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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 37 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.02% 0.36% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.39% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate
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£295 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £200 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
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
347 257 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 88.30% 93.45% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 92 146
Average daily rate £325 £285 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 25
Average hourly rate £18.97 £15.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Xen
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (10.00%) SCADA
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) V-Ray
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) OLAP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Xen
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
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