Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 July 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 555 546
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 39 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 38
London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -3.10%
10th Percentile £225 £180 £186
90th Percentile £435 £468 £494
England median daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £39.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +333.33% -60.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39807 43218 44188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.96% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28316 31092 30671
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 491 769
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.64% +11.51%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £53.05
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Web Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Designer in London

Web Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Designer in London

Web Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Designer in London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Designer in London

Web Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Designer in London

Web Designer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
West London +36 8 £400 +14.29%
Central London +9 2 £281 +11.39%
Web Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 London region featuring Web Designer in the job title.

1 23 (58.97%) User Experience
2 16 (41.03%) Adobe
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
3 15 (38.46%) Web Design
4 13 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 11 (28.21%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (25.64%) HTML5
6 10 (25.64%) Axure RP
7 9 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 8 (20.51%) Wireframes
8 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (20.51%) Google
9 7 (17.95%) InDesign
9 7 (17.95%) Marketing
9 7 (17.95%) SEO
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 6 (15.38%) Typography
11 5 (12.82%) Prototyping
11 5 (12.82%) InVision
11 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
11 5 (12.82%) Android
11 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 4 (10.26%) Legal
12 4 (10.26%) Publishing
12 4 (10.26%) MVC
12 4 (10.26%) CSS3
12 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development

Web Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (17.95%) InDesign
3 5 (12.82%) InVision
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
3 3 (7.69%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Law
4 2 (5.13%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) CSS3
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) WCF
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Handlebars
7 1 (2.56%) Mustache
7 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.56%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) Social Media
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Web Design
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (20.51%) Wireframes
4 7 (17.95%) SEO
5 6 (15.38%) Typography
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Prototyping
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 2 (5.13%) Kanban
9 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Adobe
2 8 (20.51%) Google
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 2 (5.13%) Xerox