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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / South West
Rank 91 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 50 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.87% 2.40% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.49% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 48
Median daily rate £450 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £318 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £434 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

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
2539 2888 3065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 96.20% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1913 1944
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 170 152
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Devon +15 20 £475 +35.71% 2
Bristol +3 14 £450 +38.46% 6
Wiltshire -23 9 £443 +22.06% 2
Dorset 0 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire 0 2 £393 - 5
Somerset -1 2 £330 -16.19% 4
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 40 (54.79%) User Experience
2 33 (45.21%) HTML
3 32 (43.84%) CSS
4 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.77%) Prototyping
6 17 (23.29%) Degree
7 14 (19.18%) Typography
8 11 (15.07%) Service Design
8 11 (15.07%) Rapid Prototyping
8 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
9 10 (13.70%) Finance
9 10 (13.70%) Front End Development
10 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
11 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
11 8 (10.96%) Adobe
11 8 (10.96%) jQuery
11 8 (10.96%) Marketing
11 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
11 8 (10.96%) Actionable Insight
12 7 (9.59%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 7 (9.59%) Banking
12 7 (9.59%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (9.59%) Content Management
12 7 (9.59%) CMS
13 6 (8.22%) Internet
13 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.22%) HTML5
13 6 (8.22%) Wireframes
13 6 (8.22%) Axure RP
14 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (9.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Marvel
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.11%) Lectora
5 2 (2.74%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.74%) InDesign
6 1 (1.37%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.37%) InVision
6 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.37%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) 2G
2 1 (1.37%) 3G
2 1 (1.37%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) LTE
2 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.37%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.48%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Back Office
5 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 3 (4.11%) Publishing
6 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) HTML
2 32 (43.84%) CSS
3 8 (10.96%) jQuery
4 6 (8.22%) HTML5
5 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.48%) CSS3
7 3 (4.11%) .NET
7 3 (4.11%) Dojo
7 3 (4.11%) DOM
7 3 (4.11%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.37%) D3.js
9 1 (1.37%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.37%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.37%) LESS
9 1 (1.37%) PhoneGap
9 1 (1.37%) Sass
9 1 (1.37%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 40 (54.79%) User Experience
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.11%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.11%) Social Media
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.74%) RIA
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.37%) iPhone
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Prototyping
3 14 (19.18%) Typography
4 11 (15.07%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (15.07%) Service Design
5 10 (13.70%) Front End Development
6 8 (10.96%) Actionable Insight
6 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.59%) Content Management
7 7 (9.59%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 6 (8.22%) Wireframes
9 4 (5.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (4.11%) Coaching
10 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.11%) Process Improvement
10 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.11%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.48%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) PHP
3 2 (2.74%) RPG
3 2 (2.74%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Adobe
2 3 (4.11%) IBM
2 3 (4.11%) Pega
2 3 (4.11%) webMethods
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco
4 1 (1.37%) EMC
4 1 (1.37%) Facebook
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Nintex
4 1 (1.37%) Sencha
4 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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