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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 84 38 67
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 71 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 3.65% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 3.89% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 24
Median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £399
% change year-on-year
- -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
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
1548 1826 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.10% 93.79% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1029 859
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 70 67
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £22.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 28 (49.12%) User Experience
2 20 (35.09%) HTML
3 18 (31.58%) CSS
4 17 (29.82%) Windows
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
5 14 (24.56%) Firewall
5 14 (24.56%) Prototyping
6 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.05%) Migration
7 12 (21.05%) VMware
7 12 (21.05%) VLAN
7 12 (21.05%) Wireframes
8 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
8 11 (19.30%) Oracle
8 11 (19.30%) DHCP
9 10 (17.54%) DNS
9 10 (17.54%) jQuery
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
10 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
11 8 (14.04%) Server Building
11 8 (14.04%) Adobe
11 8 (14.04%) SMTP
12 7 (12.28%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (8.77%) Office 365
13 5 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (8.77%) SharePoint

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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Marvel
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.26%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.51%) InDesign
3 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) Pixate
4 1 (1.75%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) VLAN
3 11 (19.30%) DHCP
4 10 (17.54%) DNS
5 8 (14.04%) SMTP
6 4 (7.02%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) SAN
6 4 (7.02%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) WebEx
8 1 (1.75%) BGP
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) PBX
8 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.75%) VPN
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.75%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) HTML
2 18 (31.58%) CSS
3 10 (17.54%) jQuery
4 4 (7.02%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) Framer.js
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) React
6 1 (1.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) AIX
2 2 (3.51%) Android
2 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) HPUX
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Prototyping
3 12 (21.05%) Migration
3 12 (21.05%) Wireframes
4 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 8 (14.04%) Server Building
6 7 (12.28%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.02%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 4 (7.02%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 4 (7.02%) UX Design
9 3 (5.26%) Web Development
10 2 (3.51%) Iconography
10 2 (3.51%) Information Security
10 2 (3.51%) ITIL
10 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
10 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Service Design
10 2 (3.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
3 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) CISMP
2 2 (3.51%) CISSP
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) CCDP
3 1 (1.75%) CCNP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) COBIT
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) VMware
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) Adobe
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.51%) Sun
7 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) Lotus
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
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