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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 50 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.52% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £28.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +19.79%
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
562 446 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.30% 93.50% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 277 218
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 22
Average hourly rate £12.21 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 - 11 £369 - 1
Cardiff +1 6 £375 -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Designer
Wales

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (52.38%) XML
1 11 (52.38%) XSLT
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) XPath
2 10 (47.62%) JSON
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
2 10 (47.62%) XML Schema
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) Coaching
5 5 (23.81%) User Experience
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
6 4 (19.05%) JSF
6 4 (19.05%) WCAG
6 4 (19.05%) WAI
6 4 (19.05%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (19.05%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (14.29%) Spring
7 3 (14.29%) Velocity
7 3 (14.29%) Web Design
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) .NET

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) QuarkXPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Gradle
2 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) XML
1 11 (52.38%) XSLT
2 10 (47.62%) XML Schema
2 10 (47.62%) JSON
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) Ajax
5 4 (19.05%) JSF
5 4 (19.05%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) Velocity
7 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Scrum
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) XPath
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) WCAG
1 4 (19.05%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP
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