The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 17 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 Somerset 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 44 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.35% 0.99% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.06% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £450
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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
408 189 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.00% 93.56% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 80 83
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.34 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Designer
South West

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 6 £413 -
Yeovil - - - -
Designer
South West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) BPEL
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) EAI
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) BPEL
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle