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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 70 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 13 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.00% 2.01% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.19% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £175 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -34.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £175 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% -1.04%
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
1202 1188 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.25% 91.95% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 672 598
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 68 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -5 2 £450 -5.26% 2
Staines - 1 £348 -
Woking - 1 £335 -
Cranleigh - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Godalming - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (55.56%) Adobe
2 17 (47.22%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) Axure RP
4 12 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 10 (27.78%) Graphic Design
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
7 8 (22.22%) HTML5
8 7 (19.44%) Usability Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
8 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
10 5 (13.89%) Node.js
10 5 (13.89%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) Marketing
11 4 (11.11%) jQuery
11 4 (11.11%) Publishing
11 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
11 4 (11.11%) JBoss
11 4 (11.11%) Java
11 4 (11.11%) CSS3
11 4 (11.11%) Sencha Touch
11 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (11.11%) User Stories

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (13.89%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) Drupal
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (8.33%) Fireworks
5 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.56%) Acrobat
5 2 (5.56%) MS Office
6 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Axure RP
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Publishing
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 7 (19.44%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 4 (11.11%) jQuery
4 4 (11.11%) CSS3
4 4 (11.11%) Sencha Touch
4 4 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) Ajax
6 2 (5.56%) ATL
6 2 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.78%) MooTools
7 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.78%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Graphic Design
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) Usability Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (11.11%) User Stories
4 4 (11.11%) User Experience Design
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) Use Case
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Online Marketing
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) SEO
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
2 4 (11.11%) Sencha
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle