The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 39 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 1.56% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.63% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £341 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +74.41%
Designer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 490 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.49% 95.52% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 316 313
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 47
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Designer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Cambridge region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
3 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) UX Design
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
1 4 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) UX Design
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Apple