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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 72 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.70% 2.59% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.75% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £269 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £487 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -18.10%
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
1416 1272 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.49% 94.01% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 779 633
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 76 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.25 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Staines -2 4 - -
Guildford -19 3 £318 +63.87% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Woking - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (65.00%) User Experience
2 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (57.50%) HTML
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (42.50%) Adobe
4 17 (42.50%) HTML5
5 14 (35.00%) Node.js
5 14 (35.00%) Photoshop
5 14 (35.00%) CSS
6 12 (30.00%) CSS3
6 12 (30.00%) jQuery
7 11 (27.50%) Web Development
7 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
7 11 (27.50%) XML
7 11 (27.50%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (27.50%) Banking
8 10 (25.00%) W3C
8 10 (25.00%) Fireworks
8 10 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (25.00%) MooTools
9 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) SVG
10 7 (17.50%) UX Design
11 6 (15.00%) Axure RP
11 6 (15.00%) Web Services
12 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
13 4 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
13 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (10.00%) User Stories
13 4 (10.00%) Sencha

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (35.00%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 4 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (5.00%) MS Office
5 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.50%) InDesign
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) 3G
1 2 (5.00%) 2G
1 2 (5.00%) 4G
1 2 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.50%) GSM
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (15.00%) Axure RP
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Firebug
General
1 11 (27.50%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Publishing
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) HTML
2 17 (42.50%) HTML5
3 14 (35.00%) CSS
4 12 (30.00%) CSS3
4 12 (30.00%) jQuery
5 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
5 11 (27.50%) XML
6 10 (25.00%) MooTools
6 10 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (17.50%) SVG
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
9 4 (10.00%) Sencha Touch
9 4 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (7.50%) .NET
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 1 (2.50%) ATL
12 1 (2.50%) JSON
12 1 (2.50%) Google Maps API
12 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) User Experience
2 10 (25.00%) W3C
3 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Web Development
3 7 (17.50%) UX Design
4 4 (10.00%) User Stories
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Adobe
2 4 (10.00%) Sencha
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.00%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei
4 1 (2.50%) Nortel
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter