The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 65 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 24 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.65% 1.73% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.85% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £255 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1377 1349 1340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.51% 93.23% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 677 646
Average daily rate £350 £335 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 100 112
Average hourly rate £13.81 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Designer
England

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Designer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +8 13 £290 -29.69% 3
Leicestershire 0 6 £190 -36.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 3 - - 3
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (46.15%) HTML
1 18 (46.15%) Photoshop
1 18 (46.15%) CSS
2 15 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) HTML5
4 8 (20.51%) Web Design
4 8 (20.51%) Adobe
5 6 (15.38%) Marketing
5 6 (15.38%) CSS3
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) InDesign
6 5 (12.82%) Java
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 3 (7.69%) Animation
8 3 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (7.69%) DoubleClick
8 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Social Media
8 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (7.69%) ActionScript
8 3 (7.69%) .NET
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) OOP
8 3 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) Flash
8 3 (7.69%) XHTML
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Photoshop
2 15 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (12.82%) InDesign
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) NFC
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
1 18 (46.15%) CSS
2 8 (20.51%) HTML5
3 6 (15.38%) CSS3
3 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) Flash
4 3 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (2.56%) GWT
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) JDBC
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) LAMP
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Animation
1 3 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (2.56%) Tandem
2 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) APACS
2 1 (2.56%) EMV
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Web Design
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (7.69%) OOP
2 3 (7.69%) OO
2 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.13%) UML
3 2 (5.13%) Use Case
4 1 (2.56%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Release Management
4 1 (2.56%) BPMN
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) SOA
4 1 (2.56%) ETL
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (7.69%) ActionScript
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) DoubleClick
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Facebook
3 3 (7.69%) Twitter
4 2 (5.13%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) IronPort
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Intel
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £15,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
OHO Group
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago