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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 53 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 79 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.27% 1.43% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 1.48% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 15
Average daily rate £438 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
2298 2439 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.19% 96.59% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1450 1201
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 222 239
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 35 £475 +11.76% 3
Hertfordshire +8 10 £363 +26.08% 3
Suffolk +8 10 £363 - 3
Essex - 10 £250 - 4
Bedfordshire +14 9 £425 +58.87%
East Anglia +9 7 £470 -1.05%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - - 5
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.38%) SOA
3 20 (15.38%) User Experience
4 19 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (13.85%) Scrum
5 18 (13.85%) HTML
6 16 (12.31%) Java
6 16 (12.31%) CSS
7 15 (11.54%) Photoshop
8 14 (10.77%) Web Services
8 14 (10.77%) Adobe
8 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
9 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 12 (9.23%) JavaScript
11 11 (8.46%) User Stories
11 11 (8.46%) OO
11 11 (8.46%) Cisco
11 11 (8.46%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (7.69%) API Design
12 10 (7.69%) JUnit
12 10 (7.69%) Jenkins
12 10 (7.69%) Apache Camel
12 10 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
12 10 (7.69%) Cucumber
12 10 (7.69%) Axure RP
12 10 (7.69%) RESTful
12 10 (7.69%) Spring
12 10 (7.69%) Maven
13 9 (6.92%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (2.31%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) JBoss
3 1 (0.77%) Apache
3 1 (0.77%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.77%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 11 (8.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.08%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (3.08%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.31%) InDesign
6 1 (0.77%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.77%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Magento
1 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) ATM
1 6 (4.62%) DWDM
1 6 (4.62%) SDH
2 3 (2.31%) BGP
2 3 (2.31%) EIGRP
2 3 (2.31%) IPsec
2 3 (2.31%) MPLS
2 3 (2.31%) OSPF
2 3 (2.31%) VPN
2 3 (2.31%) WAN
3 1 (0.77%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.54%) Big Data
2 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.77%) DB2
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.77%) QlikView
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Axure RP
1 10 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 10 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 10 (7.69%) JUnit
1 10 (7.69%) Maven
2 4 (3.08%) JIRA
3 3 (2.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.77%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 9 (6.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Marketing
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) HTML
2 16 (12.31%) CSS
3 14 (10.77%) Web Services
4 10 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 10 (7.69%) RESTful
4 10 (7.69%) Spring
5 6 (4.62%) jQuery
5 6 (4.62%) REST
5 6 (4.62%) SOAP
5 6 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.85%) .NET
7 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.31%) Middleware
8 2 (1.54%) CSS3
8 2 (1.54%) Flash
8 2 (1.54%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.54%) HTML5
8 2 (1.54%) XML
9 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) User Experience
2 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.08%) Animation
5 3 (2.31%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.31%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.54%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.54%) Psychology
6 2 (1.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.08%) Windows
2 3 (2.31%) Linux
2 3 (2.31%) Solaris
2 3 (2.31%) Unix
3 2 (1.54%) AIX
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.38%) SOA
3 19 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (13.85%) Scrum
5 11 (8.46%) OO
5 11 (8.46%) User Stories
6 10 (7.69%) API Design
7 9 (6.92%) BDD
7 9 (6.92%) SOLID
8 8 (6.15%) API Development
8 8 (6.15%) RAD
8 8 (6.15%) RUP
8 8 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.38%) Web Design
10 6 (4.62%) UX Design
11 5 (3.85%) Analytics
11 5 (3.85%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.85%) UML
12 4 (3.08%) ITIL
12 4 (3.08%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.31%) Java
2 12 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.08%) C#
4 3 (2.31%) SQL
5 1 (0.77%) ABAP
5 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (2.31%) CCNP
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.77%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.77%) CIPD
5 1 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.77%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) Adobe
2 13 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.46%) Cisco
4 7 (5.38%) IBM
5 6 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (4.62%) Juniper
5 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.62%) Nortel
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle
6 5 (3.85%) Dell
6 5 (3.85%) Tandberg
7 4 (3.08%) Remedy
8 3 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.31%) Splunk
9 2 (1.54%) SAP
9 2 (1.54%) Twitter
10 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.77%) Cognos
10 1 (0.77%) Quark
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