The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
South West / Somerset
Rank 34 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.81% 1.88% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.89% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £330 £235 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.42% -29.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
235 317 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.14% 99.06% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 194 174
Median daily rate £348 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 2 £330 - 1
Designer
South West

Designer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Somerset region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) RPG
1 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Writing
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriting

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Writing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) RPG
1 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter
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