The median contractor rate for a Web Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Designer
UK / England
Rank 531 555 494
Rank change year-on-year +24 -61  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 46 57 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 58
Median daily rate £400 £323 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.74% +29.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £205 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £325 £225
% change year-on-year +45.84% +44.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.87% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.87% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Web Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Web Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Designer in England

Web Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Designer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Designer in England

Web Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Designer in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Designer in England

Web Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Designer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Designer in England

Web Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
London +39 34 £375 +22.79% 4
South West +3 4 £550 +57.14% 1
West Midlands +15 3 £474 +123.05% 4
South East +5 3 £288 -15.44% 4
East Midlands -1 2 - - 2
Web Designer
UK

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Web Designer in the job title.

1 54 (59.34%) User Experience
2 49 (53.85%) HTML
3 40 (43.96%) CSS
4 34 (37.36%) Photoshop
5 32 (35.16%) Adobe
6 28 (30.77%) Web Design
7 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (24.18%) HTML5
9 20 (21.98%) Wireframes
10 17 (18.68%) Prototyping
11 16 (17.58%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (17.58%) Axure RP
12 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 13 (14.29%) Typography
13 13 (14.29%) Marketing
14 11 (12.09%) Google
14 11 (12.09%) CSS3
14 11 (12.09%) InDesign
14 11 (12.09%) InVision
15 10 (10.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 10 (10.99%) Adobe Illustrator
15 10 (10.99%) CMS
15 10 (10.99%) SEO
15 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
15 10 (10.99%) Apple iOS
15 10 (10.99%) Android
16 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
17 8 (8.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 8 (8.79%) Web Development
17 8 (8.79%) Degree

Web Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (10.99%) CMS
2 7 (7.69%) WordPress
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) Marvel
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (37.36%) Photoshop
2 11 (12.09%) InDesign
2 11 (12.09%) InVision
3 10 (10.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (8.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.20%) GitHub
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Intranet
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 13 (14.29%) Marketing
2 8 (8.79%) Legal
3 7 (7.69%) Publishing
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Games
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.85%) HTML
2 40 (43.96%) CSS
3 22 (24.18%) HTML5
4 11 (12.09%) CSS3
5 6 (6.59%) .NET
6 4 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.30%) LESS
7 3 (3.30%) Sass
7 3 (3.30%) WCF
8 2 (2.20%) jQuery
9 1 (1.10%) Flash
9 1 (1.10%) JSON
9 1 (1.10%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (1.10%) SVG
9 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (59.34%) User Experience
2 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.59%) Social Media
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.30%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.20%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.20%) W3C
7 1 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Android
1 10 (10.99%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.10%) CentOS
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Web Design
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.98%) Wireframes
4 17 (18.68%) Prototyping
5 16 (17.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (14.29%) Typography
7 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.99%) SEO
8 8 (8.79%) Content Management
8 8 (8.79%) Web Development
9 7 (7.69%) Scrum
10 6 (6.59%) Content Writing
10 6 (6.59%) Front End Development
10 6 (6.59%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (5.49%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.40%) MVC
12 4 (4.40%) Statistics
12 4 (4.40%) TDD
13 3 (3.30%) Document Management
13 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.40%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) PMO
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Adobe
2 11 (12.09%) Google
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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