The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 76 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 221 161 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.37% 1.80% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.96% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 87 71
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.67 £24.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.20% -24.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -2.17%
Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
Berkshire +11 121 £425 +21.42% 10
Hampshire +9 38 £450 +23.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 19 £325 -3.70% 3
West Sussex -11 14 £325 -18.75% 2
Oxfordshire -12 14 £338 +12.50% 8
Middlesex +12 6 £356 -
Surrey -12 5 £450 +28.57% 6
East Sussex -13 2 £400 +128.57% 4
Kent +3 1 - - 4
Sussex - 1 £750 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £248 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 128 (30.92%) User Experience
2 105 (25.36%) HTML
3 104 (25.12%) CSS
4 76 (18.36%) Photoshop
5 73 (17.63%) Telecoms
6 59 (14.25%) JavaScript
7 58 (14.01%) Adobe
8 56 (13.53%) Oracle
8 56 (13.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 55 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (11.11%) Marketing
11 44 (10.63%) Axure RP
12 38 (9.18%) jQuery
12 38 (9.18%) Finance
13 35 (8.45%) HTML5
14 31 (7.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 29 (7.00%) Microsoft
16 27 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (6.52%) Retail
17 26 (6.28%) SOA
18 25 (6.04%) SQL
19 24 (5.80%) E-Commerce
19 24 (5.80%) Security Cleared
19 24 (5.80%) Mobile App
20 23 (5.56%) ETL
20 23 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (5.31%) CSS3
22 21 (5.07%) W3C
22 21 (5.07%) ITIL
23 20 (4.83%) Web Accessibility

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (2.17%) CMS
2 8 (1.93%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.45%) SAS
5 5 (1.21%) WordPress
6 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.72%) Drupal
6 3 (0.72%) JBoss
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.48%) Lync
7 2 (0.48%) Node.js
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 76 (18.36%) Photoshop
2 56 (13.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (7.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (3.14%) InDesign
5 12 (2.90%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.66%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (2.17%) MS Excel
8 7 (1.69%) MS Office
9 6 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.72%) ZBrush
10 3 (0.72%) Maya
10 3 (0.72%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.72%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.48%) MS Project
11 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.48%) GIMP
12 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (0.72%) Retail-J
2 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (0.48%) Exstream
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) SaaS
2 2 (0.48%) Taleo
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 7 (1.69%) SAN
3 5 (1.21%) Firewall
4 4 (0.97%) Broadband
4 4 (0.97%) PBX
4 4 (0.97%) FTP
4 4 (0.97%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.72%) Network Security
5 3 (0.72%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) 3G
6 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 2 (0.48%) TACACS
6 2 (0.48%) IPsec
6 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.48%) Wireless
6 2 (0.48%) FWSM
6 2 (0.48%) 4G
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.48%) LTE
6 2 (0.48%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.66%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.72%) QlikView
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.72%) MySQL
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.48%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.48%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.48%) DB2
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (10.63%) Axure RP
2 18 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.48%) Subversion
5 2 (0.48%) Selenium
5 2 (0.48%) Grunt
6 1 (0.24%) Bower
6 1 (0.24%) RSpec
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.24%) Gradle
6 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.24%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) JUnit
6 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
General
1 73 (17.63%) Telecoms
2 46 (11.11%) Marketing
3 38 (9.18%) Finance
4 27 (6.52%) Retail
5 14 (3.38%) Billing
6 12 (2.90%) Games
6 12 (2.90%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.42%) Banking
8 7 (1.69%) Advertising
9 6 (1.45%) Legal
10 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.36%) HTML
2 104 (25.12%) CSS
3 38 (9.18%) jQuery
4 35 (8.45%) HTML5
5 22 (5.31%) CSS3
6 18 (4.35%) SOAP
7 17 (4.11%) Web Services
8 14 (3.38%) XML
9 13 (3.14%) AngularJS
9 13 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (3.14%) REST
9 13 (3.14%) Flash
10 12 (2.90%) .NET
11 8 (1.93%) Sass
12 7 (1.69%) JSON
12 7 (1.69%) J2EE
12 7 (1.69%) Middleware
13 5 (1.21%) LESS
13 5 (1.21%) Java EE
14 4 (0.97%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (30.92%) User Experience
2 24 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.07%) W3C
4 20 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.59%) Graphic Design
6 12 (2.90%) E-Learning
6 12 (2.90%) Photography
7 8 (1.93%) Video Editing
7 8 (1.93%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.69%) Clustering
9 6 (1.45%) Animation
9 6 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.97%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.97%) IVR
11 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.97%) Social Media
12 3 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.35%) Windows
2 14 (3.38%) Android
3 12 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.69%) UNIX
4 7 (1.69%) Linux
5 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.72%) AIX
6 2 (0.48%) Solaris
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (6.28%) SOA
4 24 (5.80%) E-Commerce
5 23 (5.56%) ETL
6 21 (5.07%) ITIL
7 20 (4.83%) Web Accessibility
8 19 (4.59%) Information Architecture
8 19 (4.59%) Web Design
9 17 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (3.62%) Project Management
11 14 (3.38%) Service Management
11 14 (3.38%) Scrum
11 14 (3.38%) CRM
12 13 (3.14%) UML
12 13 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (2.90%) Web Development
14 11 (2.66%) Data Modelling
15 9 (2.17%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.25%) JavaScript
2 25 (6.04%) SQL
3 19 (4.59%) Java
4 14 (3.38%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.93%) PHP
6 4 (0.97%) C#
7 2 (0.48%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.48%) Python
7 2 (0.48%) C++
7 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby
8 1 (0.24%) Groovy
8 1 (0.24%) VB6
8 1 (0.24%) XAML
8 1 (0.24%) VB
8 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.24%) ABAP
8 1 (0.24%) VBA
8 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.86%) Degree
3 10 (2.42%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.69%) CCIE
5 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.72%) MCSE
8 3 (0.72%) MCSD
8 3 (0.72%) CCNP
9 2 (0.48%) CCDA
9 2 (0.48%) CCDP
9 2 (0.48%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.48%) CCSA
9 2 (0.48%) CCDE
9 2 (0.48%) MCPD
9 2 (0.48%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.48%) CCSE
10 1 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.72%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (1.93%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) SCCM
2 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.24%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (14.01%) Adobe
2 56 (13.53%) Oracle
3 29 (7.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.11%) VMware
5 13 (3.14%) HP
5 13 (3.14%) Informatica
6 11 (2.66%) Cisco
7 9 (2.17%) IBM
7 9 (2.17%) Apple
8 8 (1.93%) Twitter
9 7 (1.69%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.69%) Citrix
10 6 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.45%) SAP
11 5 (1.21%) Siebel
11 5 (1.21%) Juniper
12 3 (0.72%) BT
12 3 (0.72%) Remedy
12 3 (0.72%) Intel
12 3 (0.72%) Genesys
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