The median contractor rate for a Web Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 430 384
Rank change year-on-year +35 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 31 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.050% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 19
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £475 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £225
% change year-on-year -1.66% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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 19186 21885 21142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13700 15818 14509
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 249 380
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Web Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Uxbridge - 5 - -
City of London -2 1 £350 +3.70% 1
Web Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 36 (67.92%) User Experience
2 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 21 (39.62%) Adobe
3 20 (37.74%) Photoshop
4 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.96%) Axure RP
5 16 (30.19%) Web Design
6 15 (28.30%) HTML5
6 15 (28.30%) Wireframes
7 13 (24.53%) Typography
7 13 (24.53%) CSS
8 12 (22.64%) SEO
9 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.87%) Google
9 10 (18.87%) Android
9 10 (18.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 10 (18.87%) InVision
9 10 (18.87%) Apple iOS
10 9 (16.98%) Scrum
10 9 (16.98%) InDesign
11 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
11 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (13.21%) MVC
12 7 (13.21%) Marketing
13 6 (11.32%) TDD
13 6 (11.32%) Legal
13 6 (11.32%) Publishing
13 6 (11.32%) .NET
13 6 (11.32%) Social Media

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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Photoshop
2 10 (18.87%) InVision
3 9 (16.98%) InDesign
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Axure RP
2 6 (11.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (9.43%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 6 (11.32%) Legal
2 6 (11.32%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) HTML5
3 13 (24.53%) CSS
4 6 (11.32%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) WCF
6 4 (7.55%) CSS3
7 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.89%) jQuery
8 1 (1.89%) XML
8 1 (1.89%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (67.92%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Social Media
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.77%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Android
1 10 (18.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Web Design
3 15 (28.30%) Wireframes
4 13 (24.53%) Typography
5 12 (22.64%) SEO
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
7 7 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (11.32%) Prototyping
8 6 (11.32%) TDD
8 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
9 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.55%) Web Development
11 3 (5.66%) CRM
11 3 (5.66%) Kanban
11 3 (5.66%) UX Design
12 2 (3.77%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 2 (3.77%) Information Architecture
12 2 (3.77%) Progressive Enhancement
12 2 (3.77%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.77%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Adobe
2 10 (18.87%) Google
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Apple
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago