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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 80 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 230 184 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.44% 2.02% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.18% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 96 83
Average daily rate
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£425 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.67 £14.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.84 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -16.00%
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
8702 8440 7744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.50% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4626 3966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £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 421 419 592
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1 99 £400 +14.28% 13
Hampshire +25 65 £450 +23.28% 14
Buckinghamshire +12 21 £210 -60.00% 4
Oxfordshire -10 16 £294 -2.08% 2
West Sussex -6 14 £325 +4.00% 5
Middlesex +7 6 £298 -47.11%
East Sussex -12 4 £438 +150.00% 7
Surrey -20 4 £400 +3.22% 6
Kent -7 1 - - 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £248 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 133 (31.22%) User Experience
2 110 (25.82%) HTML
3 109 (25.59%) CSS
4 78 (18.31%) Photoshop
5 75 (17.61%) Adobe
6 70 (16.43%) JavaScript
7 67 (15.73%) Telecoms
8 65 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (13.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 56 (13.15%) Oracle
11 54 (12.68%) Marketing
12 45 (10.56%) Axure RP
13 40 (9.39%) Finance
14 33 (7.75%) Web Design
14 33 (7.75%) jQuery
15 31 (7.28%) Graphic Design
15 31 (7.28%) SOA
16 30 (7.04%) Microsoft
16 30 (7.04%) W3C
16 30 (7.04%) Web Accessibility
16 30 (7.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 29 (6.81%) Retail
18 28 (6.57%) E-Commerce
19 27 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 25 (5.87%) HTML5
21 24 (5.63%) Java
21 24 (5.63%) Sass
22 23 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (5.40%) SOAP
22 23 (5.40%) Flash

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (2.58%) WebLogic
1 11 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (2.35%) CMS
2 10 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.17%) SAS
4 5 (1.17%) JBoss
5 4 (0.94%) WordPress
5 4 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.47%) Lync
7 2 (0.47%) Node.js
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (18.31%) Photoshop
2 57 (13.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (7.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.58%) MS Office
5 11 (2.58%) InDesign
6 10 (2.35%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (2.11%) MS Excel
8 5 (1.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.70%) Maya
9 3 (0.70%) GIMP
9 3 (0.70%) ZBrush
9 3 (0.70%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.47%) MS Project
11 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.23%) CATIA
11 1 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (0.70%) Retail-J
1 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (0.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) Maximo
2 2 (0.47%) Exstream
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.17%) SaaS
2 3 (0.70%) Taleo
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) 3G
1 8 (1.88%) Unified Communications
2 7 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (1.64%) LTE
2 7 (1.64%) SAN
3 6 (1.41%) Internet
3 6 (1.41%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (1.17%) VoLTE
4 5 (1.17%) RANAP
5 4 (0.94%) MVNO
6 3 (0.70%) GGSN
6 3 (0.70%) Firewall
6 3 (0.70%) Network Security
6 3 (0.70%) DNS
6 3 (0.70%) SSL
6 3 (0.70%) PBX
6 3 (0.70%) FTP
7 2 (0.47%) LDAP
7 2 (0.47%) Broadband
7 2 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.16%) Oracle Database
2 18 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (1.88%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.70%) QlikView
6 3 (0.70%) DB2
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (0.70%) MySQL
6 3 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.47%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.47%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.47%) Xcelsius
7 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (10.56%) Axure RP
2 14 (3.29%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (1.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.94%) Selenium
5 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (0.70%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.70%) FindBugs
5 3 (0.70%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.70%) Gradle
5 3 (0.70%) Subversion
5 3 (0.70%) Maven
5 3 (0.70%) Checkstyle
5 3 (0.70%) JUnit
6 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.47%) Grunt
7 1 (0.23%) Bower
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 67 (15.73%) Telecoms
2 54 (12.68%) Marketing
3 40 (9.39%) Finance
4 29 (6.81%) Retail
5 16 (3.76%) Billing
6 15 (3.52%) Games
7 13 (3.05%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.64%) Banking
8 7 (1.64%) Legal
9 5 (1.17%) Advertising
10 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (25.82%) HTML
2 109 (25.59%) CSS
3 33 (7.75%) jQuery
4 27 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 25 (5.87%) HTML5
6 24 (5.63%) Sass
7 23 (5.40%) SOAP
7 23 (5.40%) Flash
8 22 (5.16%) Web Services
9 21 (4.93%) XML
10 19 (4.46%) XHTML
11 18 (4.23%) REST
12 15 (3.52%) CSS3
13 12 (2.82%) Middleware
14 11 (2.58%) AngularJS
15 10 (2.35%) JSON
15 10 (2.35%) .NET
16 7 (1.64%) J2EE
16 7 (1.64%) XSD
17 6 (1.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (31.22%) User Experience
2 31 (7.28%) Graphic Design
3 30 (7.04%) W3C
4 23 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.82%) Photography
7 8 (1.88%) E-Learning
8 7 (1.64%) IVR
8 7 (1.64%) Clustering
9 6 (1.41%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.41%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.17%) Social Media
10 5 (1.17%) Video Editing
10 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.94%) Human Factors
11 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.46%) Windows
2 12 (2.82%) Android
3 10 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.11%) UNIX
5 8 (1.88%) Linux
6 4 (0.94%) AIX
7 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) zOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (7.75%) Web Design
3 31 (7.28%) SOA
4 30 (7.04%) Web Accessibility
5 28 (6.57%) E-Commerce
6 21 (4.93%) ETL
6 21 (4.93%) ITIL
6 21 (4.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (4.46%) Information Architecture
7 19 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (3.99%) UML
8 17 (3.99%) Service Management
9 16 (3.76%) Project Management
9 16 (3.76%) Migration
9 16 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (3.52%) Requirements Management
10 15 (3.52%) CRM
11 14 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.05%) Scrum
12 13 (3.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.43%) JavaScript
2 24 (5.63%) Java
3 16 (3.76%) SQL
4 8 (1.88%) PHP
4 8 (1.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.70%) C#
6 2 (0.47%) C++
6 2 (0.47%) PeopleCode
6 2 (0.47%) R
6 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.23%) VB6
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) XPath
7 1 (0.23%) Groovy
7 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.23%) XAML
7 1 (0.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (4.69%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.41%) CCIE
4 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.70%) CCNP
7 3 (0.70%) MCSD
7 3 (0.70%) MCSE
8 2 (0.47%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.47%) HNC
8 2 (0.47%) HND
8 2 (0.47%) CCDA
8 2 (0.47%) CCDP
8 2 (0.47%) MCPD
8 2 (0.47%) CCSA
8 2 (0.47%) CCSE
8 2 (0.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.64%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.94%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (1.88%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) XenServer
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (0.70%) SCCM
2 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.47%) Netcool
2 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (17.61%) Adobe
2 56 (13.15%) Oracle
3 30 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.29%) Macromedia
5 13 (3.05%) HP
6 12 (2.82%) VMware
7 10 (2.35%) Informatica
7 10 (2.35%) Cisco
8 9 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (1.88%) SAP
9 8 (1.88%) IBM
9 8 (1.88%) Citrix
9 8 (1.88%) Twitter
10 7 (1.64%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.17%) Apple
12 4 (0.94%) Amdocs
12 4 (0.94%) KANA
12 4 (0.94%) Juniper
12 4 (0.94%) Intel
12 4 (0.94%) Splunk
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