The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank - 55 40
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.38% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.40% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
Designer
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
544 506 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.14% 97.31% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 361 228
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Fireworks
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Typography
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) LiveCycle
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (11.11%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (22.22%) Fireworks
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Typography
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter
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