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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 81 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 17 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 2.68% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.83% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 21
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£240 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £407 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -9.30%
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
1547 1412 1502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.04% 94.51% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 729 761
Average daily rate £358 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 106 97
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -6 8 £438 +124.35% 6
Northamptonshire -15 7 £168 -53.98% 4
Leicestershire -2 4 £240 +20.00% 2
Derbyshire -4 1 £245 - 1
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) User Experience
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) C#
5 9 (25.00%) WCF
5 9 (25.00%) WPF
5 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (25.00%) UNIX
5 9 (25.00%) CRM
5 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (22.22%) Marketing
7 7 (19.44%) HTML5
8 6 (16.67%) CSS3
8 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (13.89%) Data Management
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) Adobe
9 5 (13.89%) MS Office
9 5 (13.89%) MVVM
10 4 (11.11%) Photoshop
10 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 4 (11.11%) Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (5.56%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (5.56%) InDesign
4 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) 802.11
1 1 (2.78%) MPLS
1 1 (2.78%) OSPF
1 1 (2.78%) BGP-4
1 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.78%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) GitLab
2 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) .NET
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) WCF
4 9 (25.00%) WPF
5 7 (19.44%) HTML5
6 6 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE
8 1 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
8 1 (2.78%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) Sass
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (13.89%) Data Management
2 5 (13.89%) MVVM
3 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 4 (11.11%) Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Coaching
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) B2C
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) UX Design
5 1 (2.78%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) DO-160
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
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