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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 47 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.42% 2.36% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.53% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £405 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +21.25%
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
622 712 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.24% 93.19% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 365 340
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £497 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 24
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.86 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.74% +70.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +7 7 £300 - 4
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) User Experience
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) Axure RP
3 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (32.00%) Marketing
5 7 (28.00%) Photoshop
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) Information Architecture
6 6 (24.00%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Validation
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 2 (8.00%) CMS
10 2 (8.00%) Google
10 2 (8.00%) Social Media
10 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
10 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
10 2 (8.00%) JSP
10 2 (8.00%) Analytics
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
11 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.00%) Content Analysis

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (24.00%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (4.00%) MS Office
4 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) 3G
1 1 (4.00%) 2G
1 1 (4.00%) LTE
1 1 (4.00%) 4G
1 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) jQuery
2 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) Flash
5 1 (4.00%) XHTML
5 1 (4.00%) JSTL
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.00%) Animation
4 1 (4.00%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Information Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Content Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCIE
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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