The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 66 85 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 43 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.61% 1.00% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 1.04% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 30
Median daily rate £425 £295 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -14.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £240 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +34.00%
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
1581 1540 1489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.11% 96.19% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 923 766
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 98 106
Median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -21.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 14 £548 +6.82% 2
Leicestershire +8 12 £375 +56.25% 6
Northamptonshire +1 12 £398 -11.66% 2
Derbyshire -1 4 £350 +27.27% 1
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 East Midlands region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) HTML
3 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.88%) .NET
4 16 (23.88%) User Experience
5 15 (22.39%) CRM
5 15 (22.39%) Banking
6 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (19.40%) Oracle
6 13 (19.40%) SQL
6 13 (19.40%) Shell Script
6 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database
7 11 (16.42%) Scrum
8 10 (14.93%) C#
8 10 (14.93%) Unix
8 10 (14.93%) Prototyping
9 9 (13.43%) Wireframes
9 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (13.43%) Java
9 9 (13.43%) WCF
9 9 (13.43%) WPF
9 9 (13.43%) Data Management
10 8 (11.94%) Service Design
11 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.45%) Finance
12 6 (8.96%) CSS
12 6 (8.96%) Degree
13 5 (7.46%) Retail
13 5 (7.46%) Internet

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (22.39%) Banking
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) HTML
2 16 (23.88%) .NET
3 9 (13.43%) WCF
3 9 (13.43%) WPF
4 6 (8.96%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.97%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
6 3 (4.48%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (4.48%) J2EE
6 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 3 (4.48%) XML
6 3 (4.48%) XSLT
7 2 (2.99%) CSS3
7 2 (2.99%) jQuery
7 2 (2.99%) Middleware
7 2 (2.99%) REST
8 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.49%) JDBC
8 1 (1.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) User Experience
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) DataPower
4 2 (2.99%) Photography
5 1 (1.49%) CESG
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.49%) Handset
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) CRM
3 11 (16.42%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) Prototyping
5 9 (13.43%) Data Management
5 9 (13.43%) Wireframes
6 8 (11.94%) Service Design
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.97%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.48%) Analytics
8 3 (4.48%) Release Management
8 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) SDLC
8 3 (4.48%) SOA
8 3 (4.48%) Typography
9 2 (2.99%) Database Optimisation
9 2 (2.99%) MVC
9 2 (2.99%) MVVM
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.40%) Shell Script
2 13 (19.40%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Pega
4 2 (2.99%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) webMethods
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