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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 34 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.05% 6.40% 8.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 6.65% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £507
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 £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
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
413 331 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.08% 96.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 230 218
Average daily rate £411 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 18 (46.15%) Retail
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 11 (28.21%) Banking
4 10 (25.64%) Retail Banking
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) SAP
5 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.51%) Unisys
5 8 (20.51%) ICL
6 7 (17.95%) Online Banking
6 7 (17.95%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (17.95%) Internet
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
7 6 (15.38%) jQuery
8 5 (12.82%) Web Design
9 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) Validation
9 4 (10.26%) Firewall
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) Java
9 4 (10.26%) WSDL
9 4 (10.26%) SSL
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco
9 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.26%) Juniper
9 4 (10.26%) LDAP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.26%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.69%) Fireworks
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) LDAP
2 4 (10.26%) SSL
2 4 (10.26%) X.509
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.56%) 3G
4 1 (2.56%) 4G
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (46.15%) Retail
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Banking
4 10 (25.64%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.26%) Marketing
6 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) JAX-WS
4 4 (10.26%) WSDL
4 4 (10.26%) SAML
4 4 (10.26%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) Flash
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Online Banking
1 7 (17.95%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) VHDL
3 1 (2.56%) Verilog
3 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.56%) Animation
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Web Design
3 4 (10.26%) Scrum
3 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.26%) Validation
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Web Development
4 2 (5.13%) Data Security
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) SAP
1 8 (20.51%) Unisys
1 8 (20.51%) ICL
2 4 (10.26%) F5
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Juniper
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) IronPort
3 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.13%) Facebook
4 2 (5.13%) McAfee
4 2 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) BT
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter
5 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
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