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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 47 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.02% - 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+61.95% -2.32%
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
439 363 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.43% 97.06% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 278 190
Average daily rate £350 £331 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £145.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Adabas
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (10.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (40.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Web Design
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £120 - 200 per day
Posted: 26 days ago