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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 123 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 939 1135 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.05% 2.25% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.38% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 752 654
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 16
Median hourly rate £35.08 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.32% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.70%
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -8 465 £400 -5.32% 100
South East 0 205 £388 +3.33% 32
East Midlands +34 60 £450 - 8
Yorkshire +21 59 £355 -5.33% 15
West Midlands -24 54 £425 +11.47% 9
East of England -33 29 £331 -28.37% 17
North East -19 25 £400 +33.33% 5
South West -33 23 £410 +5.80% 15
North West -75 22 £360 -0.68% 16
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1074 (49.93%) User Experience
2 755 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
3 606 (28.17%) HTML
4 508 (23.62%) CSS
5 472 (21.94%) Wireframes
6 387 (17.99%) Prototyping
7 323 (15.02%) Photoshop
8 313 (14.55%) Adobe
9 270 (12.55%) Finance
10 236 (10.97%) Adobe Illustrator
11 209 (9.72%) JavaScript
12 197 (9.16%) E-Commerce
13 192 (8.93%) Service Design
14 186 (8.65%) Mobile App
15 184 (8.55%) Degree
16 172 (8.00%) Axure RP
17 160 (7.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 151 (7.02%) Banking
19 143 (6.65%) Rapid Prototyping
20 142 (6.60%) HTML5
21 141 (6.56%) Marketing
22 120 (5.58%) Security Cleared
23 117 (5.44%) Retail
24 116 (5.39%) Scrum
25 115 (5.35%) Web Design
26 114 (5.30%) Publishing
27 112 (5.21%) Microsoft
27 112 (5.21%) Oracle
28 110 (5.11%) Typography
29 107 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design

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 59 (2.74%) CMS
2 41 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 21 (0.98%) Marvel
4 18 (0.84%) WordPress
5 10 (0.46%) Apache
5 10 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.42%) Confluence
7 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.33%) Joomla!
8 7 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.23%) JBoss
10 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.19%) CICS
12 3 (0.14%) Smallworld
12 3 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 323 (15.02%) Photoshop
2 236 (10.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 160 (7.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 86 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
5 58 (2.70%) InVision
6 54 (2.51%) MS Excel
7 46 (2.14%) MS Office
8 41 (1.91%) InDesign
9 35 (1.63%) MS Visio
10 28 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
11 25 (1.16%) Fireworks
12 24 (1.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 11 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
14 9 (0.42%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.42%) Flinto
15 8 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
16 7 (0.33%) CINEMA 4D
16 7 (0.33%) UXPin
17 6 (0.28%) Pixate
17 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.33%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.14%) Magento
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.14%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.046%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.046%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.046%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.046%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.046%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.67%) Office 365
3 29 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 21 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 16 (0.74%) GitHub
7 12 (0.56%) PaaS
8 11 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.42%) IaaS
10 8 (0.37%) SaaS
11 7 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.14%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.14%) Heroku
13 2 (0.093%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.046%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.046%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.046%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.51%) Firewall
2 48 (2.23%) Internet
3 35 (1.63%) WAN
4 31 (1.44%) LAN
5 26 (1.21%) LDAP
6 24 (1.12%) DNS
7 19 (0.88%) DHCP
7 19 (0.88%) Network Security
8 18 (0.84%) Intranet
9 17 (0.79%) Wireless
10 15 (0.70%) BGP
11 14 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (0.65%) VLAN
12 13 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (0.60%) SMTP
13 12 (0.56%) NetScaler
13 12 (0.56%) VPN
14 10 (0.46%) PBX
14 10 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 43 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 26 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (1.16%) Big Data
6 24 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 18 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 16 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (0.56%) MySQL
9 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.46%) Power BI
11 9 (0.42%) DB2
11 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Power View
11 9 (0.42%) QlikView
12 8 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
12 8 (0.37%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.23%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 172 (8.00%) Axure RP
2 44 (2.05%) JIRA
3 35 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
4 25 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 17 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
8 10 (0.46%) Maven
9 8 (0.37%) Subversion
9 8 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.28%) Jasmine
10 6 (0.28%) JUnit
11 5 (0.23%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.19%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.19%) NCrunch
12 4 (0.19%) NUnit
12 4 (0.19%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.14%) gulp
13 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 270 (12.55%) Finance
2 151 (7.02%) Banking
3 141 (6.56%) Marketing
4 117 (5.44%) Retail
5 114 (5.30%) Publishing
6 104 (4.83%) Legal
7 94 (4.37%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.95%) Games
9 32 (1.49%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.44%) Billing
11 24 (1.12%) Advertising
12 20 (0.93%) Electronics
12 20 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.19%) Front Office
16 4 (0.19%) Local Government
17 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 606 (28.17%) HTML
2 508 (23.62%) CSS
3 142 (6.60%) HTML5
4 79 (3.67%) CSS3
4 79 (3.67%) jQuery
5 46 (2.14%) .NET
6 44 (2.05%) Web Services
7 36 (1.67%) XML
8 35 (1.63%) Flash
9 29 (1.35%) J2EE
10 21 (0.98%) Sass
11 20 (0.93%) WPF
12 19 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 19 (0.88%) Middleware
12 19 (0.88%) OAuth
12 19 (0.88%) REST
13 18 (0.84%) AngularJS
14 16 (0.74%) Ajax
14 16 (0.74%) WCF
15 15 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1074 (49.93%) User Experience
2 186 (8.65%) Mobile App
3 99 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (4.18%) Social Media
5 71 (3.30%) Visualisation
6 68 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.23%) Graphic Design
8 46 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 36 (1.67%) Animation
10 31 (1.44%) e-Learning
11 21 (0.98%) W3C
12 20 (0.93%) Digital Media
13 18 (0.84%) SCORM
14 17 (0.79%) Computer Science
14 17 (0.79%) Learning Management System
15 15 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.65%) Copywriting
16 14 (0.65%) IVR
17 13 (0.60%) Fintech
17 13 (0.60%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 84 (3.91%) Apple iOS
2 83 (3.86%) Android
3 77 (3.58%) Windows
4 39 (1.81%) Linux
5 38 (1.77%) Unix
6 16 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.51%) Solaris
10 9 (0.42%) CentOS
11 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.093%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.046%) HPUX
15 1 (0.046%) MVS
15 1 (0.046%) OS/400
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.046%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (21.94%) Wireframes
3 387 (17.99%) Prototyping
4 197 (9.16%) E-Commerce
5 192 (8.93%) Service Design
6 143 (6.65%) Rapid Prototyping
7 116 (5.39%) Scrum
8 115 (5.35%) Web Design
9 110 (5.11%) Typography
10 107 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
11 104 (4.83%) Analytics
12 89 (4.14%) Front End Development
13 79 (3.67%) SEO
14 75 (3.49%) Migration
15 74 (3.44%) Information Architecture
16 70 (3.25%) ITIL
17 67 (3.11%) CRM
18 64 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 62 (2.88%) ETL
19 62 (2.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 209 (9.72%) JavaScript
2 88 (4.09%) Java
3 64 (2.98%) SQL
4 31 (1.44%) C#
5 24 (1.12%) Shell Script
6 23 (1.07%) PHP
7 13 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 10 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.37%) C
10 7 (0.33%) Python
11 6 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.23%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.23%) Perl
13 4 (0.19%) XAML
13 4 (0.19%) XPath
14 3 (0.14%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.14%) COBOL
14 3 (0.14%) VBA
15 2 (0.093%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.093%) C++
Qualifications
1 184 (8.55%) Degree
2 120 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 80 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 43 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 25 (1.16%) CCNP
7 17 (0.79%) CCNA
8 15 (0.70%) CCDP
9 13 (0.60%) CISSP
10 12 (0.56%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.51%) CCDA
12 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.28%) MBA
14 5 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.23%) MCSE
15 4 (0.19%) CCA
15 4 (0.19%) CCSP
15 4 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.46%) QA
2 21 (0.98%) WCAG
3 19 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.74%) SLA
5 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
7 6 (0.28%) SEPA
8 4 (0.19%) COBIT
9 3 (0.14%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.093%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.093%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.046%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.046%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.046%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.37%) Docker
5 8 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.33%) Firmware
7 4 (0.19%) Samba
7 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.093%) HDFS
9 2 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.046%) KVM
10 1 (0.046%) RACF
10 1 (0.046%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.046%) vSphere
10 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.046%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (0.70%) SCCM
2 13 (0.60%) Puppet
3 11 (0.51%) SCOM
4 10 (0.46%) OpenAM
5 8 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
5 8 (0.37%) OpenIDM
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.23%) Netcool
8 4 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.14%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.14%) Nagios
9 3 (0.14%) Rancher
10 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.093%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.093%) OpenView
10 2 (0.093%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.093%) Simpana
11 1 (0.046%) Oozie
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 313 (14.55%) Adobe
2 112 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 112 (5.21%) Oracle
3 73 (3.39%) Cisco
4 31 (1.44%) VMware
5 30 (1.39%) Juniper
5 30 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 24 (1.12%) Google
7 23 (1.07%) IBM
8 22 (1.02%) Netezza
9 20 (0.93%) SAP
10 18 (0.84%) CheckPoint
11 17 (0.79%) F5
12 16 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.65%) Informatica
14 13 (0.60%) Talend
15 12 (0.56%) HP
16 11 (0.51%) Ab Initio
17 10 (0.46%) Brocade
17 10 (0.46%) Genesys
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Uniqlo France
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago