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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 106 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 39 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 1.50% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.60% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 31
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£288 £328 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.21% -16.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
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
2911 2256 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.57% 94.00% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 1115 1457
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 216 331
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Hertfordshire -11 18 £250 -9.09% 6
Norfolk -3 11 £450 - 2
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £269 -36.76% 5
Essex -5 3 £300 -9.09% 3
Bedfordshire -15 2 - - 4
Suffolk - - - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (42.62%) Photoshop
2 25 (40.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (36.07%) HTML
4 20 (32.79%) CSS
5 17 (27.87%) Marketing
6 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
7 13 (21.31%) Adobe
7 13 (21.31%) HTML5
8 9 (14.75%) CMS
9 8 (13.11%) Finance
9 8 (13.11%) Project Management
9 8 (13.11%) Axure RP
9 8 (13.11%) CSS3
10 7 (11.48%) Analytics
10 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.48%) Retail
10 7 (11.48%) Advertising
11 6 (9.84%) Publishing
11 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
11 6 (9.84%) InDesign
11 6 (9.84%) Multimedia
12 5 (8.20%) Time Management
12 5 (8.20%) Information Architecture
12 5 (8.20%) Web Design
12 5 (8.20%) Degree
12 5 (8.20%) French Language
12 5 (8.20%) Umbraco
12 5 (8.20%) XML
12 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.20%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (14.75%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Photoshop
2 25 (40.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (9.84%) InDesign
4 4 (6.56%) Fireworks
5 2 (3.28%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) UMTS
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) RTP
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) ASN.1
1 1 (1.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.28%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (27.87%) Marketing
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Advertising
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
4 6 (9.84%) Multimedia
4 6 (9.84%) Publishing
4 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
5 5 (8.20%) French Language
6 2 (3.28%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) HTML
2 20 (32.79%) CSS
3 13 (21.31%) HTML5
4 8 (13.11%) CSS3
5 5 (8.20%) XML
6 4 (6.56%) Web Services
6 4 (6.56%) J2EE
6 4 (6.56%) Flash
6 4 (6.56%) Middleware
7 3 (4.92%) .NET
8 2 (3.28%) jQuery
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.64%) REST
9 1 (1.64%) WCF
9 1 (1.64%) EDI
9 1 (1.64%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.64%) XSD
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Social Media
2 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.92%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.28%) NHS
3 2 (3.28%) W3C
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.64%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Solaris
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
3 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.48%) Analytics
4 5 (8.20%) Information Architecture
4 5 (8.20%) Web Design
4 5 (8.20%) Time Management
4 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.20%) SOA
5 4 (6.56%) UML
5 4 (6.56%) QMS
5 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.56%) Budget Control
6 3 (4.92%) Web Development
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.28%) CAD
7 2 (3.28%) Service Management
7 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) VBScript
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Adobe
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.28%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) Becrypt
4 1 (1.64%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
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