The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 18 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.22% 1.87% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
240 102 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 99.59% 95.33% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 73 47
Average daily rate £400 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Cutover Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (6.67%) Ethnography
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Office 365
7 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Cutover Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Ethnography
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco