The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 97 99 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 175 147 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 1.76% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.90% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 118
Average daily rate £375 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% -22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £16.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -13.68%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Designer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 88 £400 +9.58% 10
Hampshire +16 38 £358 -4.66% 11
Surrey -10 20 £338 +43.61% 7
West Sussex +5 8 £400 +48.14%
Oxfordshire +1 6 £300 -45.45% 5
Buckinghamshire -23 5 £319 -12.67% 3
Kent +5 3 £450 - 3
East Sussex -11 2 £363 +3.57% 6
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 113 (30.46%) HTML
2 105 (28.30%) Photoshop
3 100 (26.95%) CSS
4 91 (24.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 85 (22.91%) Adobe
6 69 (18.60%) Axure RP
7 55 (14.82%) JavaScript
8 54 (14.56%) Telecoms
9 51 (13.75%) Graphic Design
10 50 (13.48%) HTML5
11 49 (13.21%) Usability Testing
12 45 (12.13%) CSS3
13 41 (11.05%) Microsoft
14 37 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (9.70%) Mobile App
16 32 (8.63%) Retail
17 31 (8.36%) Android
18 30 (8.09%) Scrum
19 28 (7.55%) Security Cleared
20 27 (7.28%) .NET
21 26 (7.01%) Degree
21 26 (7.01%) Apple iOS
21 26 (7.01%) Analytics
22 25 (6.74%) Oracle
22 25 (6.74%) Windows
22 25 (6.74%) Flash
23 24 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
23 24 (6.47%) E-Commerce
23 24 (6.47%) Finance
23 24 (6.47%) Validation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.62%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (0.54%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.27%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 105 (28.30%) Photoshop
2 91 (24.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (6.47%) OmniGraffle
4 22 (5.93%) MS Office
5 17 (4.58%) Fireworks
6 16 (4.31%) InDesign
7 13 (3.50%) Adobe After Effects
8 12 (3.23%) MS Excel
9 11 (2.96%) QuarkXPress
9 11 (2.96%) Quicktime
10 9 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (2.16%) MS Visio
12 6 (1.62%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.08%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.27%) Staffware
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) 3G
1 12 (3.23%) LTE
2 11 (2.96%) Intranet
2 11 (2.96%) Internet
3 10 (2.70%) MVNO
4 9 (2.43%) 4G
5 6 (1.62%) Firewall
6 5 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (1.35%) RANAP
6 5 (1.35%) L2TP
6 5 (1.35%) GPRS
7 4 (1.08%) LAN
7 4 (1.08%) MPLS
7 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.81%) HSPA
8 3 (0.81%) 2G
8 3 (0.81%) SS7
8 3 (0.81%) VPN
8 3 (0.81%) WAN
9 2 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.08%) Big Data
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.54%) DTS
8 2 (0.54%) DB2
8 2 (0.54%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.54%) IDOL
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 69 (18.60%) Axure RP
2 21 (5.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 15 (4.04%) Dreamweaver
4 11 (2.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Blend
6 5 (1.35%) ERwin
6 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.54%) JUnit
8 2 (0.54%) Subversion
8 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.27%) LSMW
9 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
General
1 54 (14.56%) Telecoms
2 32 (8.63%) Retail
3 24 (6.47%) Finance
4 21 (5.66%) Marketing
5 17 (4.58%) Automotive
6 16 (4.31%) Legal
7 12 (3.23%) Billing
8 8 (2.16%) Advertising
9 6 (1.62%) Publishing
10 5 (1.35%) Banking
11 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.81%) Games
11 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.54%) Back Office
12 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.54%) Electronics
13 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (30.46%) HTML
2 100 (26.95%) CSS
3 50 (13.48%) HTML5
4 45 (12.13%) CSS3
5 27 (7.28%) .NET
6 25 (6.74%) Flash
7 21 (5.66%) XHTML
7 21 (5.66%) jQuery
7 21 (5.66%) Ajax
8 11 (2.96%) Silverlight
9 10 (2.70%) Web Services
9 10 (2.70%) XML
10 8 (2.16%) Middleware
10 8 (2.16%) WPF
11 7 (1.89%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.62%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 4 (1.08%) SOAP
14 4 (1.08%) JSP
14 4 (1.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.75%) Graphic Design
2 36 (9.70%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.85%) W3C
4 14 (3.77%) Animation
5 11 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.16%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.62%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.35%) Clustering
9 4 (1.08%) NHS
9 4 (1.08%) CMDB
9 4 (1.08%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.08%) Social Media
9 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Exalytics
10 3 (0.81%) iPad
10 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.81%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.36%) Android
2 26 (7.01%) Apple iOS
3 25 (6.74%) Windows
4 13 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.62%) UNIX
6 6 (1.62%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.08%) Linux
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) zOS
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.21%) Usability Testing
2 37 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (8.09%) Scrum
4 26 (7.01%) Analytics
5 24 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (6.47%) E-Commerce
5 24 (6.47%) Validation
6 23 (6.20%) Information Architecture
7 21 (5.66%) ITIL
8 20 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (4.31%) Data Modelling
9 16 (4.31%) SOA
10 15 (4.04%) Project Management
11 14 (3.77%) Web Design
11 14 (3.77%) CRM
11 14 (3.77%) UML
11 14 (3.77%) User Experience Design
12 12 (3.23%) Service Management
12 12 (3.23%) Use Case
12 12 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.82%) JavaScript
2 22 (5.93%) SQL
3 14 (3.77%) Java
4 10 (2.70%) C
4 10 (2.70%) C#
5 5 (1.35%) ActionScript
5 5 (1.35%) C++
5 5 (1.35%) PHP
6 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (0.81%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) XAML
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) Lua
9 1 (0.27%) Jython
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
9 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.01%) Degree
3 20 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.62%) MCSE
4 6 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.08%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.08%) MCP
5 4 (1.08%) MCSD
5 4 (1.08%) CCIE
5 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.08%) MCPD
6 3 (0.81%) CCNP
7 2 (0.54%) CCNA
7 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.54%) VCP5
8 1 (0.27%) CBAP
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.62%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.81%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) SCCM
2 2 (0.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.27%) MIIS
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Netcool
3 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 85 (22.91%) Adobe
2 41 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.74%) Oracle
4 21 (5.66%) Appcelerator
5 13 (3.50%) Apple
6 9 (2.43%) SAP
7 7 (1.89%) Cisco
8 6 (1.62%) Remedy
9 5 (1.35%) ATG
9 5 (1.35%) Teradata
9 5 (1.35%) Intel
10 4 (1.08%) Cognos
10 4 (1.08%) JBoss
10 4 (1.08%) HP
10 4 (1.08%) BMC
10 4 (1.08%) VMware
11 3 (0.81%) Jaspersoft
11 3 (0.81%) Google
11 3 (0.81%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.81%) TIBCO
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