The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 97 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 45 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 2.25% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.40% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -8.16%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
England

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 28 July 2014.

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
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 28 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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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 16 £425 +6.25% 3
Devon -4 11 £425 - 3
Bristol - 10 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire -10 6 £300 -40.00%
Dorset +8 1 - - 2
Somerset -18 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 46 (39.66%) HTML
2 34 (29.31%) CSS
3 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.69%) jQuery
4 24 (20.69%) HTML5
5 22 (18.97%) Retail
5 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.52%) Finance
7 17 (14.66%) PHP
8 16 (13.79%) Photoshop
9 13 (11.21%) Banking
9 13 (11.21%) Linux
9 13 (11.21%) CSS3
10 12 (10.34%) SAP
10 12 (10.34%) MySQL
10 12 (10.34%) Internet
11 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.48%) Adobe
11 11 (9.48%) Retail Banking
11 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
12 10 (8.62%) CentOS
12 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
12 10 (8.62%) WebLogic
12 10 (8.62%) Apache
13 9 (7.76%) Web Services
13 9 (7.76%) Oracle
13 9 (7.76%) Unisys
13 9 (7.76%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (7.76%) Fireworks
13 9 (7.76%) PHPUnit

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (8.62%) WebLogic
1 10 (8.62%) Apache
2 7 (6.03%) Confluence
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 3 (2.59%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.86%) WordPress
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.76%) Fireworks
2 9 (7.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.59%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (2.59%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Internet
2 8 (6.90%) LDAP
3 7 (6.03%) SSL
3 7 (6.03%) X.509
3 7 (6.03%) Firewall
4 5 (4.31%) Network Security
4 5 (4.31%) Intranet
5 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.45%) Extranet
5 4 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.59%) VPN
7 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.86%) DNS
8 1 (0.86%) CDMA
8 1 (0.86%) WCDMA
8 1 (0.86%) SMTP
8 1 (0.86%) DHCP
8 1 (0.86%) SNMP
8 1 (0.86%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) MySQL
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) PHPUnit
2 8 (6.90%) Subversion
3 7 (6.03%) JIRA
3 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.17%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.86%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (18.97%) Retail
2 18 (15.52%) Finance
3 13 (11.21%) Banking
4 11 (9.48%) Retail Banking
5 8 (6.90%) Marketing
6 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.66%) HTML
2 34 (29.31%) CSS
3 24 (20.69%) jQuery
3 24 (20.69%) HTML5
4 13 (11.21%) CSS3
5 9 (7.76%) Zend Framework
5 9 (7.76%) Web Services
6 8 (6.90%) .NET
7 7 (6.03%) WSDL
7 7 (6.03%) SAML
7 7 (6.03%) Spring
7 7 (6.03%) JAX-WS
8 6 (5.17%) Flash
9 3 (2.59%) LAMP
10 2 (1.72%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.86%) Symfony
11 1 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Online Banking
1 8 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (5.17%) W3C
3 5 (4.31%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.59%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.72%) iPad
5 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) Animation
6 1 (0.86%) RIA
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) VHDL
6 1 (0.86%) Verilog
6 1 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 10 (8.62%) CentOS
3 4 (3.45%) Windows
4 3 (2.59%) UNIX
5 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (6.90%) Web Design
5 7 (6.03%) Scrum
5 7 (6.03%) Validation
5 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.17%) ETL
7 5 (4.31%) Web Development
8 4 (3.45%) Migration
8 4 (3.45%) Content Management
9 3 (2.59%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.59%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.59%) DoDAF
9 3 (2.59%) MODAF
9 3 (2.59%) SysML
9 3 (2.59%) Project Management
9 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (14.66%) PHP
3 8 (6.90%) Java
4 5 (4.31%) SQL
5 2 (1.72%) VB
5 2 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) Perl
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.86%) Ruby
6 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) Degree
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) CCNP
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.86%) HNC
6 1 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) WAI
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) qmail
3 1 (0.86%) Squid
3 1 (0.86%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) SAP
2 11 (9.48%) Adobe
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) Unisys
3 9 (7.76%) ICL
3 9 (7.76%) Zend
4 8 (6.90%) Cisco
4 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.31%) Juniper
5 5 (4.31%) F5
6 4 (3.45%) IronPort
6 4 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.45%) VMware
7 3 (2.59%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) Brocade
7 3 (2.59%) ProCurve
8 2 (1.72%) hybris
8 2 (1.72%) Facebook
8 2 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.72%) McAfee
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