The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 13 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 1.11% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.16% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 24
Median daily rate £313 £309 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 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
1253 1725 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.36% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 991 814
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Oldham +2 1 £300 -
Designer
North West

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) User Experience
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
4 5 (17.86%) Wireframes
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) VLAN
5 4 (14.29%) CISMP
5 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (14.29%) COBIT
5 4 (14.29%) Finance
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) CISSP
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (14.29%) WebEx
5 4 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) ISO27002
6 3 (10.71%) Server Building
6 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (10.71%) SMTP

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.57%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) VLAN
3 4 (14.29%) WebEx
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Lumira
2 1 (3.57%) MS Access
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) React
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
1 5 (17.86%) Wireframes
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security
2 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (10.71%) Server Building
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.57%) Business Development
5 1 (3.57%) CAD
5 1 (3.57%) Content Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CISMP
1 4 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) COBIT
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.29%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
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