The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Knutsford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 10 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.02% - 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.57%
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
56 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 98.25% 93.67% 89.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 36
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Designer
Cheshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Tandem
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) JNDI
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) JMS
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) JDBC
5 1 (11.11%) JSP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) JNDI
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JDBC
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Tandem
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM