The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 61 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 2.11% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.27% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Median daily rate £518 £331 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.22% -15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £406 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.80%
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 Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
688 616 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.42% 92.91% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 395 400
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 19 (57.58%) User Experience
2 16 (48.48%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) Adobe
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) CSS
4 11 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 9 (27.27%) Service Design
6 7 (21.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (18.18%) Wireframes
7 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 6 (18.18%) Internet
7 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
7 6 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (15.15%) InDesign
8 5 (15.15%) Web Design
8 5 (15.15%) MS Office
8 5 (15.15%) Marketing
8 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
8 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
9 4 (12.12%) Web Development
9 4 (12.12%) UX Design
9 4 (12.12%) Digital Media
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 3 (9.09%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) Axure RP
10 3 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (9.09%) Information Architecture
10 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (6.06%) Coaching

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
3 5 (15.15%) InDesign
3 5 (15.15%) MS Office
4 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
5 2 (6.06%) Acrobat
5 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) User Experience
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.06%) Graphic Design
4 2 (6.06%) Social Media
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.03%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 9 (27.27%) Service Design
4 6 (18.18%) Wireframes
5 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
5 5 (15.15%) Web Design
6 4 (12.12%) UX Design
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.09%) Information Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Coaching
8 2 (6.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (6.06%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (6.06%) Network Design
8 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.03%) Infographics
9 1 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (3.03%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) BMC
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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