The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 49 68 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 35 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.48% 1.88% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.00% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £222 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1323 1398 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.90% 93.89% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 754 545
Average daily rate £350 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £70 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 104 155
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £22.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +2 14 £525 +40.00% 4
Leicestershire +4 8 £200 -56.16% 2
Northamptonshire -4 4 £375 +36.36% 3
Derbyshire +21 2 £225 - 2
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 25 (30.49%) HTML
2 18 (21.95%) CSS
3 16 (19.51%) Photoshop
4 14 (17.07%) Marketing
5 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.41%) Oracle
6 11 (13.41%) 3G
6 11 (13.41%) 2G
6 11 (13.41%) User Experience
7 10 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (12.20%) Adobe
8 9 (10.98%) Web Design
8 9 (10.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (9.76%) Migration
9 8 (9.76%) SQL
10 7 (8.54%) .NET
10 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.32%) jQuery
11 6 (7.32%) WCF
11 6 (7.32%) WPF
11 6 (7.32%) CRM
11 6 (7.32%) UNIX
11 6 (7.32%) Windows
11 6 (7.32%) C#
11 6 (7.32%) Java
11 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
12 5 (6.10%) Cisco
12 5 (6.10%) LAN
12 5 (6.10%) WAN

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.88%) Drupal
2 4 (4.88%) WordPress
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.44%) Papyrus
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Photoshop
2 10 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (10.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
5 4 (4.88%) EPLAN
6 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (2.44%) InDesign
8 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) 3G
1 11 (13.41%) 2G
2 5 (6.10%) LAN
2 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 5 (6.10%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) Junos
4 1 (1.22%) Network Security
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (6.10%) MySQL
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Xcelsius
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (17.07%) Marketing
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Automotive
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) HTML
2 18 (21.95%) CSS
3 7 (8.54%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) jQuery
4 6 (7.32%) WCF
4 6 (7.32%) WPF
5 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.88%) HTML5
7 3 (3.66%) Middleware
8 2 (2.44%) Sass
8 2 (2.44%) CSS3
8 2 (2.44%) LAMP
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.44%) XML
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.22%) XHTML
9 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) User Experience
2 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Open Source
3 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) UNIX
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.98%) Web Design
2 8 (9.76%) Migration
3 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
4 6 (7.32%) CRM
4 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (6.10%) Content Management
5 5 (6.10%) Data Management
6 4 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.66%) SOA
7 3 (3.66%) Time Management
7 3 (3.66%) Coaching
7 3 (3.66%) Line Management
7 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.66%) Data Governance
8 2 (2.44%) Master Data Management
8 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.44%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.44%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.76%) SQL
3 6 (7.32%) C#
3 6 (7.32%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) Adobe
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.66%) Juniper
5 3 (3.66%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.66%) Google
5 3 (3.66%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.22%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.22%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) Teradata
7 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
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