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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Designer
Rank 584 550 469
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 67 96 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 93
Median daily rate £304 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £120 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £493 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- -18.32%

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 29 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 28 July 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 -43 67 £304 -5.00% 33
London +24 45 £300 -14.28% 11
Devon +6 7 £310 -36.18%
South West -3 7 £310 -36.18%
Exeter +8 6 £315 -21.25%
North West +6 5 £325 -31.57% 6
South East -11 5 £250 -28.57% 8
Manchester 0 3 £250 - 3
Berkshire -3 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -14 3 £375 +20.96% 1
Yorkshire -15 3 £375 +20.96% 1
City of London +47 2 £300 -14.28%
Cheshire +1 2 £338 -28.94% 1
Leeds -19 2 £375 +17.18% 1
West Midlands -39 2 £525 +110.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £290 - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
Chester - 2 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £250 +8.10%
Coventry -13 1 £700 +522.22%
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £350 -
Barnstaple - 1 £195 -
Stockport - 1 £250 -
Hounslow - 1 £350 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Westminster - 1 - -

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 89 (66.42%) HTML
2 86 (64.18%) CSS
3 83 (61.94%) User Experience
4 50 (37.31%) Web Design
5 49 (36.57%) Photoshop
6 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (29.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 37 (27.61%) JavaScript
9 33 (24.63%) HTML5
10 32 (23.88%) Adobe
11 29 (21.64%) jQuery
12 28 (20.90%) Wireframes
13 27 (20.15%) Prototyping
13 27 (20.15%) Web Development
14 25 (18.66%) CMS
15 23 (17.16%) CSS3
16 22 (16.42%) Degree
17 21 (15.67%) Marketing
17 21 (15.67%) Front End Development
18 18 (13.43%) Publishing
19 17 (12.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 15 (11.19%) Responsive Web Design
20 15 (11.19%) Finance
21 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
21 14 (10.45%) PHP
22 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
22 12 (8.96%) Information Architecture
23 11 (8.21%) Fireworks
24 10 (7.46%) Mobile First
25 9 (6.72%) Analytics

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 25 (18.66%) CMS
2 7 (5.22%) WordPress
3 4 (2.99%) Drupal
4 2 (1.49%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.75%) concrete5
5 1 (0.75%) Marvel
5 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (36.57%) Photoshop
2 39 (29.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (12.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (8.21%) Fireworks
5 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
6 7 (5.22%) MS Office
7 3 (2.24%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.49%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.49%) InfoPath
8 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.75%) Flinto
9 1 (0.75%) InDesign
9 1 (0.75%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) SAP hybris
2 2 (1.49%) Shopify
3 1 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) Intranet
2 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) FTP
3 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (3.73%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 21 (15.67%) Marketing
2 18 (13.43%) Publishing
3 15 (11.19%) Finance
4 9 (6.72%) Legal
5 8 (5.97%) Games
6 6 (4.48%) Retail
7 5 (3.73%) Advertising
7 5 (3.73%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (66.42%) HTML
2 86 (64.18%) CSS
3 33 (24.63%) HTML5
4 29 (21.64%) jQuery
5 23 (17.16%) CSS3
6 5 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.24%) Ajax
7 3 (2.24%) Flash
8 2 (1.49%) .NET
8 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.49%) Sass
8 2 (1.49%) XHTML
9 1 (0.75%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.75%) Durandal
9 1 (0.75%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.75%) LESS
9 1 (0.75%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 83 (61.94%) User Experience
2 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.97%) Graphic Design
4 7 (5.22%) Social Media
5 5 (3.73%) Animation
5 5 (3.73%) Statistics
6 3 (2.24%) Derivative
6 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.49%) Blog
7 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.49%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.49%) NHS
7 2 (1.49%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.49%) W3C
8 1 (0.75%) Equities
8 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.31%) Web Design
2 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.90%) Wireframes
4 27 (20.15%) Prototyping
4 27 (20.15%) Web Development
5 21 (15.67%) Front End Development
6 15 (11.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (8.96%) Information Architecture
8 10 (7.46%) Mobile First
9 9 (6.72%) Analytics
9 9 (6.72%) CRM
9 9 (6.72%) Customer Insight
9 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.72%) SEO
10 8 (5.97%) Content Management
10 8 (5.97%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (5.22%) Infographics
11 7 (5.22%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.22%) Web Application Development
12 6 (4.48%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.61%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.45%) PHP
3 3 (2.24%) SQL
4 2 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (16.42%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) WCAG
2 3 (2.24%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Adobe
2 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (1.49%) hybris
4 2 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.75%) Twitter
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