The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 126 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
-42 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 1.55% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.65% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £356 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +28.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2703 2244 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.38% 93.97% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1131 1383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 243 355
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Designer
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
Norfolk -6 6 £450 - 2
Essex - 5 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 - 2
Hertfordshire -13 2 £190 -36.66% 9
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (28.85%) Photoshop
2 14 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (19.23%) Axure RP
3 10 (19.23%) Marketing
4 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.38%) Adobe
5 8 (15.38%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) Information Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Finance
7 6 (11.54%) Retail
7 6 (11.54%) Oracle
7 6 (11.54%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (9.62%) French Language
8 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Multimedia
8 5 (9.62%) Degree
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
8 5 (9.62%) Advertising
9 4 (7.69%) SOA
9 4 (7.69%) XML
9 4 (7.69%) Windows
9 4 (7.69%) SQL
9 4 (7.69%) Usability Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Time Management
9 4 (7.69%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
10 3 (5.77%) Balsamiq Mockups

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Photoshop
2 14 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (11.54%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.77%) Fireworks
5 2 (3.85%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.92%) InDesign
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (3.85%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) MVNO
1 1 (1.92%) LTE
1 1 (1.92%) UMTS
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) RTP
1 1 (1.92%) MPLS
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (19.23%) Marketing
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 5 (9.62%) French Language
4 5 (9.62%) Multimedia
4 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.62%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) .NET
4 3 (5.77%) Flash
5 2 (3.85%) Middleware
5 2 (3.85%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.85%) XSD
5 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) J2EE
5 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) XHTML
6 1 (1.92%) EDI
6 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) DTV
2 1 (1.92%) W3C
2 1 (1.92%) Handset
2 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.92%) Animation
2 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
2 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
2 8 (15.38%) Information Architecture
3 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) SOA
4 4 (7.69%) Usability Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Time Management
4 4 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (5.77%) Data Mapping
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) B2B
5 3 (5.77%) B2C
5 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.77%) MVC
5 3 (5.77%) Web Design
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Scrum
5 3 (5.77%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Adobe
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.92%) Becrypt
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Juniper
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
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