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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Designer
Rank 579 528 501
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 64 82 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 55
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £138 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.44%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 30 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 31 May 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 -24 64 £300 -7.69% 29
Yorkshire +5 14 £375 +16.27% 4
London -10 14 £300 -14.28% 8
South East -21 13 £300 +56.86% 6
West Yorkshire +6 11 £375 +16.27% 2
North West -11 10 £300 +56.86% 4
Leeds -4 9 £375 +16.27% 2
South West -10 7 £195 -51.25%
Manchester -12 7 £250 +132.55% 1
Devon -5 6 £195 -51.25%
West Sussex -25 6 £300 -
Worthing -33 6 £300 -
Hampshire +3 4 £288 - 2
West Midlands -20 4 £338 +38.46% 6
Exeter -3 3 £310 -22.62%
Barnstaple - 3 £195 -
Chester -5 2 £338 +22.72% 1
Cheshire -7 2 £338 +22.72% 2
Berkshire -10 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £290 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Telford - 2 £350 -
City of London +37 1 £338 +58.82% 2
Staffordshire +6 1 £215 +86.95% 1
Birmingham -2 1 £325 +15.55% 3
Middlesex -8 1 - -
North East -46 1 £300 +50.00%
Bristol - 1 £188 -
Durham - 1 £300 -

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 92 (73.02%) HTML
2 84 (66.67%) CSS
3 68 (53.97%) User Experience
4 51 (40.48%) Web Design
5 45 (35.71%) Photoshop
6 44 (34.92%) JavaScript
6 44 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (29.37%) HTML5
8 30 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (23.02%) Adobe
10 27 (21.43%) CSS3
11 26 (20.63%) Wireframes
12 24 (19.05%) jQuery
13 21 (16.67%) Web Development
13 21 (16.67%) Front End Development
14 19 (15.08%) Degree
15 18 (14.29%) CMS
15 18 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (13.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 17 (13.49%) Marketing
17 15 (11.90%) E-Commerce
18 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
18 14 (11.11%) Finance
19 10 (7.94%) Information Architecture
19 10 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 10 (7.94%) Publishing
19 10 (7.94%) CRM
20 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
20 9 (7.14%) Fireworks
20 9 (7.14%) Graphic Design

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 18 (14.29%) CMS
2 6 (4.76%) WordPress
3 4 (3.17%) Drupal
4 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) concrete5
5 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 30 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (13.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (7.14%) Fireworks
4 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (5.56%) MS Office
6 3 (2.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.59%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.59%) InfoPath
7 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.79%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.79%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Intranet
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.17%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 17 (13.49%) Marketing
2 14 (11.11%) Finance
3 10 (7.94%) Publishing
4 6 (4.76%) Legal
5 5 (3.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (73.02%) HTML
2 84 (66.67%) CSS
3 37 (29.37%) HTML5
4 27 (21.43%) CSS3
5 24 (19.05%) jQuery
6 10 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.17%) Ajax
8 4 (3.17%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.17%) Flash
8 4 (3.17%) Sass
9 3 (2.38%) .NET
9 3 (2.38%) XHTML
10 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.59%) Durandal
10 2 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.59%) LESS
10 2 (1.59%) React
10 2 (1.59%) Web Services
10 2 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (53.97%) User Experience
2 9 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) Social Media
5 4 (3.17%) NHS
5 4 (3.17%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.38%) Animation
6 3 (2.38%) Derivative
6 3 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.59%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.59%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.59%) W3C
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) Life Science
8 1 (0.79%) Statistics
8 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.48%) Web Design
2 44 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.63%) Wireframes
4 21 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 21 (16.67%) Web Development
5 18 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.94%) CRM
7 10 (7.94%) Information Architecture
8 9 (7.14%) Content Management
9 8 (6.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (6.35%) Mobile First
10 7 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
10 7 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.76%) Workflow
12 5 (3.97%) Analytics
12 5 (3.97%) SEO
12 5 (3.97%) Typography
12 5 (3.97%) UX Design
12 5 (3.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.56%) PHP
3 3 (2.38%) Java
4 2 (1.59%) C#
4 2 (1.59%) SQL
5 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) Adobe
2 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.38%) Twitter
4 2 (1.59%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.59%) hybris
4 2 (1.59%) SAP
4 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.79%) Dell
5 1 (0.79%) Google
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