The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.75% 3.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+61.95% -2.32%
Designer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 89.47% 96.36% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 28
Average daily rate £400 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Designer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (40.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (20.00%) ProtoShare
4 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (20.00%) UX Design
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Apple

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (20.00%) ProtoShare
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) UX Design
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) ION Trading