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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 117 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 22 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.88% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.96% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 40
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £124 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £22.18
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.08%
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
2655 3057 3155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.06% 95.77% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 2056 2037
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 156 227
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -4 10 £463 -0.26% 2
Bristol -5 9 £400 -5.88% 6
Somerset +14 2 £250 +26.58%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 38 (48.10%) User Experience
2 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.65%) HTML
4 23 (29.11%) CSS
5 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
6 15 (18.99%) Rapid Prototyping
7 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
8 13 (16.46%) Finance
9 12 (15.19%) Prototyping
10 11 (13.92%) Banking
11 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (11.39%) Axure RP
12 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
12 8 (10.13%) Typography
12 8 (10.13%) Wireframes
12 8 (10.13%) e-Learning
12 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
13 7 (8.86%) Adobe
13 7 (8.86%) Project Management
14 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
14 6 (7.59%) Migration
14 6 (7.59%) HTML5
15 5 (6.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (6.33%) Lectora
15 5 (6.33%) Adobe Illustrator
15 5 (6.33%) Learning Management System
15 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
16 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
16 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
16 4 (5.06%) Perl

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 4 (5.06%) Apache
1 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Marvel
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (6.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.33%) Lectora
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.27%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.27%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.27%) InVision
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.27%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) 4G
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) IPsec
2 2 (2.53%) IPv6
2 2 (2.53%) LTE
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) WAN
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Military
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) HTML
2 23 (29.11%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) HTML5
4 4 (5.06%) .NET
4 4 (5.06%) LAMP
4 4 (5.06%) Web Services
5 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (3.80%) JSON
5 3 (3.80%) PhoneGap
5 3 (3.80%) REST
5 3 (3.80%) Sencha Touch
5 3 (3.80%) WCF
6 2 (2.53%) CSS3
7 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.27%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (48.10%) User Experience
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) e-Learning
3 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) Learning Management System
5 4 (5.06%) Wiki
6 3 (3.80%) SCORM
6 3 (3.80%) Social Media
7 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.27%) CESG
8 1 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.27%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Photography
8 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Android
1 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
1 4 (5.06%) CentOS
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
1 4 (5.06%) Solaris
2 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.99%) Rapid Prototyping
3 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
4 12 (15.19%) Prototyping
5 8 (10.13%) Typography
5 8 (10.13%) Wireframes
6 7 (8.86%) Project Management
7 6 (7.59%) Migration
8 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.06%) UML
9 3 (3.80%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Content Development
9 3 (3.80%) ITIL
9 3 (3.80%) MVC
9 3 (3.80%) RUP
10 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.53%) Content Management
10 2 (2.53%) Service Design
10 2 (2.53%) Time Management
10 2 (2.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.06%) Java
2 4 (5.06%) Perl
3 3 (3.80%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.06%) RHCE
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) CLAS
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.06%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Adobe
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.80%) Sencha
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Facebook
5 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.27%) Juniper
5 1 (1.27%) Nintex
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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