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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 78 109 82
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 194 152 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.09% 1.74% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.87% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 68 108
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £44.75 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -14.00%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
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 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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Designer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 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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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 +31 105 £350 +16.66% 8
Hampshire -15 36 £350 -12.77% 8
Surrey -11 14 £506 +55.76% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £313 -33.51%
West Sussex +10 9 £313 -
Oxfordshire +2 7 £260 +48.57% 2
Middlesex +5 3 - -
East Sussex -17 3 £225 -18.18% 1
Kent - - - - 3
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 129 (34.49%) User Experience
2 94 (25.13%) HTML
3 93 (24.87%) Photoshop
4 83 (22.19%) Adobe
5 78 (20.86%) CSS
6 71 (18.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 64 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 49 (13.10%) Axure RP
10 47 (12.57%) Telecoms
11 45 (12.03%) Security Cleared
12 41 (10.96%) Windows
13 35 (9.36%) Degree
14 34 (9.09%) SC Cleared
15 31 (8.29%) User Experience Design
16 29 (7.75%) Marketing
17 28 (7.49%) HTML5
17 28 (7.49%) Mobile App
17 28 (7.49%) Finance
17 28 (7.49%) Microsoft
18 27 (7.22%) Oracle
19 25 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (6.42%) SOA
20 24 (6.42%) Scrum
20 24 (6.42%) OmniGraffle
20 24 (6.42%) Android
21 23 (6.15%) Retail
21 23 (6.15%) ITIL
22 21 (5.61%) E-Commerce
22 21 (5.61%) SQL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (2.67%) Node.js
3 9 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.60%) Apache
4 6 (1.60%) CMS
5 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.53%) IIS
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.53%) Drupal
8 2 (0.53%) Lync
8 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 93 (24.87%) Photoshop
2 71 (18.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (6.42%) OmniGraffle
4 19 (5.08%) MS Office
5 13 (3.48%) MS Excel
6 12 (3.21%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (2.67%) Fireworks
8 7 (1.87%) MS Visio
9 6 (1.60%) InDesign
10 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.53%) Vectorworks
12 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.27%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) CSG Singleview
2 4 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.27%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.01%) VoLTE
2 14 (3.74%) LTE
3 11 (2.94%) 3G
4 8 (2.14%) Internet
4 8 (2.14%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (1.87%) RANAP
6 6 (1.60%) SSL
6 6 (1.60%) SSH
7 5 (1.34%) 4G
7 5 (1.34%) Firewall
7 5 (1.34%) DNS
7 5 (1.34%) WAN
7 5 (1.34%) VPN
8 4 (1.07%) UMTS
8 4 (1.07%) SMTP
8 4 (1.07%) GSM
8 4 (1.07%) LAN
8 4 (1.07%) GGSN
8 4 (1.07%) SGSN
8 4 (1.07%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.34%) IDOL
5 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.53%) DB2
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.53%) QlikView
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Big Data
7 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.27%) EDMS
7 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (13.10%) Axure RP
2 11 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (1.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (1.07%) GCC
4 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.80%) JIRA
6 2 (0.53%) XMLSpy
6 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.53%) JUnit
6 2 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.27%) Gradle
7 1 (0.27%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.27%) Maven
7 1 (0.27%) Checkstyle
General
1 47 (12.57%) Telecoms
2 29 (7.75%) Marketing
3 28 (7.49%) Finance
4 23 (6.15%) Retail
5 19 (5.08%) Billing
6 12 (3.21%) Legal
7 9 (2.41%) Publishing
8 8 (2.14%) Banking
9 7 (1.87%) Automotive
9 7 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.60%) Advertising
10 6 (1.60%) Games
10 6 (1.60%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.07%) Electronics
11 4 (1.07%) Multimedia
11 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Military
12 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (25.13%) HTML
2 78 (20.86%) CSS
3 28 (7.49%) HTML5
4 19 (5.08%) Web Services
4 19 (5.08%) jQuery
5 16 (4.28%) .NET
5 16 (4.28%) CSS3
6 14 (3.74%) Ajax
6 14 (3.74%) XML
7 12 (3.21%) Flash
8 11 (2.94%) XHTML
9 10 (2.67%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.60%) Middleware
10 6 (1.60%) MooTools
10 6 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (1.34%) SOAP
11 5 (1.34%) JMS
12 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (1.07%) REST
12 4 (1.07%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 129 (34.49%) User Experience
2 28 (7.49%) Mobile App
3 25 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.61%) W3C
5 17 (4.55%) Graphic Design
6 14 (3.74%) Animation
7 12 (3.21%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.14%) IVR
8 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.87%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.34%) Social Media
11 5 (1.34%) E-Learning
11 5 (1.34%) Clustering
12 4 (1.07%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.07%) DTV
12 4 (1.07%) PKI
12 4 (1.07%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.80%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.96%) Windows
2 24 (6.42%) Android
3 18 (4.81%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.21%) UNIX
6 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.14%) Solaris
7 8 (2.14%) Linux
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.80%) AIX
10 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (8.29%) User Experience Design
3 24 (6.42%) SOA
3 24 (6.42%) Scrum
4 23 (6.15%) ITIL
5 21 (5.61%) E-Commerce
6 18 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (4.01%) Analytics
7 15 (4.01%) Web Accessibility
8 14 (3.74%) Usability Testing
9 13 (3.48%) Migration
10 12 (3.21%) Web Design
11 11 (2.94%) Web Development
11 11 (2.94%) Validation
11 11 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (2.67%) CRM
12 10 (2.67%) Project Management
13 9 (2.41%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (2.41%) Data Modelling
13 9 (2.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 21 (5.61%) SQL
3 20 (5.35%) Java
4 10 (2.67%) C#
5 6 (1.60%) Perl
6 5 (1.34%) C++
6 5 (1.34%) C
7 4 (1.07%) PHP
7 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.07%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.07%) Korn
7 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.27%) XPath
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 35 (9.36%) Degree
3 34 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.14%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.60%) CCNP
6 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.60%) CISSP
6 6 (1.60%) MCSE
7 4 (1.07%) CCNA
7 4 (1.07%) CCSP
7 4 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.07%) VCP5
8 2 (0.53%) CCIE
8 2 (0.53%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.53%) MCP
8 2 (0.53%) MCSD
8 2 (0.53%) CCSA
8 2 (0.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.14%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.07%) OpenSSH
4 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.27%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) SCCM
1 2 (0.53%) FortiGate
1 2 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (22.19%) Adobe
2 28 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.22%) Oracle
4 11 (2.94%) JBoss
5 10 (2.67%) Intel
6 9 (2.41%) VMware
6 9 (2.41%) SAP
6 9 (2.41%) Cisco
7 6 (1.60%) Citrix
7 6 (1.60%) Informatica
8 5 (1.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (1.34%) Appcelerator
9 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.07%) Siebel
9 4 (1.07%) ATG
9 4 (1.07%) Teradata
9 4 (1.07%) webMethods
9 4 (1.07%) Remedy
9 4 (1.07%) Meridio
9 4 (1.07%) Google
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