The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Web Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Designer
Rank 570 544 523
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 51 100 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 76
Median daily rate £300 £330 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £298 £315
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+72.00% +25.00%

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Web Designer in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 49 £300 -9.09% 32
London -25 20 £340 -6.20% 12
South East +30 13 £350 +6.06% 6
Hampshire +30 10 £225 -52.63% 1
Southampton - 6 £225 -
East Midlands -3 5 £265 -10.16% 2
West Yorkshire +18 4 £225 -52.63% 1
Leeds +11 4 £225 -52.63% 1
Yorkshire +9 4 £225 -52.63% 2
Leicestershire - 4 £260 -
East of England 0 3 £225 -52.63% 3
Scotland +14 2 £286 -52.29%
South West +12 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £225 +28.57%
North West 0 2 £300 +37.93% 3
Surrey - 2 £413 - 1
Leicester - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 £225 -
Edinburgh +23 1 £413 -31.25%
Somerset +22 1 - -
Cheshire +12 1 £300 +42.85% 1
West Sussex +4 1 - -
Swindon +2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £145 -42.00% 1
Wiltshire -3 1 - -
City of London -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £400 +35.59% 1
Manchester -7 1 - - 2
Worksop - 1 £400 -
Watford - 1 £145 -

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Web Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Web Designer in the job title.

1 75 (60.48%) HTML
2 72 (58.06%) User Experience
3 69 (55.65%) CSS
4 44 (35.48%) Photoshop
5 38 (30.65%) Adobe
6 30 (24.19%) Web Design
7 29 (23.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (19.35%) CMS
9 22 (17.74%) Marketing
9 22 (17.74%) Prototyping
10 21 (16.94%) Wireframes
10 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
11 18 (14.52%) HTML5
12 17 (13.71%) E-Commerce
12 17 (13.71%) jQuery
13 16 (12.90%) Web Development
13 16 (12.90%) Publishing
13 16 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 15 (12.10%) Degree
15 14 (11.29%) PHP
15 14 (11.29%) CSS3
16 13 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (10.48%) Legal
17 12 (9.68%) WordPress
18 11 (8.87%) Content Management
18 11 (8.87%) Analytics
19 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
19 10 (8.06%) Front End Development
19 10 (8.06%) Statistics

Web Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (19.35%) CMS
2 12 (9.68%) WordPress
3 7 (5.65%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Marvel
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (35.48%) Photoshop
2 29 (23.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (7.26%) Fireworks
5 4 (3.23%) InDesign
6 3 (2.42%) InVision
6 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.42%) MS Office
7 2 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.81%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.81%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.81%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Shopify
1 2 (1.61%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.61%) GitHub
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.81%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.74%) Marketing
2 16 (12.90%) Publishing
3 13 (10.48%) Legal
4 7 (5.65%) Games
5 5 (4.03%) Advertising
5 5 (4.03%) Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Finance
5 5 (4.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Local Government
6 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.48%) HTML
2 69 (55.65%) CSS
3 18 (14.52%) HTML5
4 17 (13.71%) jQuery
5 14 (11.29%) CSS3
6 5 (4.03%) Sass
7 4 (3.23%) LESS
7 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.42%) Web Services
9 2 (1.61%) .NET
10 1 (0.81%) Ajax
10 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.81%) Flash
10 1 (0.81%) Framer.js
10 1 (0.81%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.81%) JSON
10 1 (0.81%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.81%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (0.81%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 72 (58.06%) User Experience
2 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.06%) Statistics
3 8 (6.45%) Social Media
4 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.84%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.03%) Animation
6 5 (4.03%) Graphic Design
7 4 (3.23%) Video Editing
8 3 (2.42%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.61%) Blog
9 2 (1.61%) W3C
10 1 (0.81%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.81%) Economics
10 1 (0.81%) Equities
10 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.81%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) CentOS
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Web Design
2 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.74%) Prototyping
4 21 (16.94%) Wireframes
5 17 (13.71%) E-Commerce
6 16 (12.90%) Web Development
7 13 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (8.87%) Analytics
8 11 (8.87%) Content Management
9 10 (8.06%) Front End Development
10 8 (6.45%) Infographics
10 8 (6.45%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (5.65%) Content Writing
11 7 (5.65%) Customer Insight
11 7 (5.65%) Scrum
11 7 (5.65%) SEO
11 7 (5.65%) Typography
12 6 (4.84%) B2C
12 6 (4.84%) Document Management
12 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.29%) PHP
3 2 (1.61%) Java
3 2 (1.61%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 6 (4.84%) SLA
3 5 (4.03%) WCAG
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Adobe
2 6 (4.84%) Rackspace
3 4 (3.23%) Google
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.81%) hybris
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
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