The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 55 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 12 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.60% 2.03% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.17% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £260 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -52.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
694 368 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.53% 93.40% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 198 238
Average daily rate £430 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.50 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford -18 5 £300 +15.38% 6
Witney - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) User Experience
3 8 (42.11%) Web Design
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (21.05%) InDesign
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Adobe
6 4 (21.05%) Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
7 3 (15.79%) Apple
7 3 (15.79%) CMS
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
8 2 (10.53%) Social Media
8 2 (10.53%) Blog
8 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Omniture
9 1 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (15.79%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (21.05%) InDesign
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.53%) Omniture
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
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