The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £418 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.57% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 349 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.58% 89.26% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 149 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 57
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Lead Designer
Cambridgeshire