The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 111 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1057 1007 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.12% 1.95% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.06% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 620 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 25
Median hourly rate £40.88 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.50% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £10.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.49 £150.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
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 England

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the England region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the England region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Designer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Designer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +42 529 £400 - 88
South East -17 178 £425 +6.25% 38
West Midlands -8 82 £425 +30.76% 7
East of England +36 67 £425 +13.33% 15
South West -31 66 £375 -11.76% 7
North West 0 53 £375 -2.28% 26
Yorkshire -6 45 £400 +19.40% 14
East Midlands +4 29 £463 +92.70% 15
North East -89 10 £400 -0.62% 3
Midlands -4 2 - -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 998 (44.59%) User Experience
2 654 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (22.83%) HTML
4 457 (20.42%) Wireframes
5 445 (19.88%) CSS
6 331 (14.79%) Adobe
7 310 (13.85%) Photoshop
7 310 (13.85%) Prototyping
8 262 (11.71%) Finance
9 247 (11.04%) JavaScript
10 244 (10.90%) Adobe Illustrator
11 216 (9.65%) Security Cleared
12 201 (8.98%) Mobile App
13 188 (8.40%) E-Commerce
14 172 (7.69%) SC Cleared
15 168 (7.51%) Axure RP
16 163 (7.28%) Degree
17 158 (7.06%) HTML5
18 152 (6.79%) Web Design
18 152 (6.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 150 (6.70%) Telecoms
20 147 (6.57%) Banking
21 144 (6.43%) Oracle
22 137 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
23 130 (5.81%) Cisco
24 127 (5.67%) Java
25 122 (5.45%) Retail
26 119 (5.32%) Microsoft
26 119 (5.32%) Android
27 115 (5.14%) Front End Development

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 56 (2.50%) CMS
2 53 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 22 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (0.76%) JBoss
5 17 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 16 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (0.63%) Marvel
7 14 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
8 13 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.58%) WordPress
9 11 (0.49%) Apache
9 11 (0.49%) MQSeries
9 11 (0.49%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.36%) ArcGIS
12 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
13 7 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 310 (13.85%) Photoshop
2 244 (10.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 152 (6.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 101 (4.51%) OmniGraffle
5 68 (3.04%) MS Excel
6 64 (2.86%) InVision
6 64 (2.86%) MS Office
7 39 (1.74%) InDesign
8 38 (1.70%) MS Visio
9 34 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 28 (1.25%) Adobe After Effects
11 24 (1.07%) Fireworks
12 16 (0.71%) CINEMA 4D
13 10 (0.45%) AutoCAD
14 5 (0.22%) 3ds Max
14 5 (0.22%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.22%) UXPin
14 5 (0.22%) Vectorworks
15 4 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.18%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 19 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.089%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.089%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.089%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.089%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.089%) Shopify
7 1 (0.045%) BASE24
7 1 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.045%) Magento
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 23 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.03%) Google Analytics
4 20 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.71%) Office 365
6 12 (0.54%) SaaS
7 6 (0.27%) GitHub
7 6 (0.27%) IaaS
7 6 (0.27%) PaaS
8 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.13%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.089%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.089%) Yammer
10 1 (0.045%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.045%) Responsys
10 1 (0.045%) Taleo
10 1 (0.045%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.62%) Firewall
2 64 (2.86%) Internet
2 64 (2.86%) WAN
3 62 (2.77%) BGP
3 62 (2.77%) MPLS
4 55 (2.46%) VPN
5 47 (2.10%) OSPF
6 38 (1.70%) IPsec
7 34 (1.52%) LAN
8 30 (1.34%) Network Security
8 30 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 26 (1.16%) Wireless
10 23 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (0.94%) 4G
12 20 (0.89%) EIGRP
13 16 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.71%) HTTP
14 15 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
15 14 (0.63%) CTI
15 14 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 40 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 23 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (0.80%) Big Data
5 17 (0.76%) DB2
6 16 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (0.49%) MySQL
9 10 (0.45%) QlikView
10 9 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.36%) GIS
11 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.27%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.27%) Power BI
12 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 168 (7.51%) Axure RP
2 31 (1.39%) JIRA
3 25 (1.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 22 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 20 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
6 14 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.40%) ClearCase
8 9 (0.40%) JUnit
8 9 (0.40%) Subversion
8 9 (0.40%) XMLSpy
9 8 (0.36%) Maven
9 8 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (0.36%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.18%) gulp
11 3 (0.13%) Grunt
11 3 (0.13%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 262 (11.71%) Finance
2 150 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 147 (6.57%) Banking
4 122 (5.45%) Retail
5 105 (4.69%) Publishing
6 92 (4.11%) Marketing
7 66 (2.95%) Legal
8 25 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.07%) Games
10 19 (0.85%) Billing
11 18 (0.80%) Advertising
11 18 (0.80%) Multimedia
12 14 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.31%) Back Office
15 6 (0.27%) Electronics
15 6 (0.27%) Military
16 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (22.83%) HTML
2 445 (19.88%) CSS
3 158 (7.06%) HTML5
4 93 (4.16%) CSS3
5 88 (3.93%) jQuery
6 84 (3.75%) Web Services
7 78 (3.49%) XML
8 69 (3.08%) SOAP
9 57 (2.55%) Middleware
10 46 (2.06%) REST
11 45 (2.01%) XSD
12 44 (1.97%) .NET
13 41 (1.83%) WSDL
14 39 (1.74%) AngularJS
15 38 (1.70%) Flash
15 38 (1.70%) J2EE
16 23 (1.03%) JSON
16 23 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (0.89%) JMS
18 19 (0.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 998 (44.59%) User Experience
2 201 (8.98%) Mobile App
3 97 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (2.86%) Graphic Design
5 58 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 55 (2.46%) Social Media
7 46 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 37 (1.65%) Visualisation
9 36 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 34 (1.52%) Animation
11 28 (1.25%) e-Learning
12 20 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.80%) Copywriting
14 17 (0.76%) Computer Science
14 17 (0.76%) Photography
15 15 (0.67%) DataPower
15 15 (0.67%) Online Banking
15 15 (0.67%) W3C
16 14 (0.63%) Mainframe
17 13 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 119 (5.32%) Android
2 114 (5.09%) Apple iOS
3 83 (3.71%) Linux
4 80 (3.57%) Windows
5 53 (2.37%) Unix
6 25 (1.12%) Solaris
7 18 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.54%) AIX
11 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.40%) CentOS
13 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.18%) HPUX
15 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.045%) CatOS
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.045%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (20.42%) Wireframes
3 310 (13.85%) Prototyping
4 188 (8.40%) E-Commerce
5 152 (6.79%) Web Design
6 137 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 115 (5.14%) Front End Development
8 111 (4.96%) Migration
9 109 (4.87%) Service Design
9 109 (4.87%) SOA
10 107 (4.78%) Analytics
11 106 (4.74%) Scrum
12 97 (4.33%) Rapid Prototyping
13 93 (4.16%) Information Architecture
13 93 (4.16%) Typography
14 86 (3.84%) Project Management
15 85 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 75 (3.35%) Usability Testing
17 73 (3.26%) CRM
18 72 (3.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 247 (11.04%) JavaScript
2 127 (5.67%) Java
3 70 (3.13%) SQL
4 37 (1.65%) C#
5 32 (1.43%) PHP
6 21 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 14 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 13 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.49%) COBOL
10 10 (0.45%) Perl
11 9 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 9 (0.40%) Python
12 6 (0.27%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.18%) C
13 4 (0.18%) C++
14 3 (0.13%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.13%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.13%) Scala
14 3 (0.13%) VBA
14 3 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 216 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 172 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 163 (7.28%) Degree
4 86 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (3.44%) CCNP
6 44 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.89%) CCDP
8 19 (0.85%) CCIE
9 18 (0.80%) CCNA
9 18 (0.80%) JNCIP
10 15 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
11 14 (0.63%) CISSP
11 14 (0.63%) JNCIS
12 9 (0.40%) CISM
12 9 (0.40%) JNCIA
12 9 (0.40%) RHCE
13 8 (0.36%) CCSP
14 7 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.27%) CCDA
15 6 (0.27%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (1.52%) QA
2 21 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
4 13 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.58%) SEPA
5 10 (0.45%) WCAG
6 7 (0.31%) HL7
7 6 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.22%) NEBOSH
9 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.089%) COBIT
10 2 (0.089%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.045%) SLA
11 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 53 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.54%) vSphere
4 9 (0.40%) Samba
5 5 (0.22%) HDFS
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.089%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.089%) Docker
7 2 (0.089%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.045%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.045%) RACF
8 1 (0.045%) Snort
8 1 (0.045%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (0.76%) SCCM
2 15 (0.67%) Puppet
3 13 (0.58%) FortiGate
4 12 (0.54%) SCOM
5 9 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (0.36%) OpenAM
6 8 (0.36%) OpenIDM
7 7 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (0.22%) Nagios
10 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.13%) Netcool
11 3 (0.13%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.13%) SCSM
11 3 (0.13%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.089%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.089%) OpenView
12 2 (0.089%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 331 (14.79%) Adobe
2 144 (6.43%) Oracle
3 130 (5.81%) Cisco
4 119 (5.32%) Microsoft
5 74 (3.31%) Juniper
6 50 (2.23%) CheckPoint
7 47 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 45 (2.01%) IBM
9 38 (1.70%) VMware
10 32 (1.43%) Google
11 21 (0.94%) SAP
12 20 (0.89%) HP
13 19 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.76%) BT
15 16 (0.71%) F5
16 14 (0.63%) Ab Initio
16 14 (0.63%) Citrix
17 13 (0.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 13 (0.58%) Apple
17 13 (0.58%) webMethods
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €400 - €500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier Media
Rate: £200 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £130 - £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day + Possibly Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €400 - €500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago