The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 67 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.03% 0.95% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.02% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£313 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.51% -6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -12.24%
Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1082 979 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.80% 92.71% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 483 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 82
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 6 £140 -
Aylesbury - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (31.82%) Photoshop
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) Adobe
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) Automotive
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.09%) MS Office
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) User Experience
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) OLTP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Automotive
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) JFace
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.55%) IPTV
2 1 (4.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Coaching
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) CAD
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware