The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 39 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.71% 2.15% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.23% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Average daily rate £350 £383 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -19.47%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
450 449 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.15% 96.56% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 287 199
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 3 £325 -13.33%
Worthing +1 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £368 - 1
Horsham - 1 £375 -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (87.76%) User Experience
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Android
3 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 13 (26.53%) Apple
5 12 (24.49%) Publishing
6 11 (22.45%) Web Application Development
7 8 (16.33%) Typography
7 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
7 8 (16.33%) Mobile Development
7 8 (16.33%) HTML
7 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.33%) CSS
8 7 (14.29%) Photoshop
9 6 (12.24%) Android Development
10 4 (8.16%) HTML5
10 4 (8.16%) Axure RP
10 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.12%) Legal
11 3 (6.12%) Web Design
11 3 (6.12%) Ajax
11 3 (6.12%) Information Architecture
12 2 (4.08%) Backbone.js
12 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (4.08%) Talend
12 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.08%) ProtoShare

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.08%) ProtoShare
2 2 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Ant
3 1 (2.04%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 12 (24.49%) Publishing
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) CSS
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) HTML5
3 3 (6.12%) Ajax
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.08%) CSS3
4 2 (4.08%) Durandal
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.08%) React
4 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.04%) EJB
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) JSP
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Servlets
5 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (87.76%) User Experience
2 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Animation
4 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Android
2 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Web Application Development
3 8 (16.33%) Mobile Development
3 8 (16.33%) Typography
4 6 (12.24%) Android Development
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.12%) Information Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Web Design
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) ETL
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.08%) SEO
8 1 (2.04%) B2C
8 1 (2.04%) Content Management
8 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) MVC
8 1 (2.04%) SOA
8 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Apple
2 2 (4.08%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.08%) Talend
3 1 (2.04%) BroadVision
3 1 (2.04%) FatWire
3 1 (2.04%) Siebel