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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 21 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 27 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.05% 6.12% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.65% 6.37% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 15
Average daily rate £363 £465 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% +42.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
353 408 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.17% 96.00% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 293 209
Average daily rate £375 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -33.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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 20 (51.28%) Cisco
1 20 (51.28%) Juniper
2 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 16 (41.03%) IPsec
3 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (41.03%) MPLS
3 16 (41.03%) OSPF
3 16 (41.03%) BGP
3 16 (41.03%) CCNP
4 15 (38.46%) VPN
4 15 (38.46%) WAN
4 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
5 12 (30.77%) BT
5 12 (30.77%) JNCIS
5 12 (30.77%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
8 4 (10.26%) F5
8 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.26%) HTML
9 3 (7.69%) ATM
9 3 (7.69%) SDH
9 3 (7.69%) CSS
9 3 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
9 3 (7.69%) Intel Security

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) BGP
1 16 (41.03%) IPsec
1 16 (41.03%) MPLS
1 16 (41.03%) OSPF
2 15 (38.46%) VPN
2 15 (38.46%) WAN
3 10 (25.64%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
6 3 (7.69%) ATM
6 3 (7.69%) DWDM
6 3 (7.69%) SDH
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.56%) HSRP
8 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.56%) Multicast
8 1 (2.56%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS3
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) DataPower
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) CatOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
2 3 (7.69%) Service Management
2 3 (7.69%) SIEM
3 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.13%) Network Design
3 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.13%) Web Design
4 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Cost Transparency
4 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.56%) Demand Management
4 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Project Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (2.56%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (41.03%) CCNP
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 12 (30.77%) JNCIS
5 3 (7.69%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco
1 20 (51.28%) Juniper
2 12 (30.77%) BT
3 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
3 4 (10.26%) F5
4 3 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 3 (7.69%) Nortel
4 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.69%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Intel
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) ICL
6 1 (2.56%) Percona
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Talend
6 1 (2.56%) Unisys