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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 537 491 448
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 76 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 46
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £174 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £14.98
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +56.92%

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -41 73 £275 -8.33% 50
London +11 29 £350 +12.90% 11
South East -14 12 £191 -21.61% 10
South West 0 10 £400 +77.77% 1
Devon +2 9 £400 +110.52%
Exeter +2 8 £400 +110.52%
West Yorkshire -17 8 £280 +53.42% 4
Yorkshire -33 8 £280 -6.66% 4
Berkshire -1 6 £133 -55.90%
Leeds -16 6 £323 +76.71% 4
West Midlands -6 5 £244 -2.50% 7
North West -23 5 £191 +3.37% 11
Manchester -5 3 £108 - 6
Bracknell - 3 £133 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - - 5
City of London -7 2 £199 -47.69% 1
Birmingham - 2 £281 -
Staffordshire - 2 £115 - 3
Cheshire - 2 £275 - 2
Hampshire - 2 - - 3
Surrey +4 1 £450 +140.00%
Scotland -3 1 - -
Wales -9 1 - -
North East -10 1 £200 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £338 - 1

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 125 (82.24%) HTML
2 123 (80.92%) CSS
3 89 (58.55%) Photoshop
4 64 (42.11%) User Experience
5 62 (40.79%) JavaScript
6 61 (40.13%) Web Design
7 57 (37.50%) HTML5
8 56 (36.84%) Adobe Illustrator
9 51 (33.55%) Adobe
10 45 (29.61%) CSS3
11 41 (26.97%) jQuery
12 33 (21.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 30 (19.74%) Web Development
14 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (18.42%) Graphic Design
15 22 (14.47%) Information Architecture
16 21 (13.82%) Fireworks
16 21 (13.82%) Dreamweaver
17 20 (13.16%) Marketing
18 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
18 16 (10.53%) InDesign
18 16 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 15 (9.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (9.21%) Finance
20 14 (9.21%) Flash
20 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
21 13 (8.55%) Usability Testing
21 13 (8.55%) Sass
22 11 (7.24%) Retail
22 11 (7.24%) PHP

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (6.58%) WordPress
2 8 (5.26%) CMS
3 7 (4.61%) Drupal
4 5 (3.29%) Moodle
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) FileNet
6 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (58.55%) Photoshop
2 56 (36.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (13.82%) Fireworks
4 16 (10.53%) InDesign
4 16 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.63%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (2.63%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Magento
2 2 (1.32%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Intranet
1 2 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.63%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.66%) Grunt
5 1 (0.66%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.66%) Bower
5 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 20 (13.16%) Marketing
2 14 (9.21%) Finance
3 11 (7.24%) Retail
4 9 (5.92%) Advertising
5 7 (4.61%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.29%) Publishing
7 3 (1.97%) Games
7 3 (1.97%) Banking
7 3 (1.97%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (82.24%) HTML
2 123 (80.92%) CSS
3 57 (37.50%) HTML5
4 45 (29.61%) CSS3
5 41 (26.97%) jQuery
6 15 (9.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (9.21%) Flash
8 13 (8.55%) Sass
9 8 (5.26%) XML
10 7 (4.61%) DHTML
10 7 (4.61%) JSON
11 6 (3.95%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.29%) XHTML
13 2 (1.32%) .NET
13 2 (1.32%) Apache Flex
13 2 (1.32%) Ajax
13 2 (1.32%) LESS
14 1 (0.66%) Kendo UI
14 1 (0.66%) Laravel
14 1 (0.66%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (42.11%) User Experience
2 28 (18.42%) Graphic Design
3 8 (5.26%) Human Factors
4 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.61%) Video Editing
5 6 (3.95%) Photography
6 5 (3.29%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.63%) W3C
8 2 (1.32%) Animation
8 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.66%) Blog
9 1 (0.66%) RIA
9 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.66%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.66%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.66%) BBC
9 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.13%) Web Design
2 33 (21.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (19.74%) Web Development
4 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.47%) Information Architecture
6 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.55%) Usability Testing
8 10 (6.58%) Content Management
9 5 (3.29%) Analytics
10 4 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (2.63%) SEO
11 3 (1.97%) Scrum
11 3 (1.97%) UX Design
11 3 (1.97%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (1.32%) Rapid Prototyping
12 2 (1.32%) Web Application Development
12 2 (1.32%) ETL
12 2 (1.32%) Web Analytics
12 2 (1.32%) TDD
13 1 (0.66%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.79%) JavaScript
2 11 (7.24%) PHP
3 2 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) SQL
4 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.32%) WCAG
1 2 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 51 (33.55%) Adobe
2 6 (3.95%) Apple
3 5 (3.29%) Orchard
4 3 (1.97%) Twitter
5 2 (1.32%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase
6 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.66%) hybris
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