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The anatomy of a web designer

THE ANATOMY of a WEB DESIGNER



COMPILED & CHRONICLED BY HEART INTERNET IN 2012



The Heart Internet web designer survey was conducted amongst 500 web design professionals through DesignShack.net. The survey provided vital information about web designers' attitudes towards the industry from job satisfaction to how they earn their money.



78% of web designers are male



Average number of additional services offered to clients

3.1



Top 3 services offered by web designers:

Website maintenance

Web development

SEO



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47% of web designers are aged 25-34 years old



4/5 though work was either more difficult or just as difficult to find compared to the last 12 months



How designers charge for their services



27% use a combination of hourly rates & flat fees



27% Combination of Hourly Rates & Flat Fees

24% Varies

21% Flat fees

16% Hourly Rate

12% Salaried



3/4 think that work will not get any easier to find in the next year



1 QUARTER 2 QUARTERS 3 QUARTERS 4 QUARTERS



77% say they are confident about their job security



82% of web designers have never partaken in any competition speculative work



1/5 would never partake in any competition speculative work



62% of web designers are freelance or self-employed.



9/10 consider that demand for mobile sites has increased



88% say that clients underestimate the cost of web design



79% think prices are being forced down due to increased competition.

The anatomy of a web designer

shared by HeartInternet on Nov 19, 2012 in Technology

The anatomy of a web designer

shared by HeartInternet on Nov 19, 2012 in Technology

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Based on a survey of 500 web designers, this infographic shows the attitudes towards the web design industry on a wonderful medical journal themed design. Find out about web designers attitudes toward...
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