The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% 2.05% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.19% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £400 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £493 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 549 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.65% 93.85% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 278 313
Median daily rate £438 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £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 Hertfordshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Hertfordshire 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
Watford +2 3 £130 -48.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £375 -
St Albans +5 1 - - 1
Designer
East of England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 9 (40.91%) e-Learning
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 8 (36.36%) User Experience
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 6 (27.27%) Adobe
4 6 (27.27%) Video Editing
4 6 (27.27%) Web Design
4 6 (27.27%) Prototyping
5 5 (22.73%) Content Development
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) SCORM
5 5 (22.73%) Omniture
5 5 (22.73%) Usability Testing
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) Flash
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 4 (18.18%) Optimizely
7 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (13.64%) Typography
7 3 (13.64%) Adobe Premiere

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (9.09%) InDesign
5 1 (4.55%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.55%) DWDM
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) FCoE
1 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) Flash
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) e-Learning
2 8 (36.36%) User Experience
3 6 (27.27%) Video Editing
4 5 (22.73%) SCORM
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 3 (13.64%) Animation
6 3 (13.64%) Learning Management System
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) W3C
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Prototyping
1 6 (27.27%) Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) Content Development
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) Usability Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Typography
5 2 (9.09%) Business Development
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 5 (22.73%) Omniture
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Optimizely
4 1 (4.55%) Brocade
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) iManage
4 1 (4.55%) VMware