The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 71 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.97% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.09% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 16
Average daily rate £313 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £135.00 £66.25 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.77% -50.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -13.68%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Designer
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) Photoshop
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (16.67%) Web Design
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (16.67%) Adobe
6 4 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Data Mart
7 3 (10.00%) Informatica
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) UNIX
8 2 (6.67%) Windows
8 2 (6.67%) C#
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.33%) WordPress
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Photoshop
2 7 (23.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.67%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (10.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Animation
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.33%) Blog
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Tandem
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Web Design
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Content Management
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) BPMN
5 1 (3.33%) Game Development
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Email Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) R
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Informatica
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Orchard
5 1 (3.33%) Northgate
5 1 (3.33%) Minitab
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
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