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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 73 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 20 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.33% 2.74% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 3.01% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 17
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
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
1397 1195 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.64% 91.01% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 691 643
Average daily rate £360 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 70 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Staines -6 4 - -
Guildford -10 3 £318 +36.70%
Reigate -6 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Woking - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (52.94%) User Experience
2 16 (47.06%) Photoshop
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) Adobe
4 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 14 (41.18%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) jQuery
6 12 (35.29%) HTML5
6 12 (35.29%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (32.35%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) Banking
7 11 (32.35%) CSS3
8 10 (29.41%) Node.js
8 10 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 10 (29.41%) MooTools
8 10 (29.41%) W3C
8 10 (29.41%) Fireworks
9 9 (26.47%) Web Development
10 7 (20.59%) SVG
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (11.76%) ITIL
13 4 (11.76%) MS Office
13 4 (11.76%) SQL
13 4 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
14 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (29.41%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Photoshop
2 10 (29.41%) Fireworks
3 4 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (11.76%) MS Office
4 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (5.88%) Acrobat
5 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
5 2 (5.88%) InDesign
5 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) 3G
1 2 (5.88%) 2G
1 2 (5.88%) 4G
1 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.94%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.94%) Firebug
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) HTML5
5 11 (32.35%) CSS3
5 11 (32.35%) XML
6 10 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 10 (29.41%) MooTools
7 7 (20.59%) SVG
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.94%) Web Services
10 1 (2.94%) JSON
10 1 (2.94%) Flash
10 1 (2.94%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) User Experience
2 10 (29.41%) W3C
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Web Development
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) SOA
4 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (8.82%) UX Design
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) SEO
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Web Design
6 1 (2.94%) Content Management
6 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Adobe
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.88%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.94%) Facebook
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Nortel
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Huawei
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