The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 92 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1086 960 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.30% 2.04% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 2.16% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 561 580
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 23
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £32.50 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +19 516 £400 +6.66% 90
South East 0 201 £400 +6.66% 31
East of England +40 80 £450 +9.09% 15
South West -4 74 £363 -14.70% 11
North West -13 70 £316 -21.00% 27
West Midlands +26 57 £375 -9.09% 10
Yorkshire -23 38 £350 -25.33% 19
North East -17 34 £400 +23.07% 3
East Midlands -29 19 £425 - 11
Midlands -8 2 - -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 901 (40.90%) User Experience
2 586 (26.60%) HTML
3 576 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (21.29%) CSS
5 366 (16.61%) Adobe
6 360 (16.34%) Photoshop
7 292 (13.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 275 (12.48%) Finance
9 251 (11.39%) JavaScript
10 215 (9.76%) Security Cleared
11 189 (8.58%) Axure RP
12 177 (8.03%) Mobile App
13 170 (7.72%) Banking
13 170 (7.72%) HTML5
14 164 (7.44%) E-Commerce
15 158 (7.17%) Oracle
16 148 (6.72%) Web Design
17 141 (6.40%) Degree
18 138 (6.26%) Responsive Web Design
19 133 (6.04%) SC Cleared
20 131 (5.95%) Telecoms
21 129 (5.86%) Retail
22 127 (5.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
23 121 (5.49%) Marketing
24 116 (5.27%) Information Architecture
25 115 (5.22%) jQuery
26 113 (5.13%) Scrum
27 107 (4.86%) Cisco
28 105 (4.77%) Java
28 105 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (2.45%) CMS
1 54 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 23 (1.04%) Confluence
4 18 (0.82%) JBoss
5 16 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (0.68%) WordPress
7 14 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.54%) Node.js
9 11 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (0.50%) SAS
10 10 (0.45%) Apache
10 10 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
11 9 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.36%) Drupal
13 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 360 (16.34%) Photoshop
2 292 (13.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 127 (5.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 63 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
5 55 (2.50%) InDesign
6 36 (1.63%) MS Excel
7 28 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
8 27 (1.23%) MS Office
8 27 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 27 (1.23%) MS Visio
9 23 (1.04%) Fireworks
10 13 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
11 9 (0.41%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.36%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
13 7 (0.32%) 3ds Max
14 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.091%) SketchUp
16 1 (0.045%) Blender
16 1 (0.045%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 13 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.50%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.27%) Magento
5 6 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle AML
7 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.091%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.091%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.045%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.045%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.045%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.045%) Maximo
8 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.045%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.77%) Office 365
2 16 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 15 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.27%) SaaS
7 5 (0.23%) PaaS
8 4 (0.18%) GitHub
9 2 (0.091%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.091%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.045%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.045%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.045%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.045%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.77%) Firewall
1 61 (2.77%) WAN
2 52 (2.36%) MPLS
3 49 (2.22%) VPN
4 40 (1.82%) BGP
5 38 (1.72%) LAN
6 32 (1.45%) OSPF
7 31 (1.41%) IPsec
8 24 (1.09%) Intranet
9 21 (0.95%) MVNO
10 18 (0.82%) SAN
11 17 (0.77%) Internet
12 16 (0.73%) DNS
12 16 (0.73%) DWDM
13 15 (0.68%) Wireless
14 14 (0.64%) IPv4
15 13 (0.59%) ATM
15 13 (0.59%) IPv6
16 12 (0.54%) 3G
16 12 (0.54%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 30 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 28 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (0.73%) Big Data
8 13 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.50%) QlikView
11 9 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.27%) DB2
13 6 (0.27%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.23%) MySQL
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 189 (8.58%) Axure RP
2 42 (1.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 31 (1.41%) JIRA
4 22 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 21 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
6 19 (0.86%) Maven
7 15 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 14 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.54%) JUnit
10 11 (0.50%) Jasmine
10 11 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.45%) NCrunch
11 10 (0.45%) NUnit
11 10 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.45%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.41%) Selenium
13 8 (0.36%) NSubstitute
13 8 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.32%) Grunt
15 6 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 275 (12.48%) Finance
2 170 (7.72%) Banking
3 131 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 129 (5.86%) Retail
5 121 (5.49%) Marketing
6 86 (3.90%) Publishing
7 56 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 51 (2.32%) Legal
9 39 (1.77%) Games
10 28 (1.27%) Back Office
10 28 (1.27%) Electronics
11 23 (1.04%) Billing
12 19 (0.86%) Advertising
12 19 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.82%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.77%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.32%) Automotive
18 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (26.60%) HTML
2 469 (21.29%) CSS
3 170 (7.72%) HTML5
4 115 (5.22%) jQuery
5 83 (3.77%) CSS3
6 70 (3.18%) Web Services
7 61 (2.77%) .NET
8 55 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 55 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (1.68%) Flash
10 35 (1.59%) ASP.NET
11 34 (1.54%) XML
12 32 (1.45%) Sass
13 31 (1.41%) Ajax
14 29 (1.32%) Middleware
14 29 (1.32%) SOAP
15 25 (1.13%) J2EE
16 24 (1.09%) WPF
17 21 (0.95%) WCF
18 19 (0.86%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 901 (40.90%) User Experience
2 177 (8.03%) Mobile App
3 80 (3.63%) Graphic Design
4 73 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 66 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (2.00%) Social Media
7 41 (1.86%) e-Learning
8 38 (1.72%) Animation
8 38 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 35 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 34 (1.54%) Photography
11 32 (1.45%) W3C
12 23 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 21 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 15 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.64%) Motion Graphics
16 12 (0.54%) Psychology
17 11 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.50%) Mainframe
18 10 (0.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 75 (3.40%) Windows
2 67 (3.04%) Android
3 63 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 58 (2.63%) Linux
5 39 (1.77%) Unix
6 24 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (0.86%) Solaris
9 18 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.64%) AIX
11 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.14%) CentOS
12 3 (0.14%) HPUX
13 2 (0.091%) SUSE
13 2 (0.091%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.045%) CatOS
14 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (7.44%) E-Commerce
3 148 (6.72%) Web Design
4 138 (6.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 116 (5.27%) Information Architecture
6 113 (5.13%) Scrum
7 105 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 100 (4.54%) Usability Testing
9 98 (4.45%) Front End Development
10 97 (4.40%) Migration
11 93 (4.22%) SOA
12 89 (4.04%) Analytics
13 85 (3.86%) Typography
13 85 (3.86%) UX Design
14 73 (3.31%) CRM
14 73 (3.31%) Project Management
15 67 (3.04%) Rapid Prototyping
16 59 (2.68%) Data Modelling
17 54 (2.45%) User Stories
18 52 (2.36%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 251 (11.39%) JavaScript
2 105 (4.77%) Java
3 78 (3.54%) SQL
4 32 (1.45%) C#
5 15 (0.68%) PL/SQL
5 15 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 14 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 13 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 12 (0.54%) PHP
9 11 (0.50%) COBOL
10 7 (0.32%) C
10 7 (0.32%) Groovy
11 6 (0.27%) Perl
12 5 (0.23%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.23%) Lisp
12 5 (0.23%) Ruby
12 5 (0.23%) XAML
13 4 (0.18%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.18%) Python
14 3 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 215 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 141 (6.40%) Degree
3 133 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 43 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (1.68%) CCNP
7 16 (0.73%) CIPD
8 12 (0.54%) JNCIS
8 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.50%) MCSE
10 9 (0.41%) JNCIP
11 8 (0.36%) CCDP
12 7 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.32%) ISEB
13 6 (0.27%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.27%) CCNA
13 6 (0.27%) CISSP
13 6 (0.27%) JNCIA
13 6 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.59%) QA
2 21 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.18%) WCAG
4 3 (0.14%) HL7
4 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.14%) NEBOSH
4 3 (0.14%) SEPA
5 2 (0.091%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.091%) SLA
6 1 (0.045%) COBIT
6 1 (0.045%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.50%) vSphere
5 7 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.18%) XenServer
8 3 (0.14%) Samba
9 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.045%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.045%) iptables
10 1 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (1.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 7 (0.32%) NetBackup
2 7 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.14%) Puppet
6 2 (0.091%) Ambari
6 2 (0.091%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.091%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.091%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.091%) Netcool
6 2 (0.091%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.091%) Oozie
6 2 (0.091%) OpenView
6 2 (0.091%) OPNET
6 2 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.091%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.045%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 366 (16.61%) Adobe
2 158 (7.17%) Oracle
3 107 (4.86%) Cisco
4 100 (4.54%) Microsoft
5 63 (2.86%) IBM
6 59 (2.68%) Juniper
7 47 (2.13%) VMware
8 33 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 31 (1.41%) SAP
10 25 (1.13%) Citrix
11 24 (1.09%) Apple
12 19 (0.86%) Google
13 17 (0.77%) HP
14 15 (0.68%) CheckPoint
14 15 (0.68%) Intel
15 14 (0.64%) BT
15 14 (0.64%) Remedy
16 13 (0.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 13 (0.59%) EPiServer
16 13 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
London
Netsource Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £180 - £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £520 - £560 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day commensurate with experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Deloitte
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £720 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per week
Posted: 19 days ago