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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 509 466 444
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 69 91 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 56
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £269 £225
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +16.00%

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -53 60 £275 - 53
London -5 23 £276 -7.91% 15
South East -34 17 £313 -0.79% 5
North West -6 7 £275 +57.14% 12
Oxfordshire -12 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £281 -16.66%
East Midlands +8 4 £213 -19.04% 5
Surrey 0 4 £319 +41.66%
Lancashire -15 4 £275 +57.14% 5
City of London +9 3 £344 +7.33% 5
East of England +8 3 £275 - 4
Leicestershire +10 2 £200 - 1
North Yorkshire +5 2 £175 - 4
Leicester +4 2 £200 - 1
Cheshire 0 2 £300 +9.09% 1
Berkshire 0 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -12 2 £175 - 9
North East - 2 £250 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £250 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £250 -
Manchester -2 1 £388 +121.42% 5
Scotland -10 1 - - 1
South West -20 1 £238 +18.75% 3
High Wycombe - 1 £313 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 - 1
Reigate - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 151 (80.32%) HTML
2 149 (79.26%) CSS
3 110 (58.51%) Photoshop
4 105 (55.85%) JavaScript
5 78 (41.49%) HTML5
6 76 (40.43%) User Experience
7 72 (38.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 71 (37.77%) jQuery
9 62 (32.98%) Web Design
10 56 (29.79%) Adobe
11 54 (28.72%) CSS3
12 48 (25.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 37 (19.68%) Dreamweaver
13 37 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (15.43%) Flash
15 27 (14.36%) Marketing
15 27 (14.36%) Web Development
16 26 (13.83%) E-Commerce
17 25 (13.30%) Graphic Design
18 21 (11.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 21 (11.17%) XHTML
18 21 (11.17%) Fireworks
19 19 (10.11%) Degree
20 18 (9.57%) Content Management
20 18 (9.57%) Finance
20 18 (9.57%) Information Architecture
21 17 (9.04%) Scrum
22 16 (8.51%) Ajax
22 16 (8.51%) Mobile App
23 15 (7.98%) Sass

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (5.85%) CMS
2 10 (5.32%) Drupal
2 10 (5.32%) WordPress
3 5 (2.66%) Apache
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 110 (58.51%) Photoshop
2 72 (38.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (11.17%) Fireworks
3 21 (11.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (7.98%) InDesign
5 9 (4.79%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.06%) MS Office
6 2 (1.06%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Intranet
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) FTP
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.06%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 37 (19.68%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (3.72%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.66%) Axure RP
5 4 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) Firebug
7 1 (0.53%) Grunt
7 1 (0.53%) Bower
General
1 27 (14.36%) Marketing
2 18 (9.57%) Finance
3 14 (7.45%) Retail
4 8 (4.26%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.19%) Advertising
5 6 (3.19%) Publishing
6 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (80.32%) HTML
2 149 (79.26%) CSS
3 78 (41.49%) HTML5
4 71 (37.77%) jQuery
5 54 (28.72%) CSS3
6 29 (15.43%) Flash
7 21 (11.17%) XHTML
8 16 (8.51%) Ajax
9 15 (7.98%) .NET
9 15 (7.98%) Sass
10 13 (6.91%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (5.32%) JSON
12 8 (4.26%) DHTML
12 8 (4.26%) XML
12 8 (4.26%) LESS
13 5 (2.66%) Leaflet
13 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (1.60%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 76 (40.43%) User Experience
2 25 (13.30%) Graphic Design
3 16 (8.51%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.79%) Human Factors
5 8 (4.26%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.19%) Open Source
6 6 (3.19%) W3C
7 5 (2.66%) Social Media
8 3 (1.60%) Animation
8 3 (1.60%) Photography
8 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.06%) STB
9 2 (1.06%) PKI
9 2 (1.06%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.06%) RIA
10 1 (0.53%) DataPower
10 1 (0.53%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.19%) Linux
2 4 (2.13%) Android
2 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.06%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) AIX
4 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.98%) Web Design
2 48 (25.53%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.36%) Web Development
5 26 (13.83%) E-Commerce
6 18 (9.57%) Content Management
6 18 (9.57%) Information Architecture
7 17 (9.04%) Scrum
8 12 (6.38%) Web Accessibility
9 10 (5.32%) SEO
10 9 (4.79%) Online Marketing
11 8 (4.26%) Usability Testing
12 7 (3.72%) Analytics
13 4 (2.13%) User Stories
13 4 (2.13%) Waterfall
13 4 (2.13%) Web Analytics
13 4 (2.13%) B2B
14 3 (1.60%) Migration
14 3 (1.60%) MVC
14 3 (1.60%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 105 (55.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.72%) PHP
3 4 (2.13%) C#
4 2 (1.06%) Java
4 2 (1.06%) C
5 1 (0.53%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) Python
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.11%) Degree
2 11 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) WAI
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (29.79%) Adobe
2 9 (4.79%) Apple
3 8 (4.26%) Orchard
4 6 (3.19%) Google
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.06%) Unica
6 2 (1.06%) Twitter
7 1 (0.53%) webMethods
7 1 (0.53%) BT
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.53%) Facebook
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) Software AG
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