The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 83 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 1.20% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.31% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Average daily rate £319 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £286 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.57%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1122 765 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.13% 91.51% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 409 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.07 £10.20 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Designer
South East

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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -27 2 £319 -16.66% 3
Aylesbury - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) UML
6 4 (19.05%) XHTML
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (19.05%) Adobe
6 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Billing
7 3 (14.29%) Use Case
7 3 (14.29%) Axure RP
7 3 (14.29%) Network Management
7 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
8 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
8 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.52%) DTS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.52%) InDesign
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) DTS
4 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 3 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) XHTML
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
4 3 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
3 3 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
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