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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 82 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.33% 1.47% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.56% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
Average daily rate £400 £325 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -26.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
1152 1347 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.60% 94.33% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 732 652
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staines +13 6 - -
Redhill - 2 - -
Leatherhead -14 1 £550 +29.41%
Weybridge - 1 - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (61.54%) User Experience
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) HTML5
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
6 7 (17.95%) Analytics
6 7 (17.95%) CSS3
6 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
6 7 (17.95%) Usability Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Android
7 6 (15.38%) Google Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) jQuery
7 6 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (15.38%) SAP
7 6 (15.38%) CRM
7 6 (15.38%) Apple
7 6 (15.38%) SOA
7 6 (15.38%) SAP CRM
7 6 (15.38%) Information Architecture
7 6 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Data Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Axure RP
7 6 (15.38%) ClickTale
7 6 (15.38%) Typography
8 5 (12.82%) OO
9 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.26%) Internet
9 4 (10.26%) OOP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (10.26%) Node.js
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.56%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.56%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (2.56%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP CRM
1 6 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (15.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) Bower
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) Grunt
2 1 (2.56%) gulp
General
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) HTML5
3 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) CSS3
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) SAP BSP
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.56%) Dojo
8 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.56%) Flash
8 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.56%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) User Experience
2 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Animation
3 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.56%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.56%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Analytics
2 7 (17.95%) Usability Testing
3 6 (15.38%) CRM
3 6 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Information Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) SOA
3 6 (15.38%) Typography
4 5 (12.82%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) OOP
5 4 (10.26%) UX Design
5 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Logistics
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Apple
1 6 (15.38%) ClickTale
1 6 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Sencha