The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Knutsford region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 21 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.56% 3.28% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 3.33% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
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
86 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 95.56% 98.36% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 35
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Knutsford region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Copywriting
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Infographics
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Adobe
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Product Management
8 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (8.33%) Photography
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Subversion
8 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Typography
8 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CICS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) EJB
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Servlets
2 1 (8.33%) Struts
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WSDL
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Copywriting
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) Photography
5 1 (8.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Infographics
5 2 (16.67%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) CMMI
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) RUP
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (8.33%) COBOL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Chordiant
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle