The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Designer
Rank 602 569 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Designer 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate
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£323 £290 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +50.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £282 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £298 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £290 -
% change year-on-year
+18.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Junior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK.

Junior Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Junior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Junior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK.

Junior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Designer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Junior Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Junior Designer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 10 £323 +15.17% 8
London +8 6 £319 - 2
South East -24 2 - - 2
City of London +21 1 £425 - 1
South West -36 1 £465 -
West Midlands - 1 £220 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £220 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £465 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Ascot - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Junior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Designer in their job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Adobe
2 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 8 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) User Experience
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (18.18%) InDesign
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Graphic Design
5 3 (13.64%) JSF
5 3 (13.64%) Advertising
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) RichFaces
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (13.64%) Use Case

Junior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (18.18%) InDesign
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NetScreen
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) JPA
2 3 (13.64%) Apache CXF
2 3 (13.64%) RichFaces
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
2 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.64%) JSF
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) CSS3
3 2 (9.09%) Flash
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Graphic Design
3 2 (9.09%) W3C
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) MVS
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Scrum
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Use Case
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) UML
2 3 (13.64%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.64%) SOA
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
4 1 (4.55%) UX Design
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) SEO
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) BT
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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