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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 103 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 34 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 2.54% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.66% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 49 40
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £169 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £527 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £26.77 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+9.26% +24.51%
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
2590 3154 3247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.46% 95.26% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 2017 2095
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 221 185
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 18 £350 -22.22%
Bristol -20 8 £375 -11.03% 5
Devon 0 4 - - 2
Somerset +21 2 - -
Gloucestershire -3 1 £400 +23.07%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 35 (34.65%) User Experience
2 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) HTML
3 29 (28.71%) Security Cleared
4 27 (26.73%) CSS
5 22 (21.78%) Finance
6 17 (16.83%) SC Cleared
7 15 (14.85%) Project Management
8 14 (13.86%) Banking
8 14 (13.86%) Wireframes
8 14 (13.86%) Prototyping
9 12 (11.88%) Rapid Prototyping
10 11 (10.89%) Photoshop
10 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.90%) HTML5
11 10 (9.90%) MPLS
11 10 (9.90%) IPsec
11 10 (9.90%) e-Learning
12 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.92%) OSPF
13 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.92%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
14 7 (6.93%) Juniper
14 7 (6.93%) CCNP
14 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (6.93%) WAN
14 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
15 6 (5.94%) Puppet
15 6 (5.94%) High Availability

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 (5.94%) Apache
1 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.98%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.95%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.98%) MS Office
5 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.99%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.99%) InDesign
6 1 (0.99%) InVision
6 1 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) IPsec
1 10 (9.90%) MPLS
2 8 (7.92%) OSPF
3 7 (6.93%) WAN
4 6 (5.94%) BGP
4 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.94%) VPN
5 5 (4.95%) EIGRP
5 5 (4.95%) LAN
6 4 (3.96%) IPv6
6 4 (3.96%) LTE
7 3 (2.97%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.97%) Firewall
7 3 (2.97%) ISUP
7 3 (2.97%) RSVP
7 3 (2.97%) Wireless
8 2 (1.98%) 4G
8 2 (1.98%) Internet
8 2 (1.98%) IPv4
8 2 (1.98%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Axure RP
1 6 (5.94%) JIRA
2 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 2 (1.98%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.71%) HTML
2 27 (26.73%) CSS
3 10 (9.90%) HTML5
4 6 (5.94%) CSS3
4 6 (5.94%) LAMP
5 5 (4.95%) REST
5 5 (4.95%) Web Services
6 4 (3.96%) .NET
6 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.96%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (3.96%) JSON
6 4 (3.96%) PhoneGap
6 4 (3.96%) Sencha Touch
6 4 (3.96%) WCF
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
7 1 (0.99%) RAML
7 1 (0.99%) SOAP
7 1 (0.99%) Spring
7 1 (0.99%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.99%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.65%) User Experience
2 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) e-Learning
4 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.94%) Wiki
6 5 (4.95%) Learning Management System
7 3 (2.97%) SCORM
8 2 (1.98%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.98%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.98%) PKI
9 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.99%) CESG
9 1 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.99%) Photography
9 1 (0.99%) Social Media
9 1 (0.99%) Statistics
9 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.99%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) CentOS
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
1 6 (5.94%) Solaris
2 4 (3.96%) Android
2 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.85%) Project Management
3 14 (13.86%) Prototyping
3 14 (13.86%) Wireframes
4 12 (11.88%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.94%) High Availability
8 5 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.95%) Information Architecture
8 5 (4.95%) Migration
8 5 (4.95%) MVC
8 5 (4.95%) Web Design
8 5 (4.95%) Web Development
9 4 (3.96%) Typography
9 4 (3.96%) UML
9 4 (3.96%) Usability Testing
10 3 (2.97%) Analytics
10 3 (2.97%) Content Development
10 3 (2.97%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) Java
1 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
1 6 (5.94%) Perl
2 4 (3.96%) C#
2 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (28.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) CCNP
3 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) RHCE
5 5 (4.95%) Degree
5 5 (4.95%) JNCIP
6 4 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.98%) HND
7 2 (1.98%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.99%) CCIE
8 1 (0.99%) CISSP
8 1 (0.99%) CLAS
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Juniper
2 6 (5.94%) Cisco
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.96%) Adobe
3 4 (3.96%) Ericsson
3 4 (3.96%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (3.96%) Sencha
4 2 (1.98%) BT
4 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.99%) Nortel
5 1 (0.99%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.99%) Xilinx
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