The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 26 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.67% 2.02% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 2.06% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +34.00%
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
241 437 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.37% 97.98% 98.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 360 291
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) User Experience
3 7 (63.64%) Prototyping
4 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
4 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (45.45%) Service Design
5 5 (45.45%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Ergonomics
8 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
8 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 1 (9.09%) Open Source
8 1 (9.09%) REST
8 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (9.09%) Billing
8 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 1 (9.09%) SOA
8 1 (9.09%) Adobe
8 1 (9.09%) Middleware
8 1 (9.09%) CAD
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (9.09%) InDesign
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) User Experience
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Ergonomics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Prototyping
3 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
4 5 (45.45%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (45.45%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) CAD
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore