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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Designer
UK
Rank 561 555 501
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 47 73 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 56
Median daily rate £350 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +13 45 £350 +9.37% 37
London +35 29 £350 +24.44% 13
South West +16 5 £550 +33.33% 3
South East +9 4 £289 -23.00% 5
Uxbridge - 4 - -
West Midlands +9 3 £474 +123.05% 3
Coventry -3 3 £474 - 1
Berkshire +16 2 £289 -27.81%
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Devon -2 2 £550 +57.14%
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £289 -
Leicester - 2 - -
Scotland +23 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire +18 1 £225 -52.63% 1
Yorkshire +15 1 £225 -52.63% 4
Surrey +14 1 £450 -
North West +11 1 £175 -22.22% 6
Manchester +4 1 £175 -32.69% 3
Leeds +4 1 £225 -52.63% 1
Swindon +2 1 - -
Wiltshire +2 1 - -
City of London -5 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Exeter -7 1 - -
West Sussex -13 1 £280 -17.64%
South Wales - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £550 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Morden - 1 £330 -

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 60 (57.69%) User Experience
2 58 (55.77%) HTML
3 48 (46.15%) CSS
4 41 (39.42%) Photoshop
5 30 (28.85%) Adobe
6 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (24.04%) Web Design
8 19 (18.27%) Wireframes
9 18 (17.31%) HTML5
10 17 (16.35%) Prototyping
11 16 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 16 (15.38%) Marketing
12 14 (13.46%) Axure RP
13 13 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (12.50%) CMS
14 12 (11.54%) Degree
14 12 (11.54%) Typography
15 11 (10.58%) WordPress
15 11 (10.58%) Content Management
15 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
15 11 (10.58%) Legal
16 10 (9.62%) SEO
16 10 (9.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
17 9 (8.65%) CSS3
17 9 (8.65%) InVision
17 9 (8.65%) Front End Development
17 9 (8.65%) Content Writing
17 9 (8.65%) Fireworks

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 13 (12.50%) CMS
2 11 (10.58%) WordPress
3 6 (5.77%) Joomla!
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) Drupal
5 1 (0.96%) Marvel
5 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (39.42%) Photoshop
2 16 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (9.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (8.65%) Fireworks
4 9 (8.65%) InVision
5 7 (6.73%) InDesign
6 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Intranet
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (2.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 16 (15.38%) Marketing
2 11 (10.58%) Legal
3 8 (7.69%) Publishing
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Local Government
5 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Finance
6 1 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (55.77%) HTML
2 48 (46.15%) CSS
3 18 (17.31%) HTML5
4 9 (8.65%) CSS3
5 5 (4.81%) .NET
6 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.88%) jQuery
7 3 (2.88%) LESS
7 3 (2.88%) Sass
8 2 (1.92%) WCF
8 2 (1.92%) Web Services
9 1 (0.96%) Flash
9 1 (0.96%) JSON
9 1 (0.96%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (0.96%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 60 (57.69%) User Experience
2 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Social Media
4 6 (5.77%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.88%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.88%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.92%) W3C
7 1 (0.96%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.96%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.96%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Android
2 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) CentOS
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) Web Design
3 19 (18.27%) Wireframes
4 17 (16.35%) Prototyping
5 13 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (11.54%) Typography
7 11 (10.58%) Content Management
7 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.62%) SEO
9 9 (8.65%) Content Writing
9 9 (8.65%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.69%) Statistics
10 8 (7.69%) Web Development
11 7 (6.73%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.77%) Document Management
12 6 (5.77%) Scrum
12 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.77%) Web Application Development
13 3 (2.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (0.96%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) Perl
3 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) QA
2 6 (5.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (28.85%) Adobe
2 7 (6.73%) Google
3 6 (5.77%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.96%) Apple
5 1 (0.96%) Omniture
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Twitter
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