The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 56 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.83% 1.04% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.12% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Designer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
815 717 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.04% 93.24% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 483 346
Average daily rate £378 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 49 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) User Experience
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Adobe
4 7 (24.14%) HTML5
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Zend
6 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
6 5 (17.24%) jQuery
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
6 5 (17.24%) CSS
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Apache
6 5 (17.24%) MySQL
6 5 (17.24%) CentOS
6 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
6 5 (17.24%) Doctrine
7 4 (13.79%) Social Media
7 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) XML
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
9 2 (6.90%) Flash
9 2 (6.90%) Legal
9 2 (6.90%) Publishing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.90%) InDesign
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Edge Animate
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.45%) MicroStation
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
3 2 (6.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
3 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
3 5 (17.24%) jQuery
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) Doctrine
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) Flash
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) E-Learning
3 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.90%) Animation
3 2 (6.90%) Video Editing
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) SEO
3 2 (6.90%) Web Usability
3 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
3 2 (6.90%) 3D Animation
4 1 (3.45%) MVVM
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Web Development
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Web Design
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Adobe
2 5 (17.24%) Zend
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
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