The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Solihull 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 19 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.13% - 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.57%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 92.97% 91.94% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £33.25 £14.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.31% +70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Designer
West Midlands

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) MVNO
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) BT
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Broadband
1 2 (25.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Use Case
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) BT