The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 37 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.56% 1.03% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.06% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 188 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 91.15% 96.41% 89.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 56 136
Average daily rate £325 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 25 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +75.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Designer
West Midlands

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 10 July 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (8.33%) SCADA
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) V-Ray
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) ETL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP
1 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Struts
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) V-Ray
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) SCADA
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco