The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 79 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 12 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 1.26% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.37% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -13.33%
Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1226 1167 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.32% 92.25% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 697 623
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 87
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Surrey region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Surrey region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Staines - 8 - -
Leatherhead -26 1 £400 -
Caterham - 1 £300 -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
4 3 (18.75%) SAP CRM
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) UX Design
5 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) JBoss
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) HP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP CRM
1 3 (18.75%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) RSpec
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BSP
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.25%) Underscore.js
5 1 (6.25%) React
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 2 (12.50%) UX Design
3 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) BPMN
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) BPEL
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Groovy
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) ClickTale
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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