The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
South East / Kent
Rank 39 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 0.59% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £225 £415 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.78% +84.44%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
257 317 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 96.98% 93.51% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 246 155
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £225 - 1
Maidstone - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 - -
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (37.50%) InDesign
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) FMCG
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (37.50%) Typography
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Edge Animate
4 2 (25.00%) Brand Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (37.50%) InDesign
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (25.00%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Typography
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Brand Management
2 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft