The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 109 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 14 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.66% 2.33% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 2.55% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 10
Average daily rate
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£423 £325 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £239 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1930 1724 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.61% 91.41% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 961 715
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 148
Average hourly rate £16.16 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Andover +5 1 £425 -
Basingstoke -11 1 - -
Southampton -19 1 £420 +20.00% 1
Hook - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Informatica
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
3 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) User Experience
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Finance
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 3 (10.34%) Adobe
5 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) X.400
1 1 (3.45%) X.500
1 1 (3.45%) SMTP
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.90%) Star Schema
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) ERwin
2 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.45%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) Ajax
4 2 (6.90%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) DHTML
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) Flash
5 1 (3.45%) XHTML
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) Struts
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Web Design
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.90%) SOA
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) E-business
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Informatica
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe
4 2 (6.90%) Siebel
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Borland
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) Clearswift
5 1 (3.45%) Intel
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) BMC