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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
UK / England
Rank 121 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 831 1011 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.01% 2.17% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.29% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 668 594
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 24
Median hourly rate £28.25 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.75 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.61 £50.99 £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -4 420 £400 -4.98% 93
South East +5 174 £375 -6.25% 21
East Midlands +33 49 £425 -2.85% 10
Yorkshire +6 46 £350 -4.76% 14
West Midlands -23 34 £494 +36.20% 7
East of England -16 33 £394 -12.50% 8
South West -6 28 £443 +16.06% 11
North East -15 28 £390 -22.00% 1
North West -38 22 £405 +20.00% 13
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 999 (50.03%) User Experience
2 690 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 586 (29.34%) HTML
4 486 (24.34%) CSS
5 450 (22.53%) Wireframes
6 362 (18.13%) Prototyping
7 291 (14.57%) Photoshop
8 284 (14.22%) Adobe
9 265 (13.27%) Finance
10 213 (10.67%) Adobe Illustrator
11 191 (9.56%) JavaScript
11 191 (9.56%) Mobile App
12 185 (9.26%) Degree
13 176 (8.81%) E-Commerce
14 170 (8.51%) Service Design
15 152 (7.61%) Rapid Prototyping
16 148 (7.41%) Axure RP
17 142 (7.11%) Marketing
18 138 (6.91%) Banking
19 135 (6.76%) HTML5
19 135 (6.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 110 (5.51%) Microsoft
20 110 (5.51%) Scrum
20 110 (5.51%) Security Cleared
21 108 (5.41%) Web Design
21 108 (5.41%) Retail
22 103 (5.16%) Publishing
22 103 (5.16%) Typography
23 98 (4.91%) Analytics
24 97 (4.86%) Legal

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 61 (3.05%) CMS
2 48 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 18 (0.90%) Marvel
4 16 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (0.80%) WordPress
5 14 (0.70%) Skype for Business
6 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (0.45%) Confluence
8 7 (0.35%) Apache
9 6 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (0.30%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.25%) JBoss
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.15%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.10%) CICS
13 2 (0.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 291 (14.57%) Photoshop
2 213 (10.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 135 (6.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 69 (3.46%) OmniGraffle
5 54 (2.70%) MS Excel
6 53 (2.65%) InVision
7 42 (2.10%) MS Office
8 38 (1.90%) InDesign
9 24 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 23 (1.15%) MS Visio
11 19 (0.95%) Fireworks
12 18 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
13 13 (0.65%) Flinto
14 12 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
15 11 (0.55%) AutoCAD
16 10 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
17 7 (0.35%) UXPin
18 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
19 5 (0.25%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 14 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.15%) Magento
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.15%) SAP hybris
6 3 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.050%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.95%) Office 365
3 23 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 23 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.05%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.75%) GitHub
6 9 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (0.45%) PaaS
7 8 (0.40%) IaaS
7 8 (0.40%) SaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.15%) Heroku
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.050%) Akamai
10 1 (0.050%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.050%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.35%) Internet
2 41 (2.05%) Firewall
3 33 (1.65%) LAN
4 29 (1.45%) WAN
5 28 (1.40%) DNS
6 20 (1.00%) LDAP
7 19 (0.95%) DHCP
7 19 (0.95%) Intranet
8 18 (0.90%) NetScaler
9 14 (0.70%) SMTP
9 14 (0.70%) VLAN
10 13 (0.65%) BGP
10 13 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (0.60%) Network Security
12 11 (0.55%) Wireless
13 10 (0.50%) VPN
14 9 (0.45%) VoIP
14 9 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.35%) Big Data
5 24 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
7 16 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 15 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.50%) Power BI
11 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Power View
11 9 (0.45%) MySQL
12 8 (0.40%) Data Mart
13 7 (0.35%) DB2
14 6 (0.30%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (0.30%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
15 5 (0.25%) QlikView
15 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 148 (7.41%) Axure RP
2 38 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
3 31 (1.55%) JIRA
4 27 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 16 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.70%) Maven
7 13 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.40%) Subversion
8 8 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.35%) JUnit
10 5 (0.25%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.20%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.20%) NCrunch
11 4 (0.20%) NUnit
11 4 (0.20%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 265 (13.27%) Finance
2 142 (7.11%) Marketing
3 138 (6.91%) Banking
4 108 (5.41%) Retail
5 103 (5.16%) Publishing
6 97 (4.86%) Legal
7 92 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.15%) Games
9 34 (1.70%) Billing
10 29 (1.45%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.15%) Electronics
11 23 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.05%) Advertising
13 15 (0.75%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
16 4 (0.20%) Front Office
16 4 (0.20%) Local Government
16 4 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (29.34%) HTML
2 486 (24.34%) CSS
3 135 (6.76%) HTML5
4 75 (3.76%) jQuery
5 74 (3.71%) CSS3
6 57 (2.85%) .NET
7 40 (2.00%) Web Services
8 31 (1.55%) Flash
8 31 (1.55%) XML
9 22 (1.10%) Sass
10 20 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 19 (0.95%) WPF
12 18 (0.90%) AngularJS
13 17 (0.85%) WCF
14 16 (0.80%) REST
15 15 (0.75%) J2EE
15 15 (0.75%) OAuth
16 14 (0.70%) SOAP
17 12 (0.60%) JSON
17 12 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 999 (50.03%) User Experience
2 191 (9.56%) Mobile App
3 86 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 83 (4.16%) Social Media
6 55 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 37 (1.85%) Animation
7 37 (1.85%) e-Learning
8 36 (1.80%) Graphic Design
9 33 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.10%) W3C
11 18 (0.90%) Fintech
11 18 (0.90%) SCORM
12 16 (0.80%) Learning Management System
12 16 (0.80%) Motion Graphics
13 15 (0.75%) Video Editing
14 14 (0.70%) IVR
15 13 (0.65%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.60%) iPhone
16 12 (0.60%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 82 (4.11%) Apple iOS
2 78 (3.91%) Android
3 74 (3.71%) Windows
4 26 (1.30%) Linux
5 25 (1.25%) Unix
6 22 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.050%) AIX
13 1 (0.050%) MVS
13 1 (0.050%) OS/400
13 1 (0.050%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (22.53%) Wireframes
3 362 (18.13%) Prototyping
4 176 (8.81%) E-Commerce
5 170 (8.51%) Service Design
6 152 (7.61%) Rapid Prototyping
7 110 (5.51%) Scrum
8 108 (5.41%) Web Design
9 103 (5.16%) Typography
10 98 (4.91%) Analytics
11 84 (4.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 83 (4.16%) Front End Development
13 69 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 68 (3.41%) Information Architecture
14 68 (3.41%) SEO
15 65 (3.25%) Web Application Development
16 63 (3.15%) Migration
17 60 (3.00%) Usability Testing
18 59 (2.95%) CRM
19 58 (2.90%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 191 (9.56%) JavaScript
2 75 (3.76%) Java
3 59 (2.95%) SQL
4 39 (1.95%) C#
5 21 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 21 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 17 (0.85%) PHP
7 12 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 10 (0.50%) C
9 7 (0.35%) VB
10 6 (0.30%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.25%) Python
12 4 (0.20%) XAML
12 4 (0.20%) XPath
13 3 (0.15%) RPG
13 3 (0.15%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.10%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.10%) C++
14 2 (0.10%) COBOL
14 2 (0.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 185 (9.26%) Degree
2 110 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.15%) CCNP
7 22 (1.10%) CCNA
8 12 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.60%) CCDP
9 10 (0.50%) CCDA
9 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.45%) CISSP
11 7 (0.35%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.25%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.25%) MCSE
13 4 (0.20%) CCA
13 4 (0.20%) CCIE
13 4 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.65%) QA
2 17 (0.85%) SLA
3 15 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.55%) WCAG
5 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.25%) COBIT
7 4 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.20%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.050%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.050%) GDPR
9 1 (0.050%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.050%) SEPA
9 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.45%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.45%) XenServer
5 8 (0.40%) Docker
5 8 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.35%) Firmware
6 7 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.050%) HDFS
8 1 (0.050%) IAG
8 1 (0.050%) KVM
8 1 (0.050%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.75%) SCCM
2 11 (0.55%) SCOM
3 8 (0.40%) Amdocs OSS
4 5 (0.25%) Netcool
4 5 (0.25%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.20%) Puppet
5 4 (0.20%) Rancher
6 3 (0.15%) Kibana
6 3 (0.15%) OpenIDM
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.10%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.10%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.10%) Simpana
8 1 (0.050%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.050%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.050%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 284 (14.22%) Adobe
2 110 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 92 (4.61%) Oracle
4 71 (3.56%) Cisco
5 35 (1.75%) VMware
6 34 (1.70%) Juniper
7 28 (1.40%) SAP
8 25 (1.25%) Google
9 24 (1.20%) IBM
10 20 (1.00%) Netezza
11 19 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 16 (0.80%) CheckPoint
13 15 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.60%) Citrix
15 10 (0.50%) ClickTale
15 10 (0.50%) F5
16 9 (0.45%) Informatica
16 9 (0.45%) Omniture
17 8 (0.40%) Cramer
17 8 (0.40%) HP
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