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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 63 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.54% 1.17% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.22% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +4.34%
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
687 493 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.09% 96.29% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 277 228
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 42 49
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.09 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) Adobe
3 6 (35.29%) Apple
3 6 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (35.29%) InDesign
3 6 (35.29%) Web Design
3 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Verilog
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
4 1 (5.88%) ASIC
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.88%) Xilinx
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (35.29%) InDesign
1 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Verilog
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) ASIC
2 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Design
2 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe
1 6 (35.29%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Xilinx
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