The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 25 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 Dorset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 27 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.90% 0.42% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.44% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£265 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
208 229 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.12% 95.42% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 135 165
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -31.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
South West

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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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
Bournemouth - 1 £265 - 1
Designer
South West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Flash
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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