The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank - 52 46
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.15% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.19% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate - £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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 £17.50 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -8.16%
Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
623 675 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.74% 97.26% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 406 279
Average daily rate £350 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £22.50 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Wales region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Wales region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
3 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) Typography
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (12.50%) Netcool

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) React
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
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