The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 62 100 129
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 68 48 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.67% 1.54% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.62% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 11
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £116 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
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
2424 2955 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.25% 95.02% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1796 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 239 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £41.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +16 26 £470 +4.44%
Hertfordshire +17 16 £275 +83.33% 4
Bedfordshire +6 11 £425 +102.38% 6
Essex +7 7 £313 -24.24% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £375 +36.36% 2
Suffolk 0 3 £313 -39.02%
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.48%) User Experience
3 28 (20.74%) Java
4 23 (17.04%) SOA
5 21 (15.56%) HTML
6 18 (13.33%) CSS
7 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
8 16 (11.85%) Scrum
8 16 (11.85%) Wireframes
9 15 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 15 (11.11%) RAD
9 15 (11.11%) RUP
10 14 (10.37%) Finance
11 13 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (9.63%) Photoshop
12 12 (8.89%) Adobe
12 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
12 12 (8.89%) Middleware
12 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 12 (8.89%) HTML5
13 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
13 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
13 11 (8.15%) SOAP
13 11 (8.15%) Web Services
13 11 (8.15%) .NET
14 10 (7.41%) C#
14 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
14 10 (7.41%) Retail

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.19%) JBoss
2 6 (4.44%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.96%) CMS
4 4 (2.96%) Confluence
5 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.48%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) Mule
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.96%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (2.22%) 3ds Max
6 3 (2.22%) InDesign
7 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.74%) MS Office
8 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.74%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.22%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) ATM
1 7 (5.19%) DWDM
1 7 (5.19%) SDH
2 3 (2.22%) BGP
2 3 (2.22%) EIGRP
2 3 (2.22%) IPsec
2 3 (2.22%) MPLS
2 3 (2.22%) OSPF
2 3 (2.22%) VPN
2 3 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.74%) Frame Relay
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) JUnit
2 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.19%) Maven
3 4 (2.96%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Retail
3 9 (6.67%) Marketing
4 5 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Billing
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) HTML
2 18 (13.33%) CSS
3 12 (8.89%) HTML5
3 12 (8.89%) Middleware
4 11 (8.15%) .NET
4 11 (8.15%) SOAP
4 11 (8.15%) Web Services
5 10 (7.41%) REST
6 9 (6.67%) RESTful
7 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (5.19%) Spring
9 6 (4.44%) Apache Camel
9 6 (4.44%) CSS3
9 6 (4.44%) J2EE
10 5 (3.70%) Node.js
11 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.22%) XML
12 2 (1.48%) COM
12 2 (1.48%) Flash
12 2 (1.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.48%) User Experience
2 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Animation
3 5 (3.70%) Copywriting
3 5 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.70%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.22%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.22%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.48%) Social Media
5 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Unix
2 4 (2.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Android
3 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.04%) SOA
3 16 (11.85%) Scrum
3 16 (11.85%) Wireframes
4 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 15 (11.11%) RAD
4 15 (11.11%) RUP
4 15 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.41%) Microservices
7 10 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (6.67%) API Design
8 9 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (6.67%) User Stories
8 9 (6.67%) Web Design
9 7 (5.19%) Analytics
9 7 (5.19%) Data Management
10 6 (4.44%) ERP
10 6 (4.44%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.74%) Java
2 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.41%) C#
4 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
1 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.22%) CCNP
2 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.22%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 3 (2.22%) JNCIP
3 1 (0.74%) CIPD
3 1 (0.74%) MBA
3 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SEPA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.89%) Adobe
2 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.67%) Oracle
4 7 (5.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 7 (5.19%) Nortel
5 6 (4.44%) IBM
6 5 (3.70%) Cisco
7 4 (2.96%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.22%) Google
8 3 (2.22%) Juniper
9 2 (1.48%) Cognos
9 2 (1.48%) Dell
9 2 (1.48%) Infor
9 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.48%) Samsung
9 2 (1.48%) SAP
9 2 (1.48%) Tandberg
9 2 (1.48%) webMethods
10 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
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