The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 31 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.01% 1.24% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.32% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £344 £294 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
Designer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 228 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.98% 94.61% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 144 70
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Chester region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (40.00%) Infographics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Infographics
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
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