The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 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 Guildford 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank - 19 21
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 5.66% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category - 6.12% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £175 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 147 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.15% 92.45% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 92 45
Average daily rate £363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Designer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) InDesign
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Fireworks
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) InDesign
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft