The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 33 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.05% 1.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.09% +14.58%
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
183 233 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.81% 96.68% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 149 83
Average daily rate £365 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.63% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.81 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
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