The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / South West
Rank 104 88 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 28 55 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 1.84% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.92% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 61
Median daily rate £443 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
2457 2868 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.49% 95.79% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1954 1867
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 155 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -1 11 £471 +10.88% 1
Bristol -8 11 £450 +37.40% 5
Somerset +5 2 £330 +40.42% 2
Devon +12 1 - -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £410 +2.50% 2
Dorset -4 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 33 (56.90%) User Experience
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) HTML
4 16 (27.59%) CSS
5 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
7 10 (17.24%) Finance
8 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
8 8 (13.79%) Typography
9 7 (12.07%) Axure RP
9 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
10 6 (10.34%) Adobe
10 6 (10.34%) CMS
10 6 (10.34%) HTML5
10 6 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (10.34%) Content Management
11 5 (8.62%) Degree
11 5 (8.62%) Banking
11 5 (8.62%) e-Learning
11 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
12 4 (6.90%) Wireframes
12 4 (6.90%) Prototyping
12 4 (6.90%) Learning Management System
13 3 (5.17%) Android
13 3 (5.17%) Social Media
13 3 (5.17%) QA

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Marvel
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.17%) Lectora
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.72%) Camtasia
5 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.72%) InDesign
5 1 (1.72%) InVision
5 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.72%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) CSS
3 6 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) CSS3
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (3.45%) jQuery
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) PhoneGap
5 2 (3.45%) REST
5 2 (3.45%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (3.45%) WCF
5 2 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.72%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.72%) LESS
6 1 (1.72%) Sass
6 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (56.90%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) e-Learning
3 4 (6.90%) Learning Management System
4 3 (5.17%) Social Media
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) RIA
5 2 (3.45%) SCORM
6 1 (1.72%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Photography
6 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.72%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.79%) Typography
4 6 (10.34%) Content Management
4 6 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (6.90%) Prototyping
5 4 (6.90%) Wireframes
6 3 (5.17%) Content Development
6 3 (5.17%) MVC
6 3 (5.17%) Project Management
6 3 (5.17%) UML
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL
7 2 (3.45%) Network Design
7 2 (3.45%) RUP
7 2 (3.45%) SEO
7 2 (3.45%) Service Design
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
2 2 (3.45%) RPG
2 2 (3.45%) RPG IV
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Adobe
2 2 (3.45%) Sencha
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) Facebook
3 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.72%) Juniper
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Nintex
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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