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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 113 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 949 918 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.87% 1.92% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.07% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 575 439
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £12.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £33.00 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -11.11%
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -52 380 £400 +6.66% 90
South East +18 227 £419 +15.51% 49
South West +43 102 £425 +13.33% 18
West Midlands +24 55 £313 -3.84% 15
Yorkshire -21 51 £350 +17.64% 32
East of England +29 46 £313 +4.16% 18
North East +17 41 £450 +260.00% 2
North West -36 34 £388 +13.97% 28
East Midlands -1 23 £273 +36.25% 24
Midlands -3 2 £450 -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 725 (39.40%) User Experience
2 509 (27.66%) HTML
3 468 (25.43%) CSS
4 325 (17.66%) Photoshop
5 311 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
6 278 (15.11%) Adobe
7 270 (14.67%) JavaScript
8 251 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 236 (12.83%) Finance
10 177 (9.62%) Axure RP
11 163 (8.86%) Oracle
12 157 (8.53%) Marketing
13 150 (8.15%) HTML5
14 149 (8.10%) Web Design
15 131 (7.12%) Degree
16 130 (7.07%) Mobile App
17 124 (6.74%) Retail
18 122 (6.63%) Information Architecture
19 117 (6.36%) E-Commerce
20 116 (6.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 115 (6.25%) Graphic Design
22 113 (6.14%) jQuery
23 112 (6.09%) Telecoms
24 111 (6.03%) Banking
25 107 (5.82%) Security Cleared
26 102 (5.54%) SQL
27 101 (5.49%) CSS3
28 99 (5.38%) Java
28 99 (5.38%) SOA
29 94 (5.11%) Microsoft

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 34 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.58%) WebSphere
3 28 (1.52%) CMS
4 19 (1.03%) JBoss
5 17 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 14 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (0.71%) SAS
8 12 (0.65%) WordPress
8 12 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.60%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.54%) Apache
10 10 (0.54%) Confluence
10 10 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.43%) Lync
11 8 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.38%) Moodle
13 6 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 325 (17.66%) Photoshop
2 251 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 116 (6.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 46 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
5 45 (2.45%) InDesign
6 44 (2.39%) Fireworks
7 38 (2.07%) MS Visio
8 36 (1.96%) MS Excel
9 33 (1.79%) MS Office
10 30 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
11 14 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (0.71%) Acrobat
13 10 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
14 7 (0.38%) GIMP
15 6 (0.33%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
17 3 (0.16%) ZBrush
17 3 (0.16%) Maya
17 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.16%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 13 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.33%) Magento
3 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.27%) Exstream
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.16%) Retail-J
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.11%) Maximo
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BRM
6 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.054%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.054%) SAP TEM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.60%) SaaS
3 10 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.27%) Office 365
5 5 (0.27%) GitHub
6 4 (0.22%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.16%) Taleo
8 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.054%) IaaS
9 1 (0.054%) PaaS
9 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.054%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.34%) Internet
2 22 (1.20%) SAN
3 20 (1.09%) Firewall
4 19 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.87%) 3G
6 15 (0.82%) LAN
6 15 (0.82%) WAN
7 14 (0.76%) BGP
7 14 (0.76%) Network Security
8 11 (0.60%) MPLS
8 11 (0.60%) OSPF
8 11 (0.60%) VPN
8 11 (0.60%) VoIP
8 11 (0.60%) PBX
9 10 (0.54%) Unified Communications
9 10 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (0.54%) 2G
10 9 (0.49%) LTE
11 8 (0.43%) EIGRP
11 8 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 42 (2.28%) SQL Server
4 32 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (1.20%) DB2
6 17 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (0.87%) MySQL
7 16 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (0.65%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 10 (0.54%) Star Schema
13 9 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.49%) QlikView
13 9 (0.49%) Big Data
14 8 (0.43%) Base SAS
14 8 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
15 7 (0.38%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 177 (9.62%) Axure RP
2 47 (2.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 46 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
4 16 (0.87%) JIRA
5 13 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Blend
7 7 (0.38%) JUnit
8 6 (0.33%) Subversion
8 6 (0.33%) Grunt
9 4 (0.22%) Gradle
9 4 (0.22%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.22%) Maven
9 4 (0.22%) Selenium
9 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.16%) Checkstyle
10 3 (0.16%) Lombardi
10 3 (0.16%) FindBugs
10 3 (0.16%) Jasmine
General
1 236 (12.83%) Finance
2 157 (8.53%) Marketing
3 124 (6.74%) Retail
4 112 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 111 (6.03%) Banking
6 40 (2.17%) Publishing
7 39 (2.12%) Advertising
8 31 (1.68%) Games
9 27 (1.47%) Billing
10 24 (1.30%) Legal
11 21 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.98%) Multimedia
13 16 (0.87%) Electronics
14 14 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.60%) Back Office
15 11 (0.60%) Law
16 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (27.66%) HTML
2 468 (25.43%) CSS
3 150 (8.15%) HTML5
4 113 (6.14%) jQuery
5 101 (5.49%) CSS3
6 82 (4.46%) XML
7 66 (3.59%) .NET
8 57 (3.10%) Flash
9 56 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 50 (2.72%) Middleware
11 42 (2.28%) Sass
12 41 (2.23%) Web Services
13 39 (2.12%) SOAP
13 39 (2.12%) AngularJS
14 35 (1.90%) J2EE
15 28 (1.52%) XHTML
15 28 (1.52%) Java EE
15 28 (1.52%) REST
16 26 (1.41%) ASP.NET
17 25 (1.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 725 (39.40%) User Experience
2 130 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 115 (6.25%) Graphic Design
4 63 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (2.45%) Visualisation
6 40 (2.17%) W3C
7 34 (1.85%) E-Learning
8 29 (1.58%) Social Media
9 25 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.09%) Photography
11 20 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.03%) Clustering
13 18 (0.98%) Mainframe
13 18 (0.98%) Video Editing
14 16 (0.87%) Animation
15 14 (0.76%) IVR
16 13 (0.71%) Digital Media
17 11 (0.60%) Motion Graphics
18 10 (0.54%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 83 (4.51%) Windows
2 64 (3.48%) Linux
3 51 (2.77%) Android
4 47 (2.55%) UNIX
5 46 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.03%) Solaris
8 18 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.43%) AIX
10 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.27%) CentOS
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.11%) zOS
14 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (8.10%) Web Design
3 122 (6.63%) Information Architecture
4 117 (6.36%) E-Commerce
5 99 (5.38%) SOA
6 81 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
7 76 (4.13%) Usability Testing
8 73 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 71 (3.86%) Analytics
10 61 (3.32%) Migration
11 59 (3.21%) ITIL
11 59 (3.21%) Data Modelling
12 55 (2.99%) ETL
13 54 (2.93%) CRM
14 53 (2.88%) Project Management
15 51 (2.77%) UX Design
16 49 (2.66%) Rapid Prototyping
16 49 (2.66%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (2.66%) Content Management
17 47 (2.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 270 (14.67%) JavaScript
2 102 (5.54%) SQL
3 99 (5.38%) Java
4 38 (2.07%) PL/SQL
5 32 (1.74%) C#
6 24 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 23 (1.25%) PHP
8 19 (1.03%) Perl
9 14 (0.76%) C
10 11 (0.60%) Python
10 11 (0.60%) Ruby
11 9 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 9 (0.49%) ActionScript
12 8 (0.43%) C++
13 6 (0.33%) R
14 5 (0.27%) XAML
14 5 (0.27%) REXX
15 4 (0.22%) Lisp
15 4 (0.22%) COBOL
15 4 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (7.12%) Degree
2 107 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (0.98%) CCNP
7 13 (0.71%) RHCE
8 11 (0.60%) CCNA
8 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.54%) JNCIS
9 10 (0.54%) MCSE
10 8 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.33%) CCIE
11 6 (0.33%) CCDP
12 4 (0.22%) MCITP
12 4 (0.22%) MCSA
13 3 (0.16%) MCSD
13 3 (0.16%) HND
13 3 (0.16%) CCDA
14 2 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.14%) QA
2 9 (0.49%) SLA
3 8 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.054%) COBIT
6 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.054%) DO-160
System Software
1 36 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.71%) Samba
4 3 (0.16%) Squid
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.054%) XenServer
6 1 (0.054%) vSphere
6 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.054%) Docker
6 1 (0.054%) iptables
6 1 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.054%) Xen
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.054%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.054%) RACF
6 1 (0.054%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.54%) SCCM
2 8 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.38%) SCOM
4 6 (0.33%) Puppet
5 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.22%) OPNET
6 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.16%) Netcool
6 3 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.11%) Ansible
7 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.054%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.054%) WSUS
8 1 (0.054%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.054%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.054%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 278 (15.11%) Adobe
2 163 (8.86%) Oracle
3 94 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 60 (3.26%) IBM
5 56 (3.04%) Cisco
6 42 (2.28%) SAP
7 32 (1.74%) VMware
8 26 (1.41%) Informatica
9 25 (1.36%) HP
10 22 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 18 (0.98%) Google
12 14 (0.76%) Macromedia
12 14 (0.76%) Juniper
12 14 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.71%) Sun
13 13 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
14 11 (0.60%) Citrix
14 11 (0.60%) Twitter
15 10 (0.54%) Apple
15 10 (0.54%) Netezza
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago