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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 47 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 18 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.41% 2.77% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.87% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 2
Median daily rate £425 £313 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £258 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +34.00%
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
720 697 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.51% 96.67% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 436 410
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 23 (58.97%) User Experience
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 16 (41.03%) Adobe
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
6 10 (25.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 9 (23.08%) Wireframes
8 8 (20.51%) Prototyping
9 7 (17.95%) Service Design
9 7 (17.95%) MS Office
9 7 (17.95%) InDesign
9 7 (17.95%) Marketing
10 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 6 (15.38%) Internet
11 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
11 5 (12.82%) Digital Media
11 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
12 4 (10.26%) UX Design
12 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
12 4 (10.26%) CSS3
12 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
12 4 (10.26%) Typography
12 4 (10.26%) Web Design
13 3 (7.69%) Scrum
13 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint

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 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
2 7 (17.95%) InDesign
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
4 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) BGP
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
3 9 (23.08%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) CSS3
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) Flash
5 1 (2.56%) Material Design
5 1 (2.56%) Sass
5 1 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.69%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Wireframes
3 8 (20.51%) Prototyping
4 7 (17.95%) Service Design
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
6 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Typography
7 4 (10.26%) UX Design
7 4 (10.26%) Web Design
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Coaching
9 2 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (5.13%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) Mobile First
9 2 (5.13%) Network Design
10 1 (2.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) BMC
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
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