The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 30 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.70% 1.91% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.02% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£240 £150 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £150 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -9.30%
Designer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 248 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 96.67% 94.66% 97.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 133 91
Average daily rate £358 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 7
Average hourly rate £18.84 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £31.25 £35.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Brighton region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Brighton region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
1 7 (63.64%) Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 5 (45.45%) Advertising
3 5 (45.45%) Games
3 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe
4 3 (27.27%) Axure RP
4 3 (27.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (9.09%) E-Learning

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
2 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (27.27%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Advertising
2 5 (45.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe