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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 80 57 95
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 60 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.01% 2.99% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 3.12% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 32
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £517 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £175.00 £21.84 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+701.46% +1.55%
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
2843 2950 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.37% 95.81% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1904 1863
Median daily rate £368 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 196 181
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.60 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Bristol +22 24 £375 +7.14% 5
Wiltshire -29 20 £363 -3.33%
Devon -9 8 £250 -47.47% 3
Gloucestershire -5 5 £375 - 4
Dorset -8 2 £425 - 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 57 (47.90%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.61%) SC Cleared
3 35 (29.41%) IPsec
3 35 (29.41%) MPLS
4 33 (27.73%) OSPF
4 33 (27.73%) WAN
5 32 (26.89%) Cisco
5 32 (26.89%) Juniper
6 31 (26.05%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (26.05%) CCNP
6 31 (26.05%) BGP
7 30 (25.21%) VPN
8 29 (24.37%) DV Cleared
9 24 (20.17%) Finance
10 23 (19.33%) Linux
11 20 (16.81%) HTML
12 19 (15.97%) User Experience
13 18 (15.13%) BT
13 18 (15.13%) JNCIS
14 17 (14.29%) CSS
15 14 (11.76%) EIGRP
16 13 (10.92%) Photoshop
16 13 (10.92%) JNCIP
16 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.92%) Wireframes
17 11 (9.24%) Firewall
17 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
18 10 (8.40%) Adobe Illustrator
19 9 (7.56%) Project Management
19 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management

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 7 (5.88%) Apache
1 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Photoshop
2 10 (8.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.20%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.84%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.84%) InDesign
4 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) IPsec
1 35 (29.41%) MPLS
2 33 (27.73%) OSPF
2 33 (27.73%) WAN
3 31 (26.05%) BGP
4 30 (25.21%) VPN
5 14 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 11 (9.24%) Firewall
7 9 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.88%) LAN
10 5 (4.20%) ATM
10 5 (4.20%) DWDM
10 5 (4.20%) SDH
11 4 (3.36%) IPv6
11 4 (3.36%) LTE
12 3 (2.52%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.52%) ISUP
12 3 (2.52%) RSVP
12 3 (2.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.72%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Publishing
5 2 (1.68%) Billing
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) HTML
2 17 (14.29%) CSS
3 9 (7.56%) HTML5
4 7 (5.88%) LAMP
5 6 (5.04%) CSS3
6 4 (3.36%) PhoneGap
6 4 (3.36%) REST
6 4 (3.36%) Web Services
7 3 (2.52%) .NET
7 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.52%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (2.52%) JSON
7 3 (2.52%) Sencha Touch
7 3 (2.52%) WCF
8 2 (1.68%) Middleware
8 2 (1.68%) Sass
9 1 (0.84%) LESS
9 1 (0.84%) SOAP
9 1 (0.84%) Spring
9 1 (0.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) User Experience
2 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Wiki
3 5 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.52%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.84%) IVR
7 1 (0.84%) Social Media
7 1 (0.84%) Verilog
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Linux
2 7 (5.88%) CentOS
2 7 (5.88%) Solaris
3 5 (4.20%) Android
3 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.84%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (10.92%) Wireframes
2 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
2 9 (7.56%) Project Management
3 8 (6.72%) Prototyping
4 6 (5.04%) High Availability
4 6 (5.04%) Information Architecture
5 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (4.20%) ITIL
5 5 (4.20%) Migration
5 5 (4.20%) SIEM
5 5 (4.20%) Web Application Development
5 5 (4.20%) Web Design
6 4 (3.36%) Analytics
6 4 (3.36%) MVC
6 4 (3.36%) TOGAF
6 4 (3.36%) Usability Testing
6 4 (3.36%) Web Development
7 3 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.52%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) Java
1 7 (5.88%) Perl
2 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.52%) C#
3 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (47.90%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.61%) SC Cleared
3 31 (26.05%) CCNP
3 31 (26.05%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (24.37%) DV Cleared
5 18 (15.13%) JNCIS
6 13 (10.92%) JNCIP
7 8 (6.72%) Degree
8 7 (5.88%) RHCE
9 2 (1.68%) HND
10 1 (0.84%) CCIE
10 1 (0.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Cisco
1 32 (26.89%) Juniper
2 18 (15.13%) BT
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (4.20%) Intel Security
4 5 (4.20%) Nortel
4 5 (4.20%) Sourcefire
5 4 (3.36%) Ericsson
5 4 (3.36%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (3.36%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.36%) Sencha
6 3 (2.52%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) Apple
7 1 (0.84%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.84%) F5
7 1 (0.84%) Teradata
7 1 (0.84%) Xilinx
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