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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 96 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1191 1151 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.40% 2.18% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.29% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 727 646
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 16
Median hourly rate £29.55 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 £38.57 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +34.00%
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +28 584 £400 +6.66% 93
South East -16 200 £395 -1.25% 30
Yorkshire +26 107 £375 +7.14% 12
West Midlands +4 95 £425 +25.92% 16
North West -21 63 £388 -3.12% 12
East of England -5 52 £406 -10.46% 18
East Midlands +21 42 £425 +44.06% 10
South West -37 41 £375 -10.28% 13
North East -57 7 £525 +28.83% 2
Midlands -10 3 £350 +7.69%
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1080 (48.43%) User Experience
2 740 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (25.34%) HTML
4 479 (21.48%) Wireframes
5 471 (21.12%) CSS
6 350 (15.70%) Photoshop
7 348 (15.61%) Adobe
8 337 (15.11%) Prototyping
9 269 (12.06%) Finance
10 263 (11.79%) Adobe Illustrator
11 238 (10.67%) JavaScript
12 201 (9.01%) E-Commerce
13 188 (8.43%) Degree
14 180 (8.07%) Mobile App
15 165 (7.40%) Axure RP
16 164 (7.35%) Banking
17 162 (7.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 152 (6.82%) Service Design
19 146 (6.55%) HTML5
20 131 (5.87%) Marketing
21 130 (5.83%) Retail
22 129 (5.78%) Telecoms
23 128 (5.74%) Security Cleared
24 127 (5.70%) Oracle
25 125 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
26 124 (5.56%) Publishing
27 117 (5.25%) Web Design
28 116 (5.20%) Java
28 116 (5.20%) OmniGraffle
29 114 (5.11%) Scrum

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 58 (2.60%) CMS
2 53 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.08%) Marvel
4 15 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 15 (0.67%) WordPress
5 14 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 13 (0.58%) Apache
6 13 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
7 9 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.31%) JBoss
9 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.22%) Confluence
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 350 (15.70%) Photoshop
2 263 (11.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 162 (7.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 116 (5.20%) OmniGraffle
5 68 (3.05%) InVision
6 67 (3.00%) MS Excel
7 59 (2.65%) MS Office
8 47 (2.11%) InDesign
9 42 (1.88%) MS Visio
10 33 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
11 29 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
12 25 (1.12%) Fireworks
13 12 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
14 9 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
15 8 (0.36%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.27%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.22%) Flinto
18 4 (0.18%) 3ds Max
18 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
18 4 (0.18%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 12 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.31%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.13%) SAP hybris
7 2 (0.090%) Magento
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.090%) Shopify
7 2 (0.090%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.045%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.045%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.66%) Office 365
3 32 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 23 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 19 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.45%) SaaS
8 9 (0.40%) PaaS
9 7 (0.31%) GitHub
10 6 (0.27%) IaaS
11 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.13%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.090%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.090%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.090%) Yammer
13 1 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.045%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.045%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.00%) Internet
2 63 (2.83%) Firewall
3 35 (1.57%) WAN
4 30 (1.35%) BGP
4 30 (1.35%) MPLS
4 30 (1.35%) Wireless
5 29 (1.30%) LAN
6 26 (1.17%) Network Security
7 23 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (1.03%) OSPF
8 21 (0.94%) LDAP
9 20 (0.90%) TCP/IP
9 20 (0.90%) VPN
10 18 (0.81%) DHCP
11 16 (0.72%) DNS
12 15 (0.67%) CTI
12 15 (0.67%) Intranet
13 13 (0.58%) IPsec
13 13 (0.58%) NetScaler
13 13 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 33 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 25 (1.12%) Big Data
4 25 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
6 20 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 14 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (0.58%) MySQL
9 11 (0.49%) QlikView
10 10 (0.45%) DB2
10 10 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 165 (7.40%) Axure RP
2 43 (1.93%) JIRA
3 22 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 21 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
5 18 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 17 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.67%) Maven
8 14 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 13 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (0.45%) JUnit
11 8 (0.36%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.36%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.31%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.27%) Subversion
14 4 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.18%) XMLSpy
15 3 (0.13%) gulp
15 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Blend
16 2 (0.090%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 269 (12.06%) Finance
2 164 (7.35%) Banking
3 131 (5.87%) Marketing
4 130 (5.83%) Retail
5 129 (5.78%) Telecoms
6 124 (5.56%) Publishing
7 102 (4.57%) Legal
8 48 (2.15%) Games
9 28 (1.26%) Advertising
10 25 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.03%) Billing
12 18 (0.81%) Multimedia
13 15 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.40%) Electronics
15 9 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.18%) Back Office
16 4 (0.18%) German Language
17 3 (0.13%) Automotive
17 3 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (25.34%) HTML
2 471 (21.12%) CSS
3 146 (6.55%) HTML5
4 93 (4.17%) jQuery
5 76 (3.41%) CSS3
6 55 (2.47%) XML
7 54 (2.42%) Web Services
8 43 (1.93%) .NET
9 35 (1.57%) Flash
9 35 (1.57%) SOAP
10 34 (1.52%) J2EE
10 34 (1.52%) Middleware
11 30 (1.35%) REST
12 23 (1.03%) XSD
13 20 (0.90%) JSON
14 18 (0.81%) WSDL
14 18 (0.81%) XSLT
15 17 (0.76%) AngularJS
15 17 (0.76%) Sass
16 16 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1080 (48.43%) User Experience
2 180 (8.07%) Mobile App
3 94 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (3.54%) Social Media
5 63 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.60%) Graphic Design
7 56 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 45 (2.02%) Animation
9 43 (1.93%) Visualisation
10 38 (1.70%) e-Learning
11 36 (1.61%) Digital Media
12 21 (0.94%) Computer Science
13 20 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.85%) Learning Management System
15 15 (0.67%) Motion Graphics
15 15 (0.67%) Photography
15 15 (0.67%) Video Editing
16 14 (0.63%) Online Banking
17 13 (0.58%) SCORM
17 13 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 105 (4.71%) Android
2 104 (4.66%) Apple iOS
3 86 (3.86%) Windows
4 60 (2.69%) Linux
5 52 (2.33%) Unix
6 19 (0.85%) Solaris
6 19 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.45%) CentOS
10 7 (0.31%) AIX
10 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.18%) HPUX
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.090%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.045%) OS/400
14 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.045%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (21.48%) Wireframes
3 337 (15.11%) Prototyping
4 201 (9.01%) E-Commerce
5 152 (6.82%) Service Design
6 125 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 117 (5.25%) Web Design
8 114 (5.11%) Scrum
9 110 (4.93%) Rapid Prototyping
10 107 (4.80%) Typography
11 106 (4.75%) Front End Development
12 93 (4.17%) Analytics
13 87 (3.90%) Migration
14 85 (3.81%) Information Architecture
15 77 (3.45%) Project Management
16 75 (3.36%) SEO
17 72 (3.23%) Web Application Development
18 67 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 67 (3.00%) UX Design
19 65 (2.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 238 (10.67%) JavaScript
2 116 (5.20%) Java
3 65 (2.91%) SQL
4 32 (1.43%) PHP
5 30 (1.35%) C#
6 25 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 10 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.31%) COBOL
9 7 (0.31%) Objective-C
9 7 (0.31%) Perl
10 6 (0.27%) ActionScript
10 6 (0.27%) C
11 4 (0.18%) VBA
11 4 (0.18%) XPath
12 3 (0.13%) Python
13 2 (0.090%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.090%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.090%) C++
14 1 (0.045%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 188 (8.43%) Degree
2 128 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 51 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (1.84%) CCNP
6 20 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (0.85%) CCNA
8 14 (0.63%) CCIE
9 13 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.45%) CCDP
10 10 (0.45%) CISSP
11 6 (0.27%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.27%) MBA
11 6 (0.27%) RHCE
12 5 (0.22%) CCDA
12 5 (0.22%) JNCIP
13 4 (0.18%) CCSP
13 4 (0.18%) CISM
14 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.02%) QA
2 16 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
3 15 (0.67%) WCAG
4 9 (0.40%) SLA
5 8 (0.36%) SEPA
6 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.090%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.045%) COBIT
8 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.045%) HL7
8 1 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.27%) Samba
7 5 (0.22%) Docker
8 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.13%) HDFS
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.13%) vSphere
10 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.045%) RACF
10 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (0.72%) Puppet
1 16 (0.72%) SCCM
2 14 (0.63%) FortiGate
3 11 (0.49%) SCOM
4 10 (0.45%) OpenAM
4 10 (0.45%) OpenIDM
5 9 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (0.27%) Nagios
8 3 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.090%) Ansible
9 2 (0.090%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.090%) Netcool
9 2 (0.090%) OpenView
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.045%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.045%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.045%) Kibana
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.045%) vRealize
Vendors
1 348 (15.61%) Adobe
2 127 (5.70%) Oracle
3 104 (4.66%) Microsoft
4 81 (3.63%) Cisco
5 41 (1.84%) Juniper
5 41 (1.84%) Red Hat
6 31 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 31 (1.39%) Google
7 28 (1.26%) IBM
8 26 (1.17%) VMware
9 24 (1.08%) Netezza
10 20 (0.90%) F5
11 19 (0.85%) HP
12 17 (0.76%) SAP
13 15 (0.67%) Citrix
14 13 (0.58%) Talend
15 12 (0.54%) Ab Initio
15 12 (0.54%) Informatica
16 11 (0.49%) ForgeRock
17 10 (0.45%) Genesys
London
24 Seven
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Function 22
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £430 to £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
24 Seven
Rate: £100 - 150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Surrey
Venn Group
Rate: £180 - £210 Per Day
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Crawley, West Sussex
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday