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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 524 476 475
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 76 123 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 74 33
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £175 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £377 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £244
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+43.71% -5.11%

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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -49 74 £275 -8.33% 47
London -34 20 £338 +3.84% 7
South East -27 17 £241 -19.58% 7
Leeds -20 13 £325 +78.08% 5
West Yorkshire -23 13 £325 +78.08% 6
Yorkshire -33 13 £325 +18.18% 7
Hampshire +2 12 £375 +15.38% 4
Basingstoke +8 9 £400 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +6 9 £244 +21.87% 1
South West +1 9 £400 +92.77% 1
Devon -4 8 £400 +110.52%
Exeter -6 8 £400 +110.52%
East of England +1 4 £113 -60.86% 8
North West -20 4 £191 +3.37% 8
Staffordshire - 4 £115 -
Berkshire -3 3 £133 -35.44% 1
Manchester -14 3 £108 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 3
City of London -9 2 £199 -36.65% 1
Birmingham - 2 £281 - 1
Coventry +5 1 £113 -43.75%
Bedfordshire +5 1 £113 -
Scotland +1 1 - - 1
Surrey -2 1 - - 1
Wales -7 1 - - 1
East Midlands -8 1 £113 -43.75% 8
Worcestershire - 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £113 -
Fife - 1 - -

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 122 (80.79%) HTML
2 120 (79.47%) CSS
3 90 (59.60%) Photoshop
4 67 (44.37%) Web Design
5 63 (41.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 60 (39.74%) JavaScript
7 58 (38.41%) User Experience
8 56 (37.09%) Adobe
9 44 (29.14%) HTML5
10 35 (23.18%) CSS3
11 31 (20.53%) Graphic Design
12 30 (19.87%) Responsive Web Design
13 28 (18.54%) Web Development
13 28 (18.54%) jQuery
14 25 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.23%) Sass
16 22 (14.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (14.57%) Marketing
16 22 (14.57%) Flash
17 19 (12.58%) Fireworks
18 18 (11.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 18 (11.92%) Information Architecture
19 17 (11.26%) Dreamweaver
19 17 (11.26%) E-Commerce
20 15 (9.93%) XHTML
21 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
22 13 (8.61%) Usability Testing
23 12 (7.95%) InDesign
23 12 (7.95%) W3C
23 12 (7.95%) Web Accessibility

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (4.64%) CMS
1 7 (4.64%) WordPress
2 5 (3.31%) Moodle
2 5 (3.31%) Drupal
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) FileNet
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 90 (59.60%) Photoshop
2 63 (41.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (12.58%) Fireworks
4 18 (11.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (7.95%) InDesign
6 3 (1.99%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.99%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.66%) MS Office
7 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Magento
2 2 (1.32%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.99%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) Grunt
4 1 (0.66%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.66%) Bower
General
1 22 (14.57%) Marketing
2 11 (7.28%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Retail
3 9 (5.96%) Advertising
4 7 (4.64%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.31%) Publishing
6 3 (1.99%) Games
6 3 (1.99%) Interactive Media
7 2 (1.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (80.79%) HTML
2 120 (79.47%) CSS
3 44 (29.14%) HTML5
4 35 (23.18%) CSS3
5 28 (18.54%) jQuery
6 23 (15.23%) Sass
7 22 (14.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (14.57%) Flash
8 15 (9.93%) XHTML
9 8 (5.30%) XML
10 7 (4.64%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.32%) Ajax
11 2 (1.32%) Apache Flex
11 2 (1.32%) .NET
12 1 (0.66%) JSP
12 1 (0.66%) Web Services
12 1 (0.66%) RSS
12 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.66%) Spring
12 1 (0.66%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (38.41%) User Experience
2 31 (20.53%) Graphic Design
3 12 (7.95%) W3C
4 7 (4.64%) Video Editing
5 6 (3.97%) Photography
6 5 (3.31%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.66%) Animation
10 1 (0.66%) NHS
10 1 (0.66%) BBC
10 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.66%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.66%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.66%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.37%) Web Design
2 30 (19.87%) Responsive Web Design
3 28 (18.54%) Web Development
4 25 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.92%) Information Architecture
6 17 (11.26%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.61%) Usability Testing
8 12 (7.95%) Web Accessibility
9 9 (5.96%) Content Management
10 5 (3.31%) Analytics
11 4 (2.65%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (1.99%) SEO
12 3 (1.99%) Workflow
12 3 (1.99%) UX Design
13 2 (1.32%) Web Application Development
13 2 (1.32%) Scrum
13 2 (1.32%) ETL
13 2 (1.32%) Web Analytics
13 2 (1.32%) TDD
14 1 (0.66%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (7.28%) PHP
3 2 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) SQL
4 1 (0.66%) VB
4 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.32%) WCAG
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 56 (37.09%) Adobe
2 10 (6.62%) Macromedia
3 3 (1.99%) Orchard
3 3 (1.99%) Twitter
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.32%) Google
4 2 (1.32%) Apple
4 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (0.66%) Sybase
5 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.66%) IBM
5 1 (0.66%) hybris
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