The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 38 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.98% 1.03% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.16% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£125 £295 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.62% +47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -9.30%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 344 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.11% 88.89% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 161 92
Average daily rate £350 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.97 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Designer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (25.00%) InDesign
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Phing
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Grunt

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (25.00%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) Phing
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Sass
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe