The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Oxfordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 47 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% - 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Average daily rate
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£275 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 463 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.11% 95.07% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 282 274
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.25 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Designer
South East

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 24 July 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 - 1 - -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience Design
3 3 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Web Usability
3 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
5 1 (12.50%) Animation
5 1 (12.50%) Video Editing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 1 (12.50%) Animation
1 1 (12.50%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience Design
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Web Usability
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle