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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 36 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.80% 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +21.25%
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
239 310 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.60% 94.51% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 212 97
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.38 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £164.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle