The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 15 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.95% 2.60% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 2.86% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£443 £439 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
Designer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80 70 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 95.24% 90.91% 85.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 39
Average daily rate £425 £425 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Lombardi
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle