The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 32 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.35% 9.48% 6.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 9.92% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £298 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
395 383 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.72% 95.51% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 265 199
Average daily rate £410 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 20 (44.44%) Retail
2 15 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) Banking
5 11 (24.44%) Retail Banking
5 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.00%) ICL
6 9 (20.00%) Web Services
6 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (20.00%) SAP
6 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.00%) Unisys
7 8 (17.78%) Internet
7 8 (17.78%) Subversion
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) Online Banking
7 8 (17.78%) jQuery
7 8 (17.78%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (15.56%) JIRA
8 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
8 7 (15.56%) JAX-WS
8 7 (15.56%) Confluence
8 7 (15.56%) Spring
8 7 (15.56%) Validation
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) SAML
8 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
8 7 (15.56%) X.509
8 7 (15.56%) WSDL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.56%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
2 7 (15.56%) LDAP
2 7 (15.56%) SSL
2 7 (15.56%) X.509
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) Network Security
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.22%) 4G
4 1 (2.22%) 3G
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Subversion
2 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (44.44%) Retail
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Banking
4 11 (24.44%) Retail Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Advertising
7 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) HTML
2 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) jQuery
5 7 (15.56%) JAX-WS
5 7 (15.56%) WSDL
5 7 (15.56%) SAML
5 7 (15.56%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) Flash
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Online Banking
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.44%) W3C
3 1 (2.22%) VHDL
3 1 (2.22%) Verilog
3 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.22%) Animation
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.56%) Validation
4 5 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (4.44%) Data Security
5 2 (4.44%) Web Development
6 1 (2.22%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (2.22%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Network Design
6 1 (2.22%) CAD
6 1 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) SAP
1 9 (20.00%) Unisys
1 9 (20.00%) ICL
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) IronPort
3 3 (6.67%) F5
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe
3 3 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Facebook
4 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) Siemens
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee