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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 44 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 31 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.34% 1.60% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 1.72% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.59% +2.32%
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
873 813 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.17% 92.91% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 581 362
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (23.68%) Talend
3 8 (21.05%) User Experience
4 5 (13.16%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.53%) LTE
5 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) Banking
6 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (7.89%) Marketing
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Firewall

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) LTE
2 3 (7.89%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) 3GPP
3 2 (5.26%) MPLS
3 2 (5.26%) RSVP
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) 3G
4 1 (2.63%) UTRAN
4 1 (2.63%) 4G
4 1 (2.63%) 2G
4 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) CSS3
3 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.63%) Ajax
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) VHDL
4 1 (2.63%) Verilog
4 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Network Design
2 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
2 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
2 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) SOA
3 2 (5.26%) ETL
3 2 (5.26%) UML
3 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) Use Case
4 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.63%) TDD
4 1 (2.63%) Information Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.63%) Scrum
4 1 (2.63%) IC Design
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Talend
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe
2 1 (2.63%) Informatica
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Cadence
2 1 (2.63%) Teradata
2 1 (2.63%) Huawei
2 1 (2.63%) Netezza
2 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks