Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 534 369 422
Rank change year-on-year -165 +53 +79
Contract jobs citing Web Design 221 216 502
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.68% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 149 368
10th Percentile £300 £363 £313
25th Percentile £338 £425 £374
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £472 £525 £476
Median % change year-on-year -10.19% +10.24% +12.06%
75th Percentile £546 £588 £550
90th Percentile £609 £625 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -16.50% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £60.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.62% -45.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -50.00% -

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 63,664 31,822 80,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 88.71% 86.62% 87.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43,840 21,247 53,690
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
25th Percentile £406 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £580 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,701 914 2,186
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.38 £11.49
25th Percentile £14.60 £16.15 £14.50
Median hourly rate £23.45 £24.50 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% +8.89% +12.50%
75th Percentile £47.25 £46.02 £45.00
90th Percentile £60.87 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £21.57 £22.93
% change year-on-year -3.57% -5.93% +20.68%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -162 168 £475 -9.52% 106
Work from Home -206 92 £475 -7.32% 18
London -149 89 £525 -12.50% 35
UK excluding London -90 87 £418 -16.50% 74
South East -28 31 £338 -30.77% 8
North of England -67 22 £370 -29.52% 28
Midlands -30 19 £525 +15.38% 14
West Midlands -27 14 £529 +16.26% 3
North West -49 11 £370 -29.52% 15
Yorkshire -42 9 £400 -23.81% 13
Scotland -56 8 £200 -60.00%
East Midlands - 5 £350 - 11
Northern Ireland -1 4 £473 - 2
South West -23 2 £425 - 11
North East - 2 £455 -
Wales - 1 £235 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 140 (63.35%) HTML
2 134 (60.63%) CSS
3 110 (49.77%) JavaScript
4 108 (48.87%) User Experience
5 100 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (40.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 68 (30.77%) Prototyping
8 67 (30.32%) Accessibility
9 63 (28.51%) Front End Development
10 53 (23.98%) Java
11 50 (22.62%) Web Development
12 47 (21.27%) User Research
13 46 (20.81%) Social Skills
14 44 (19.91%) React
15 43 (19.46%) Rapid Prototyping
16 42 (19.00%) Public Sector
17 41 (18.55%) Git (software)
18 39 (17.65%) Finance
18 39 (17.65%) Azure
18 39 (17.65%) AngularJS
19 38 (17.19%) HTML5
19 38 (17.19%) Linux
19 38 (17.19%) TDD
20 37 (16.74%) Mobile App
20 37 (16.74%) DevOps
21 34 (15.38%) Marketing
21 34 (15.38%) Test Automation
21 34 (15.38%) Adobe
22 33 (14.93%) Unix
23 32 (14.48%) CMS

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 32 (14.48%) CMS
2 13 (5.88%) Confluence
3 11 (4.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (4.52%) Headless CMS
4 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.07%) Drupal
6 6 (2.71%) WordPress
7 4 (1.81%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.36%) IIS
8 3 (1.36%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.36%) SAS
9 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.45%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.45%) Camunda
10 1 (0.45%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) R Markdown
10 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (9.05%) Photoshop
2 15 (6.79%) Sketch
3 12 (5.43%) InVision
4 8 (3.62%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (2.71%) Figma
6 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (1.36%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.90%) InDesign
9 2 (0.90%) Marvel
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.45%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Magento
1 4 (1.81%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Shopify
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.65%) Azure
2 28 (12.67%) AWS
3 15 (6.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 15 (6.79%) IaaS
4 13 (5.88%) GitHub
4 13 (5.88%) npm
5 8 (3.62%) SaaS
6 6 (2.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (2.71%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.36%) Yarn
8 2 (0.90%) Serverless
9 1 (0.45%) Apigee
9 1 (0.45%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.45%) Firebase
9 1 (0.45%) GCP
9 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) 2G
2 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.98%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.98%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.26%) MySQL
5 3 (1.36%) Big Data
5 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.45%) KDB
7 1 (0.45%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL Workbench
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (18.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.95%) JIRA
3 14 (6.33%) Subversion
4 11 (4.98%) Jasmine
4 11 (4.98%) webpack
5 9 (4.07%) Dreamweaver
6 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.71%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.71%) Maven
7 6 (2.71%) Storybook
8 5 (2.26%) Axure RP
8 5 (2.26%) Cypress.io
8 5 (2.26%) Grunt
8 5 (2.26%) gulp
9 4 (1.81%) Browser DevTools
9 4 (1.81%) Mockito
10 3 (1.36%) Babel
10 3 (1.36%) ESLint
10 3 (1.36%) PostCSS
11 2 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 46 (20.81%) Social Skills
2 42 (19.00%) Public Sector
3 39 (17.65%) Finance
4 34 (15.38%) Marketing
5 24 (10.86%) Banking
6 19 (8.60%) Telecoms
7 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (7.24%) Manufacturing
8 16 (7.24%) Publishing
9 15 (6.79%) Electronics
10 13 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (4.52%) Investment Banking
11 10 (4.52%) Retail
12 9 (4.07%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (1.36%) Legal
13 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.90%) French Language
14 2 (0.90%) Front Office
14 2 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (45.25%) Developer
2 67 (30.32%) Designer
3 30 (13.57%) Interaction Designer
4 28 (12.67%) UX Designer
5 20 (9.05%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (6.33%) Ruby Developer
8 14 (6.33%) Ruby Engineer
8 14 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 14 (6.33%) UI Designer
9 13 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
10 9 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.07%) Web Designer
10 9 (4.07%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.62%) React Developer
11 8 (3.62%) UI Developer
12 7 (3.17%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (63.35%) HTML
2 134 (60.63%) CSS
3 44 (19.91%) React
4 39 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 38 (17.19%) HTML5
6 28 (12.67%) CSS3
7 27 (12.22%) Node.js
8 22 (9.95%) Sass
9 21 (9.50%) jQuery
10 16 (7.24%) .NET
11 14 (6.33%) Jest
11 14 (6.33%) RESTful
11 14 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (5.88%) Vue.js
13 12 (5.43%) JSON
13 12 (5.43%) REST
14 10 (4.52%) GraphQL
14 10 (4.52%) Spring
15 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET
15 9 (4.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 108 (48.87%) User Experience
2 37 (16.74%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.52%) Social Media
4 10 (4.52%) W3C
5 8 (3.62%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.26%) FMCG
6 5 (2.26%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.36%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.36%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.45%) DataPower
9 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.45%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.19%) Linux
2 33 (14.93%) Unix
3 26 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.81%) Android
4 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (40.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 68 (30.77%) Prototyping
4 63 (28.51%) Front End Development
5 50 (22.62%) Web Development
6 47 (21.27%) User Research
7 43 (19.46%) Rapid Prototyping
8 38 (17.19%) TDD
9 37 (16.74%) DevOps
10 34 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 32 (14.48%) Service Design
11 32 (14.48%) User Journey Map
12 31 (14.03%) Full Stack Development
12 31 (14.03%) Wireframes
13 28 (12.67%) Continuous Deployment
14 27 (12.22%) BDD
15 25 (11.31%) Microservices
15 25 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (10.86%) Digital Marketing
17 23 (10.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 110 (49.77%) JavaScript
2 53 (23.98%) Java
3 27 (12.22%) Python
4 23 (10.41%) SQL
5 20 (9.05%) TypeScript
6 19 (8.60%) Java 8
7 16 (7.24%) C#
8 14 (6.33%) ES6
8 14 (6.33%) Ruby
9 11 (4.98%) PHP
10 4 (1.81%) Go
11 2 (0.90%) R
11 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (9.05%) Degree
2 8 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.26%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.90%) MBA
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (30.32%) Accessibility
2 10 (4.52%) QA
2 10 (4.52%) WCAG
3 3 (1.36%) IFRS
3 3 (1.36%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) Section 508
4 1 (0.45%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (14.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (10.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.90%) MIIS
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (15.38%) Adobe
2 17 (7.69%) Oracle
2 17 (7.69%) SAP
3 12 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.52%) Google
5 6 (2.71%) Optimizely
6 4 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.81%) Temenos
7 3 (1.36%) Marketo
8 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.90%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.90%) hybris
9 1 (0.45%) Apple
9 1 (0.45%) Facebook
9 1 (0.45%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.45%) Software AG
9 1 (0.45%) Splunk
9 1 (0.45%) StreamBase