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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 61 93 115
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 66 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.66% 1.57% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.64% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 24
Median daily rate £425 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.52 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +37.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +74.41%
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
2373 2983 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.64% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1776 1806
Median daily rate £375 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 258 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 21 £470 +1.07%
Hertfordshire +11 18 £269 +79.16% 2
Bedfordshire +14 17 £395 +232.63%
Essex -1 5 £313 -21.87% 2
Suffolk 0 4 £450 -12.19%
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £350 +30.23%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.39%) User Experience
3 27 (21.95%) HTML
3 27 (21.95%) Java
4 22 (17.89%) CSS
5 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.82%) Wireframes
6 15 (12.20%) Adobe
7 14 (11.38%) SOA
7 14 (11.38%) Photoshop
7 14 (11.38%) HTML5
8 13 (10.57%) Marketing
8 13 (10.57%) RAD
8 13 (10.57%) RUP
8 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.57%) Finance
9 12 (9.76%) Web Design
9 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (8.94%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
11 10 (8.13%) JUnit
11 10 (8.13%) Scrum
11 10 (8.13%) RESTful
11 10 (8.13%) API Design
12 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
12 9 (7.32%) Middleware
12 9 (7.32%) Retail
12 9 (7.32%) Spring
12 9 (7.32%) Maven

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 8 (6.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (4.07%) CMS
2 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.25%) JBoss
4 3 (2.44%) Apache
4 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (4.07%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (3.25%) CINEMA 4D
6 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (2.44%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (2.44%) InDesign
8 2 (1.63%) 3ds Max
8 2 (1.63%) MS Office
9 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.81%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.44%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) 802.11
2 1 (0.81%) ATM
2 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.81%) DWDM
2 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Frame Relay
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) SDH
2 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.63%) Big Data
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) JUnit
2 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.32%) Maven
3 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.07%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
1 13 (10.57%) Marketing
2 9 (7.32%) Retail
3 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Games
5 2 (1.63%) Electronics
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.95%) HTML
2 22 (17.89%) CSS
3 14 (11.38%) HTML5
4 10 (8.13%) RESTful
5 9 (7.32%) Middleware
5 9 (7.32%) Spring
6 8 (6.50%) Apache Camel
6 8 (6.50%) Web Services
7 7 (5.69%) CSS3
8 6 (4.88%) .NET
8 6 (4.88%) J2EE
8 6 (4.88%) SOAP
9 5 (4.07%) Flash
9 5 (4.07%) Node.js
9 5 (4.07%) REST
10 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.44%) XML
12 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.39%) User Experience
2 7 (5.69%) Animation
3 6 (4.88%) e-Learning
4 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.07%) Copywriting
4 5 (4.07%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.25%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.25%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.44%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.44%) SCORM
6 3 (2.44%) Video Editing
6 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.63%) Social Media
7 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Unix
2 4 (3.25%) Android
2 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.25%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.82%) Wireframes
3 14 (11.38%) SOA
4 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
4 13 (10.57%) RAD
4 13 (10.57%) RUP
5 12 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (9.76%) Web Design
6 11 (8.94%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (8.13%) API Design
7 10 (8.13%) Scrum
8 9 (7.32%) CRM
9 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.69%) Data Management
10 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.88%) B2B
11 6 (4.88%) ERP
11 6 (4.88%) SDLC
12 5 (4.07%) B2C
12 5 (4.07%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.95%) Java
2 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.07%) C#
3 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) SEPA
2 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Adobe
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.32%) IBM
4 9 (7.32%) Oracle
5 3 (2.44%) Google
5 3 (2.44%) SAP
6 2 (1.63%) Apple
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco
6 2 (1.63%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.63%) Dell
6 2 (1.63%) Infor
6 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.63%) Samsung
6 2 (1.63%) Tandberg
6 2 (1.63%) webMethods
7 1 (0.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.81%) Nortel
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
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