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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 526 480 484
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 104 136 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 94 62
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £160 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.10% -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+92.10% -20.00%

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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 -42 95 £253 -8.18% 49
South East -6 28 £295 -3.67% 11
London -28 25 £250 -18.69% 8
West Yorkshire -29 19 £340 +112.50%
Yorkshire -33 19 £340 +112.50% 5
Leeds -40 18 £340 +112.50%
Hampshire +3 15 £375 +7.14% 2
Basingstoke +7 9 £400 +33.33%
East Midlands -13 7 £240 +20.00% 4
Romford - 7 £250 -
Scotland -7 6 £193 -16.93%
Edinburgh -9 6 £193 -26.66%
North West -25 6 £475 +427.77% 9
West Midlands +10 5 £175 -16.66% 5
Berkshire -3 5 £138 -50.89% 2
Cheshire - 5 £475 - 3
Leicestershire 0 4 £240 +20.00% 1
South West -18 4 £163 -56.66% 3
Warrington - 4 £475 - 1
City of London +1 3 £300 +9.09% 2
East Sussex +7 2 £240 - 1
East of England +2 2 £113 -59.09% 4
Devon +1 2 £163 -56.66%
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £231 - 1
West Sussex -16 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -22 2 - -
North East -24 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £160 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £260 -

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 142 (80.68%) HTML
2 140 (79.55%) CSS
3 79 (44.89%) Adobe
4 78 (44.32%) Photoshop
5 73 (41.48%) User Experience
6 71 (40.34%) Web Design
7 69 (39.20%) JavaScript
8 58 (32.95%) Adobe Illustrator
9 39 (22.16%) HTML5
10 38 (21.59%) CSS3
11 33 (18.75%) jQuery
12 32 (18.18%) Graphic Design
13 31 (17.61%) Marketing
13 31 (17.61%) Responsive Web Design
14 28 (15.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 24 (13.64%) Information Architecture
15 24 (13.64%) Web Development
16 23 (13.07%) CMS
17 20 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (11.36%) Flash
18 19 (10.80%) Sass
19 17 (9.66%) WordPress
20 16 (9.09%) Fireworks
21 15 (8.52%) W3C
21 15 (8.52%) XHTML
21 15 (8.52%) E-Commerce
21 15 (8.52%) Digital Marketing
22 13 (7.39%) Advertising
23 12 (6.82%) Web Accessibility

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (13.07%) CMS
2 17 (9.66%) WordPress
3 7 (3.98%) ColdFusion
4 5 (2.84%) Drupal
5 4 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.27%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.57%) Moodle
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 78 (44.32%) Photoshop
2 58 (32.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (15.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (9.09%) Fireworks
5 10 (5.68%) InDesign
6 4 (2.27%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Magento
2 2 (1.14%) Summit
3 1 (0.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.57%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) Internet
2 5 (2.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) SQLite
2 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (2.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.14%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 31 (17.61%) Marketing
2 13 (7.39%) Advertising
3 8 (4.55%) Finance
3 8 (4.55%) Retail
4 5 (2.84%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.84%) Publishing
5 3 (1.70%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (80.68%) HTML
2 140 (79.55%) CSS
3 39 (22.16%) HTML5
4 38 (21.59%) CSS3
5 33 (18.75%) jQuery
6 20 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (11.36%) Flash
7 19 (10.80%) Sass
8 15 (8.52%) XHTML
9 7 (3.98%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.84%) .NET
10 5 (2.84%) Web Services
11 3 (1.70%) XML
11 3 (1.70%) Ajax
11 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.57%) SOAP
12 1 (0.57%) RSS
12 1 (0.57%) SVG
12 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 73 (41.48%) User Experience
2 32 (18.18%) Graphic Design
3 15 (8.52%) W3C
4 5 (2.84%) Photography
4 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.84%) Social Media
5 3 (1.70%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.70%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.14%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.14%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.14%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.34%) Web Design
2 31 (17.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (13.64%) Web Development
3 24 (13.64%) Information Architecture
4 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.52%) E-Commerce
5 15 (8.52%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (6.82%) Web Accessibility
7 11 (6.25%) SEO
7 11 (6.25%) Content Management
8 9 (5.11%) Usability Testing
9 5 (2.84%) OO
10 4 (2.27%) Workflow
10 4 (2.27%) SOA
10 4 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (2.27%) Data Management
10 4 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (2.27%) Business Transformation
10 4 (2.27%) Analytics
10 4 (2.27%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.20%) JavaScript
2 9 (5.11%) PHP
3 7 (3.98%) CFML
4 5 (2.84%) SQL
5 2 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.55%) Degree
1 8 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) WCAG
2 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.14%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 79 (44.89%) Adobe
2 10 (5.68%) Macromedia
3 4 (2.27%) Google
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.14%) Twitter
6 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.57%) hybris
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