Being a web designer is no easy job and heartinternet have reinforced that with vital information they found out by conducted a survey amongst 500 web design professionals. 80% of web designers say that work is difficult to find and it definitely is. Unless you have a great social media presence, conduct some serious marketing or already have a very good track record, it's going to be very difficult getting high paid work regularly. 75% of those 80% also think it won't get any easier in the next year. Only 77% are confident about their job security. It's also a huge shame that prices are being forced down to competition charging such low prices that it's just not profitable.