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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 538 461 481
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 84 140 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 87 38
Average daily rate
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£240 £292 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.87% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £160 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.88 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.87% +8.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £28.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.95% +30.68%

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -69 80 £250 -16.66% 47
South East -31 24 £295 -3.67% 12
West Yorkshire -31 19 £310 +93.75% 1
Yorkshire -42 19 £310 +82.35% 4
Leeds -29 18 £320 +100.00% 1
London -28 16 £263 -18.60% 13
Hampshire -3 15 £375 +7.14% 4
Basingstoke +1 9 £400 +33.33%
West Midlands +10 7 £195 -2.50% 4
South West -5 7 £163 -61.76% 3
Berkshire -3 5 £125 -55.35% 2
Devon -4 5 £281 -33.82%
East Midlands -4 4 £240 +20.00% 5
North West -25 4 £475 - 4
Staffordshire - 4 £115 - 1
Leicestershire +7 3 £240 +20.00% 2
Exeter -5 3 £400 -5.88%
Edinburgh 0 2 £193 -26.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £231 -
Scotland -4 2 £193 -16.93% 3
East of England -8 2 £113 -60.86% 2
Cheshire - 2 £475 - 1
Warrington - 2 £475 -
Romford - 2 £240 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £231 -
Bedfordshire +9 1 £113 -
Newport +7 1 - -
Coventry +5 1 £113 -43.75% 1
South Wales +1 1 - -
Wiltshire +1 1 £163 -

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 133 (83.13%) HTML
2 130 (81.25%) CSS
3 78 (48.75%) Photoshop
4 69 (43.13%) Web Design
5 67 (41.88%) User Experience
6 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
7 58 (36.25%) Adobe
8 57 (35.63%) Adobe Illustrator
9 40 (25.00%) HTML5
10 39 (24.38%) CSS3
11 34 (21.25%) Graphic Design
12 29 (18.13%) Web Development
12 29 (18.13%) jQuery
13 28 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (15.00%) Marketing
16 21 (13.13%) Information Architecture
16 21 (13.13%) Flash
16 21 (13.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 20 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 19 (11.88%) Fireworks
19 18 (11.25%) Sass
20 16 (10.00%) CMS
20 16 (10.00%) XHTML
21 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
22 14 (8.75%) W3C
22 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
23 13 (8.13%) Usability Testing
23 13 (8.13%) Web Accessibility
23 13 (8.13%) Dreamweaver

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (10.00%) CMS
2 11 (6.88%) WordPress
3 4 (2.50%) Drupal
4 3 (1.88%) Moodle
5 2 (1.25%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.25%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.63%) FileNet
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 78 (48.75%) Photoshop
2 57 (35.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (13.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (11.88%) Fireworks
5 9 (5.63%) InDesign
6 3 (1.88%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.88%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.63%) MS Office
7 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.25%) Summit
3 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Intranet
1 7 (4.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.25%) SQLite
1 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (0.63%) MySQL
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) DB2
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.88%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.25%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (15.00%) Marketing
2 10 (6.25%) Advertising
3 9 (5.63%) Finance
4 8 (5.00%) Retail
5 7 (4.38%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.50%) Publishing
7 3 (1.88%) Games
7 3 (1.88%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (83.13%) HTML
2 130 (81.25%) CSS
3 40 (25.00%) HTML5
4 39 (24.38%) CSS3
5 29 (18.13%) jQuery
6 21 (13.13%) Flash
7 20 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (11.25%) Sass
9 16 (10.00%) XHTML
10 6 (3.75%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.50%) Web Services
11 4 (2.50%) XML
11 4 (2.50%) .NET
12 3 (1.88%) Ajax
13 2 (1.25%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.25%) Spring
14 1 (0.63%) JPA
14 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.63%) JSON
14 1 (0.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (41.88%) User Experience
2 34 (21.25%) Graphic Design
3 14 (8.75%) W3C
4 8 (5.00%) Photography
5 5 (3.13%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.50%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.25%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.63%) Blog
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.63%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.25%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.13%) Web Design
2 29 (18.13%) Web Development
3 28 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (13.13%) Information Architecture
6 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.13%) Web Accessibility
7 13 (8.13%) Usability Testing
8 9 (5.63%) Content Management
9 7 (4.38%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (3.75%) SEO
11 5 (3.13%) OO
11 5 (3.13%) Analytics
12 3 (1.88%) UX Design
12 3 (1.88%) Scrum
12 3 (1.88%) Workflow
13 2 (1.25%) SOA
13 2 (1.25%) TDD
13 2 (1.25%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (1.25%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
2 11 (6.88%) PHP
3 5 (3.13%) SQL
4 3 (1.88%) C#
5 2 (1.25%) CFML
6 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.63%) Java
6 1 (0.63%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.25%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.25%) WCAG
1 2 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 58 (36.25%) Adobe
2 10 (6.25%) Macromedia
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle
3 3 (1.88%) Google
3 3 (1.88%) Twitter
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.63%) Sybase
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) hybris
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