The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 36 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.94% 0.93% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.95% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Median daily rate £400 £319 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £284 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £354 £453
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 421 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.64% 97.45% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 270 238
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 62 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +53.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Blackburn - 4 £400 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £400 -
Designer
North West

Designer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Papyrus
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (20.00%) Papyrus
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) SAP