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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 93 122 91
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 46 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.53% 0.65% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.71% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -11.11%
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
2816 2660 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 91.66% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1522 1095
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Cambridgeshire +11 15 £288 - 6
Hertfordshire -5 10 £150 -33.33% 9
Bedfordshire +16 9 £210 -45.80%
Norfolk +1 6 £425 -5.55%
Essex -14 3 £413 +37.50% 4
Suffolk - 3 £463 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (36.00%) User Experience
2 34 (34.00%) CSS
3 32 (32.00%) HTML
4 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 19 (19.00%) Adobe
7 18 (18.00%) Marketing
8 16 (16.00%) SOA
8 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (13.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.00%) jQuery
11 12 (12.00%) Axure RP
12 10 (10.00%) Retail
12 10 (10.00%) HTML5
13 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (8.00%) XML
14 8 (8.00%) RUP
14 8 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (8.00%) Mobile App
14 8 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (7.00%) Adobe After Effects
15 7 (7.00%) Customer Engagement
15 7 (7.00%) RAD
15 7 (7.00%) MS Office
15 7 (7.00%) SQL
15 7 (7.00%) Oracle
16 6 (6.00%) .NET
16 6 (6.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (2.00%) Apache
1 2 (2.00%) CMS
1 2 (2.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 14 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (7.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (7.00%) MS Office
5 4 (4.00%) InDesign
6 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (3.00%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.00%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.00%) Fireworks
8 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (1.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Telnet
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) 2G
2 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.00%) SSH
2 2 (2.00%) VLAN
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.00%) LTE
2 2 (2.00%) NAS
2 2 (2.00%) 4G
2 2 (2.00%) PABX
2 2 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.00%) PBX
2 2 (2.00%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.00%) VoIP
2 2 (2.00%) SNMP
2 2 (2.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) 3G
3 1 (1.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQLBase
2 2 (2.00%) Big Data
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (1.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (18.00%) Marketing
2 10 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.00%) Avionics
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.00%) CSS
2 32 (32.00%) HTML
3 12 (12.00%) jQuery
4 10 (10.00%) HTML5
5 8 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (8.00%) XML
6 6 (6.00%) .NET
6 6 (6.00%) CSS3
7 4 (4.00%) Flash
7 4 (4.00%) SOAP
7 4 (4.00%) Web Services
8 3 (3.00%) WSDL
8 3 (3.00%) Struts
8 3 (3.00%) J2EE
9 2 (2.00%) EJB
9 2 (2.00%) JDBC
9 2 (2.00%) JSP
9 2 (2.00%) Servlets
9 2 (2.00%) JMS
9 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.00%) User Experience
2 8 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.00%) Animation
5 3 (3.00%) Social Media
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.00%) Psychology
6 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.00%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.00%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) ASIC
7 1 (1.00%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.00%) Photography
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.00%) Android
2 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.00%) SOA
3 13 (13.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.00%) RUP
4 8 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (7.00%) RAD
5 7 (7.00%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (5.00%) Validation
6 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.00%) Web Design
7 4 (4.00%) Scrum
7 4 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.00%) Usability Testing
7 4 (4.00%) Analytics
8 3 (3.00%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (3.00%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.00%) SQL
3 6 (6.00%) Java
4 4 (4.00%) C#
4 4 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) CCNP
2 3 (3.00%) CCNA
2 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.00%) MCITP
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) MCSE
3 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Adobe
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) Google
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.00%) Informatica
6 3 (3.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.00%) OpenText
7 2 (2.00%) Endeca
7 2 (2.00%) hybris
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (1.00%) Siemens
8 1 (1.00%) SAP
8 1 (1.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.00%) Redknee
8 1 (1.00%) Remedy
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