The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 22 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 advertised for the West Sussex region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 37 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 7 3 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.02% 0.77% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.80% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £250 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 373 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 91.33% 96.13% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 249 348
Average daily rate £314 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% -40.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Designer
South East

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Designer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Crawley +11 5 £313 -
Gatwick - 1 £250 - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 4
Worthing - - - - 2
Chichester - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
1 7 (46.67%) Web Design
2 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience Design
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) MCP
5 3 (20.00%) MCSD
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) MCSE
5 3 (20.00%) MCDBA
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Clustering
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) MCPD
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Animation
6 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) SCOM
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Fireworks

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Fireworks
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) InDesign
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) User Experience Design
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSD
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) MCDBA
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) MCPD
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
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