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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 27 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.85% 6.20% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 7.35% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 3
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
393 313 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.47% 84.37% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 230 238
Average daily rate £438 £371 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Banking
3 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.91%) SAP
5 10 (21.74%) Unisys
5 10 (21.74%) Retail
5 10 (21.74%) ICL
6 9 (19.57%) Retail Banking
6 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco
7 8 (17.39%) CSS
7 8 (17.39%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) HTML5
7 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 8 (17.39%) CSS3
7 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (15.22%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (15.22%) User Experience
8 7 (15.22%) Online Banking
8 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
8 7 (15.22%) Internet
8 7 (15.22%) WAN
9 6 (13.04%) VPN
9 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (13.04%) Firewall
9 6 (13.04%) Network Security
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (10.87%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (10.87%) W3C
10 5 (10.87%) Adobe

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (6.52%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Photoshop
1 5 (10.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (10.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) WAN
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) VPN
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) Network Security
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (6.52%) VoIP
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.35%) IPv4
5 2 (4.35%) IPv6
5 2 (4.35%) H.323
5 2 (4.35%) IPsec
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Banking
3 10 (21.74%) Retail
4 9 (19.57%) Retail Banking
5 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) CSS
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
1 8 (17.39%) HTML5
1 8 (17.39%) CSS3
2 5 (10.87%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Online Banking
1 7 (15.22%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) W3C
3 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.35%) Tandem
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) VHDL
5 1 (2.17%) Verilog
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (6.52%) Web Design
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (6.52%) SIEM
4 2 (4.35%) System Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Network Management
4 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) HND
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CCNP
6 2 (4.35%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.17%) CCIE
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) SAP
2 10 (21.74%) Unisys
2 10 (21.74%) ICL
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Adobe
5 4 (8.70%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) BT
8 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.17%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) Business Objects