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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 91 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 37 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 2.10% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.26% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
2433 2123 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.11% 93.07% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1139 1182
Average daily rate £385 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 242 225
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Norfolk - 16 £425 -
Suffolk +3 7 - - 1
Hertfordshire -18 7 £350 +40.00% 8
Bedfordshire -11 4 £268 -32.27% 4
Cambridgeshire -17 2 £275 +29.41% 8
Essex - - - - 3
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (46.49%) User Experience
2 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 37 (32.46%) HTML
5 31 (27.19%) CSS
6 28 (24.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 22 (19.30%) Axure RP
8 21 (18.42%) E-Commerce
8 21 (18.42%) SOA
9 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
9 17 (14.91%) Marketing
10 15 (13.16%) Finance
11 14 (12.28%) Adobe
11 14 (12.28%) Information Architecture
12 13 (11.40%) CMS
13 12 (10.53%) Flash
13 12 (10.53%) HTML5
13 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (10.53%) Web Development
14 11 (9.65%) Graphic Design
14 11 (9.65%) Adobe After Effects
15 10 (8.77%) Scrum
15 10 (8.77%) UML
16 9 (7.89%) Web Services
16 9 (7.89%) Web Design
17 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (7.02%) Java
17 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
17 8 (7.02%) Analytics
17 8 (7.02%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (11.40%) CMS
2 7 (6.14%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 28 (24.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (9.65%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (7.02%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (6.14%) InDesign
6 5 (4.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (4.39%) Fireworks
7 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.75%) MS Office
9 1 (0.88%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Network Security
2 3 (2.63%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.63%) Firewall
2 3 (2.63%) MPLS
2 3 (2.63%) VoIP
2 3 (2.63%) VPN
3 2 (1.75%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) PBX
3 2 (1.75%) DPNSS
3 2 (1.75%) QSIG
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) 4G
4 1 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.88%) LTE
4 1 (0.88%) 2G
4 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
1 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 17 (14.91%) Marketing
2 15 (13.16%) Finance
3 7 (6.14%) Publishing
3 7 (6.14%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) HTML
2 31 (27.19%) CSS
3 12 (10.53%) Flash
3 12 (10.53%) HTML5
4 9 (7.89%) Web Services
5 6 (5.26%) CSS3
6 4 (3.51%) XML
6 4 (3.51%) jQuery
7 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.75%) WSDL
8 2 (1.75%) Middleware
8 2 (1.75%) .NET
8 2 (1.75%) J2EE
8 2 (1.75%) SOAP
9 1 (0.88%) REST
9 1 (0.88%) WCF
9 1 (0.88%) JSTL
9 1 (0.88%) TopLink
9 1 (0.88%) XHTML
9 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (46.49%) User Experience
2 11 (9.65%) Graphic Design
3 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.26%) Social Media
5 5 (4.39%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.51%) NHS
6 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.75%) IVR
8 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.88%) Animation
9 1 (0.88%) Photography
9 1 (0.88%) Psychology
9 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.51%) Linux
1 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.63%) UNIX
2 3 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) E-Commerce
2 21 (18.42%) SOA
3 14 (12.28%) Information Architecture
4 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (10.53%) Web Development
5 10 (8.77%) Scrum
5 10 (8.77%) UML
6 9 (7.89%) Web Design
7 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.02%) Analytics
7 8 (7.02%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (4.39%) Project Management
8 5 (4.39%) Competitor Analysis
8 5 (4.39%) RAD
8 5 (4.39%) RUP
9 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.51%) Validation
9 4 (3.51%) Product Marketing
9 4 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.02%) Java
3 3 (2.63%) SQL
4 2 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) LINC
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.51%) CCNP
3 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.88%) HND
5 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Adobe
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle
2 5 (4.39%) Informatica
2 5 (4.39%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco
3 4 (3.51%) Google
4 2 (1.75%) Avaya
5 1 (0.88%) F5
5 1 (0.88%) Tandberg
5 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Juniper
5 1 (0.88%) NetApp
5 1 (0.88%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) EMC
5 1 (0.88%) Citrix
5 1 (0.88%) Sun
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