The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 38 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.63% 0.41% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.44% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£296 £176 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.66% -49.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 225 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 90.24% 91.46% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 102
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £169 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 47
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.16 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Warwick -3 3 £333 +89.74%
Designer
West Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) iRise
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Vaadin
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (10.00%) CAD
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Vaadin
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) CAD
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) iRise
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) ION Trading