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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 88 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 2.05% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 2.16% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 9
Average daily rate £421 £378 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £287 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.09% +14.58%
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
1714 1576 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.64% 95.05% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 824 680
Average daily rate £395 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 64
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (35.38%) User Experience
2 22 (33.85%) HTML
2 22 (33.85%) CSS
3 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.54%) Photoshop
5 13 (20.00%) Adobe
5 13 (20.00%) IBM
5 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (18.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (18.46%) jQuery
6 12 (18.46%) WebSphere
6 12 (18.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 9 (13.85%) HTML5
8 8 (12.31%) Degree
8 8 (12.31%) CSS3
9 7 (10.77%) Web Design
9 7 (10.77%) Java
9 7 (10.77%) J2EE
10 6 (9.23%) Oracle
10 6 (9.23%) Banking
10 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
10 6 (9.23%) UX Design
11 5 (7.69%) Web Development
11 5 (7.69%) Cisco
11 5 (7.69%) JBoss
11 5 (7.69%) Apache
11 5 (7.69%) Scrum
11 5 (7.69%) Finance
11 5 (7.69%) Project Management
11 5 (7.69%) OSGi

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (18.46%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) JBoss
3 4 (6.15%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Photoshop
2 12 (18.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.15%) Fireworks
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
4 3 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.62%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) LAN
1 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Maven
3 2 (3.08%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.08%) Grunt
4 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.23%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) CSS
1 22 (33.85%) HTML
2 12 (18.46%) jQuery
3 9 (13.85%) HTML5
4 8 (12.31%) CSS3
5 7 (10.77%) J2EE
6 5 (7.69%) Apache Camel
6 5 (7.69%) OSGi
7 3 (4.62%) Ajax
7 3 (4.62%) XML
8 2 (3.08%) Grails
8 2 (3.08%) LESS
8 2 (3.08%) React
8 2 (3.08%) Sass
8 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.08%) XHTML
8 2 (3.08%) XSLT
9 1 (1.54%) .NET
9 1 (1.54%) Web Services
9 1 (1.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.62%) New Media
4 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Psychology
4 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.08%) AIX
2 2 (3.08%) HPUX
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.77%) Web Design
3 6 (9.23%) UX Design
4 5 (7.69%) Information Architecture
4 5 (7.69%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) Scrum
4 5 (7.69%) Web Development
5 4 (6.15%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 4 (6.15%) Usability Testing
6 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.62%) Front End Development
6 3 (4.62%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (4.62%) SEO
7 2 (3.08%) Kanban
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Open Source
7 2 (3.08%) SDLC
7 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.77%) Java
3 4 (6.15%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) Groovy
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) XPath
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) COBIT
1 1 (1.54%) PMBOK
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (6.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Adobe
1 13 (20.00%) IBM
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
4 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) NetApp
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire
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