The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 58 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.25% - 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
742 494 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.10% 90.48% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 317 488
Average daily rate £373 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
South West

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 30 July 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (52.00%) PHP
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) MySQL
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Apache
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (36.00%) CentOS
3 9 (36.00%) PHPUnit
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) Zend
3 9 (36.00%) Zend Framework
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.00%) Finance
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) hybris
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
6 1 (4.00%) Electronics
6 1 (4.00%) Banking
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) jQuery
2 9 (36.00%) HTML5
2 9 (36.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
1 9 (36.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) ETL
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) PHP
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Zend
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica