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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 45 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.09% 1.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +74.41%
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
261 177 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 95.26% 97.25% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 111 65
Median daily rate £375 £384 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +71.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) User Experience
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Publishing
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
7 1 (7.14%) GlusterFS

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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) CTI
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPLS
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
2 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Service Design
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Usability Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) GlusterFS
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Brocade
1 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) EMC
1 1 (7.14%) F5
1 1 (7.14%) Juniper
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
1 1 (7.14%) StorageTek
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas