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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 65 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 31 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 2.27% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.39% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 6
Average daily rate
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£331 £345 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% +14.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £548 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.75 £28.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.60% +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
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
1504 1173 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.01% 95.29% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 657 538
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 60 84
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (56.25%) User Experience
2 23 (35.94%) HTML
3 21 (32.81%) CSS
4 14 (21.88%) Photoshop
5 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.63%) Digital Media
6 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (14.06%) Java
7 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
8 8 (12.50%) Web Services
8 8 (12.50%) SOA
8 8 (12.50%) Finance
8 8 (12.50%) IBM
8 8 (12.50%) Adobe
8 8 (12.50%) HTML5
9 7 (10.94%) Axure RP
9 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.94%) Spring
9 7 (10.94%) Degree
10 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) jQuery
10 6 (9.38%) System Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Base SAS
10 6 (9.38%) Migration
10 6 (9.38%) SAS
10 6 (9.38%) UNIX
10 6 (9.38%) SOAP
10 6 (9.38%) REST

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.38%) SAS
2 5 (7.81%) JBoss
3 4 (6.25%) Liferay
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.69%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Photoshop
2 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.56%) InDesign
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Base SAS
1 6 (9.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.56%) JUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) HTML
2 21 (32.81%) CSS
3 8 (12.50%) Web Services
3 8 (12.50%) HTML5
4 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
4 7 (10.94%) Spring
5 6 (9.38%) jQuery
5 6 (9.38%) REST
5 6 (9.38%) SOAP
5 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.38%) Apache Camel
6 5 (7.81%) JPA
6 5 (7.81%) JSF
6 5 (7.81%) WSDL
6 5 (7.81%) JSP
7 4 (6.25%) Servlets
7 4 (6.25%) J2EE
7 4 (6.25%) Java EE
7 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (4.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (56.25%) User Experience
2 10 (15.63%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.81%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (7.81%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.69%) NHS
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) Animation
6 1 (1.56%) Photography
6 1 (1.56%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) UNIX
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (12.50%) SOA
4 6 (9.38%) Migration
4 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) System Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.81%) UML
6 4 (6.25%) Scrum
6 4 (6.25%) UX Design
6 4 (6.25%) Web Development
6 4 (6.25%) MVC
7 3 (4.69%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (4.69%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) Product Management
7 3 (4.69%) Web Design
7 3 (4.69%) EAI
8 2 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) Java
1 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.81%) REXX
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) HND
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Squid
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) IBM
1 8 (12.50%) Adobe
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) hybris
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
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