Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Web Designer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 739 661
Rank change year-on-year -51 -78 -79
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 61 127 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 81 134
England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £190 £152
90th Percentile £470 £438 £485
UK median daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% +28.36% -11.84%
10th Percentile £25.00 £20.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £22.25 £38.25
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +25.58% +28.36% -11.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Web Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Web Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -79 23 £408 +35.83% 4
North of England +72 13 £335 +11.67% 11
South East -5 13 £321 +16.82% 6
Midlands +29 11 £350 +32.08% 7
West Midlands +34 9 £350 -24.32% 6
North West +14 6 £338 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +20 4 £325 +8.33% 5
North East - 3 £375 -
East Midlands -6 2 - - 1
South West 0 1 - -
East of England -14 1 £275 +22.22% 3
Web Designer
UK

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 35 (57.38%) HTML
2 28 (45.90%) CSS
3 27 (44.26%) User Experience
4 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (27.87%) Adobe
7 16 (26.23%) Photoshop
8 15 (24.59%) Web Development
8 15 (24.59%) Prototyping
9 14 (22.95%) Wireframes
9 14 (22.95%) Web Design
9 14 (22.95%) HTML5
10 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
11 12 (19.67%) CSS3
12 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (18.03%) CMS
13 9 (14.75%) Games
14 8 (13.11%) Marketing
14 8 (13.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (11.48%) Publishing
15 7 (11.48%) Content Management
16 6 (9.84%) Legal
16 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
17 5 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (8.20%) Sass
17 5 (8.20%) LESS
17 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
17 5 (8.20%) Progressive Enhancement
17 5 (8.20%) Scrum
17 5 (8.20%) Graphic Design

Web Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (18.03%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.28%) Drupal
4 2 (3.28%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.64%) Marvel
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (26.23%) Photoshop
3 8 (13.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.28%) InVision
5 1 (1.64%) InDesign
5 1 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (14.75%) Games
2 8 (13.11%) Marketing
3 7 (11.48%) Publishing
4 6 (9.84%) Legal
5 3 (4.92%) Finance
5 3 (4.92%) Local Government
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 2 (3.28%) Law
6 2 (3.28%) Military
7 1 (1.64%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.64%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) HTML
2 28 (45.90%) CSS
3 14 (22.95%) HTML5
4 12 (19.67%) CSS3
5 5 (8.20%) LESS
5 5 (8.20%) Sass
6 3 (4.92%) jQuery
6 3 (4.92%) SVG
7 2 (3.28%) .NET
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) Handlebars
7 2 (3.28%) Mustache
7 2 (3.28%) Node.js
7 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.28%) XHTML
8 1 (1.64%) Middleware
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.64%) Twig
8 1 (1.64%) WPF
8 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (44.26%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Graphic Design
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 2 (3.28%) Animation
5 2 (3.28%) BBC
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Tandem
6 1 (1.64%) VLE
6 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
1 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
1 2 (3.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) Prototyping
2 15 (24.59%) Web Development
3 14 (22.95%) Web Design
3 14 (22.95%) Wireframes
4 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (11.48%) Content Management
6 5 (8.20%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (8.20%) Scrum
6 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.56%) SEO
8 3 (4.92%) Analytics
8 3 (4.92%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (4.92%) Typography
8 3 (4.92%) Web Analytics
9 2 (3.28%) Actionable Insight
9 2 (3.28%) Content Writing
9 2 (3.28%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 2 (3.28%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Piwik
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Adobe
2 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.28%) Pega
3 2 (3.28%) Xerox
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle