The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 23 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 Cambridgeshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 64 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 1.35% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.50% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £208 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.50% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £500 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.15%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 533 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.96% 89.88% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 239 355
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 73 89
Average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Designer
East of England

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 4 £165 - 3
Peterborough - - - -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
4 4 (28.57%) iRise
4 4 (28.57%) Information Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) SEO
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 2 (14.29%) Flash
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe
7 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (7.14%) CAD
7 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
3 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.14%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Information Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Web Design
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) SEO
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) CAD
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
2 1 (7.14%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) iRise
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) SolidWorks
3 1 (7.14%) VMware