Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Designer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 536 522
Rank change year-on-year -59 -14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 29 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 45
London median daily rate £420 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.23% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £261 £190 £218
90th Percentile £475 £455 £432
England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £27.00 - £21.00
10th Percentile £25.00 - £20.00
90th Percentile £29.00 - £22.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.58% +19.44% +80.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,757 39,131 41,997
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,845 27,883 29,639
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £645 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 554 653
London median hourly rate £19.64 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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
Central London -25 13 £438 +40.00% 1
South London -35 1 £450 +36.36% 2
North London - 1 £225 - 1
Web Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 19 (65.52%) HTML
1 19 (65.52%) CSS
1 19 (65.52%) User Experience
2 15 (51.72%) Prototyping
3 12 (41.38%) Adobe
4 11 (37.93%) Mobile App
4 11 (37.93%) Wireframes
5 9 (31.03%) InVision
5 9 (31.03%) HTML5
6 8 (27.59%) Web Design
7 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
7 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (24.14%) Flinto
7 7 (24.14%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (24.14%) Mobile First
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
9 4 (13.79%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (13.79%) Games
9 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) Marketing
10 3 (10.34%) Web Development
10 3 (10.34%) Local Government
10 3 (10.34%) CMS
10 3 (10.34%) XHTML
10 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.34%) Graphic Design
10 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (6.90%) Rapid Prototyping

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 (10.34%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Marvel
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) InVision
2 7 (24.14%) Flinto
3 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.45%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Local Government
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Arabic Language
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) CSS
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) HTML5
3 6 (20.69%) CSS3
4 3 (10.34%) XHTML
5 2 (6.90%) LESS
5 2 (6.90%) Sass
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) Handlebars
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) Mustache
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.45%) SVG
6 1 (3.45%) Twig
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) User Experience
2 11 (37.93%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) Graphic Design
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Social Media
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Prototyping
2 11 (37.93%) Wireframes
3 8 (27.59%) Web Design
4 7 (24.14%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (24.14%) Mobile First
4 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 2 (6.90%) Personalization
7 2 (6.90%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (6.90%) Service Design
7 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Android Development
8 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
8 1 (3.45%) User Stories
8 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Pega
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle