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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 63 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.12% 0.81% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.85% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£298 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
Designer
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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
828 708 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 92.93% 95.42% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 467 311
Average daily rate £350 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.20 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales +7 8 £210 - 2
West Wales -5 1 - -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
4 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) Usability Testing
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (20.00%) Human Factors
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) LiveCycle
6 2 (13.33%) Sass
6 2 (13.33%) LESS
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) LiveCycle
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) CSS3
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
6 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Usability Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) NATURAL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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