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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 74 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 72 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 1.97% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.14% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 17
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
2945 2620 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.37% 92.12% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1560 1436
Average daily rate £380 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 147 173
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £37.30 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 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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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
Wiltshire +6 31 £450 +28.57% 7
Devon +11 17 £538 +168.75%
Bristol -14 13 £400 +6.66% 7
Gloucestershire - 9 £388 -
Dorset -5 1 £390 -17.89% 2
Somerset - - - - 1
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 42 (30.22%) User Experience
2 40 (28.78%) HTML
2 40 (28.78%) Security Cleared
3 33 (23.74%) Finance
4 32 (23.02%) CSS
4 32 (23.02%) SC Cleared
5 26 (18.71%) JavaScript
6 24 (17.27%) Photoshop
7 21 (15.11%) HTML5
8 20 (14.39%) Banking
9 19 (13.67%) Linux
9 19 (13.67%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (12.23%) Adobe
10 17 (12.23%) CSS3
11 15 (10.79%) Cisco
11 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
13 12 (8.63%) Retail
13 12 (8.63%) SIEM
14 11 (7.91%) CISSP
14 11 (7.91%) SAP
15 10 (7.19%) Apache
15 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
15 10 (7.19%) Unisys
15 10 (7.19%) Web Design
15 10 (7.19%) CISM
15 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
15 10 (7.19%) ISSAP
15 10 (7.19%) ISSMP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (7.19%) Apache
2 3 (2.16%) CMS
3 2 (1.44%) WordPress
3 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (17.27%) Photoshop
2 19 (13.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.60%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.16%) AutoCAD
5 3 (2.16%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.44%) Edge Animate
6 2 (1.44%) InDesign
6 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.44%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.72%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) WAN
2 7 (5.04%) Internet
2 7 (5.04%) Firewall
2 7 (5.04%) Network Security
3 6 (4.32%) VPN
4 5 (3.60%) LAN
4 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.88%) VoIP
6 3 (2.16%) MPLS
6 3 (2.16%) OSPF
6 3 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.16%) H.323
7 2 (1.44%) QSIG
7 2 (1.44%) IPsec
7 2 (1.44%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.44%) BGP
7 2 (1.44%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) MySQL
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Git (software)
1 8 (5.76%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.88%) PHPUnit
3 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.72%) ERwin
General
1 33 (23.74%) Finance
2 20 (14.39%) Banking
3 12 (8.63%) Retail
3 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.47%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Billing
6 2 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.78%) HTML
2 32 (23.02%) CSS
3 21 (15.11%) HTML5
4 17 (12.23%) CSS3
5 7 (5.04%) jQuery
5 7 (5.04%) .NET
5 7 (5.04%) XML
5 7 (5.04%) Ajax
5 7 (5.04%) Leaflet
6 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.88%) Zend Framework
7 4 (2.88%) Doctrine
8 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (2.16%) RESTful
8 3 (2.16%) JSON
9 2 (1.44%) WPF
9 2 (1.44%) Flash
9 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.44%) Flask
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.22%) User Experience
2 10 (7.19%) Graphic Design
3 9 (6.47%) W3C
4 7 (5.04%) Online Banking
4 7 (5.04%) Digital Media
4 7 (5.04%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Social Media
5 4 (2.88%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.44%) Animation
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.44%) Tandem
7 2 (1.44%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.44%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.72%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.72%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.67%) Linux
2 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.88%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Solaris
2 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.88%) CentOS
3 3 (2.16%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (8.63%) SIEM
4 10 (7.19%) Web Design
5 9 (6.47%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (5.76%) Identity Management
7 6 (4.32%) ITIL
7 6 (4.32%) Web Development
7 6 (4.32%) Usability Testing
7 6 (4.32%) Information Architecture
8 4 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.88%) CAD
8 4 (2.88%) Validation
9 3 (2.16%) Project Management
9 3 (2.16%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.16%) System Testing
9 3 (2.16%) Network Management
9 3 (2.16%) Cyber Security
10 2 (1.44%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.60%) PHP
3 4 (2.88%) SQL
3 4 (2.88%) Perl
3 4 (2.88%) Java
4 3 (2.16%) Python
4 3 (2.16%) Ruby
5 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.44%) XAML
5 2 (1.44%) C#
5 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.44%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (28.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.02%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) CISSP
4 10 (7.19%) CISM
4 10 (7.19%) ISSAP
4 10 (7.19%) ISSMP
4 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.04%) Degree
7 4 (2.88%) RHCE
7 4 (2.88%) HND
8 3 (2.16%) CCNP
8 3 (2.16%) CCNA
8 3 (2.16%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.16%) VCP4
9 2 (1.44%) CCIE
10 1 (0.72%) CCA
10 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) WCAG
1 1 (0.72%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.88%) Samba
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (12.23%) Adobe
2 15 (10.79%) Cisco
3 11 (7.91%) SAP
4 10 (7.19%) Unisys
4 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.19%) ICL
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle
6 5 (3.60%) Juniper
7 4 (2.88%) McAfee
7 4 (2.88%) Sun
7 4 (2.88%) Zend
7 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.16%) F5
8 3 (2.16%) Tandberg
9 2 (1.44%) Avaya
10 1 (0.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.72%) Remedy
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
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