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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 14 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 2.62% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 2.77% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 17
Median daily rate £345 £316 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £155 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
1328 1844 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.90% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 1056 807
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 69
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 19 (38.78%) User Experience
2 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Firewall
3 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 13 (26.53%) CSS
5 12 (24.49%) VLAN
5 12 (24.49%) VMware
6 11 (22.45%) Migration
6 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.41%) DHCP
7 10 (20.41%) DNS
7 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
7 10 (20.41%) Wireframes
8 9 (18.37%) Prototyping
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle
8 9 (18.37%) VMware ESX
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
9 8 (16.33%) Server Building
9 8 (16.33%) SMTP
9 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.24%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (12.24%) jQuery
10 6 (12.24%) Adobe
11 5 (10.20%) Cisco
11 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
11 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010

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 (10.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.16%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.12%) Fireworks
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.08%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) VLAN
3 10 (20.41%) DHCP
3 10 (20.41%) DNS
4 8 (16.33%) SMTP
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
5 4 (8.16%) WebEx
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) NAS
7 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) Lumira
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 13 (26.53%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) jQuery
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.04%) React
6 1 (2.04%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) AIX
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) Wireframes
3 9 (18.37%) Prototyping
4 8 (16.33%) Server Building
5 6 (12.24%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.16%) Information Security
7 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.08%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.08%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 2 (4.08%) Service Design
10 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) CISMP
1 4 (8.16%) CISSP
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) COBIT
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.16%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Adobe
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Lotus
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
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