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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 531 505 447
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 78 83 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 52
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £188 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £388 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £269 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 May 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 May 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 -14 74 £250 -16.66% 42
London +13 28 £325 +4.83% 9
South East -14 15 £213 -24.51% 7
Devon +15 12 - -
South West 0 12 - - 1
Exeter +7 10 - -
Berkshire -2 8 £200 -33.44% 1
Yorkshire -13 6 £225 -18.18% 6
Bracknell - 6 £166 -
West Yorkshire -12 5 £225 -18.18% 4
North West -21 5 £275 -9.83% 9
East of England - 5 - - 7
City of London +17 3 £213 -43.70% 1
West Midlands - 3 £244 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 6
Scotland -2 2 - -
Cheshire -4 2 £275 -35.29% 2
Hampshire -8 2 - - 1
Manchester -9 2 £108 - 4
Leeds -16 2 £425 +54.54% 3
Huddersfield - 2 £200 -
West Sussex - 2 £300 -
North Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £338 - 1
North East -5 1 £200 -
Wales -8 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 126 (82.35%) HTML
1 126 (82.35%) CSS
2 90 (58.82%) Photoshop
3 68 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 64 (41.83%) User Experience
5 59 (38.56%) HTML5
6 56 (36.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 55 (35.95%) Web Design
8 53 (34.64%) Adobe
9 49 (32.03%) jQuery
10 44 (28.76%) CSS3
11 37 (24.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (18.95%) Graphic Design
13 27 (17.65%) Web Development
14 25 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.03%) Dreamweaver
16 20 (13.07%) Information Architecture
17 19 (12.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 19 (12.42%) Marketing
18 18 (11.76%) Fireworks
19 17 (11.11%) E-Commerce
20 16 (10.46%) Flash
21 15 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 13 (8.50%) Finance
22 13 (8.50%) InDesign
23 12 (7.84%) Retail
24 11 (7.19%) Usability Testing
24 11 (7.19%) PHP
24 11 (7.19%) Sass
25 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 9 (5.88%) WordPress
2 7 (4.58%) Drupal
3 6 (3.92%) CMS
4 5 (3.27%) Moodle
5 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) FileNet
6 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
Applications
1 90 (58.82%) Photoshop
2 56 (36.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (12.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (11.76%) Fireworks
5 13 (8.50%) InDesign
6 4 (2.61%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.31%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) Yammer
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) MySQL
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.96%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.65%) Grunt
5 1 (0.65%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.65%) Bower
5 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 19 (12.42%) Marketing
2 13 (8.50%) Finance
3 12 (7.84%) Retail
4 7 (4.58%) Advertising
5 6 (3.92%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.27%) Publishing
7 3 (1.96%) Games
7 3 (1.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (82.35%) HTML
1 126 (82.35%) CSS
2 59 (38.56%) HTML5
3 49 (32.03%) jQuery
4 44 (28.76%) CSS3
5 16 (10.46%) Flash
6 15 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (7.19%) Sass
8 8 (5.23%) XHTML
8 8 (5.23%) XML
9 7 (4.58%) DHTML
9 7 (4.58%) JSON
10 5 (3.27%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.96%) LESS
11 3 (1.96%) .NET
11 3 (1.96%) Ajax
12 2 (1.31%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.65%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (41.83%) User Experience
2 29 (18.95%) Graphic Design
3 9 (5.88%) Human Factors
4 7 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.92%) Photography
5 6 (3.92%) Video Editing
5 6 (3.92%) W3C
6 5 (3.27%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.27%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.31%) RIA
7 2 (1.31%) Animation
8 1 (0.65%) Open Source
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) BBC
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.95%) Web Design
2 37 (24.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (17.65%) Web Development
4 25 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.07%) Information Architecture
6 17 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.19%) Usability Testing
8 10 (6.54%) Content Management
9 6 (3.92%) Analytics
10 5 (3.27%) SEO
10 5 (3.27%) Scrum
11 2 (1.31%) Product Management
11 2 (1.31%) UX Design
11 2 (1.31%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (1.31%) Web Analytics
11 2 (1.31%) ETL
11 2 (1.31%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.31%) Rapid Prototyping
11 2 (1.31%) Marketing Analytics
12 1 (0.65%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (7.19%) PHP
3 2 (1.31%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) QA
1 2 (1.31%) WAI
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 53 (34.64%) Adobe
2 8 (5.23%) Orchard
3 6 (3.92%) Apple
4 4 (2.61%) Google
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle
5 2 (1.31%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.65%) Sybase
6 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
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Rate: £20 - £40 per hour
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + Flexi-time
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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