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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
UK / England
Rank 123 93 105
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 830 1093 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.02% 2.30% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.42% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 742 545
Median daily rate £400 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 29
Median hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.02 £50.99 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.28% -22.22%

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -24 397 £400 - 87
South East +4 182 £350 -14.21% 21
West Midlands +2 49 £475 +26.66% 10
Yorkshire +30 44 £355 +1.42% 18
East of England -28 37 £425 - 13
South West -33 36 £450 +24.13% 20
North East -9 34 £363 -14.70% 1
East Midlands +12 31 £488 +18.18% 8
North West -14 21 £400 +25.78% 23
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 938 (50.00%) User Experience
2 650 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 533 (28.41%) HTML
4 442 (23.56%) CSS
5 426 (22.71%) Wireframes
6 352 (18.76%) Prototyping
7 268 (14.29%) Photoshop
8 265 (14.13%) Finance
9 247 (13.17%) Adobe
10 202 (10.77%) Mobile App
11 189 (10.07%) Degree
12 182 (9.70%) Service Design
13 180 (9.59%) Adobe Illustrator
14 176 (9.38%) JavaScript
15 153 (8.16%) Axure RP
16 149 (7.94%) Rapid Prototyping
17 146 (7.78%) E-Commerce
18 141 (7.52%) Banking
19 133 (7.09%) Marketing
20 129 (6.88%) HTML5
20 129 (6.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 120 (6.40%) Scrum
22 114 (6.08%) Web Design
23 110 (5.86%) Security Cleared
24 101 (5.38%) Publishing
25 100 (5.33%) Retail
26 97 (5.17%) Telecoms
26 97 (5.17%) Typography
27 94 (5.01%) Analytics
28 90 (4.80%) Front End Development

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 47 (2.51%) CMS
2 32 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 15 (0.80%) Marvel
3 15 (0.80%) WordPress
4 14 (0.75%) Confluence
5 13 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.37%) JBoss
7 7 (0.37%) Joomla!
7 7 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.32%) Apache
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.16%) Smallworld
Applications
1 268 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 180 (9.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 129 (6.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 56 (2.99%) OmniGraffle
5 50 (2.67%) InVision
6 43 (2.29%) MS Excel
7 36 (1.92%) InDesign
8 34 (1.81%) MS Office
9 24 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
10 19 (1.01%) Fireworks
11 16 (0.85%) MS Visio
12 15 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
13 12 (0.64%) AutoCAD
13 12 (0.64%) Flinto
14 8 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
14 8 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
15 7 (0.37%) UXPin
16 5 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
16 5 (0.27%) Siemens NX
16 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
5 4 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.16%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.053%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.053%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 19 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 18 (0.96%) Office 365
5 17 (0.91%) GitHub
6 13 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.43%) SaaS
9 7 (0.37%) PaaS
10 6 (0.32%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.32%) IaaS
11 5 (0.27%) CloudSense
12 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.16%) Heroku
13 2 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.053%) Akamai
14 1 (0.053%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.053%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.51%) Internet
2 32 (1.71%) Firewall
3 31 (1.65%) LAN
4 26 (1.39%) WAN
5 22 (1.17%) DNS
6 18 (0.96%) NetScaler
7 15 (0.80%) LDAP
8 14 (0.75%) BGP
9 13 (0.69%) Intranet
10 12 (0.64%) SMTP
10 12 (0.64%) VPN
11 11 (0.59%) DHCP
11 11 (0.59%) Network Security
12 10 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (0.48%) Broadband
13 9 (0.48%) Wireless
14 8 (0.43%) OSPF
14 8 (0.43%) VLAN
14 8 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 21 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (1.07%) Big Data
5 19 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (0.53%) MySQL
9 10 (0.53%) Power BI
10 9 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Power View
11 8 (0.43%) Data Mart
12 7 (0.37%) DB2
12 7 (0.37%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (0.32%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.27%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.21%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 153 (8.16%) Axure RP
2 38 (2.03%) Dreamweaver
3 37 (1.97%) JIRA
4 27 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 17 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.80%) Maven
7 11 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.59%) Subversion
8 6 (0.32%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.32%) JUnit
9 5 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.21%) NCrunch
10 4 (0.21%) NUnit
10 4 (0.21%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.21%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.16%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 265 (14.13%) Finance
2 141 (7.52%) Banking
3 133 (7.09%) Marketing
4 101 (5.38%) Publishing
5 100 (5.33%) Retail
6 97 (5.17%) Telecoms
7 80 (4.26%) Legal
8 35 (1.87%) Billing
9 29 (1.55%) Games
9 29 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.23%) Electronics
12 16 (0.85%) Advertising
12 16 (0.85%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.32%) Front Office
15 5 (0.27%) Back Office
16 4 (0.21%) Automotive
16 4 (0.21%) German Language
16 4 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (28.41%) HTML
2 442 (23.56%) CSS
3 129 (6.88%) HTML5
4 73 (3.89%) CSS3
5 60 (3.20%) jQuery
6 56 (2.99%) .NET
7 38 (2.03%) Web Services
8 27 (1.44%) Flash
9 22 (1.17%) XML
10 21 (1.12%) Sass
11 20 (1.07%) WPF
12 19 (1.01%) AngularJS
13 16 (0.85%) Spring
13 16 (0.85%) WCF
14 15 (0.80%) Ajax
14 15 (0.80%) ASP.NET
14 15 (0.80%) REST
14 15 (0.80%) SOAP
15 14 (0.75%) J2EE
15 14 (0.75%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 938 (50.00%) User Experience
2 202 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 89 (4.74%) Visualisation
4 86 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (3.68%) Social Media
6 40 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 37 (1.97%) e-Learning
8 36 (1.92%) Graphic Design
9 31 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.49%) Animation
11 27 (1.44%) W3C
12 18 (0.96%) Fintech
13 17 (0.91%) iPhone
13 17 (0.91%) SCORM
14 14 (0.75%) iPad
14 14 (0.75%) Learning Management System
15 12 (0.64%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
15 12 (0.64%) Motion Graphics
16 11 (0.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 86 (4.58%) Apple iOS
2 85 (4.53%) Android
3 52 (2.77%) Windows
4 21 (1.12%) Unix
5 18 (0.96%) Linux
6 16 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.053%) AIX
11 1 (0.053%) CentOS
11 1 (0.053%) HPUX
11 1 (0.053%) MVS
11 1 (0.053%) Solaris
11 1 (0.053%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (22.71%) Wireframes
3 352 (18.76%) Prototyping
4 182 (9.70%) Service Design
5 149 (7.94%) Rapid Prototyping
6 146 (7.78%) E-Commerce
7 120 (6.40%) Scrum
8 114 (6.08%) Web Design
9 97 (5.17%) Typography
10 94 (5.01%) Analytics
11 90 (4.80%) Front End Development
12 85 (4.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 74 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (3.36%) Data Visualisation
15 61 (3.25%) Usability Testing
16 60 (3.20%) Information Architecture
17 59 (3.14%) Migration
18 57 (3.04%) ITIL
19 56 (2.99%) Web Application Development
20 52 (2.77%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 176 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 75 (4.00%) Java
3 50 (2.67%) SQL
4 34 (1.81%) C#
5 19 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 15 (0.80%) PL/SQL
7 14 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 10 (0.53%) C
9 9 (0.48%) PHP
10 7 (0.37%) VB
11 6 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.27%) Python
13 4 (0.21%) XAML
14 2 (0.11%) ABAP
14 2 (0.11%) Lisp
14 2 (0.11%) Perl
14 2 (0.11%) RPG
14 2 (0.11%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.11%) Scala
14 2 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 189 (10.07%) Degree
2 110 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 77 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 24 (1.28%) CCNP
6 22 (1.17%) CCNA
7 13 (0.69%) CCDP
8 11 (0.59%) AWS Certification
9 10 (0.53%) CCDA
10 9 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.32%) CISSP
13 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.27%) JNCIA
13 5 (0.27%) MCSE
14 4 (0.21%) CCA
14 4 (0.21%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.14%) QA
2 14 (0.75%) WCAG
3 13 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.64%) SLA
5 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.27%) COBIT
7 4 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.11%) SEPA
10 1 (0.053%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.053%) GDPR
10 1 (0.053%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.48%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.48%) XenServer
5 7 (0.37%) Firmware
5 7 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.32%) Docker
7 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.053%) HDFS
9 1 (0.053%) IAG
9 1 (0.053%) KVM
9 1 (0.053%) NFS
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.053%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (0.43%) Amdocs OSS
1 8 (0.43%) SCCM
1 8 (0.43%) SCOM
2 6 (0.32%) Netcool
3 4 (0.21%) Kibana
3 4 (0.21%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.21%) Rancher
4 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.11%) Ansible
5 2 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.11%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.11%) Puppet
5 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.11%) Simpana
6 1 (0.053%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 247 (13.17%) Adobe
2 89 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 77 (4.10%) Oracle
4 70 (3.73%) Cisco
5 37 (1.97%) Juniper
6 34 (1.81%) SAP
7 30 (1.60%) VMware
8 28 (1.49%) Google
9 27 (1.44%) IBM
10 17 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 17 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.69%) Citrix
12 10 (0.53%) Apple
12 10 (0.53%) ClickTale
12 10 (0.53%) Cramer
12 10 (0.53%) Netezza
13 9 (0.48%) Nortel
13 9 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.48%) Siebel
14 8 (0.43%) Omniture
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Hiring People
Rate: £21,843 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Function 22
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 per day + excellent plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago