The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 47 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.63% 0.90% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.95% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£350 £478 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% +25.65%
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
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 211 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.23% 95.05% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 101 221
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 41
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £39.00
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 Gloucestershire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Gloucester -11 1 - -
Designer
South West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) SmartFocus
3 1 (14.29%) ExactTarget
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) qmail
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Squid
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Photoshop

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Squid
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) qmail
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SmartFocus
2 1 (14.29%) ExactTarget
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco