The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 61 74 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.82% 1.01% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.10% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £133 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £135.00 £66.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -2.17%
Designer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1535 1275 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.03% 92.12% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 670 407
Average daily rate £355 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (47.27%) HTML
2 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 23 (41.82%) User Experience
4 14 (25.45%) Finance
5 13 (23.64%) HTML5
6 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.36%) CSS3
9 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.73%) Migration
10 7 (12.73%) IBM
10 7 (12.73%) .NET
10 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (10.91%) Axure RP
11 6 (10.91%) System Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Base SAS
11 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.91%) UNIX
11 6 (10.91%) SAS
11 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
11 6 (10.91%) Mainframe
12 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 5 (9.09%) REXX
12 5 (9.09%) Graphic Design
12 5 (9.09%) Data Extraction
12 5 (9.09%) jQuery
12 5 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (10.91%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) Liferay
2 2 (3.64%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.45%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) InDesign
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 6 (10.91%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) HTML
2 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 13 (23.64%) HTML5
4 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.36%) CSS3
6 7 (12.73%) .NET
6 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (3.64%) JPA
8 2 (3.64%) Java EE
8 2 (3.64%) Spring
8 2 (3.64%) JSF
8 2 (3.64%) Ehcache
8 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.64%) REST
8 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 5 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 5 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.45%) NHS
4 3 (5.45%) Informatics
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.64%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) W3C
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
2 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (10.91%) System Testing
3 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Web Design
6 3 (5.45%) UX Design
6 3 (5.45%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Graceful Degradation
7 2 (3.64%) DRM
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) MVC
7 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.09%) REXX
3 3 (5.45%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) hybris
4 2 (3.64%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
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