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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Designer
Rank 572 544 498
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 77 126 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 77 100
Median daily rate £290 £295 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £164 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.21%

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -18 74 £288 -4.16% 29
London +4 44 £306 +18.93% 9
South East +13 19 £275 -26.66% 2
Hampshire +12 12 £289 -42.25%
Berkshire +12 6 £238 +72.72% 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £225 -33.82% 3
West Yorkshire -2 6 £225 -33.82% 2
City of London +18 5 £325 +8.33%
Leeds -7 5 £300 -11.76% 1
Southampton - 4 £350 -
Reading - 3 £265 - 1
South West +10 2 - - 1
Devon +1 2 - - 1
West Midlands -20 2 £463 +164.28% 4
Exeter - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £463 -
Wales +23 1 £335 +109.37%
Buckinghamshire +23 1 £250 -28.57%
Cardiff +22 1 £335 +109.37%
South Wales +21 1 £335 +109.37%
Scotland +15 1 £413 +114.28%
North West +15 1 £425 -10.52% 3
Edinburgh +8 1 £413 +114.28%
Liverpool +8 1 £425 -
Merseyside +6 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £275 -
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £163 - 1

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 91 (66.91%) HTML
2 85 (62.50%) CSS
3 82 (60.29%) User Experience
4 56 (41.18%) Photoshop
5 40 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 40 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (26.47%) Adobe
7 33 (24.26%) Web Design
8 30 (22.06%) JavaScript
9 29 (21.32%) Wireframes
9 29 (21.32%) Prototyping
10 26 (19.12%) jQuery
11 25 (18.38%) Marketing
11 25 (18.38%) Degree
12 23 (16.91%) CMS
13 20 (14.71%) Web Development
13 20 (14.71%) HTML5
14 18 (13.24%) Publishing
15 17 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 16 (11.76%) Analytics
17 15 (11.03%) Fireworks
17 15 (11.03%) CSS3
18 14 (10.29%) Front End Development
18 14 (10.29%) Mobile App
18 14 (10.29%) E-Commerce
19 13 (9.56%) Legal
20 12 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
20 12 (8.82%) Infographics
20 12 (8.82%) PHP
21 10 (7.35%) Information Architecture

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 23 (16.91%) CMS
2 7 (5.15%) WordPress
3 4 (2.94%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.47%) Marvel
5 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 56 (41.18%) Photoshop
2 40 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (11.03%) Fireworks
5 8 (5.88%) MS Office
6 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.47%) Flinto
7 2 (1.47%) InfoPath
7 2 (1.47%) InVision
7 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.74%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.74%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) SAP hybris
2 2 (1.47%) Shopify
2 2 (1.47%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) FTP
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (2.21%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 25 (18.38%) Marketing
2 18 (13.24%) Publishing
3 13 (9.56%) Legal
4 10 (7.35%) Games
5 9 (6.62%) Finance
6 7 (5.15%) Retail
7 6 (4.41%) Advertising
8 5 (3.68%) Banking
9 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Local Government
10 1 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (66.91%) HTML
2 85 (62.50%) CSS
3 26 (19.12%) jQuery
4 20 (14.71%) HTML5
5 15 (11.03%) CSS3
6 2 (1.47%) Ajax
6 2 (1.47%) Framer.js
6 2 (1.47%) Sass
6 2 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.47%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) .NET
7 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Flash
7 1 (0.74%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.74%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) LESS
7 1 (0.74%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (60.29%) User Experience
2 14 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.35%) Social Media
4 8 (5.88%) Animation
4 8 (5.88%) Statistics
5 6 (4.41%) Graphic Design
6 5 (3.68%) Video Editing
7 3 (2.21%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.47%) Blog
8 2 (1.47%) NHS
8 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.74%) Economics
9 1 (0.74%) Equities
9 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.74%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.26%) Web Design
3 29 (21.32%) Prototyping
3 29 (21.32%) Wireframes
4 20 (14.71%) Web Development
5 16 (11.76%) Analytics
6 14 (10.29%) E-Commerce
6 14 (10.29%) Front End Development
7 12 (8.82%) Infographics
7 12 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (7.35%) Information Architecture
8 10 (7.35%) Rapid Prototyping
9 9 (6.62%) B2C
9 9 (6.62%) Customer Insight
9 9 (6.62%) SEO
10 8 (5.88%) Content Management
10 8 (5.88%) Web Analytics
11 7 (5.15%) Typography
11 7 (5.15%) Web Application Development
12 6 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.06%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.82%) PHP
3 4 (2.94%) SQL
4 2 (1.47%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) WCAG
3 3 (2.21%) SLA
4 2 (1.47%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 36 (26.47%) Adobe
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.68%) Google
4 3 (2.21%) hybris
4 3 (2.21%) Rackspace
4 3 (2.21%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Twitter
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Premier Media
Rate: £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago