The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 49 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.39% 0.21% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.23% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £356
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 - £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
Designer
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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
473 436 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.85% 93.36% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 295 159
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 51
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) UX Design
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (11.11%) IC Design
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
5 1 (11.11%) Photography
5 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
5 1 (11.11%) Copywriting

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (11.11%) Joomla!
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) ASIC
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 1 (11.11%) Photography
3 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) SEO
1 2 (22.22%) UX Design
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) IC Design
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP