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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 60 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 1.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -2.17%
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
809 764 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.42% 91.72% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 527 290
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.19 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
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 22 May 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 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) MySQL
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Apache
4 4 (18.18%) Doctrine
4 4 (18.18%) CentOS
4 4 (18.18%) PHPUnit
4 4 (18.18%) Zend
4 4 (18.18%) Zend Framework
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Adobe
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (9.09%) InDesign
6 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 2 (9.09%) Publishing
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
6 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) SEO
6 2 (9.09%) Web Usability

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) InDesign
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) PHPUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Doctrine
2 4 (18.18%) Zend Framework
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) VHDL
3 1 (4.55%) Verilog
3 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) SEO
4 2 (9.09%) Web Usability
4 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) IC Design
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 4 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Zend
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (4.55%) Cadence
3 1 (4.55%) Huawei
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