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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 76 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.66% 1.96% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.05% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 11
Average daily rate £250 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -8 2 £263 -
Oldham - 2 - -
Rochdale - 2 - -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 35 (35.35%) HTML
2 33 (33.33%) User Experience
3 29 (29.29%) CSS
4 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 22 (22.22%) Adobe
5 22 (22.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 21 (21.21%) Photoshop
6 21 (21.21%) IBM
7 19 (19.19%) WebSphere
8 18 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (15.15%) HTML5
10 14 (14.14%) jQuery
11 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (11.11%) Retail
12 11 (11.11%) Content Management
13 10 (10.10%) EPiServer
13 10 (10.10%) Oracle
14 9 (9.09%) Marketing
14 9 (9.09%) CSS3
15 8 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (8.08%) Java
15 8 (8.08%) J2EE
16 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
16 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
17 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (6.06%) 3PAR
17 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (6.06%) HP
17 6 (6.06%) Citrix
17 6 (6.06%) SAN

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 19 (19.19%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.06%) CMS
3 5 (5.05%) Apache
3 5 (5.05%) JBoss
4 3 (3.03%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Photoshop
2 18 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (6.06%) InDesign
4 5 (5.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) PaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) LAN
1 6 (6.06%) SAN
2 5 (5.05%) NetScaler
3 4 (4.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.03%) Maven
3 2 (2.02%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.02%) Grunt
4 1 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.11%) Retail
2 9 (9.09%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Finance
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.35%) HTML
2 29 (29.29%) CSS
3 15 (15.15%) HTML5
4 14 (14.14%) jQuery
5 9 (9.09%) CSS3
6 8 (8.08%) J2EE
7 5 (5.05%) Apache Camel
7 5 (5.05%) OSGi
8 3 (3.03%) Ajax
8 3 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.03%) XML
9 2 (2.02%) Grails
9 2 (2.02%) LESS
9 2 (2.02%) React
9 2 (2.02%) Sass
9 2 (2.02%) XHTML
9 2 (2.02%) XSLT
10 1 (1.01%) .NET
10 1 (1.01%) Web Services
10 1 (1.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) User Experience
2 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.05%) New Media
3 5 (5.05%) Photography
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.02%) Psychology
5 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.01%) IVR
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.01%) VUI
6 1 (1.01%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
1 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Unix
3 3 (3.03%) AIX
3 3 (3.03%) HPUX
3 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.11%) Content Management
3 8 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (6.06%) Migration
4 6 (6.06%) Web Design
5 5 (5.05%) Brand Management
5 5 (5.05%) CRM
5 5 (5.05%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.05%) Scrum
6 4 (4.04%) Coaching
6 4 (4.04%) SEO
7 3 (3.03%) Information Architecture
7 3 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (3.03%) Usability Testing
8 2 (2.02%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.02%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.02%) Kanban
8 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.02%) Time Management
8 2 (2.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.08%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) Groovy
4 2 (2.02%) XPath
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (6.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Adobe
2 21 (21.21%) IBM
3 10 (10.10%) EPiServer
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) 3PAR
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
4 6 (6.06%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) NetApp
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec
7 1 (1.01%) Avaya
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