The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 50 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 1.28% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.36% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £356 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
431 368 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.29% 94.12% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 160 217
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 104
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
Cambridgeshire

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) CMS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
1 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) SolidWorks
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
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