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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 68 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.88% 1.31% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.37% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 18
Median daily rate £475 £240 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.91% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £112 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £415
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 £30.00 £20.38 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+47.23% +4.48%
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
1536 1528 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.12% 95.62% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 915 713
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 125
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 17 £533 +23.47% 3
Northamptonshire -6 8 £463 +176.11% 3
Leicestershire +5 2 £375 +61.29% 4
Derbyshire - 2 £350 - 2
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (33.33%) HTML
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.93%) CRM
5 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 11 (20.37%) User Experience
6 11 (20.37%) C#
7 10 (18.52%) WCF
8 9 (16.67%) WPF
8 9 (16.67%) Banking
8 9 (16.67%) Data Management
8 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 9 (16.67%) Unix
8 9 (16.67%) Service Design
8 9 (16.67%) Prototyping
9 8 (14.81%) Java
10 6 (11.11%) Finance
10 6 (11.11%) Degree
10 6 (11.11%) Wireframes
11 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.26%) Web Services
12 4 (7.41%) CSS
12 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
12 4 (7.41%) 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 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.85%) InDesign
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) .NET
3 10 (18.52%) WCF
4 9 (16.67%) WPF
5 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 4 (7.41%) CSS
7 2 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (3.70%) J2EE
7 2 (3.70%) RESTful
7 2 (3.70%) XML
7 2 (3.70%) XSLT
8 1 (1.85%) HTML5
8 1 (1.85%) JDBC
8 1 (1.85%) jQuery
8 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) DataPower
2 2 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) CESG
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.85%) Handset
3 1 (1.85%) Photography
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Tandem
3 1 (1.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) CRM
3 9 (16.67%) Data Management
3 9 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 9 (16.67%) Service Design
4 6 (11.11%) Wireframes
5 4 (7.41%) Release Management
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.56%) Web Design
7 2 (3.70%) ArchiMate
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.70%) Data Security
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) C#
4 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.81%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Adobe
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) webMethods
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.85%) Pega