The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 74 101 77
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 53 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 1.30% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.39% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2516 2736 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.37% 93.25% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1530 1136
Average daily rate £400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 218 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the East of England region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the East of England region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Designer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Hertfordshire +4 18 £375 -21.05% 6
Norfolk +12 16 £450 -
Suffolk +4 6 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £275 +66.66% 8
Bedfordshire -7 4 £375 +2.73% 2
Essex +3 2 £275 -34.52% 4
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 37 (36.27%) User Experience
2 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.45%) HTML
4 27 (26.47%) SOA
5 24 (23.53%) CSS
6 20 (19.61%) Photoshop
7 18 (17.65%) Axure RP
8 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
9 15 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (11.76%) Marketing
11 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.80%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (9.80%) UML
12 9 (8.82%) Web Services
12 9 (8.82%) RUP
12 9 (8.82%) Java
12 9 (8.82%) Finance
13 8 (7.84%) jQuery
13 8 (7.84%) Retail
13 8 (7.84%) Oracle
13 8 (7.84%) RAD
13 8 (7.84%) Cisco
14 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (6.86%) Adobe
14 7 (6.86%) Information Architecture
15 6 (5.88%) HTML5
15 6 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (5.88%) Mobile App

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.98%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) Photoshop
2 10 (9.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (4.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.94%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.96%) MS Office
6 2 (1.96%) InDesign
7 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.98%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
1 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) VoIP
2 4 (3.92%) PBX
2 4 (3.92%) Firewall
2 4 (3.92%) Network Security
3 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.94%) MPLS
3 3 (2.94%) WAN
4 2 (1.96%) LAN
4 2 (1.96%) VPN
4 2 (1.96%) SAN
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) DPNSS
4 2 (1.96%) QSIG
4 2 (1.96%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.96%) VLAN
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.96%) PABX
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.96%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.98%) AccuRev
General
1 12 (11.76%) Marketing
2 9 (8.82%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Avionics
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) HTML
2 24 (23.53%) CSS
3 9 (8.82%) Web Services
4 8 (7.84%) jQuery
5 6 (5.88%) HTML5
5 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (5.88%) Flash
6 4 (3.92%) .NET
7 3 (2.94%) J2EE
8 2 (1.96%) EJB
8 2 (1.96%) JDBC
8 2 (1.96%) JSP
8 2 (1.96%) Servlets
8 2 (1.96%) XML
8 2 (1.96%) JMS
8 2 (1.96%) Struts
8 2 (1.96%) CSS3
8 2 (1.96%) Spring
9 1 (0.98%) JSTL
9 1 (0.98%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.27%) User Experience
2 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 4 (3.92%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.94%) Social Media
4 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) IVR
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) ASIC
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.98%) Animation
6 1 (0.98%) Photography
6 1 (0.98%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.98%) Psychology
6 1 (0.98%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Windows
1 3 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.47%) SOA
3 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 15 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.80%) UML
6 9 (8.82%) RUP
7 8 (7.84%) RAD
8 7 (6.86%) Information Architecture
9 6 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (5.88%) Validation
9 6 (5.88%) Scrum
10 5 (4.90%) Web Development
10 5 (4.90%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (3.92%) Web Design
11 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.92%) ITIL
11 4 (3.92%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.82%) Java
3 5 (4.90%) SQL
4 1 (0.98%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.98%) LINC
4 1 (0.98%) C
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.88%) CCNP
3 5 (4.90%) CCNA
4 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) Degree
5 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.98%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.98%) HND
6 1 (0.98%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle
1 8 (7.84%) Cisco
2 7 (6.86%) Adobe
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) Informatica
4 4 (3.92%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.96%) hybris
5 2 (1.96%) OpenText
5 2 (1.96%) Endeca
5 2 (1.96%) Google
5 2 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (0.98%) Juniper
6 1 (0.98%) Siemens
6 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.98%) Sun
6 1 (0.98%) Tandberg
6 1 (0.98%) F5
6 1 (0.98%) McAfee
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