The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 36 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 35 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.88% 1.13% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 1.18% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.28% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
837 929 1137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.69% 95.18% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 477 560
Median daily rate £390 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £24.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +15 16 £350 -26.31%
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 28 (62.22%) User Experience
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 22 (48.89%) Android
3 22 (48.89%) Apple iOS
4 21 (46.67%) Banking
5 19 (42.22%) Scrum
6 18 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (24.44%) iPhone
8 11 (24.44%) iPad
8 11 (24.44%) Android Development
8 11 (24.44%) iOS Development
9 10 (22.22%) Wireframes
10 8 (17.78%) HTML
10 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
12 6 (13.33%) Adobe
12 6 (13.33%) Prototyping
13 5 (11.11%) Service Design
13 5 (11.11%) Service Management
13 5 (11.11%) ITIL
13 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
13 5 (11.11%) HTML5
14 4 (8.89%) .NET
15 3 (6.67%) InVision
15 3 (6.67%) Agile Testing
15 3 (6.67%) Sass
15 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) InVision
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Intranet
1 3 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) CSS
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) HTML5
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.67%) Sass
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) Node.js
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (62.22%) User Experience
2 18 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 11 (24.44%) iPad
3 11 (24.44%) iPhone
4 8 (17.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.22%) SCORM
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Android
1 22 (48.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Scrum
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Android Development
3 11 (24.44%) iOS Development
4 10 (22.22%) Wireframes
5 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) Prototyping
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Service Design
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) Business Development
10 2 (4.44%) DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
11 1 (2.22%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft