The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank - 54 64
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.71% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.73% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £319 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.70%
Designer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
383 546 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.99% 97.33% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 298 300
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 84 44
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.80 £23.00
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 Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Essex region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Essex region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 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 Essex region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) UX Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe