How much do UK freelance web designers charge in 2020?

Freelance Website Designer


Updated: 29 Jan, 2020

A considerable number of people in the UK are working as Freelance Web Designers. A freelancer will charge less as compared to a web design company that offers the same to you.

The rate may depend and hence vary based on a lot of things like the location, the complexity of the required website, level of experience, the quality of the work needed and the quantity as well.

Even if they don’t tell you this, a freelancer always takes into consideration an hourly, daily or weekly rate.

Some freelance website designers structure their prices into packages where they include all the aspects above mentioned and come up with a fixed for every project.

What is the average hourly rate of a freelance web designer in the UK?

A junior who is just trying to establish a place in the market might even offer services as little as £20 per hour, while a more experienced web designer might charge you between £50 – £75 per hour for the services offered.

Where else, package prices for delivering a website may start around the low hundreds and may go as high as around seven thousand pounds.

There is a variety of freelancers available out there; each one of them has got a specific set of skills. Hence, you need to choose the right one for your requirements and check if the rates offered by that Freelance Web Designer are reasonable and suitable for your business.

Freelance Web Designer

By Tiago Lavis-Fernandes

Tiago is a Portuguese freelance web designer living and working in Manchester for over ten years. Fascinated by WordPress and the Divi Builder, he helps clients achieve success through UX/UI website design and search engine optimisation. If you're looking for someone to help with your online marketing, look no further.

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  1. Nigel Ellis

    I’ve been doing some research into freelance web design, and one area I was particularly interested in was how much freelancers will charge in 2020. Luckily I found your article and it offered all the information I needed, so thanks!

    • Freelance Web Designer

      Hi Nigel, I’m glad you found all the information you were looking for! Thanks for leaving a comment.

  2. Marge Evans

    Thanks for this interesting article, it’ll definitely help me get my head around what to look for. Are your prices representative of all freelance web designers, or just a specific section of the industry?

    • Freelance Web Designer

      Hi Marge, thank you for taking the time to comment on my blog. I try to keep a competitive price, but you will find all sorts of freelancers charging differently for their work. I hope this article help you make the right decision. Have a great day!

  3. Martha John

    I’ve just been reading through your articles and they offer some good information. You should consider going into blogging as well as web design.


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