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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 11 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 29 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.73% 2.19% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.15% 2.25% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 21
Average daily rate £363 £532 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +10.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £29.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
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
317 356 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.48% 97.53% 91.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 240 306
Average daily rate £363 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 29 (65.91%) Cisco
1 29 (65.91%) Juniper
2 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 28 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 25 (56.82%) CCNP
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (56.82%) MPLS
3 25 (56.82%) OSPF
3 25 (56.82%) BGP
3 25 (56.82%) IPsec
4 24 (54.55%) VPN
4 24 (54.55%) WAN
4 24 (54.55%) DV Cleared
5 16 (36.36%) Linux
5 16 (36.36%) BT
5 16 (36.36%) JNCIS
6 12 (27.27%) Firewall
7 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
8 8 (18.18%) JNCIP
8 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.64%) Finance
10 5 (11.36%) Banking
11 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
11 4 (9.09%) ATM
11 4 (9.09%) SDH
11 4 (9.09%) HTML
11 4 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
11 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
11 4 (9.09%) DWDM

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) BGP
1 25 (56.82%) IPsec
1 25 (56.82%) MPLS
1 25 (56.82%) OSPF
2 24 (54.55%) VPN
2 24 (54.55%) WAN
3 12 (27.27%) Firewall
4 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
5 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.09%) ATM
6 4 (9.09%) DWDM
6 4 (9.09%) SDH
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.27%) HSRP
8 1 (2.27%) Multicast
8 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.27%) VRRP
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) HTML5
2 3 (6.82%) PhoneGap
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (4.55%) JSON
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (4.55%) WCF
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) CatOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) SIEM
2 3 (6.82%) Project Management
3 2 (4.55%) MVC
3 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.55%) Network Design
3 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.27%) Change Management
4 1 (2.27%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.27%) Typography
4 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 25 (56.82%) CCNP
2 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (54.55%) DV Cleared
4 16 (36.36%) JNCIS
5 8 (18.18%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
1 29 (65.91%) Juniper
2 16 (36.36%) BT
3 4 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 4 (9.09%) F5
3 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 4 (9.09%) Nortel
3 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 4 (9.09%) Sourcefire
4 3 (6.82%) Sencha
5 2 (4.55%) Intel
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe