The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 17 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 22 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.15% 2.07% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 2.23% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£463 £190 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.42% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -11.11%
Designer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 179 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 96.67% 92.75% 98.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 106 97
Average daily rate £325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 10
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £22.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £144.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +4 11 £480 - 2
Exeter +2 9 £400 +110.52% 3
Designer
South West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Web Development
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) CSS
3 14 (43.75%) Web Design
3 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) CSS3
4 13 (40.63%) Information Architecture
4 13 (40.63%) HTML5
4 13 (40.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (40.63%) Fireworks
4 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
5 12 (37.50%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) IBM
5 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 12 (37.50%) Open Source
5 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 12 (37.50%) JSR 168
5 12 (37.50%) Java EE
6 11 (34.38%) Usability Testing
7 9 (28.13%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (28.13%) User Experience
7 9 (28.13%) Middleware
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
7 9 (28.13%) JBoss
7 9 (28.13%) Struts
8 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (25.00%) Migration

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
1 13 (40.63%) Fireworks
1 13 (40.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
1 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) HTML
1 15 (46.88%) CSS
2 13 (40.63%) HTML5
2 13 (40.63%) CSS3
3 12 (37.50%) Java EE
3 12 (37.50%) JSR 168
4 9 (28.13%) Struts
4 9 (28.13%) Middleware
4 9 (28.13%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Web Development
3 14 (43.75%) Web Design
4 13 (40.63%) Information Architecture
5 12 (37.50%) Open Source
5 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (34.38%) Usability Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) SOA
8 4 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (12.50%) Microservices
9 2 (6.25%) SIEM
9 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) CISM
4 2 (6.25%) ISSAP
4 2 (6.25%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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