Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 462 449 427
Rank change year-on-year -13 -22 +54
Contract jobs citing Web Design 202 213 535
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 142 376
10th Percentile £300 £313 £318
25th Percentile £400 £363 £382
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £468 £440 £485
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.28% +14.12%
75th Percentile £548 £500 £563
90th Percentile £625 £599 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £388 £463
% change year-on-year +14.52% -16.31% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £51.25
Median % change year-on-year +29.03% -24.39% +241.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £31.25 £51.25
% change year-on-year +60.00% -39.02% +241.67%

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 47,027 47,897 83,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.91% 85.25% 87.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,247 31,784 56,142
10th Percentile £306 £283 £300
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £580 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £446 £435
% change year-on-year -1.91% +2.53% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,429 1,518 1,998
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.37 £11.50
25th Percentile £16.00 £15.93 £14.29
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.57 £22.65
Median % change year-on-year +22.86% -4.77% +7.86%
75th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £43.84
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.21 £20.11 £22.40
% change year-on-year +15.42% -10.22% +12.00%

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 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 +29 156 £475 +11.76% 67
Work from Home -181 89 £475 -5.00% 17
UK excluding London +42 83 £444 +14.52% 55
London +15 82 £476 -4.80% 20
South East +61 28 £425 -8.11% 14
North of England +53 21 £525 +61.54% 11
Yorkshire +38 15 £525 +61.54% 6
Midlands +23 13 £520 +38.67% 15
West Midlands +26 10 £528 +24.12% 12
Scotland -2 10 £425 -15.00% 4
Northern Ireland +9 6 £431 -
South West +35 4 £500 +17.65% 4
North West +20 3 £165 -56.00% 5
East Midlands +13 3 £350 -6.67% 3
North East - 3 £455 -
East of England +22 1 £434 +15.67% 3

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 145 (71.78%) HTML
2 137 (67.82%) CSS
3 103 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 96 (47.52%) JavaScript
6 93 (46.04%) User Experience
7 64 (31.68%) Front End Development
8 62 (30.69%) Java
9 54 (26.73%) HTML5
10 53 (26.24%) TDD
11 50 (24.75%) Prototyping
12 46 (22.77%) Web Development
13 40 (19.80%) Test Automation
14 38 (18.81%) Public Sector
15 37 (18.32%) AngularJS
16 36 (17.82%) Mobile App
16 36 (17.82%) Linux
17 35 (17.33%) Unix
17 35 (17.33%) Azure
17 35 (17.33%) Continuous Deployment
18 34 (16.83%) Service Design
18 34 (16.83%) Node.js
19 33 (16.34%) Rapid Prototyping
20 32 (15.84%) React
21 31 (15.35%) BDD
21 31 (15.35%) jQuery
22 30 (14.85%) AWS
22 30 (14.85%) Mac OS X
23 29 (14.36%) Finance
23 29 (14.36%) 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 20 (9.90%) CMS
2 8 (3.96%) Headless CMS
3 7 (3.47%) Confluence
4 4 (1.98%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.98%) WordPress
5 3 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 2 (0.99%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.99%) SAS
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.50%) Camunda
7 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.48%) Sketch
4 4 (1.98%) Adobe XD
4 4 (1.98%) InVision
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.99%) Figma
5 2 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.50%) InDesign
6 1 (0.50%) Marvel
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.33%) Azure
2 30 (14.85%) AWS
3 10 (4.95%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (4.95%) Google Analytics
4 9 (4.46%) IaaS
5 7 (3.47%) npm
5 7 (3.47%) SaaS
6 5 (2.48%) GitHub
7 4 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Yarn
9 2 (0.99%) GCP
10 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.50%) Firebase
10 1 (0.50%) Force.com
10 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) PaaS
10 1 (0.50%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.50%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.43%) Relational Database
1 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
4 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.99%) Big Data
5 2 (0.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.50%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.50%) KDB
6 1 (0.50%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.41%) Jasmine
3 17 (8.42%) JIRA
3 17 (8.42%) Subversion
4 14 (6.93%) Grunt
4 14 (6.93%) Mocha
4 14 (6.93%) webpack
5 13 (6.44%) gulp
6 5 (2.48%) Cypress.io
6 5 (2.48%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (2.48%) Mockito
6 5 (2.48%) MSTest
7 3 (1.49%) Babel
7 3 (1.49%) ESLint
7 3 (1.49%) PostCSS
7 3 (1.49%) Storybook
8 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.99%) Maven
9 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 38 (18.81%) Public Sector
2 29 (14.36%) Finance
3 22 (10.89%) Marketing
4 11 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.95%) Banking
6 9 (4.46%) Electronics
6 9 (4.46%) Retail
6 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.97%) Law
8 5 (2.48%) Publishing
9 4 (1.98%) French Language
9 4 (1.98%) Front Office
9 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.49%) Legal
11 1 (0.50%) Advertising
11 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 114 (56.44%) Developer
2 53 (26.24%) Designer
3 29 (14.36%) Java Developer
4 28 (13.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 28 (13.86%) Interaction Designer
5 18 (8.91%) UX Designer
6 17 (8.42%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (6.44%) UI Developer
9 12 (5.94%) React Developer
10 11 (5.45%) UX Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Ruby Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Angular Developer
12 9 (4.46%) UI/UX Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Ruby Engineer
13 8 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 7 (3.47%) HTML Developer
15 6 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (71.78%) HTML
2 137 (67.82%) CSS
3 54 (26.73%) HTML5
4 37 (18.32%) AngularJS
5 34 (16.83%) Node.js
6 32 (15.84%) React
7 31 (15.35%) jQuery
8 25 (12.38%) CSS3
9 23 (11.39%) Sass
10 20 (9.90%) JSON
11 19 (9.41%) .NET
12 16 (7.92%) REST
13 15 (7.43%) RESTful
14 14 (6.93%) Spring
14 14 (6.93%) Web Services
15 12 (5.94%) GraphQL
15 12 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (5.45%) Jest
16 11 (5.45%) Redux
16 11 (5.45%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (46.04%) User Experience
2 36 (17.82%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.94%) Graphic Design
5 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.46%) W3C
7 5 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (2.48%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (1.98%) Social Media
9 3 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.99%) FMCG
10 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.99%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.82%) Linux
2 35 (17.33%) Unix
3 30 (14.85%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.48%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.98%) Android
6 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 64 (31.68%) Front End Development
4 53 (26.24%) TDD
5 50 (24.75%) Prototyping
6 46 (22.77%) Web Development
7 40 (19.80%) Test Automation
8 35 (17.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 34 (16.83%) Service Design
10 33 (16.34%) Rapid Prototyping
11 31 (15.35%) BDD
12 29 (14.36%) Microservices
12 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (14.36%) User Journey Map
13 24 (11.88%) DevOps
14 23 (11.39%) Scrum
14 23 (11.39%) Wireframes
15 18 (8.91%) Web Accessibility
16 17 (8.42%) Pair Programming
16 17 (8.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 62 (30.69%) Java
3 25 (12.38%) Java 8
4 21 (10.40%) SQL
5 16 (7.92%) Python
6 14 (6.93%) C#
6 14 (6.93%) ES6
6 14 (6.93%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.45%) Ruby
8 3 (1.49%) PHP
9 2 (0.99%) Go
9 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.44%) Degree
4 5 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.99%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) MBA
6 2 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) WCAG
2 7 (3.47%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) IFRS
3 2 (0.99%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (13.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (11.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.99%) MIIS
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (9.41%) Adobe
1 19 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.95%) SAP
3 9 (4.46%) Google
3 9 (4.46%) Optimizely
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle
5 4 (1.98%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.99%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) Facebook
7 1 (0.50%) FatWire
7 1 (0.50%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.50%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) Software AG
7 1 (0.50%) Splunk
7 1 (0.50%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.50%) Tealium
7 1 (0.50%) Telerik