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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 46 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.21% 2.15% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.32% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 0
Median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +35.55%
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 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
648 690 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.29% 92.62% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 354 324
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.30 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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
Watford +8 7 £290 -22.66% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £325 -
Designer
East of England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Wireframes
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe
3 4 (14.81%) DWDM
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) ATM
3 4 (14.81%) SDH
3 4 (14.81%) Nortel
3 4 (14.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Insight
4 3 (11.11%) Google Apps
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Axure RP
4 3 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Google
4 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Copywriting
4 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) webMethods
5 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects

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 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.41%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (3.70%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.70%) InDesign
3 1 (3.70%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 3 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) ATM
1 4 (14.81%) DWDM
1 4 (14.81%) SDH
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.70%) D3.js
4 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) LESS
4 1 (3.70%) Modernizr
4 1 (3.70%) OOCSS
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Copywriting
3 2 (7.41%) Animation
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Wireframes
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Insight
4 3 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) EAI
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Microservices
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) User Stories
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe
1 4 (14.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (14.81%) Nortel
2 3 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) webMethods
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Quark
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO