The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 35 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.44% 1.22% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 1.26% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £488 £518 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 159 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.55% 96.95% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 109 120
Median daily rate £400 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £275 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £485 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Croydon region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (16.67%) Case Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) CMS
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (8.33%) W3C
6 1 (8.33%) CTI
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) CTI
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Case Management
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications