The first table below looks at the demand for the Web Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 526 462 404
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 77 90 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 112
Average daily rate £300 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.88% +0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £111 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £346 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -46.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £84.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -50.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Web Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Designer
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 Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -49 71 £288 +15.00% 71
London -42 22 £310 +15.24% 19
South West 0 17 £230 +15.00% 5
South East -25 16 £263 -0.47% 15
Wiltshire - 13 £225 -
Swindon - 12 £225 -
Hampshire +6 9 £263 +61.53% 3
Yorkshire -18 7 £213 -16.66% 5
North West -22 7 £175 -33.33% 13
Berkshire -21 6 - - 3
Basingstoke +19 5 - -
City of London -9 5 £378 +7.85% 2
Manchester -16 4 £175 - 8
Newbury - 4 - -
South Yorkshire +5 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -18 3 £213 -19.04% 1
Leeds -20 3 £213 -19.04% 1
Devon -7 2 £190 -5.00% 1
South Wales -13 2 £363 +15.07% 2
Wales -21 2 £363 +15.07% 2
Newport - 2 £363 -
Glasgow +9 1 - -
Sheffield -3 1 - - 1
Cheshire -7 1 £425 - 2
Scotland -10 1 - - 1
Bristol -13 1 £235 +17.50% 2
Reading -15 1 - -
Lancashire -22 1 £175 -33.33% 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 3

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Designer in their job title 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 with Web Designer in their job title.

1 128 (75.74%) HTML
2 126 (74.56%) CSS
3 88 (52.07%) JavaScript
4 85 (50.30%) Photoshop
5 61 (36.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 54 (31.95%) jQuery
7 50 (29.59%) HTML5
8 43 (25.44%) Web Design
9 40 (23.67%) Adobe
10 39 (23.08%) CSS3
11 35 (20.71%) Graphic Design
12 30 (17.75%) Ajax
13 29 (17.16%) Marketing
14 28 (16.57%) XHTML
15 26 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 23 (13.61%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (11.83%) Flash
17 20 (11.83%) W3C
18 15 (8.88%) Legal
18 15 (8.88%) Usability Testing
18 15 (8.88%) Web Accessibility
19 14 (8.28%) Retail
20 13 (7.69%) Web Development
20 13 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
20 13 (7.69%) Fireworks
20 13 (7.69%) .NET
21 12 (7.10%) PHP
21 12 (7.10%) Degree
22 11 (6.51%) CMS
23 10 (5.92%) Advertising

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Designer in their job title 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 with Web Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.51%) CMS
2 3 (1.78%) WordPress
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Drupal
3 1 (0.59%) Confluence
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (50.30%) Photoshop
2 61 (36.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (7.69%) Fireworks
4 7 (4.14%) InDesign
5 5 (2.96%) QuarkXPress
5 5 (2.96%) Quicktime
6 4 (2.37%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.78%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Intranet
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) FTP
3 2 (1.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.14%) MySQL
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) KDB
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (3.55%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.37%) MSBuild
3 4 (2.37%) NUnit
4 1 (0.59%) MSI
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) WiX
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 29 (17.16%) Marketing
2 15 (8.88%) Legal
3 14 (8.28%) Retail
4 10 (5.92%) Advertising
4 10 (5.92%) Finance
5 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.37%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (75.74%) HTML
2 126 (74.56%) CSS
3 54 (31.95%) jQuery
4 50 (29.59%) HTML5
5 39 (23.08%) CSS3
6 30 (17.75%) Ajax
7 28 (16.57%) XHTML
8 20 (11.83%) Flash
9 13 (7.69%) .NET
10 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (4.14%) XML
13 5 (2.96%) DHTML
13 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.37%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (2.37%) WCF
15 3 (1.78%) Sass
16 2 (1.18%) Velocity
16 2 (1.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.71%) Graphic Design
2 20 (11.83%) W3C
3 5 (2.96%) Web 2.0
3 5 (2.96%) Smartphone
3 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.37%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.78%) Social Media
6 2 (1.18%) FMCG
6 2 (1.18%) iPhone
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) IPTV
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.59%) Animation
7 1 (0.59%) Biology
7 1 (0.59%) Psychology
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.18%) Android
2 2 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.44%) Web Design
2 26 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 23 (13.61%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (8.88%) Usability Testing
4 15 (8.88%) Web Accessibility
5 13 (7.69%) Web Development
6 10 (5.92%) Content Management
6 10 (5.92%) Information Architecture
7 6 (3.55%) MVC
8 4 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.37%) Multithreading
8 4 (2.37%) SEO
8 4 (2.37%) Service Management
9 3 (1.78%) UML
9 3 (1.78%) OOP
9 3 (1.78%) Analytics
9 3 (1.78%) User Stories
9 3 (1.78%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (1.78%) Time Management
10 2 (1.18%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 88 (52.07%) JavaScript
2 12 (7.10%) PHP
3 8 (4.73%) C#
4 7 (4.14%) Java
5 3 (1.78%) SQL
6 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.18%) C++
6 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.59%) Python
7 1 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) WAI
2 3 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (23.67%) Adobe
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.55%) Apple
3 3 (1.78%) HP
4 2 (1.18%) Orchard
5 1 (0.59%) Mercator
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle
5 1 (0.59%) Zend
5 1 (0.59%) ATG
5 1 (0.59%) Facebook
5 1 (0.59%) Twitter
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