The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 436 468 450
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 136 98 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 72
Average daily rate
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£292 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £165 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £367 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £250 £236
% change year-on-year
- +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £24.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +25.64%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +31 124 £300 +9.09% 49
London +31 44 £325 +40.54% 3
Yorkshire +30 33 £175 -30.00% 5
South East -1 26 £300 -4.00% 12
West Yorkshire +26 24 £165 -34.00% 5
Leeds +26 24 £165 -34.00% 4
City of London +22 12 £278 +8.29%
Hampshire 0 9 £325 - 4
South West -28 8 £300 +28.75% 6
Berkshire -4 7 £280 -17.34% 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £375 -
Scotland -17 6 £214 +6.75% 1
West Midlands - 5 £225 - 5
Reading +4 4 £280 +40.00% 1
East Sussex +2 4 - - 1
Exeter -5 4 £425 - 2
Devon -7 4 £425 - 4
West Sussex - 4 £281 - 3
Brighton - 4 - - 1
Basingstoke +19 3 £300 - 1
Glasgow +2 3 £232 +15.87% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £213 -19.04% 5
Manchester -15 3 - - 7
East of England -21 3 £288 -4.16% 1
North West -27 3 - - 11
Wales - 3 £363 - 2
South Wales - 3 £363 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £200 - 1
Newport - 3 £363 -
Swindon +2 2 £175 +25.00%

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 169 (78.60%) HTML
2 159 (73.95%) CSS
3 108 (50.23%) JavaScript
3 108 (50.23%) Photoshop
4 81 (37.67%) jQuery
5 75 (34.88%) Adobe
5 75 (34.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 61 (28.37%) HTML5
7 58 (26.98%) Web Design
8 44 (20.47%) Marketing
9 39 (18.14%) XHTML
10 32 (14.88%) Graphic Design
11 29 (13.49%) Flash
11 29 (13.49%) E-Commerce
11 29 (13.49%) Ajax
12 28 (13.02%) CSS3
13 24 (11.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (10.70%) W3C
15 21 (9.77%) Dreamweaver
16 19 (8.84%) CMS
16 19 (8.84%) Web Accessibility
17 16 (7.44%) Retail
18 15 (6.98%) InDesign
18 15 (6.98%) Content Management
18 15 (6.98%) Usability Testing
19 14 (6.51%) Legal
19 14 (6.51%) Degree
20 13 (6.05%) .NET
20 13 (6.05%) Advertising
21 11 (5.12%) Java

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 19 (8.84%) CMS
2 5 (2.33%) WordPress
3 2 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Drupal
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 108 (50.23%) Photoshop
2 75 (34.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.98%) InDesign
4 10 (4.65%) Fireworks
5 5 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.40%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.47%) MS Office
8 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.19%) Internet
2 6 (2.79%) Extranet
2 6 (2.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.40%) MySQL
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) KDB
Development Applications
1 21 (9.77%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (2.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.47%) Grunt
3 1 (0.47%) Bower
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
3 1 (0.47%) Firebug
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (20.47%) Marketing
2 16 (7.44%) Retail
3 14 (6.51%) Legal
4 13 (6.05%) Advertising
5 9 (4.19%) Finance
6 6 (2.79%) Publishing
7 5 (2.33%) Games
8 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.93%) Front Office
9 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.47%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (78.60%) HTML
2 159 (73.95%) CSS
3 81 (37.67%) jQuery
4 61 (28.37%) HTML5
5 39 (18.14%) XHTML
6 29 (13.49%) Flash
6 29 (13.49%) Ajax
7 28 (13.02%) CSS3
8 13 (6.05%) .NET
9 9 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (3.26%) Sass
11 6 (2.79%) XML
12 5 (2.33%) JSF
13 4 (1.86%) PrimeFaces
13 4 (1.86%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.86%) Velocity
14 3 (1.40%) JSP
14 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
15 2 (0.93%) DOM
15 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.88%) Graphic Design
2 23 (10.70%) W3C
3 8 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.79%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.33%) Social Media
6 4 (1.86%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.86%) Animation
7 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.47%) FMCG
9 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.47%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.47%) Biology
9 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
9 1 (0.47%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.86%) Android
2 3 (1.40%) UNIX
3 2 (0.93%) Windows
3 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.98%) Web Design
2 29 (13.49%) E-Commerce
3 24 (11.16%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (8.84%) Web Accessibility
5 15 (6.98%) Usability Testing
5 15 (6.98%) Content Management
6 9 (4.19%) Web Development
6 9 (4.19%) Online Marketing
7 8 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.26%) SEO
8 7 (3.26%) Information Architecture
9 6 (2.79%) Analytics
10 4 (1.86%) User Stories
10 4 (1.86%) Business Development
10 4 (1.86%) Email Marketing
11 3 (1.40%) Web Analytics
11 3 (1.40%) Migration
11 3 (1.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (1.40%) OOP
11 3 (1.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 108 (50.23%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.12%) PHP
2 11 (5.12%) Java
3 5 (2.33%) C#
4 3 (1.40%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.93%) SQL
5 2 (0.93%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 14 (6.51%) Degree
2 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) WAI
2 5 (2.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.47%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 75 (34.88%) Adobe
2 7 (3.26%) Orchard
3 2 (0.93%) Unica
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.93%) ExactTarget
4 1 (0.47%) SAP
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) Zend
4 1 (0.47%) Facebook
4 1 (0.47%) Twitter
4 1 (0.47%) Macromedia
4 1 (0.47%) HP
4 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
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