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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 65 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 1.75% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 1.87% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
748 696 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.03% 93.93% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 314 345
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 139
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.45 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.02% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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 24 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 1 - - 6
Peterborough - - - -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (14.29%) Animation
3 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) InDesign
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (14.29%) InDesign
2 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) SolidWorks
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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