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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 90 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 51 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 1.36% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.45% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 18
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.59% +2.32%
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
2840 2895 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.92% 93.60% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1735 1104
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 227 217
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 September 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 September 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 +1 14 £263 +5.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £269 - 4
Norfolk 0 8 £465 +3.33%
Suffolk - 7 £513 - 3
Essex -1 6 £400 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire +14 5 £119 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (33.01%) CSS
1 34 (33.01%) User Experience
2 32 (31.07%) HTML
3 21 (20.39%) Adobe
3 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.50%) E-Commerce
4 17 (16.50%) Photoshop
5 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.53%) Marketing
6 14 (13.59%) Retail
7 13 (12.62%) jQuery
7 13 (12.62%) Axure RP
8 11 (10.68%) Oracle
8 11 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
10 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (8.74%) SOA
11 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
11 8 (7.77%) SQL
11 8 (7.77%) XML
11 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
11 8 (7.77%) HTML5
12 7 (6.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (6.80%) CSS3
12 7 (6.80%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (6.80%) MS Office
13 6 (5.83%) Java
13 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
13 6 (5.83%) Web Design
13 6 (5.83%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (1.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.97%) WordPress
2 1 (0.97%) Moodle
2 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.97%) Apache
2 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Photoshop
2 11 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.80%) Adobe After Effects
3 7 (6.80%) MS Office
3 7 (6.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.88%) CINEMA 4D
4 4 (3.88%) InDesign
5 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.94%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.97%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Telnet
2 2 (1.94%) 2G
2 2 (1.94%) SAN
2 2 (1.94%) 3G
2 2 (1.94%) PBX
2 2 (1.94%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.94%) VoIP
2 2 (1.94%) SNMP
2 2 (1.94%) SSH
2 2 (1.94%) LTE
2 2 (1.94%) 4G
2 2 (1.94%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.97%) PABX
3 1 (0.97%) NAS
3 1 (0.97%) VLAN
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.97%) Network Security
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) LDAP
3 1 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) QlikView
2 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.94%) JUnit
2 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) AccuRev
General
1 16 (15.53%) Marketing
2 14 (13.59%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.88%) Finance
4 4 (3.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) CSS
2 32 (31.07%) HTML
3 13 (12.62%) jQuery
4 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (7.77%) HTML5
5 8 (7.77%) XML
6 7 (6.80%) CSS3
7 5 (4.85%) .NET
7 5 (4.85%) J2EE
8 4 (3.88%) Struts
8 4 (3.88%) Web Services
9 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.91%) SOAP
10 2 (1.94%) RESTful
10 2 (1.94%) JDBC
10 2 (1.94%) Servlets
10 2 (1.94%) EJB
10 2 (1.94%) Flash
10 2 (1.94%) JMS
10 2 (1.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.01%) User Experience
2 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.88%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.88%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.88%) Animation
5 3 (2.91%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.94%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.97%) Psychology
7 1 (0.97%) Photography
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) IVR
7 1 (0.97%) ASIC
7 1 (0.97%) Social Media
7 1 (0.97%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Windows
2 4 (3.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.91%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.91%) UNIX
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.50%) E-Commerce
3 9 (8.74%) SOA
4 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
4 6 (5.83%) Web Design
4 6 (5.83%) Validation
4 6 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (5.83%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (5.83%) Analytics
5 5 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (4.85%) TOGAF
5 5 (4.85%) RUP
5 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.88%) RAD
6 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.88%) Open Source
6 4 (3.88%) Usability Testing
7 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.77%) SQL
3 6 (5.83%) Java
4 4 (3.88%) C#
4 4 (3.88%) C++
5 3 (2.91%) Perl
6 1 (0.97%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) MCSE
3 1 (0.97%) MCSA
3 1 (0.97%) CCNP
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
1 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Adobe
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) Google
4 4 (3.88%) Tableau
5 2 (1.94%) hybris
5 2 (1.94%) Endeca
5 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.94%) OpenText
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.94%) Citrix
5 2 (1.94%) Informatica
6 1 (0.97%) Siemens
6 1 (0.97%) Avaya
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Redknee
6 1 (0.97%) Remedy
6 1 (0.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks