The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 18 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.55% 1.93% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 2.08% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 18
Average daily rate
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£525 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £524 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +11.11%
Designer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 288 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.27% 92.60% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 218 293
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £262 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Swindon region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Swindon region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
3 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (29.73%) ICL
5 10 (27.03%) SAP
6 9 (24.32%) Unisys
6 9 (24.32%) Retail
6 9 (24.32%) Retail Banking
7 8 (21.62%) HTML5
7 8 (21.62%) CSS3
7 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (21.62%) CSS
7 8 (21.62%) HTML
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco
8 7 (18.92%) Internet
8 7 (18.92%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (18.92%) Online Banking
9 6 (16.22%) Juniper
10 5 (13.51%) Adobe
10 5 (13.51%) W3C
10 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.51%) XML
10 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
10 5 (13.51%) Firewall
10 5 (13.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (13.51%) User Experience
10 5 (13.51%) Adobe Creative Suite

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
1 5 (13.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (13.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.70%) 3G
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
3 9 (24.32%) Retail
3 9 (24.32%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML5
1 8 (21.62%) CSS3
1 8 (21.62%) CSS
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (18.92%) Online Banking
2 5 (13.51%) W3C
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.41%) Tandem
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) VHDL
5 1 (2.70%) Verilog
5 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Web Design
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) System Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Release Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
5 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) ICL
2 10 (27.03%) SAP
3 9 (24.32%) Unisys
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) Juniper
6 5 (13.51%) Adobe
6 5 (13.51%) F5
7 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
8 3 (8.11%) McAfee
8 3 (8.11%) IronPort
9 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.41%) BT
9 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.70%) Remedy
10 1 (2.70%) EMC
10 1 (2.70%) BMC
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