Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Designer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 February 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 189 175
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Web Designer 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.060% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
West Midlands median daily rate £356 £474 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.84% +144.65% -27.23%
10th Percentile £213 £462 £156
90th Percentile £394 £492 £217
England median daily rate £350 £330 £305
% change year-on-year +6.06% +8.20% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.58% +43.33% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,554 5,009 4,844
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.62% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,835 3,033 2,705
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 221 203
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +7.26% +0.51%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £36.15
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

Web Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Web Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Web Designer in the West Midlands

Web Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Designer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Designer in the West Midlands

Web Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Designer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Designer in the West Midlands

Web Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Designer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Designer in the West Midlands

Web Designer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Coventry +9 5 £363 -23.52%
Halesowen - 3 £225 -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Web Designer
England

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Web Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Web Designer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) Prototyping
2 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 5 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (36.36%) Games
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Adobe
3 4 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) BBC
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Animation
4 3 (27.27%) Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (27.27%) Typography
4 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) MailChimp
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Email Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) Umbraco

Web Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) MailChimp
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Animation
2 3 (27.27%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Prototyping
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Typography
3 3 (27.27%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Email Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe