The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 51 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 18 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.28% 3.00% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 3.16% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £288 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £378 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
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
749 507 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.05% 94.94% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 251 441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 65
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £86.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Watford - 13 £350 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (60.71%) Photoshop
1 17 (60.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) Marketing
4 9 (32.14%) HTML5
5 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Adobe
6 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.86%) Advertising
7 5 (17.86%) InDesign
7 5 (17.86%) CMS
7 5 (17.86%) Multimedia
7 5 (17.86%) French Language
7 5 (17.86%) Retail
7 5 (17.86%) CSS3
7 5 (17.86%) Umbraco
8 4 (14.29%) Social Media
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Publishing
8 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Axure RP
9 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
10 2 (7.14%) Android
10 2 (7.14%) Google Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
10 2 (7.14%) SiteCatalyst

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (17.86%) CMS
1 5 (17.86%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Photoshop
1 17 (60.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (17.86%) InDesign
3 2 (7.14%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) WebTrends
1 2 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 2 (7.14%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) UMTS
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) RTP
1 1 (3.57%) ASN.1
1 1 (3.57%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Advertising
3 5 (17.86%) French Language
3 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 5 (17.86%) Multimedia
4 4 (14.29%) Publishing
4 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Solaris
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Analytics
2 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Web Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Security
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Google
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