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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 19 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.59% - 6.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.32% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Average daily rate £325 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £29.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
Designer
Cheshire

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
118 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 92.19% 98.18% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 36 31
Average daily rate £425 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) User Experience
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) Infographics
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (27.27%) Copywriting
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Axure RP
6 2 (18.18%) Product Management
6 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Subversion
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Axure RP
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) EJB
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) Struts
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WSDL
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Copywriting
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Infographics
4 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) CMMI
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Chordiant
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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