The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 7 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.09% - 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+61.95% -2.32%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 52 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 90.91% 83.87% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 29
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (18.18%) InDesign
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (18.18%) InDesign
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
4 1 (9.09%) ATM
4 1 (9.09%) ISDN
4 1 (9.09%) PBX
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft