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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 50 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 27 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.79% 1.60% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 1.66% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £300 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
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 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
933 1143 1166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.38% 96.05% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 541 668
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 71
Median hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 16 £241 -25.76% 4
Amersham - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 £375 - 2
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
2 10 (27.78%) SOAP
2 10 (27.78%) SOA
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Migration
4 8 (22.22%) IBM
4 8 (22.22%) REST
5 7 (19.44%) DataPower
5 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
5 7 (19.44%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (19.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (16.67%) Finance
6 6 (16.67%) SSL
6 6 (16.67%) XML
6 6 (16.67%) XSD
6 6 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 6 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (16.67%) Retail
6 6 (16.67%) Android
6 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) Adobe
7 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (8.33%) Wireframes

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 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (8.33%) FTP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) QlikView
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (27.78%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) SOAP
2 8 (22.22%) REST
3 7 (19.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (19.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (16.67%) JSON
4 6 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) XSD
5 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.33%) JMS
6 3 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (8.33%) WSDL
6 3 (8.33%) XSL
6 3 (8.33%) XSLT
7 2 (5.56%) .NET
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 7 (19.44%) DataPower
3 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) iPad
4 3 (8.33%) iPhone
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Photography
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Android
1 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) SOA
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) EAI
4 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 3 (8.33%) Typography
4 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Usability Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Android Development
6 1 (2.78%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Dell Certification
1 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Quark