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 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 60 86 53
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 41 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.62% 0.99% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.03% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 30
Median daily rate £444 £240 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.89% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £110 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +74.41%
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
1501 1553 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.91% 96.28% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 926 744
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 99 110
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 17 £550 +95.55% 1
Northamptonshire +6 13 £423 +152.23% 4
Leicestershire +13 7 £375 +56.25% 3
Derbyshire +5 3 £350 +42.85% 3
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) HTML
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 16 (24.24%) .NET
4 16 (24.24%) User Experience
5 15 (22.73%) Oracle
5 15 (22.73%) CRM
6 14 (21.21%) Banking
7 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 13 (19.70%) Shell Script
7 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database
8 10 (15.15%) C#
8 10 (15.15%) Unix
8 10 (15.15%) Wireframes
8 10 (15.15%) Prototyping
9 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
9 9 (13.64%) WCF
9 9 (13.64%) WPF
9 9 (13.64%) Data Management
10 8 (12.12%) Finance
10 8 (12.12%) Java
10 8 (12.12%) Service Design
11 7 (10.61%) Scrum
12 6 (9.09%) CSS
12 6 (9.09%) Degree
13 5 (7.58%) Retail
13 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.58%) Adobe

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 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.52%) InDesign
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (21.21%) Banking
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) HTML
2 16 (24.24%) .NET
3 9 (13.64%) WCF
3 9 (13.64%) WPF
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 3 (4.55%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (4.55%) J2EE
6 3 (4.55%) RESTful
6 3 (4.55%) XML
6 3 (4.55%) XSLT
7 2 (3.03%) CSS3
7 2 (3.03%) JDBC
7 2 (3.03%) jQuery
7 2 (3.03%) Middleware
7 2 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) DataPower
4 2 (3.03%) Photography
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.52%) Handset
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Tandem
5 1 (1.52%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.73%) CRM
3 10 (15.15%) Prototyping
3 10 (15.15%) Wireframes
4 9 (13.64%) Data Management
5 8 (12.12%) Service Design
6 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.06%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.55%) ERP
8 3 (4.55%) Release Management
8 3 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) SDLC
8 3 (4.55%) SOA
9 2 (3.03%) MVC
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.03%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.70%) Shell Script
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 10 (15.15%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Adobe
3 3 (4.55%) IBM
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) webMethods
4 2 (3.03%) Pega
4 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Tableau