The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 137 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2832 1998 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.13% 93.32% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1220 1726
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Designer across the South West region.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Designer across the South West region.

Senior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Designer within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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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
Bristol - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
1 5 (45.45%) SAML
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) X.509
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) WSDL
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Confluence
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) JAX-WS
2 2 (18.18%) Fireworks
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) ETL

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Fireworks
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
1 5 (45.45%) X.509
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) SAML
1 5 (45.45%) WSDL
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
1 5 (45.45%) JAX-WS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica