The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 45 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.59% 0.93% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.99% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.09% -18.00%
Designer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 202 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.49% 94.39% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 137 108
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +14.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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
Bath +4 1 £350 - 2
Designer
South West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) WCAG
4 1 (16.67%) Ergonomics
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Ergonomics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Email Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago