The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 Surrey 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 67 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 17 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.37% 2.60% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.77% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £135 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1152 1193 1355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.98% 94.01% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 628 692
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 98 107
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Designer
South East

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Egham -4 2 £450 -5.26%
Woking - 1 £335 -
Cranleigh - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 21 (52.50%) Adobe
2 20 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 15 (37.50%) Graphic Design
4 13 (32.50%) Axure RP
5 12 (30.00%) HTML5
6 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 10 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) Information Architecture
9 8 (20.00%) Marketing
9 8 (20.00%) CSS3
10 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Web Services
10 7 (17.50%) Usability Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (15.00%) MS Office
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.00%) Fireworks
11 6 (15.00%) Publishing
12 5 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (12.50%) Flash
12 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
12 5 (12.50%) Degree
13 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
13 4 (10.00%) User Experience Design
13 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 10 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (15.00%) Fireworks
3 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 6 (15.00%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (7.50%) Quicktime
5 3 (7.50%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (5.00%) InDesign
6 2 (5.00%) Acrobat
7 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Axure RP
2 5 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.00%) Marketing
2 6 (15.00%) Publishing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) HTML5
3 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) CSS3
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) Flash
7 4 (10.00%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (7.50%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Ajax
9 2 (5.00%) ATL
9 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.50%) XML
10 1 (2.50%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Graphic Design
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Information Architecture
2 7 (17.50%) Usability Testing
2 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience Design
3 4 (10.00%) User Stories
4 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (7.50%) Online Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Web Development
4 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Use Case
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Product Management
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Adobe
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Sencha
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle