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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Designer
Rank 546 485 475
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 77 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 55
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £256
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £25.00

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 71 £325 +18.18% 46
London -25 20 £312 -4.11% 12
South East +1 16 £375 +66.66% 6
North West -4 14 £238 -13.63% 7
Manchester -7 9 £250 -38.46% 1
Yorkshire -13 6 £475 +167.60% 4
Berkshire +11 5 £400 +100.00% 1
South West -1 5 £475 - 1
Leeds -6 5 £475 -32.14% 1
West Yorkshire -8 5 £475 +8.57% 2
East of England +1 4 £475 +5.55% 8
Cheshire -2 4 £243 -19.16% 3
West Midlands -15 4 £213 -32.00% 3
West Sussex +9 3 £340 +13.33% 1
North East -20 3 £325 +30.00%
Tyne and Wear -25 3 £325 +30.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 3 £325 +30.00%
Northern Ireland - 3 £375 -
County Antrim - 3 £375 -
Belfast - 3 £375 -
City of London +43 2 £325 -8.12% 1
Brighton +19 2 £230 +15.00% 1
East Sussex +8 2 £230 +15.00% 1
Exeter +1 2 £350 -
Scotland -1 2 £250 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £85 -
Devon -4 2 £350 -
Norwich -5 2 £475 -
Norfolk -11 2 £475 -
Suffolk - 2 £475 - 1

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (59.43%) HTML
2 97 (55.43%) CSS
3 88 (50.29%) User Experience
4 67 (38.29%) Photoshop
5 60 (34.29%) Web Design
6 58 (33.14%) JavaScript
7 56 (32.00%) Adobe
8 41 (23.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 40 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (22.29%) HTML5
11 31 (17.71%) CSS3
11 31 (17.71%) jQuery
12 24 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 24 (13.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 23 (13.14%) Marketing
14 21 (12.00%) E-Commerce
15 20 (11.43%) CMS
16 19 (10.86%) Publishing
17 16 (9.14%) Content Management
17 16 (9.14%) Degree
17 16 (9.14%) Graphic Design
18 14 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
19 13 (7.43%) Retail
20 12 (6.86%) Ajax
20 12 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 11 (6.29%) Front End Development
21 11 (6.29%) Web Development
21 11 (6.29%) WordPress
21 11 (6.29%) Legal
22 9 (5.14%) Finance

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (11.43%) CMS
2 11 (6.29%) WordPress
3 5 (2.86%) Drupal
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.71%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) Plone
6 1 (0.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (38.29%) Photoshop
2 41 (23.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (13.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (5.14%) InDesign
5 2 (1.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.57%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) LDAP
2 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.14%) Spotfire
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.57%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (13.14%) Marketing
2 19 (10.86%) Publishing
3 13 (7.43%) Retail
4 11 (6.29%) Legal
5 9 (5.14%) Finance
6 5 (2.86%) Advertising
7 3 (1.71%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.14%) Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) French Language
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (59.43%) HTML
2 97 (55.43%) CSS
3 39 (22.29%) HTML5
4 31 (17.71%) CSS3
4 31 (17.71%) jQuery
5 12 (6.86%) Ajax
5 12 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (4.57%) Web Services
7 7 (4.00%) Sass
7 7 (4.00%) XHTML
8 5 (2.86%) .NET
8 5 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.86%) XML
9 4 (2.29%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.29%) XSLT
10 3 (1.71%) LESS
11 2 (1.14%) Durandal
11 2 (1.14%) Flash
11 2 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 88 (50.29%) User Experience
2 16 (9.14%) Graphic Design
3 7 (4.00%) Social Media
3 7 (4.00%) W3C
4 6 (3.43%) Animation
4 6 (3.43%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.71%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.14%) NHS
8 2 (1.14%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.57%) Derivative
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.57%) Windows
1 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.29%) Web Design
2 40 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 16 (9.14%) Content Management
6 11 (6.29%) Front End Development
6 11 (6.29%) Web Development
7 9 (5.14%) Information Architecture
7 9 (5.14%) Web Application Development
8 7 (4.00%) SOA
9 6 (3.43%) Scrum
9 6 (3.43%) SEO
10 5 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (2.86%) Open Source
10 5 (2.86%) UX Design
10 5 (2.86%) Workflow
11 4 (2.29%) Analytics
11 4 (2.29%) Software Delivery
11 4 (2.29%) Usability Testing
11 4 (2.29%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.43%) PHP
3 5 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (32.00%) Adobe
2 4 (2.29%) Google
2 4 (2.29%) Twitter
3 3 (1.71%) EPiServer
3 3 (1.71%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.57%) ATG
5 1 (0.57%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.57%) Dell
5 1 (0.57%) Demandware
5 1 (0.57%) Elastic Path
5 1 (0.57%) hybris
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
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