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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 106 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1077 927 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.19% 1.82% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.92% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 586 608
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 34
Median hourly rate £24.63 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £15.68 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.75 £157.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
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
46763 48174 46107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30926 30296 28951
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1336 1918 1967
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +31 505 £401 +0.31% 108
South East +10 263 £400 -3.61% 47
North West +25 65 £350 - 27
East of England +12 57 £400 +6.66% 17
Yorkshire +13 53 £413 -0.84% 14
West Midlands +11 53 £375 +7.14% 11
South West -30 49 £338 -10.00% 8
East Midlands +17 25 £425 - 14
North East -59 13 £375 -15.82% 2
Midlands -5 1 - -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 908 (42.41%) User Experience
2 591 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
3 529 (24.71%) HTML
4 459 (21.44%) Wireframes
5 446 (20.83%) CSS
6 321 (14.99%) Adobe
7 294 (13.73%) Photoshop
8 257 (12.00%) Finance
9 251 (11.72%) JavaScript
10 235 (10.98%) Adobe Illustrator
11 233 (10.88%) Security Cleared
12 193 (9.01%) Mobile App
13 179 (8.36%) SC Cleared
14 163 (7.61%) Axure RP
15 159 (7.43%) HTML5
16 155 (7.24%) Telecoms
17 153 (7.15%) Degree
18 152 (7.10%) E-Commerce
19 142 (6.63%) Web Design
20 141 (6.59%) Cisco
21 137 (6.40%) Oracle
22 134 (6.26%) Banking
23 132 (6.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 126 (5.89%) Java
25 122 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
26 119 (5.56%) Retail
27 118 (5.51%) Front End Development
28 117 (5.46%) SOA
29 111 (5.18%) Microsoft
30 101 (4.72%) Migration

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 52 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.24%) CMS
3 28 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 23 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
6 18 (0.84%) JBoss
7 15 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (0.70%) Confluence
8 13 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
9 12 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.56%) WordPress
10 11 (0.51%) Apache
10 11 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.42%) MQSeries
12 9 (0.42%) SAS
12 9 (0.42%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.37%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 294 (13.73%) Photoshop
2 235 (10.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 132 (6.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 81 (3.78%) OmniGraffle
5 56 (2.62%) MS Excel
6 53 (2.48%) MS Office
7 31 (1.45%) InDesign
7 31 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 29 (1.35%) MS Visio
9 24 (1.12%) Fireworks
10 19 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
11 13 (0.61%) CINEMA 4D
12 11 (0.51%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.42%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
15 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.23%) Vectorworks
16 4 (0.19%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 12 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.14%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.093%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.093%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.047%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.047%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.51%) Office 365
4 10 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.47%) SaaS
5 7 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) GitHub
6 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.14%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.14%) IaaS
6 3 (0.14%) PaaS
7 2 (0.093%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.047%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.047%) Responsys
8 1 (0.047%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.047%) Taleo
8 1 (0.047%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.69%) Firewall
2 73 (3.41%) WAN
3 70 (3.27%) BGP
4 69 (3.22%) MPLS
5 67 (3.13%) VPN
6 54 (2.52%) OSPF
7 53 (2.48%) Internet
8 43 (2.01%) IPsec
9 41 (1.91%) LAN
10 26 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (1.17%) Network Security
12 24 (1.12%) Wireless
13 23 (1.07%) TCP/IP
14 21 (0.98%) EIGRP
15 20 (0.93%) HTTP
16 19 (0.89%) DWDM
17 18 (0.84%) 4G
18 17 (0.79%) ATM
18 17 (0.79%) DNS
18 17 (0.79%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.87%) Oracle Database
3 31 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 15 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (0.65%) Big Data
8 12 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 12 (0.56%) QlikView
9 11 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.47%) DB2
10 10 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.37%) GIS
12 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.33%) MySQL
14 5 (0.23%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 163 (7.61%) Axure RP
2 29 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 26 (1.21%) JIRA
4 24 (1.12%) SoapUI
5 17 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.75%) Maven
7 14 (0.65%) JUnit
8 13 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 13 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
9 10 (0.47%) Subversion
10 9 (0.42%) ClearCase
10 9 (0.42%) XMLSpy
11 8 (0.37%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.28%) NCrunch
12 6 (0.28%) NUnit
13 5 (0.23%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.23%) Xcode
14 4 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 257 (12.00%) Finance
2 155 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 134 (6.26%) Banking
4 119 (5.56%) Retail
5 98 (4.58%) Publishing
6 72 (3.36%) Marketing
7 53 (2.48%) Legal
8 39 (1.82%) Games
9 34 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 26 (1.21%) Multimedia
11 20 (0.93%) Billing
12 16 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.65%) Advertising
13 14 (0.65%) Electronics
14 11 (0.51%) Back Office
15 8 (0.37%) Military
16 7 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.19%) Automotive
17 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (24.71%) HTML
2 446 (20.83%) CSS
3 159 (7.43%) HTML5
4 93 (4.34%) Web Services
5 92 (4.30%) CSS3
5 92 (4.30%) jQuery
6 79 (3.69%) XML
7 73 (3.41%) SOAP
8 65 (3.04%) .NET
9 54 (2.52%) AngularJS
10 49 (2.29%) Middleware
10 49 (2.29%) XSD
11 44 (2.06%) WSDL
12 42 (1.96%) REST
13 36 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 32 (1.49%) Flash
15 27 (1.26%) JSON
16 24 (1.12%) ASP.NET
17 23 (1.07%) J2EE
18 22 (1.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 908 (42.41%) User Experience
2 193 (9.01%) Mobile App
3 85 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (2.57%) Graphic Design
5 53 (2.48%) Visualisation
6 46 (2.15%) Data Centre
7 42 (1.96%) Social Media
8 40 (1.87%) e-Learning
9 29 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.31%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.17%) Animation
12 23 (1.07%) Photography
13 21 (0.98%) W3C
14 16 (0.75%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.70%) Psychology
16 14 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (0.61%) DataPower
18 12 (0.56%) Fintech
19 11 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 93 (4.34%) Android
2 91 (4.25%) Apple iOS
3 77 (3.60%) Linux
4 62 (2.90%) Windows
5 42 (1.96%) Unix
6 18 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.61%) Solaris
11 12 (0.56%) AIX
12 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.23%) CentOS
14 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.093%) HPUX
16 1 (0.047%) CatOS
16 1 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (21.44%) Wireframes
3 152 (7.10%) E-Commerce
4 142 (6.63%) Web Design
5 122 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 118 (5.51%) Front End Development
7 117 (5.46%) SOA
8 101 (4.72%) Migration
9 97 (4.53%) Rapid Prototyping
10 93 (4.34%) Scrum
11 92 (4.30%) Information Architecture
11 92 (4.30%) Project Management
12 90 (4.20%) Typography
13 86 (4.02%) Analytics
13 86 (4.02%) Usability Testing
14 83 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 75 (3.50%) CRM
16 69 (3.22%) UX Design
17 67 (3.13%) Service Design
18 66 (3.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 251 (11.72%) JavaScript
2 126 (5.89%) Java
3 78 (3.64%) SQL
4 46 (2.15%) C#
5 20 (0.93%) PHP
6 19 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 18 (0.84%) PowerShell
8 14 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.51%) COBOL
10 8 (0.37%) ActionScript
10 8 (0.37%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.33%) Python
12 6 (0.28%) Perl
13 4 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (0.19%) C
13 4 (0.19%) C++
13 4 (0.19%) Groovy
13 4 (0.19%) Lisp
13 4 (0.19%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 233 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 179 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 153 (7.15%) Degree
4 84 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (3.64%) CCNP
6 56 (2.62%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.93%) CCIE
8 19 (0.89%) CCDP
8 19 (0.89%) JNCIP
9 18 (0.84%) JNCIS
10 17 (0.79%) CCNA
11 11 (0.51%) JNCIA
12 10 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.42%) CIPD
13 9 (0.42%) CISSP
14 7 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
14 7 (0.33%) ISEB
15 6 (0.28%) Check Point Certification
15 6 (0.28%) CISM
16 5 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.77%) QA
2 21 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.37%) HL7
3 8 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
5 6 (0.28%) SEPA
6 5 (0.23%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.23%) NEBOSH
7 2 (0.093%) COBIT
7 2 (0.093%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.047%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.047%) SLA
8 1 (0.047%) WAI
8 1 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.65%) vSphere
4 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.23%) Samba
5 4 (0.19%) HDFS
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.047%) Docker
8 1 (0.047%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.047%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.047%) iptables
8 1 (0.047%) Snort
8 1 (0.047%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (0.79%) SCCM
2 13 (0.61%) SCOM
3 11 (0.51%) FortiGate
4 7 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (0.23%) Puppet
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.14%) Nagios
8 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.14%) OpenIDM
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.14%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.14%) SCSM
8 3 (0.14%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.093%) OPNET
Vendors
1 321 (14.99%) Adobe
2 141 (6.59%) Cisco
3 137 (6.40%) Oracle
4 111 (5.18%) Microsoft
5 82 (3.83%) Juniper
6 48 (2.24%) IBM
7 46 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 45 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 45 (2.10%) VMware
9 26 (1.21%) Google
10 25 (1.17%) SAP
11 20 (0.93%) HP
11 20 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (0.89%) BT
13 17 (0.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 17 (0.79%) Nortel
14 16 (0.75%) Remedy
15 12 (0.56%) Apple
15 12 (0.56%) F5
16 11 (0.51%) Tableau
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-£450
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Flexibility depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Brook Street
Rate: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £250 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £380 to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE. Close to train station
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday