The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 52 99 63
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 104 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.18% 1.45% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 1.55% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 23
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £272 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3058 2837 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.37% 93.20% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 1853 1220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 166 137
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.36 £40.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Designer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Wiltshire +29 54 £425 -8.60% 1
Devon +5 19 £450 +5.88% 2
Bristol +5 16 £425 +13.33% 7
Gloucestershire -5 5 £375 +25.00%
Somerset +4 3 £330 - 2
Dorset -3 2 - - 1
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 53 (31.36%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.81%) SC Cleared
3 43 (25.44%) User Experience
4 41 (24.26%) Finance
5 32 (18.93%) Linux
6 30 (17.75%) HTML
7 29 (17.16%) Java
8 27 (15.98%) CSS
9 23 (13.61%) Cisco
10 21 (12.43%) DV Cleared
11 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (11.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 19 (11.24%) Photoshop
12 19 (11.24%) Web Design
13 18 (10.65%) Banking
13 18 (10.65%) Web Development
14 17 (10.06%) HTML5
14 17 (10.06%) CSS3
15 16 (9.47%) Information Architecture
15 16 (9.47%) Telecoms
15 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
16 15 (8.88%) Windows
17 14 (8.28%) Oracle
17 14 (8.28%) SQL
17 14 (8.28%) TCP/IP
17 14 (8.28%) Fireworks
17 14 (8.28%) Migration
17 14 (8.28%) Network Security
17 14 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
18 13 (7.69%) WebSphere

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.33%) JBoss
2 9 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.37%) CMS
3 4 (2.37%) Apache
3 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) WordPress
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Node.js
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) Adobe Illustrator
1 19 (11.24%) Photoshop
2 14 (8.28%) Fireworks
3 4 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.78%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.18%) InDesign
5 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.59%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Summit
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) GitHub
2 3 (1.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.28%) TCP/IP
1 14 (8.28%) Network Security
2 10 (5.92%) WAN
3 9 (5.33%) OSPF
3 9 (5.33%) BGP
4 8 (4.73%) LAN
4 8 (4.73%) VPN
4 8 (4.73%) Internet
5 7 (4.14%) IPv4
5 7 (4.14%) IPv6
5 7 (4.14%) MPLS
5 7 (4.14%) H.323
6 6 (3.55%) IPsec
6 6 (3.55%) VoIP
6 6 (3.55%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.96%) PBX
7 5 (2.96%) Firewall
7 5 (2.96%) DPNSS
7 5 (2.96%) QSIG
8 4 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
2 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.14%) DB2
2 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.55%) MySQL
4 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.78%) QlikView
5 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.78%) Xcelsius
5 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.78%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.78%) JIRA
3 3 (1.78%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 41 (24.26%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Banking
3 16 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.92%) Retail
5 9 (5.33%) Marketing
6 8 (4.73%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.96%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.75%) HTML
2 27 (15.98%) CSS
3 17 (10.06%) HTML5
3 17 (10.06%) CSS3
4 13 (7.69%) Java EE
4 13 (7.69%) JSR 168
5 9 (5.33%) Middleware
5 9 (5.33%) Struts
5 9 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (5.33%) RESTful
6 6 (3.55%) JSON
7 5 (2.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (2.37%) Leaflet
8 4 (2.37%) Flask
9 3 (1.78%) XACML
9 3 (1.78%) jQuery
10 2 (1.18%) .NET
11 1 (0.59%) J2EE
11 1 (0.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.44%) User Experience
2 7 (4.14%) Online Banking
2 7 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.55%) Graphic Design
3 6 (3.55%) E-Learning
3 6 (3.55%) Cryptography
3 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.96%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.96%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.96%) IVR
5 4 (2.37%) iPad
5 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.78%) Wiki
6 3 (1.78%) DataPower
7 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.18%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.93%) Linux
2 15 (8.88%) Windows
3 13 (7.69%) Solaris
3 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.78%) CentOS
4 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.18%) UNIX
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (11.24%) Web Design
3 18 (10.65%) Web Development
4 16 (9.47%) Information Architecture
5 14 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (8.28%) Migration
6 13 (7.69%) Open Source
7 12 (7.10%) Usability Testing
7 12 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.51%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.73%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.14%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (2.96%) Risk Management
11 5 (2.96%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (2.96%) Data Analysis
11 5 (2.96%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.37%) Content Management
12 4 (2.37%) Use Case
12 4 (2.37%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.16%) Java
2 14 (8.28%) SQL
3 13 (7.69%) Perl
4 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.96%) Python
5 5 (2.96%) Ruby
6 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.18%) C
8 1 (0.59%) C#
8 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (31.36%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.81%) SC Cleared
3 21 (12.43%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.69%) RHCE
5 11 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.33%) CCNP
7 8 (4.73%) JNCIS
7 8 (4.73%) Degree
8 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.78%) MCSE
9 2 (1.18%) MCSA
9 2 (1.18%) CCIE
9 2 (1.18%) MCITP
10 1 (0.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.59%) WAI
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.69%) Samba
3 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Puppet
2 4 (2.37%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.78%) SCOM
4 2 (1.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (13.61%) Cisco
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle
3 13 (7.69%) IBM
3 13 (7.69%) Adobe
3 13 (7.69%) Sun
4 12 (7.10%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.51%) Juniper
6 10 (5.92%) SAP
6 10 (5.92%) Talend
7 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.14%) Tandberg
9 6 (3.55%) Unisys
10 5 (2.96%) Avaya
11 4 (2.37%) VMware
11 4 (2.37%) ICL
12 3 (1.78%) Teradata
12 3 (1.78%) Netezza
12 3 (1.78%) F5
12 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.78%) McAfee
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