The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 488 465 460
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 113 105 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 61 62
Average daily rate
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£285 £273 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% +15.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £118 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £235
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £37.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £37.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-73.33% +212.50%

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
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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
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 30 October 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 -23 112 £285 +3.63% 46
London -10 41 £266 -3.18% 6
Yorkshire +2 18 £250 -16.66% 3
South West -25 17 £350 +150.00% 4
Leeds +2 14 £200 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -2 14 £200 -11.11% 1
South East -26 13 £325 +62.50% 11
City of London +18 11 £263 -4.54% 2
East Midlands +11 10 £225 +12.50% 4
East of England -22 8 £300 +41.17% 4
Wiltshire - 7 £450 -
Devon - 6 £350 - 2
Norfolk 0 5 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -15 5 £325 - 2
North Yorkshire +2 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £330 -2.22% 4
North West -17 4 £199 +98.75% 10
York - 4 £350 -
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £263 +50.00%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £195 - 3
Manchester - 3 £250 - 8
Nottingham - 3 £195 -
Leicester +13 2 £225 -25.00%
Leicestershire +9 2 £225 +12.50% 1
Milton Keynes -11 2 £330 -2.22% 1
Bristol -21 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £325 -
Berkshire +5 1 £165 +46.66% 2
West Midlands -10 1 £220 +120.00% 3
Hampshire -22 1 £425 -4.22% 1

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 198 (78.88%) HTML
2 187 (74.50%) CSS
3 143 (56.97%) Photoshop
4 125 (49.80%) JavaScript
5 92 (36.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 85 (33.86%) Adobe
6 85 (33.86%) User Experience
7 77 (30.68%) jQuery
8 75 (29.88%) HTML5
9 72 (28.69%) Web Design
10 50 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (19.12%) Flash
11 48 (19.12%) XHTML
11 48 (19.12%) Marketing
12 44 (17.53%) CSS3
12 44 (17.53%) Dreamweaver
13 41 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (15.54%) E-Commerce
15 28 (11.16%) Ajax
15 28 (11.16%) Degree
16 25 (9.96%) Fireworks
16 25 (9.96%) .NET
17 24 (9.56%) Graphic Design
17 24 (9.56%) Web Development
18 23 (9.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 20 (7.97%) Web Accessibility
20 19 (7.57%) CMS
21 18 (7.17%) Content Management
21 18 (7.17%) Mobile App
22 17 (6.77%) Online Marketing

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 19 (7.57%) CMS
2 7 (2.79%) Drupal
3 6 (2.39%) WordPress
4 5 (1.99%) Apache
5 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 143 (56.97%) Photoshop
2 92 (36.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (9.96%) Fireworks
4 23 (9.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (6.37%) InDesign
6 11 (4.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.20%) MS Office
8 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.40%) Summit
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.79%) Internet
2 6 (2.39%) Intranet
3 3 (1.20%) Extranet
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.80%) MySQL
2 2 (0.80%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 44 (17.53%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (3.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (2.79%) Axure RP
4 6 (2.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.99%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.80%) Firebug
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.40%) Grunt
7 1 (0.40%) Bower
General
1 48 (19.12%) Marketing
2 17 (6.77%) Finance
3 15 (5.98%) Retail
4 12 (4.78%) Advertising
5 11 (4.38%) Publishing
6 8 (3.19%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.79%) Legal
8 6 (2.39%) Games
9 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.20%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.80%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.40%) Front Office
12 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (78.88%) HTML
2 187 (74.50%) CSS
3 77 (30.68%) jQuery
4 75 (29.88%) HTML5
5 48 (19.12%) Flash
5 48 (19.12%) XHTML
6 44 (17.53%) CSS3
7 28 (11.16%) Ajax
8 25 (9.96%) .NET
9 13 (5.18%) Sass
10 12 (4.78%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.19%) XML
12 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET
13 6 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.99%) LESS
14 5 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (1.99%) Leaflet
15 4 (1.59%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.59%) JSP
16 3 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 85 (33.86%) User Experience
2 24 (9.56%) Graphic Design
3 18 (7.17%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.18%) W3C
5 7 (2.79%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.39%) Social Media
6 6 (2.39%) Animation
7 5 (1.99%) Open Source
7 5 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.20%) Photography
8 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.20%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.80%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.80%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.80%) PKI
9 2 (0.80%) STB
10 1 (0.40%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.19%) Android
2 6 (2.39%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.39%) Linux
3 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
3 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) UNIX
4 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (28.69%) Web Design
2 50 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 39 (15.54%) E-Commerce
5 24 (9.56%) Web Development
6 20 (7.97%) Web Accessibility
7 18 (7.17%) Content Management
8 17 (6.77%) Online Marketing
9 15 (5.98%) Usability Testing
10 13 (5.18%) Scrum
11 12 (4.78%) Information Architecture
12 10 (3.98%) SEO
13 9 (3.59%) Analytics
14 7 (2.79%) B2B
14 7 (2.79%) Web Analytics
14 7 (2.79%) User Stories
15 6 (2.39%) Migration
16 5 (1.99%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (1.99%) Web Usability
16 5 (1.99%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 125 (49.80%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.79%) PHP
3 6 (2.39%) C#
4 5 (1.99%) Java
5 3 (1.20%) ActionScript
6 2 (0.80%) C
7 1 (0.40%) SQL
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (11.16%) Degree
2 15 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) WAI
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
3 1 (0.40%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 85 (33.86%) Adobe
2 5 (1.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.99%) Orchard
3 4 (1.59%) Unica
3 4 (1.59%) Google
4 3 (1.20%) Apple
5 2 (0.80%) ExactTarget
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.40%) BT
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.40%) webMethods
6 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.40%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.40%) HP
6 1 (0.40%) Software AG
6 1 (0.40%) IBM
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.40%) Facebook
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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