The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Solihull region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 23 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.47% 5.26% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 5.56% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
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
152 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 93.83% 94.74% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 35
Median daily rate £363 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Solihull region that featured Designer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Solihull region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) Migration
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) CCNP
3 13 (68.42%) Juniper
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco
5 11 (57.89%) LAN
5 11 (57.89%) CCDP
5 11 (57.89%) WAN
5 11 (57.89%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) BGP
5 11 (57.89%) Structured Cabling
6 9 (47.37%) JNCIA
6 9 (47.37%) NetScaler
7 6 (31.58%) X.21
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) PBX
8 5 (26.32%) Network Design
9 4 (21.05%) MPLS
9 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) DAB
10 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 3 (15.79%) CCNA
10 3 (15.79%) CCDA
10 3 (15.79%) Aruba
10 3 (15.79%) Presales
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) BGP
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) Structured Cabling
1 11 (57.89%) VPN
1 11 (57.89%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) NetScaler
3 6 (31.58%) PBX
3 6 (31.58%) X.21
4 4 (21.05%) DAB
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) Skype
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) PVCS
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) CCNP
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (57.89%) CCDP
4 9 (47.37%) JNCIA
5 3 (15.79%) CCDA
5 3 (15.79%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Juniper
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle