The median contractor rate for a Web Designer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 568 525
Rank change year-on-year +14 -43  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 26 59 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 46
Median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £201 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £361 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 -5 11 £325 +8.33% 1
South East +31 5 £305 +1.66% 3
Yorkshire +22 3 £300 -15.78%
North West +21 2 £408 +35.83% 2
South West -5 2 £325 +66.66% 1
West Midlands +21 1 £350 +3.70% 4
East of England - 1 £288 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Web Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 50 (67.57%) User Experience
2 40 (54.05%) HTML
3 33 (44.59%) CSS
4 30 (40.54%) Adobe
5 27 (36.49%) Photoshop
6 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (31.08%) Web Design
8 21 (28.38%) Wireframes
9 19 (25.68%) HTML5
10 16 (21.62%) Prototyping
11 15 (20.27%) Axure RP
12 13 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
12 13 (17.57%) SEO
12 13 (17.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 12 (16.22%) Google
14 11 (14.86%) Web Development
15 10 (13.51%) InDesign
15 10 (13.51%) CSS3
15 10 (13.51%) Typography
16 9 (12.16%) Adobe Illustrator
16 9 (12.16%) Scrum
17 8 (10.81%) Publishing
17 8 (10.81%) InVision
18 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
18 7 (9.46%) Legal
18 7 (9.46%) Social Media
18 7 (9.46%) Android
18 7 (9.46%) Marketing
18 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS

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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Drupal
4 1 (1.35%) Marvel
Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Photoshop
2 10 (13.51%) InDesign
3 9 (12.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (10.81%) InVision
5 5 (6.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.81%) Publishing
2 7 (9.46%) Legal
2 7 (9.46%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.05%) HTML
2 33 (44.59%) CSS
3 19 (25.68%) HTML5
4 10 (13.51%) CSS3
5 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.76%) .NET
6 5 (6.76%) jQuery
6 5 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.05%) WCF
8 2 (2.70%) D3.js
8 2 (2.70%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (2.70%) LESS
8 2 (2.70%) Node.js
8 2 (2.70%) XML
9 1 (1.35%) DOM
9 1 (1.35%) Sass
9 1 (1.35%) SVG
9 1 (1.35%) XHTML
9 1 (1.35%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (67.57%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) Social Media
3 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.35%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.35%) W3C
5 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Android
1 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Web Design
3 21 (28.38%) Wireframes
4 16 (21.62%) Prototyping
5 13 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (17.57%) SEO
6 11 (14.86%) Web Development
7 10 (13.51%) Typography
8 9 (12.16%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) Web Application Development
10 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.76%) MVC
11 4 (5.41%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.41%) TDD
12 3 (4.05%) Content Writing
12 3 (4.05%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 3 (4.05%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (4.05%) Rapid Prototyping
12 3 (4.05%) UX Design
12 3 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Adobe
2 12 (16.22%) Google
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) hybris
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter