The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Wales 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 59 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.94% 0.25% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.27% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
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£363 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
609 377 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.91% 92.63% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 225 235
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Designer
Wales

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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newport - 6 £363 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Designer
Wales

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) Ajax
1 7 (53.85%) jQuery
1 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) Web Accessibility
2 6 (46.15%) WCAG
2 6 (46.15%) WAI
2 6 (46.15%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (46.15%) JSF
3 5 (38.46%) Velocity
4 4 (30.77%) Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
6 2 (15.38%) OpenROAD
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Ingres
7 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) XSLT

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) OpenROAD
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) Ajax
1 7 (53.85%) jQuery
1 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (46.15%) JSF
3 5 (38.46%) Velocity
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Batch
4 1 (7.69%) JPA
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) AIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (30.77%) Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) WCAG
1 6 (46.15%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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