79%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (70.87%) HTML
2 85 (66.93%) CSS
3 38 (29.92%) HTML5
4 27 (21.26%) CSS3
5 24 (18.90%) jQuery
6 10 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (4.72%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.15%) Ajax
8 4 (3.15%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.15%) Flash
9 3 (2.36%) .NET
9 3 (2.36%) Sass
9 3 (2.36%) XHTML
10 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.57%) Durandal
10 2 (1.57%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.57%) LESS
10 2 (1.57%) React
10 2 (1.57%) Web Services
10 2 (1.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (57.48%) User Experience
2 9 (7.09%) Graphic Design
2 9 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.94%) Social Media
4 4 (3.15%) NHS
5 3 (2.36%) Animation
5 3 (2.36%) Derivative
5 3 (2.36%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.36%) Statistics
5 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.57%) Blog
6 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.57%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.57%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.57%) W3C
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Life Science
7 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.16%) Web Design
2 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.05%) Wireframes
4 25 (19.69%) Web Development
5 24 (18.90%) Prototyping
6 22 (17.32%) Front End Development
7 17 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.45%) Information Architecture
10 9 (7.09%) Content Management
10 9 (7.09%) CRM
11 8 (6.30%) Mobile First
12 7 (5.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 7 (5.51%) Rapid Prototyping
12 7 (5.51%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.72%) SEO
13 6 (4.72%) UX Design
13 6 (4.72%) Workflow
14 5 (3.94%) Analytics
14 5 (3.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.65%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.51%) PHP
3 3 (2.36%) Java
4 2 (1.57%) C#
4 2 (1.57%) SQL
5 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.57%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) Adobe
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.36%) Twitter
4 2 (1.57%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.57%) hybris
4 2 (1.57%) SAP
4 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.79%) Google
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