The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Designer
Rank 575 555 582
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Designer 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.017% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £170 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £277 £164
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £250 £158
% change year-on-year
+34.00% +58.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £10.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -27 10 £220 +10.00% 12
London +19 6 £225 +20.00% 1
City of London +16 2 £200 - 1
South East -12 2 £110 -54.16% 3
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
Farnborough - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

Junior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (53.57%) Photoshop
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) Adobe
3 11 (39.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (28.57%) HTML5
5 6 (21.43%) Marketing
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) InDesign
5 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) JBoss
6 5 (17.86%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) UML
6 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Retail
6 5 (17.86%) JSF
6 5 (17.86%) JPA
6 5 (17.86%) Apache CXF
7 4 (14.29%) Use Case
7 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
7 4 (14.29%) Advertising
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) Flash
8 3 (10.71%) SOA
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Web Design

Junior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Photoshop
2 11 (39.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (21.43%) InDesign
4 3 (10.71%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 2 (7.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (3.57%) MS Office
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) NetScreen
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
3 5 (17.86%) JSF
3 5 (17.86%) JPA
3 5 (17.86%) Apache CXF
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) Flash
5 3 (10.71%) RichFaces
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) W3C
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Photography
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
2 5 (17.86%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) UML
2 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Use Case
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) HOOD
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Email Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Adobe
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) Zend
5 1 (3.57%) F5