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 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 100 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1166 1073 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.32% 2.06% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.17% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 662 637
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 17
Median hourly rate £32.53 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £10.75 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.66 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +74.41%
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
47538 49528 48278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31327 32075 29701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1871 1931
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 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
London +32 572 £400 +3.22% 88
South East -11 185 £400 -3.03% 37
West Midlands -14 85 £425 +30.76% 11
Yorkshire +2 76 £375 +7.14% 13
North West -14 68 £388 -3.12% 14
East of England +39 67 £425 +70.00% 4
South West -28 62 £375 -11.76% 6
East Midlands +24 42 £425 +77.08% 11
North East -59 10 £550 +34.96% 1
Midlands -8 2 - -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1061 (47.30%) User Experience
2 690 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
3 558 (24.88%) HTML
4 487 (21.71%) Wireframes
5 477 (21.27%) CSS
6 347 (15.47%) Adobe
7 334 (14.89%) Prototyping
8 321 (14.31%) Photoshop
9 265 (11.81%) Finance
10 257 (11.46%) Adobe Illustrator
11 251 (11.19%) JavaScript
12 197 (8.78%) E-Commerce
13 196 (8.74%) Mobile App
14 167 (7.45%) Degree
15 159 (7.09%) Axure RP
16 158 (7.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 153 (6.82%) HTML5
18 146 (6.51%) Banking
19 139 (6.20%) Oracle
20 138 (6.15%) Security Cleared
21 137 (6.11%) Telecoms
22 135 (6.02%) Web Design
22 135 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
23 128 (5.71%) Retail
24 123 (5.48%) Microsoft
25 122 (5.44%) Java
25 122 (5.44%) Service Design
26 121 (5.39%) Android
27 119 (5.31%) Apple iOS
27 119 (5.31%) Publishing

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 65 (2.90%) CMS
1 65 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (0.94%) Marvel
3 21 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 16 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 13 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 12 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 12 (0.53%) WordPress
7 11 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (0.49%) Apache
8 9 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
8 9 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.36%) JBoss
9 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.31%) MQSeries
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 321 (14.31%) Photoshop
2 257 (11.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 158 (7.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 111 (4.95%) OmniGraffle
5 76 (3.39%) MS Excel
6 71 (3.17%) InVision
7 64 (2.85%) MS Office
8 42 (1.87%) MS Visio
9 37 (1.65%) InDesign
10 33 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
11 27 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
12 22 (0.98%) Fireworks
13 17 (0.76%) CINEMA 4D
14 7 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.27%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.27%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.22%) Flinto
16 5 (0.22%) Vectorworks
17 4 (0.18%) 3ds Max
17 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.49%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.13%) SAP hybris
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.089%) Shopify
7 1 (0.045%) BASE24
7 1 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.045%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.045%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.045%) Magento
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.045%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.60%) Office 365
3 28 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 22 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.49%) SaaS
8 9 (0.40%) IaaS
8 9 (0.40%) PaaS
9 4 (0.18%) GitHub
10 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.13%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.089%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.089%) Yammer
12 1 (0.045%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.045%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.045%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.045%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.81%) Internet
2 62 (2.76%) Firewall
3 35 (1.56%) MPLS
3 35 (1.56%) WAN
4 31 (1.38%) BGP
5 30 (1.34%) Wireless
6 27 (1.20%) OSPF
7 25 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (1.11%) LAN
8 24 (1.07%) Network Security
8 24 (1.07%) VPN
9 22 (0.98%) TCP/IP
10 19 (0.85%) LDAP
11 18 (0.80%) DHCP
12 17 (0.76%) 4G
12 17 (0.76%) IPsec
13 15 (0.67%) SSL
14 14 (0.62%) CTI
14 14 (0.62%) DNS
15 13 (0.58%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 38 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 26 (1.16%) Big Data
4 26 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 16 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
7 15 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (0.62%) DB2
9 13 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.49%) QlikView
11 10 (0.45%) MySQL
12 6 (0.27%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.18%) PowerCenter
14 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 159 (7.09%) Axure RP
2 31 (1.38%) JIRA
3 22 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 22 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
4 20 (0.89%) SoapUI
5 16 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.53%) Maven
7 11 (0.49%) JUnit
8 10 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (0.36%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.31%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.22%) Subversion
12 5 (0.22%) XMLSpy
13 4 (0.18%) gulp
13 4 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.13%) VisualAge
14 3 (0.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 2 (0.089%) ClearCase
General
1 265 (11.81%) Finance
2 146 (6.51%) Banking
3 137 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 128 (5.71%) Retail
5 119 (5.31%) Publishing
6 109 (4.86%) Marketing
7 93 (4.15%) Legal
8 40 (1.78%) Games
9 21 (0.94%) Advertising
10 19 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 19 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 18 (0.80%) Billing
12 14 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.31%) Electronics
16 4 (0.18%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Back Office
17 3 (0.13%) Local Government
17 3 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (24.88%) HTML
2 477 (21.27%) CSS
3 153 (6.82%) HTML5
4 97 (4.32%) jQuery
5 87 (3.88%) CSS3
6 69 (3.08%) XML
7 68 (3.03%) Web Services
8 52 (2.32%) SOAP
9 48 (2.14%) .NET
10 44 (1.96%) Middleware
11 38 (1.69%) Flash
11 38 (1.69%) REST
12 36 (1.60%) J2EE
13 32 (1.43%) XSD
14 29 (1.29%) WSDL
15 24 (1.07%) AngularJS
16 20 (0.89%) JSON
17 18 (0.80%) Sass
18 17 (0.76%) WCF
19 16 (0.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1061 (47.30%) User Experience
2 196 (8.74%) Mobile App
3 93 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.39%) Social Media
5 66 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.81%) Graphic Design
7 55 (2.45%) Data Centre
8 46 (2.05%) Animation
9 39 (1.74%) Digital Media
10 37 (1.65%) e-Learning
11 32 (1.43%) Visualisation
12 25 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.89%) Computer Science
14 17 (0.76%) Motion Graphics
15 16 (0.71%) Learning Management System
16 15 (0.67%) Photography
17 14 (0.62%) Online Banking
18 13 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
18 13 (0.58%) Copywriting
18 13 (0.58%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 121 (5.39%) Android
2 119 (5.31%) Apple iOS
3 98 (4.37%) Windows
4 73 (3.25%) Linux
5 54 (2.41%) Unix
6 24 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.98%) Solaris
8 21 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.49%) CentOS
12 9 (0.40%) AIX
13 4 (0.18%) HPUX
13 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.045%) OS/400
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.045%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (21.71%) Wireframes
3 334 (14.89%) Prototyping
4 197 (8.78%) E-Commerce
5 135 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
5 135 (6.02%) Web Design
6 122 (5.44%) Service Design
7 111 (4.95%) Rapid Prototyping
8 110 (4.90%) Front End Development
9 106 (4.73%) Scrum
10 102 (4.55%) Migration
11 98 (4.37%) Analytics
11 98 (4.37%) Typography
12 91 (4.06%) Information Architecture
13 83 (3.70%) SOA
14 78 (3.48%) Project Management
15 76 (3.39%) Web Application Development
16 75 (3.34%) CRM
17 73 (3.25%) Web Development
18 70 (3.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 251 (11.19%) JavaScript
2 122 (5.44%) Java
3 64 (2.85%) SQL
4 36 (1.60%) C#
5 34 (1.52%) PHP
6 27 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 20 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 12 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.45%) ActionScript
10 8 (0.36%) Perl
11 7 (0.31%) COBOL
11 7 (0.31%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.27%) C
12 6 (0.27%) Python
13 4 (0.18%) C++
13 4 (0.18%) VBA
14 3 (0.13%) Scala
14 3 (0.13%) VBScript
15 2 (0.089%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.089%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 167 (7.45%) Degree
2 138 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 102 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 55 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (2.05%) CCNP
6 18 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.76%) CCNA
8 16 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (0.67%) CCIE
9 15 (0.67%) CISSP
10 10 (0.45%) CCDP
11 9 (0.40%) CCSP
11 9 (0.40%) CISM
11 9 (0.40%) JNCIP
12 7 (0.31%) RHCE
13 5 (0.22%) MBA
14 4 (0.18%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 3 (0.13%) CCDA
16 2 (0.089%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.65%) QA
2 21 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
4 12 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.49%) WCAG
6 9 (0.40%) SEPA
7 7 (0.31%) SLA
8 3 (0.13%) HL7
8 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.089%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.045%) COBIT
10 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 57 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.58%) vSphere
4 9 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.31%) Samba
7 5 (0.22%) HDFS
8 4 (0.18%) Docker
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.089%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.045%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.045%) RACF
11 1 (0.045%) Snort
11 1 (0.045%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (1.03%) SCCM
2 17 (0.76%) SCOM
3 16 (0.71%) Puppet
4 14 (0.62%) FortiGate
5 11 (0.49%) OpenAM
5 11 (0.49%) OpenIDM
6 9 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.22%) Nagios
9 3 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.13%) Netcool
9 3 (0.13%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.13%) SCSM
9 3 (0.13%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.089%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.089%) OpenView
10 2 (0.089%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.089%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 347 (15.47%) Adobe
2 139 (6.20%) Oracle
3 123 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 92 (4.10%) Cisco
5 45 (2.01%) Red Hat
6 40 (1.78%) VMware
7 38 (1.69%) Juniper
8 36 (1.60%) IBM
9 34 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 33 (1.47%) Google
11 21 (0.94%) SAP
12 19 (0.85%) F5
12 19 (0.85%) HP
13 16 (0.71%) Ab Initio
13 16 (0.71%) Netezza
14 15 (0.67%) Citrix
15 14 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.58%) Informatica
17 12 (0.53%) ForgeRock
17 12 (0.53%) webMethods
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