The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 41 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.64% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Designer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
306 223 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.08% 94.89% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 155 125
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
1 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) XPath
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (25.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (25.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) QuarkXPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
1 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) XPath
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle