Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Web Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Design over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the 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 Design
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 594 347 528
Rank change year-on-year -247 +181 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Design 243 192 316
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.68% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 144 215
10th Percentile £300 £363 £310
25th Percentile £360 £425 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £525 £450
Median % change year-on-year -3.81% +16.67% +2.27%
75th Percentile £560 £550 £500
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -0.50% +25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
10th Percentile £36.85 " "
25th Percentile £56.50 " £15.50
Median hourly rate £67.50 - £17.00
75th Percentile £67.80 " £18.50
90th Percentile " " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.65 - £17.00

Web Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,137 28,407 73,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.10% 87.10% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,031 19,269 49,415
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +5.11% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,699 823 2,177
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.64 £11.75
25th Percentile £14.71 £15.49 £14.86
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £49.25 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.14 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -8.89% +4.65% +10.87%

Web Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Web Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Design.

Daily rate trend for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Design over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Design.

Hourly rate trend for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Web Design over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Web Design in the UK

Web Design
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Design within the UK over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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
England -224 187 £525 - 132
UK excluding London -168 101 £498 -0.50% 90
London -165 92 £538 -6.52% 45
Work from Home -172 72 £529 +8.85% 23
North of England -116 32 £533 +1.43% 33
South East -74 27 £338 -22.86% 23
Midlands -62 26 £520 +14.54% 19
Yorkshire -58 16 £540 +2.86% 14
North West -64 16 £401 -23.71% 15
West Midlands -68 15 £529 +16.52% 11
East Midlands -30 11 £485 - 8
Scotland -80 6 £539 +8.89% 3
Northern Ireland -4 5 £472 +9.40%
East of England - 3 £225 - 8
South West -55 1 £425 -10.53% 4
Wales - 1 £235 -

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Web Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Web Design.

1 147 (60.49%) HTML
2 134 (55.14%) CSS
3 129 (53.09%) User Experience
4 127 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (38.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 91 (37.45%) JavaScript
7 81 (33.33%) Accessibility
8 72 (29.63%) Prototyping
9 71 (29.22%) Front End Development
10 51 (20.99%) User Research
11 50 (20.58%) Rapid Prototyping
11 50 (20.58%) Web Development
12 48 (19.75%) Java
13 47 (19.34%) Mobile App
14 43 (17.70%) Service Design
14 43 (17.70%) Adobe
15 42 (17.28%) CMS
15 42 (17.28%) Git (software)
16 41 (16.87%) Test Automation
16 41 (16.87%) TDD
17 40 (16.46%) Social Skills
18 39 (16.05%) Linux
18 39 (16.05%) Azure
19 38 (15.64%) User Journey Map
19 38 (15.64%) AngularJS
20 37 (15.23%) Public Sector
21 35 (14.40%) Finance
22 34 (13.99%) Unix
22 34 (13.99%) BDD
22 34 (13.99%) Microservices

Web Design
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 42 (17.28%) CMS
2 13 (5.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (5.35%) Headless CMS
3 12 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.53%) Confluence
4 11 (4.53%) Drupal
5 6 (2.47%) IIS
5 6 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.06%) WordPress
7 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.41%) R Markdown
9 1 (0.41%) SAS
9 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Sketch
2 15 (6.17%) Photoshop
3 12 (4.94%) InVision
4 10 (4.12%) Figma
5 6 (2.47%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (2.06%) Chatbot
6 5 (2.06%) Marvel
7 4 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (1.23%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.41%) InDesign
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (0.41%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.23%) Magento
2 3 (1.23%) Shopify
3 2 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.05%) Azure
2 21 (8.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 18 (7.41%) AWS
4 13 (5.35%) GitHub
5 9 (3.70%) npm
6 8 (3.29%) Google Analytics
6 8 (3.29%) SaaS
7 6 (2.47%) IaaS
8 3 (1.23%) Firebase
8 3 (1.23%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.82%) Amplience
9 2 (0.82%) Serverless
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon Alexa
10 1 (0.41%) Apigee
10 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.41%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.41%) GitHub Actions
10 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.41%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) SSL
2 2 (0.82%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) 2G
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.88%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.06%) MySQL
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.23%) Power BI
7 2 (0.82%) Tableau
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL Workbench
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.64%) JIRA
3 19 (7.82%) Mockito
4 14 (5.76%) Bitbucket
5 11 (4.53%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (4.53%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.70%) Maven
7 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.47%) Subversion
9 5 (2.06%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.65%) Ant
10 4 (1.65%) Browser DevTools
10 4 (1.65%) Gradle
11 3 (1.23%) Storybook
12 2 (0.82%) Balsamiq
12 2 (0.82%) git-flow
12 2 (0.82%) JUnit
12 2 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.82%) PostCSS
12 2 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 40 (16.46%) Social Skills
2 37 (15.23%) Public Sector
3 35 (14.40%) Finance
4 24 (9.88%) Banking
5 19 (7.82%) Marketing
6 15 (6.17%) Publishing
7 14 (5.76%) Telecoms
8 13 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (5.35%) Retail
9 10 (4.12%) Investment Banking
10 8 (3.29%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (2.88%) Electronics
11 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
12 6 (2.47%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (2.47%) Military
13 3 (1.23%) Legal
13 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.82%) Advertising
14 2 (0.82%) Front Office
14 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (41.98%) Developer
2 89 (36.63%) Designer
3 38 (15.64%) UX Designer
4 37 (15.23%) Interaction Designer
5 29 (11.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (11.93%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.17%) Web Designer
7 14 (5.76%) UI Designer
8 12 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.53%) Consultant
9 11 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (4.12%) UI/UX Designer
11 8 (3.29%) Senior Designer
11 8 (3.29%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.29%) UI Developer
12 6 (2.47%) Ruby Developer
12 6 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 6 (2.47%) Web Consultant
12 6 (2.47%) Web Editor
12 6 (2.47%) Website Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (60.49%) HTML
2 134 (55.14%) CSS
3 38 (15.64%) AngularJS
4 33 (13.58%) React
5 32 (13.17%) HTML5
6 30 (12.35%) Sass
7 26 (10.70%) CSS3
8 21 (8.64%) Vue.js
9 17 (7.00%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (7.00%) JAX-RS
10 14 (5.76%) Node.js
11 13 (5.35%) jQuery
11 13 (5.35%) RESTful
12 11 (4.53%) Jest
12 11 (4.53%) Kafka
12 11 (4.53%) REST
13 10 (4.12%) .NET
14 8 (3.29%) Spring
14 8 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (2.88%) JWT
Miscellaneous
1 129 (53.09%) User Experience
2 47 (19.34%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.94%) Social Media
4 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.06%) W3C
6 4 (1.65%) FMCG
6 4 (1.65%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.65%) NHS
7 3 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.82%) Animation
9 1 (0.41%) Blog
9 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) DataPower
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.41%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.41%) Photography
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.05%) Linux
2 34 (13.99%) Unix
3 30 (12.35%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (38.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 72 (29.63%) Prototyping
4 71 (29.22%) Front End Development
5 51 (20.99%) User Research
6 50 (20.58%) Rapid Prototyping
6 50 (20.58%) Web Development
7 43 (17.70%) Service Design
8 41 (16.87%) TDD
8 41 (16.87%) Test Automation
9 38 (15.64%) User Journey Map
10 34 (13.99%) BDD
10 34 (13.99%) Microservices
11 33 (13.58%) DevOps
11 33 (13.58%) Wireframes
12 31 (12.76%) Continuous Deployment
13 30 (12.35%) Analytics
14 29 (11.93%) Pair Programming
15 25 (10.29%) Scrum
16 23 (9.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.45%) JavaScript
2 48 (19.75%) Java
3 29 (11.93%) TypeScript
4 17 (7.00%) Java 11
5 16 (6.58%) Java 8
6 14 (5.76%) Python
7 11 (4.53%) SQL
8 9 (3.70%) PHP
9 8 (3.29%) C#
10 7 (2.88%) ES6
11 6 (2.47%) Ruby
12 3 (1.23%) Go
13 2 (0.82%) R
14 1 (0.41%) C
14 1 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 18 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.53%) Degree
4 8 (3.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (33.33%) Accessibility
2 21 (8.64%) WCAG
3 13 (5.35%) QA
4 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.41%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) IFRS
5 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.41%) Section 508
5 1 (0.41%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (9.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.41%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.41%) MIIS
Vendors
1 43 (17.70%) Adobe
2 13 (5.35%) Google
3 9 (3.70%) Oracle
3 9 (3.70%) SAP
4 7 (2.88%) Mercator
4 7 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.88%) Temenos
5 6 (2.47%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.23%) Marketo
8 2 (0.82%) Apple
8 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.82%) hybris
8 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.41%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.41%) Facebook
9 1 (0.41%) Instagram
9 1 (0.41%) Xamarin