The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
South West / Dorset
Rank 22 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.92% 3.68% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 3.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.28% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 184 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.12% 96.84% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 105 129
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.63 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.06% -35.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Designer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) InDesign
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InDesign
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) EMC